Mark
Mark

Kim joined Gresham after spending many years as a practicing attorney counselling families regarding the preservation and transfer of their wealth over multiple generations. At Gresham, Kim leads the development and implementation of estate, wealth transfer, philanthropic, education and fiduciary planning activities, she advises clients, and she speaks and writes extensively on topics related to planning for and managing multi-generational wealth.

During her legal career, Kim advised clients on a wide array of entity restructuring, succession planning, trust and estate administration, asset protection and philanthropic issues. She also represented wealth owners, beneficiaries, fiduciaries and custodians in contested matters and served as counsel for the formation and operation of not-for-profit entities.

Kim is a frequent speaker at national conferences and a contributor to publications that focus on preserving, growing, managing and transferring wealth. She is also co-author of the Leimberg Library Tools & Techniques of Estate Planning for Modern Families (3rd Ed., 2019).

B.A., Psychology, Stanford University, with distinction and departmental honors
J.D., University of Chicago Law School
Adjunct Professor, Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, awarded the William M. Trumbull Lectureship
Fellow, American College of Trust and Estate Counsel
Editorial Advisory Board, Trusts & Estates Magazine
Professional Advisory Committees: Art Institute of Chicago, Goodman Theatre, Chicago Foundation for Women, Lurie Children’s Hospital, and Chicago Community Trust
Treasurer, Chicago Estate Planning Council
Member, Economic Club of Chicago
Personal Interests: Family, reading and travel

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June 25, 2018

American Law Institute-Continuing Legal Education Summer Program Estate Planning in Depth

Kim Kamin, Chief Wealth Strategist at Gresham Partners, LLC, presented Estate Planning for Modern Families at the American…

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June 20, 2018

Family Office Exchange Trustees & Beneficiaries Workshop

Kim Kamin, Chief Wealth Strategist at Gresham Partners, LLC, presented Bringing It All Together – Case Studies at…

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May 15, 2018

Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education 61st Annual Estate Planning Short Course

Kim Kamin, Chief Wealth Strategist at Gresham Partners, LLC, co-presented at the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education,…

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April 24, 2018

American Law Institute-Continuing Legal Education: National Webinar

Kim Kamin, Chief Wealth Strategist at Gresham Partners, LLC, moderated a national webinar on behalf of The American…

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March 15, 2018

Private Wealth Management Summit

Kim Kamin, Chief Wealth Strategist at Gresham Partners, LLC, presented "Wealth Planning Considerations for the Modern Family" at…

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January 12, 2018

Sacramento Estate Planning Council Technical Forum

Kim Kamin, Chief Wealth Strategist at Gresham Partners, LLC, presented “Estate Planning for the Modern Family” at the…

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November 15, 2017

Greater North Shore Estate & Financial Planning Council

Kim Kamin, Chief Wealth Strategist at Gresham Partners, LLC, spoke at the Greater North Shore Estate & Planning…

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October 26, 2017

43rd Annual Notre Dame University Tax & Estate Planning Institute

Kim Kamin, Chief Wealth Strategist at Gresham Partners, LLC, participated on a panel discussion with other members of…

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October 20, 2017

American College of Trust and Estate Counsel Fall 2017 Meeting

Kim Kamin, Chief Wealth Strategist at Gresham Partners, LLC, acted as moderator, joined with speakers Terrence Franklin (Sacks,…

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September 28, 2017

Planning Considerations for the Modern Family

Kim Kamin, Chief Wealth Strategist at Gresham Partners, LLC, presented Planning Considerations for the Modern Family at Gresham’s…

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September 25, 2017

MFO vs PWM

Kim Kamin, Chief Wealth Strategist at Gresham Partners, LLC, spoke on a panel about Multi Family Offices vs.…

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August 15, 2017

Wealth Planning in Times of Tax Uncertainty

Kim Kamin, Chief Wealth Strategist at Gresham Partners, LLC, spoke on a panel about "Wealth Planning in Times…

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August 1, 2017

Planning for the Modern Family

Kim Kamin, Chief Wealth Strategist at Gresham Partners, LLC, presented on Planning for the Modern Family at the…

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June 1, 2017

Fiduciary Duties and Ethical Challenges for Trustees: The Evolving Landscape

Kim Kamin, Chief Wealth Strategist at Gresham Partners, LLC, presented a review of the fundamental trustee duties --an…

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May 10, 2017

Planning Considerations for the Modern Family

Kim Kamin, Chief Wealth Strategist at Gresham Partners, LLC, spoke at the Family Office Exchange Senior Management Council.…

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February 23, 2017

Planning Considerations for the Modern Family

Kim Kamin, Chief Wealth Strategist at Gresham Partners, LLC, spoke at the Family Office Exchange Senior Management Council.…

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January 26, 2017

Planning Considerations for the Post-Nuclear Family

Kim Kamin, Chief Wealth Strategist at Gresham Partners, LLC, moderated a discussion of Planning Considerations for the Post-Nuclear…

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December 8, 2016

Modern Estate Planning Webinar

Kim Kamin co-presented a Trusts & Estates webinar titled “Planning Considerations for the Post-Nuclear Family” on Dec. 8th

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November 17, 2016

Trust Planning for Divorce and Blended Families Using Nuptial Agreements Effectively

Kim Kamin, Chief Wealth Strategist at Gresham Partners, LLC, presented via a Webcast on Trust Planning for Divorce…

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November 11, 2016

Planning for the 50%: Selected Trust Issues Relating to Divorce and Remarriage

Kim Kamin, Chief Wealth Strategist at Gresham Partners, LLC, presented on “Planning for the 50%: Selected Trust Issues…

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October 27, 2016

Comparing Different Trust Administrative Structures: Private Trust Companies

Kim Kamin, Chief Wealth Strategist at Gresham Partners, LLC, participated on a panel discussion with other members of…

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September 14, 2016

Fiduciary Responsibility and Investment Policy Statements for Socially Responsible/ESG/Impact Investors

Kim Kamin, Chief Wealth Strategist at Gresham Partners, LLC, joined Suzanne Shier of the Northern Trust to present…

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June 28, 2016

Tax Planning for High Net Worth Clients, BKD LLP, CliftonLarsonAllen, LLP, Crowe Horwath, and Keebler and Associates – Planning for Divorce and Remarriage

Kim Kamin, Chief Wealth Strategist at Gresham Partners, LLC, presented on “Planning for Divorce and Remarriage”.  The program was…

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June 22, 2016

Family Office Exchange Trustees and Beneficiaries Workshop – Bringing it all Together: Case Studies

Kim Kamin, Chief Wealth Strategist at Gresham Partners, LLC, presented various case studies with respect to core trustee…

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June 18, 2016

The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel – Summer 2016 Meeting

Kim Kamin, Chief Wealth Strategist at Gresham Partners, LLC, co‐presented on “Family Offices (Multiple Models)” at The American…

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November 17, 2015

Family Office Exchange Trustees and Beneficiaries Workshop – Bringing It All Together: Case Studies

Kim Kamin, Chief Wealth Strategist at Gresham Partners, LLC, presented various case studies with respect to core trustee…

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November 2, 2015

ALI CLE: National Webinar – Nuptial Agreements for Estate Planners

Kim Kamin, Chief Wealth Strategist at Gresham Partners, LLC, conducted a national webinar with Meighan Harmon, Schiller DuCanto…

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October 1, 2015

Chicago Estate Planning Council Webinar – Who’s Your Mommy/Daddy? What Estate Planning Advisors Need to Know About the New Illinois Parentage Act

Kim Kamin, Chief Wealth Strategist at Gresham Partners, LLC, moderated a discussion of the Illinois Parentage Act (effective…

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September 18, 2015

41st Annual Notre Dame Tax & Estate Planning Institute – A Guide to Nuptial Agreements

Kim Kamin, Chief Wealth Strategist at Gresham Partners, LLC, presented with Meighan A. Harmon of Schiller DuCanto &…

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September 17, 2015

41st Annual Notre Dame Tax & Estate Planning Institute – Practical Advice for Trust Design: A Holistic Perspective from the Trusts & Estates Advisory Board

Kim Kamin, Chief Wealth Strategist at Gresham Partners, LLC, presented with David Handler of Kirkland & Ellis, Radd…

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September 16, 2015

Gresham Partners, LLC Client Event – What to do About Stuff? Planning for Art and other Tangible Personal Property

Kim Kamin, Chief Wealth Strategist at Gresham Partners, LLC, spoke about "What to do About Stuff? Planning for…

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June 25, 2015

ALI-CLE Estate Planning in Depth – Nuptial Agreements: The Good, Bad and Ugly

Kim Kamin, Chief Wealth Strategist at Gresham Partners, LLC, presented with Meighan A. Harmon of Schiller Ducanto &…

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June 2, 2015

Catholic Charities 11th Annual Tax & Estate Planning Seminar-Fiduciary Duties and Ethical Challenges for Trustees: The Evolving Landscape

Kim Kamin, Chief Wealth Strategist at Gresham Partners, LLC, was a keynote speaker on Fiduciary Duties and Ethical…

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May 13, 2015

IICLE 58th Annual Estate Planning Short Course – Modern Trust Drafting

May 13, 2015 – Champaign, IL May 19, 2015 – Chicago, IL Kim Kamin, Chief Wealth Strategist at…

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May 1, 2015

ALI-CLE American Law Institute Continuing Legal Education – Planning for the 50%: Divorce and Blended Families

Kim Kamin, Chief Wealth Strategist at Gresham Partners, LLC, spoke on "Planning for the 50%:  Divorce and Blended Families"…

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March 19, 2015

Purposeful Planning Institute-Fusion Collaboration 2015: The Ethical Trustee

Kim Kamin, Chief Wealth Strategist at Gresham Partners, LLC, spoke on The Ethical Trustee-Where Heart and Smart Meld…

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September 1, 2014

Choosing A Trustee: Who Best Will Represent Your Interests?

Kim Kamin, Gresham’s Chief Wealth Strategist, presented “Choosing a Trustee: Who Best Will Represent Your Interests” during William…

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June 1, 2014

Planning for the 50%: Trust Issues in Divorce

Kim Kamin, now Chief Wealth Strategist at Gresham Partners, LLC, presented “Planning for the 50%: Trust Issues in…

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May 1, 2014

Estate Planning for Visual Artists

Kim Kamin presented “Estate Planning for Visual Artists,” a seminar hosted by the Chicago Bar Association Media &…

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March 1, 2014

Estate Planning for Second Marriages

Kim Kamin, now Gresham’s Chief Wealth Strategist, co-presented the ALI-CLE Webinar “I Do Act II: Estate Planning for…

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January 1, 2014

Using Trusts in Divorce

Kim Kamin, now Chief Wealth Strategist at Gresham Partners, LLC, presented "Using Trusts in Divorce" during Business Valuation:…

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December 1, 2013

Tax and Estate Planning for Same-Sex Couples after the Demise of DOMA

Kim Kamin, now Chief Wealth Strategist at Gresham Partners, LLC, and Susan von Herrmann (current member of Schiff…

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November 1, 2013

Preparing for Duty as a Family Trustee

Kim Kamin, now Gresham’s Chief Wealth Strategist, spoke at the FOX workshop, Preparing for Duty as a Family…

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March 1, 2013

Counseling the 50%: Select Divorce Issues for the Estate Planner

Kim Kamin, now Chief Wealth Strategist at Gresham Partners, LLC, participated in two sessions titled “Counseling the 50%:…

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March 27, 2012

Duties and Powers of the Trustee

Family Office Exchange (FOX) Workshop — Grantors, Trustees, and Beneficiaries: A New Look at Roles and Responsibilities March…

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March 27, 2012

Distribution Provisions: Understanding the Issues and Options

Family Office Exchange (FOX) Workshop — Grantors, Trustees, and Beneficiaries: A New Look at Roles and Responsibilities March…

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October 6, 2011

Civil Unions in Illinois: Love, Life, Death, Taxes and Philanthropy

McGaw YMCA and Schiff Hardin LLP Breakfast Program October 6, 2011 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM Kim Kamin, now…

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May 25, 2011

Illinois Civil Unions: What Advisors Should Know

Chicago Estate Planning Council Webinar May 25, 2011 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM Kim Kamin, now Chief Wealth Strategist…

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October 15, 2010

Estate Planning for Artists

CLE International's Twelfth Annual Visual Arts & The Law Conference October 15, 2010 9:15 AM Kim Kamin, now…

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September 8, 2010

FDIC-Assisted Transactions: Overview and Latest Developments

The Chicago Bar Association Financial Institutions Committee September 8, 2010 12:15 PM Kim Kamin, now Chief Wealth Strategist…

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February 26, 2010

40 Attorneys Under 40

Chicago Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section Executive Council February 26, 2010 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Kim Kamin,…

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September 25, 2008

How to be Smart While Collecting Your Art: Legal, Estate and Insurance Considerations

Gresham’s Chief Wealth Strategist Kim Kamin spoke at this special breakfast presentation hosted by Chartwell Insurance Services.  The…

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Publications

February 1, 2017

Kim Kamin Debuts Book: Estate Planning for Modern Families

The National Underwriter Company, a division of ALM Media, LLC, recently introduced a book titled "The Tools &…

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October 1, 2015

Kim Kamin's Blog

View our Chief Wealth Strategist's posts as an Xpert for Trusts & Estates IdeaXchange.

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February 1, 1995

Ex Post ≠ Ex Ante: Determining Liability in Hindsight, Law and Human Behavior, Volume 19, Number 1 [February 1995]

Participants in three conditions (foresight, hindsight, and a modified hindsight condition designed to ameliorate the hindsight effect) assessed…

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Awards and Recognition

December 19, 2015

The Best Lawyers in America© 2015

Gresham’s new Chief Wealth Strategist, Kim Kamin, was recently selected by her legal peers for the inclusion in…

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June 5, 2014

Kim Kamin Recognized for Leadership in Francis W. Parker School Alumni Association [June 2014]

Kim Kamin was honored by Francis W. Parker School Alumni Association on June 5, 2014, for her 15…

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