Dean Richard Hedeker

Dean Richard Hedeker

Dean R. Hedeker, Ltd.
  • Elder Law, Estate Planning, Tax Law
  • Illinois, Pennsylvania
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Dean Hedeker is a leading Chicago-area authority on estate and tax planning, business law and investments. A long-time resident of north suburban Lincolnshire, Dean has more than 25-years experience helping business owners and families grow, protect and pass on their hard-earned money through tax planning, estate planning and investment management services.

Dean is among a rare breed of professionals because he possesses wide-ranging experience and certifications in the fields of law, estate, tax and financial planning and accounting. Over the past 10 years alone, Dean has created more than 2,000 estate plans and every year he handles more than 300 complex tax returns for business and families. Currently, he manages the wealth of more than 80 hard-working families.

Dean is a Certified Public Accountant and has a B.S. degree and a J.D. degree (1981)-both with highest honors -from DePaul University. He is licensed to practice law in Illinois and Pennsylvania. He is also a Registered Investment Advisor and has served as an education advisor for the American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys, of which he's been a member since 1994.

Practice Areas
Elder Law
Estate Planning
Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
Tax Law
Business Taxes, Criminal Tax Litigation, Estate Tax Planning, Income Taxes, International Taxes, Payroll Taxes, Property Taxes, Sales Taxes, Tax Appeals, Tax Audits, Tax Planning
Additional Practice Areas
  • Financial Planning
  • Probate
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Fixed (Sometimes) Hourly ($150-$400/hour)
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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Professional Experience
Hedeker Wealth Management Group, LLC
- Current
Dean R. Hedeker, Ltd.
- Current
Tax Manager
Arthur Andersen & Co
DePaul University
Honors: highest honors
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University of Illinois - Chicago
Certified Public Accountant
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DePaul College of Law
J.D. | Law
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Board of Governors
American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys
In this prestigious new capacity, Hedeker will serve as an advisor and help guide the direction of the national member organization. He joins eight other attorneys from around the country on the Board, which directly advises the senior management team at the Academy.
Chicago 2010 FIVE STAR Wealth Managers
Chicago Magazine
Dean Hedeker named a 2010 FIVE STAR Wealth Manager and featured in the November issue of Chicago Magazine, in recognition for his work as the principal of Hedeker Wealth Management Group, LLC.
American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys
Education Advisory Board
American Academy of Estate Planning Attorney
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Contact & Map
One Overlook Point
Suite 250
Lincolnshire, IL 60069
Telephone: (847) 913-5415