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About Raquel Sportel
Raquel is an Associate Attorney with Matlin Law Group who concentrates her practice on estate and tax planning, estate and trust administration, and litigation. Her faithful goal is to accomplish her client’s intent with respect and sensitivity while diligently protecting their interests. Raquel received a B.A. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2012. She received a J.D. from UIC John Marshall Law School in 2018 where she served as Production Editor of the UIC Journal of Privacy & Technology Law. Raquel is licensed to practice law in Illinois.
Raquel is a member of the American Bar Association, Section of Real Property, Trust & Estate Law, a member of the Chicago Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section, and an alumni mentor with the UIC John Marshall Law School Alumni Mentor Program.
Raquel resides in Chicago with her husband Nathan.
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What Our Chicago Clients Are Saying About Us
Dear Eric, I just want you to know how much I appreciate everything you've done for me and the thoroughness with which you did it. You are indeed a most impressive will-maker, including the the serendipitous coverage your "compulsivity" supplies. You truly lift the experience from the quotidian to an art-form. In addition, you are a real mensch, in its best sense: open, warm, caring, understanding and honest. Again, my thanks to you and your staff for your help. With best wishes, S.B
Eric and Julie: On behalf of the Edgebrook Women's Club would like to thank you and express our gratitude for your wonderfully informative presentation to our group. As was evident from the many questions your information was needed, very well received and your situational examples registered with many in the audience. Thank you again for providing a much needed and informative presentation.
"Eric, Thanks again for helping me get this signed and completed. It's a big comfort knowing that my will and estate is in order. Thank you again for your generosity and friendship. I really appreciate being able to get this taken care of and with a certain level of confidence. I trust you and feel really comfortable with your advice. I've already referred some friends to you. I will continue to be your advocate and biggest fan!"
"We felt very comfortable with both attorneys. We would feel comfortable if we had to call to have questions answered. The atmosphere with Mr. Matlin was great, and we left the office feeling positive about something that is so important to us."
"I believe Eric did an excellent job communicating the related issues, options and was very helpful in assisting in making final decisions. The process was very helpful and resulted in us making the right decisions for ourselves. It was very easy and educational to work with Eric Matlin and his team."
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