Associate Sheri L. Willard

Sheri L. Willard

Of Counsel

200 West Madison Street
Suite 2700
Chicago, Illinois 60606

Primary Practices

Of Counsel Sheri L. Willard concentrates her practice in traditional and special needs estate planning, general probate, and guardianship matters. Sheri is a member of the Academy of Special Needs Planners, a professional network that provides the highest quality service and the latest information on legal developments nationwide, as well as a forum for exchanging best practices in providing service to persons with special needs.

In 1991, Sheri joined Spain, Spain, & Varnet P.C., which joined Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP in 2022. She previously clerked for the Spain, Spain, & Varnet P.C. while studying and sitting for the Illinois bar exam.  A native of Montana, Sheri moved to Chicago in 1987 to attend law school, graduating from DePaul University College of Law in 1990. She is also a member of Chicago Bar Association.

Sheri received her B.A. in history from the University of Montana and served in the Peace Corps as a volunteer in the French-speaking region of Cameroon.


  • DePaul University College of Law, J.D., 1990
  • University of Montana
Community Involvement

Academy of Special Needs Planners

Bar Admissions

State of Illinois

Memberships & Affiliations

Chicago Bar Association