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Alyx P. Durachta


Alyx is an associate in the Trusts & Estates Group. She works with clients to draft and implement sophisticated estate planning strategies, including complex gift and estate tax planning for high-net-worth individuals. Alyx also represents fiduciaries in trust and estate administration.

Alyx understands the significant role that complex financial and family dynamics play in both the estate planning and administration process. Alyx takes the time to listen to her clients’ needs and interests in order to craft a plan tailored to them.

Alyx earned her J.D from University of Illinois Chicago Law School (formerly, The John Marshall Law School), with a certificate in alternative dispute resolution. She earned her B.S. and Graduate Certificate from Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. As a volunteer attorney with the Wills for Heroes Program, she prepares wills and powers of attorney for first responders, and their spouses. Additionally, Alyx is on the Illinois State Bar Association’s Trusts and Estates Council.

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Email Address

Phone Number

+1 312 476 7685

Additional Information

Education & Admissions

  • University of Illinois Chicago Law School, J.D., certificate in alternative dispute resolution
  • Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, B.S., graduate certificate in homeland security and emergency management
Bar Admissions
  • Illinois


  • Illinois State Bar Association


  • What was your very first job?
    My first job was an associate at Target. It didn’t last too long as I spent more at the store than I was making.

  • What is your favorite month of the year and why?
    My favorite month of the year is June. Not only is my birthday in June, I also get to enjoy prime Summertime Chi.

  • What is the most interesting part of your job?
    Learning about my clients. Everyone has a story to tell.

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