Karen R. Mills Installed as President of the DuPage County Bar Association


Aronberg Goldgehn partner Karen R. Mills was installed as President of the DuPage County Bar Association on Friday, June 14, 2024.

The DCBA is Illinois’ largest county bar association with more than 2,600 members. Karen has been a member since 2014. She was elected as Third Vice President for the 2021-2022 bar year and subsequently served as Second Vice President (2022-2023) and President-Elect (2023-2024). Prior to that, she served as Co-Chair and later Chair of the Estate Planning and Probate section.

Karen focuses her practice on estate planning, probate administration, guardianships and probate litigation. She co-chairs the firm’s Trusts and Estates practice group. She joined Aronberg Goldgehn in 2021, and was in private practice for seven years before that. Before her legal career, Karen spent nearly 20 years at JPMorgan Chase and BMO Harris Private Bank with experience in trusts, estates, guardianships and wealth management. She currently serves on the Northwestern Memorial Foundation Board of Directors, and has been an active member of the DuPage County Adult Protective Services Abuse and Neglect Program Multidisciplinary Team for more than a decade. She frequently writes and speaks on estate planning, probate, guardianship and related topics. Since 2021, Karen has been recognized as a Rising Star by Illinois Super Lawyers.

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