Cameron Custard

Cameron Custard focuses her practice on estate planning, estate and trust administration, income, gift and estate tax planning, charitable planning, and business succession planning.
Cameron Custard

She advises on a range of trust and estate related matters, ensuring estate plans appropriately reflect family dynamics and unique assets. She enjoys distilling complex concepts to discuss and illustrate planning opportunities with clients.

Cameron brings an empathetic approach to her practice and an ability to understand her families’ interpersonal relationships. She strives to holistically capture the family dynamic and develop plans that reflect the family’s values and achieve the family’s financial, legacy and personal goals.

Publications, Presentations & Recognitions

  • “Chapter 8 - Litigating Disputed Estates, Trusts, Guardianships, and Charitable Bequests,” (co-author) Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education (2020)
  • “Installment Land Contracts & Low-Income Homebuyers in Chicago: A Call for Legislative Reform,” 67 DePaul L. Rev. (2018)

Professional Activities

Cameron was a Public Interest Law Initiative Fellow with the American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois.

Boards, Memberships & Certifications

  • American Bar Association
  • Lesbian and Gay Bar Association of Chicago
  • American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois, The Next Generation Society
  • Bar & Court Admissions
    • Illinois Bar
  • Education
    DePaul University College of Law, JD, Order of the Coif, DePaul Law Review, Managing Editor of Notes & Comments, Hon. Thomas J. Kelley, Circuit Court of Cook County, Judicial Extern (2016), 2018
    Northeastern University, BA, summa cum laude, College of Arts & Sciences Merit Scholarship, English Department Merit Scholarship, English Department Critical Writing Awards, 2014