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Levin Schreder & Carey, Ltd

Phone: (312) 332-6300 Fax: (312) 332-6393 120 N La Salle St, Chicago, IL 60602

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Levin Schreder & Carey, Ltd is a law firm that provides estate and income tax planning. Located in Chicago, IL, this company serves downtown Chicago and surrounding areas, including the Loop, West Loop, and North Shore. The firm was founded in 1988 and is one of the largest firms devoted to tax and estate disputes in the Chicago area. Levin Schreder & Carey employs ten attorneys, each focused on a different aspect of wealth management, estate, and taxes, which allows the firm to cover a variety of issues related to planning and executing wills, trusts, and tax programs.

This practice focuses on the following issues: estate planning; income tax planning; charitable planning and planned giving; probate, estate, and trust administration; family business disputes and trust execution; business succession; family law; international tax planning; audits and tax controversies. The firm is familiar with the issues surrounding large estates and international ventures, and is capable of navigating the different laws, issues, and procedures related to philanthropy, estate planning and division, income taxes, and business success. For family law, Levin Schreder & Carey assists couples in creating pre- and post-marital agreements, as well as assisting families in the execution of a loved one's will or trust.

In addition to assisting businesses and individuals with tax issues and wealth management, the firm works with charities and nonprofits to create appropriate planned giving and assists them in complying with IRS and local tax laws.

Visit the website for Levin Schreder & Carey to read the biographies of their associates and partners, learn more about the different practice areas of the firm, and schedule an appointment to discuss estate planning, taxes, philanthropy, or business management.

BBB Accreditation

A BBB Accredited Business since

BBB has determined that Levin Schreder & Carey, Ltd meets BBB accreditation standards, which include a commitment to make a good faith effort to resolve any consumer complaints. BBB Accredited Businesses pay a fee for accreditation review/monitoring and for support of BBB services to the public.

BBB accreditation does not mean that the business' products or services have been evaluated or endorsed by BBB, or that BBB has made a determination as to the business' product quality or competency in performing services.

Reason for Rating

BBB rating is based on 13 factors. Get the details about the factors considered.

Factors that raised the rating for Levin Schreder & Carey, Ltd include:

  • Length of time business has been operating
  • No complaints filed with BBB

Customer Complaints Summary

0 complaints closed with BBB in last 3 years | 0 closed in last 12 months
Complaint Type Total Closed Complaints
Advertising/Sales Issues 0
Billing/Collection Issues 0
Delivery Issues 0
Guarantee/Warranty Issues 0
Problems with Product/Service 0
Total Closed Complaints 0

Customer Reviews Summary Read customer reviews

0 Customer Reviews on Levin Schreder & Carey, Ltd
Customer Experience Total Customer Reviews
Positive Experience 0
Neutral Experience 0
Negative Experience 0
Total Customer Reviews 0

Additional Information

BBB file opened: August 02, 2011 Business started: 01/01/1988 Business started locally: 01/01/1988 Business incorporated 02/14/1994 in IL
Licensing, Bonding or Registration

This business is in an industry that may require professional licensing, bonding or registration. BBB encourages you to check with the appropriate agency to be certain any requirements are currently being met.

These agencies may include:

Attorney Registration & Disciplinary Commission
130 E Randolph St, Ste 1500, Chicago IL 60601
Phone Number: (800) 826-8625

Type of Entity


Business Management
Ms. Elizabeth Robertson, Office Coordinator Mr. Robert Levin, Owner Mr. Jeffry Schelinski, Administrative Director Ms. Carleen Schreder, Partner
Contact Information
Principal: Ms. Elizabeth Robertson, Office Coordinator
Business Category

Attorneys & Lawyers - Estate Planning Attorneys & Lawyers - Special Needs Trusts Attorneys & Lawyers - Living Trusts Attorneys & Lawyers - Inheritance & Estate Tax Attorneys & Lawyers Attorneys & Lawyers - Family Attorneys & Lawyers - Wills, Trust & Probate Attorneys & Lawyers - Tax Offices of Lawyers (NAICS: 541110)

Products & Services

This business offers: Estate Planning; Income Tax Planning; Charitable Planning and Planned Giving; Probate, Estate and Trust Administration; Contested Estate, Business Succession Planning; Business Structuring, Choice of Entity Issues; Family Law; International Tax Planning; and Audits.


BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Overview

BBB Customer Reviews Rating represents the customers opinions of the business. The Customer Review Rating is based on the number of positive, neutral and negative customer reviews posted that are calculated to produce a score.

Customer Review Experience Value
Positive Review 5 points per review
Neutral Review 3 points per review
Negative Review 1 point per review

BBB letter grades represent the BBB's opinion of the business. The BBB grade is based on BBB file information about the business. In some cases, a business' grade may be lowered if the BBB does not have sufficient information about the business despite BBB requests for that information from the business.

BBB Letter Grade Scale

BBB Rating Value
A+ 5
A 4.66
A- 4.33
B+ 4
B 3.66
B- 3.33
C+ 3
C 2.66
C- 2.33
D+ 2
D 1.66
D- 1.33
F 1
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Star Rating scale

  Average Score
5 stars 5.00
4.5 stars 4.50-4.99
4 stars 4.00-4.49
3.5 stars 3.50-3.99
3 stars 3.00-3.49
2.5 stars 2.50-2.99
2 stars 2.00-2.49
1.5 stars 1.50-1.99
1 star 0-1.49

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