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   43Melissa G. KallioChicago(312) 899-0950mkallio@duttonelderlaw.commkallio@duttonelderlaw.comDutton Casey & Mesoloras PCwww.duttonelderlaw.comwww.duttonelderlaw.comlapointemelissa.jpgElder LawMedicaid and VA PlanningGuardian Ad Litem CounselElder Exploitation LitigationGuardianship and Estate LawElder Abuse and Neglect Litigation
Melissa G. Kalliomkallio@duttonelderlaw.com
Dutton Casey & Mesoloras PChttp://www.duttonelderlaw.com
79 W Monroe St Ste 1320
Chicago IL 60603
Ph.(312) 899-0950 Fx.(312) 899-0959
Recommended by peers in:    Extensive Experience in:
Elder Law    Medicaid and VA Planning
    Guardian Ad Litem Counsel
    Elder Exploitation Litigation
    Guardianship and Estate Law
    Elder Abuse and Neglect Litigation
County:  Cook
Practice Description:  
Ms. Melissa G. Kallio concentrates her practice in elder law, with a focus on long-term care planning, which includes Medicaid and VA planning, litigation for vulnerable adults against abuse, neglect, and exploitation, and guardianship estates. Ms. Kallio also serves as a court appointed Guardian ad Litem (GAL) and counsel for respondents in guardianship estates.


Bar Admissions:  
Illinois, 2014


Law School:  
UIC John Marshall Law School, J.D.

Law School Honors/Involvement:  
Certificate: elder law


Undergraduate School:  
Northern Michigan University, B.B.A., finance

Undergraduate School Honors/Involvement:  
Magna cum laude


Employment History:  
Prior to joining Dutton Casey & Mesoloras as a law clerk in January 2013, Ms. Kallio clerked for an elder law firm in her hometown of Marquette, Michigan. Throughout her entire law school education Ms. Kallio worked at the UIC John Marshall Law School Veterans Legal Support Center & Clinic.


Bar/Professional Association Involvement:  
Chicago Bar Association

Awards; Honors; Distinctions:
Emerging Lawyers, Law Bulletin Media, 2017-present


Community Involvement:  
Veterans' Legal Aid Society
   Board member
National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Illinois Chapter
   Board member
M-Team
   Combats vulnerable adult abuse, neglect, and financial exploitation
Chicago Volunteer Legal Services
   Court Appointed Pro Bono Guardian ad Litem


Firm Description:  
The lawyers of Dutton Casey & Mesoloras P.C. know that their clients deserve comprehensive and personally tailored legal assistance and their clients know that they can count on their expertise, commitment and respect when handling their legal needs. With a combined experience of over 100 years of law practice, Dutton Casey & Mesoloras P.C. lawyers have the depth and breadth of knowledge to address numerous legal issues and are always available to offer their insight, counsel and support.


Family:  
In her free time, Melissa enjoys travelling, playing and watching sports, hiking, and spending time at her family’s camp on Twin Lakes in Upper Michigan.


Additional Office Locations:  
Arlington Heights, Chicago, Lisle, Skokie and Westchester, Illinois offices: telephone and video conferencing consultations are also available.


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