Jayme Levin-Muriel
Associate

200 West Madison Street
Suite 2700
Chicago, Illinois 60606

Primary Practices

Jayme Levin-Muriel began her legal career as a staff attorney at the Center for Disability and Elder Law (formerly the Legal Clinic for the Disabled, Inc.) where she managed the Chicago Department on Aging grant to provide legal services and referrals to at-risk senior citizens in Chicago. In 1997, Jayme moved to Spain, Spain & Varnet P.C. which joined Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP in 2022.

Jayme practices in the areas of probate and estate planning with a special focus on estate planning for persons with disabilities. Her probate practice concentrates on minor and adult guardianships and decedent’s estates matters in many counties throughout Illinois.  She is an invited speaker for special education departments/schools, advocacy groups, service providers for persons with developmental disabilities and trainings for legal services organizations on topics regarding guardianship and planning for persons with disabilities

In 2000, Jayme was awarded the Chicago Bar Foundation’s Maurice Weigle Exceptional Young Lawyer Award, which celebrates the initiative and exceptional contributions of young lawyers to the profession, the organized bar, and the community.

Credentials

Education

Loyola University Chicago School of Law, J.D., 1993

 

Tulane University, B.A., English, Psychology, magna cum laude

Community Involvement

Illinois Citizens for Better Care, Board of Directors

 

Northwood Junior High PTO, Co-founder

 

North Suburban Legal Aid Clinic

 

Local Food Pantries

 

Religious Congregations

 

School district Committees

Memberships & Affiliations

Member of the Academy of Special Needs Planners

 

Chicago Bar Association:  Special Committee Celebrating the International Year of the Older Person; Legislative Committee; Legal Aid Committee; Probate Practice Committee; Elder Law and Disability Law Committee