Jessica Van Heel


Jessica supports the firm’s Estate Planning & Asset Protection and Estate & Trust Administration & Litigation groups.


Prior to her current role, she has 14 years experience as a legal assistant at both small and large firms, including several years supporting many of Chuhak & Tecson’s practice groups through legal research, managing client communication, and drafting bankruptcy, foreclosure and building court documents among other responsibilities.

Her winning combination of strong communication skills, keen attention to detail, adept problem solving, sense of teamwork and familiarity with the legal process is a huge asset to our attorneys who advise clients on everything from planning estates, to protecting assets, to minimizing taxation, to probate, trust and guardianship matters.

Jessica received her bachelor of arts in English from Northern Illinois University with a minor in Spanish and her paralegal certificate from National Federation of Paralegals Association. When she is not in the office, Jessica enjoys baking, taking dance classes, working on DIY projects and engaging in any activity in which she can express her creativity.