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About Raquel Sportel
Raquel is an Associate Attorney with Matlin Law Group who concentrates her practice on estate and trust planning, administration, and litigation. Her 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.
Raquel resides in Chicago with her husband Nathan.
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