Chuhak & Tecson, P.C., is pleased to announce that Leynee Cruz, an experienced probate and guardianship administration and litigation attorney, has joined the firm as an associate.
Leynee complements her legal acumen with the compassion and respect indispensable to the effective representation of clients facing challenging times. Her practice includes representing individual guardians and financial institutions in adult and minor guardianships. Leynee also represents clients in trust and estate administration matters.
With a reputation for professionalism and a commitment to protecting the rights of the vulnerable, Leynee is often appointed as Guardian Ad Litem by Cook County Probate Division judges to assist them in adult and minor guardianship matters. A native Spanish speaker licensed in Florida and Illinois, Leynee has worked alongside attorneys in Havana, Cuba, representing Cuban national beneficiaries and is currently the president-elect of the Hispanic Lawyer’s Association of Illinois.
Leynee received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Public Administration from Florida International University and earned her Juris Doctor and a Certificate in Elder Law from St. Thomas University School of Law.