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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Eric G Matlin  

Pen Name: Eric Matlin

Genre: Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult;

Born: 1953 in Chicago, Illinois


-- Website -- http://ericmatlin.com
-- Eric G Matlin on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=eric+g+matlin


Illinois Connection

I have lived in Illinois my whole life. I grew up in Morton Grove. I graduated from Maine East High School, Park Ridge in 1971, DePaul University, Chicago in 1975 and The John Marshall Law School, Chicago in 1978. I now reside in Winnetka, IL

Biographical and Professional Information

As owner of Matlin & Associates, Attorneys and Counselors at Law, in Northbrook, I have helped thousands of families plan their estates, from those with no net worth to speak of, to those worth millions of dollars. My website includes my flat-fee schedule.


Published Works Expand for more information


Titles At Your Library

The Procrastinator's Guide to Wills and Estate Planning
ISBN: 045121059X

NAL Trade. 2004

In a common-sense guide that cuts through the legal complexities, an attorney offers a step-by-step breakdown of the process of estate planning, addressing such topics as how to gather essential records, establish the value of an estate, set up a living trust, lower estate taxes, prepare a Living Will, and more. Original.


Availability for Public Speaking

Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes) I do not charge a fee for speaking.

My seminar is entitled: ''Tie Up Loose Ends While You Can Still Make a Knot''. I have spoken at dozens of libraries in the Chicago area, mostly in North Shore communities, north and northwest suburbs.