Chicago Estate Planning Council

Welcome to the Chicago Estate Planning Council Website. We hope you will find this site to be a useful resource that adds value to your membership in the Chicago Estate Planning Council.

Visit our new Estate Planning Services Directory that all site visitors can use to find providers.


Our monthly meetings run from September through June and qualify for continuing education credit for all disciplines.

Monthly meetings are held between 11:45 am – 1:30 pm, and include lunch. 2013– 2014 meetings will be held at The Standard Club, 320 South Plymouth Court, Chicago, IL 60604.

Please register for our next monthly meeting. To register online, click on the CALENDAR button to your left, select the program title, and then click on the “RSVP NOW” button.

Season Ticket holders may register for an event online, or you can pay by VISA, Master Card, and American Express. If you click on the program title, and then on the flyer attached to “Related Documents,” you can download a registration form and register by mail, email or fax.

To pay by check, simply print the form and mail it to the CEPC with your check to 8257 Solutions Center, Chicago, IL 60677-8002.

Non-members are welcome to register as guests for any of the CEPC’s regular monthly programs.



The Chicago Estate Planning Council is a member of the National Association of Estate Planning Councils, which entitles its members to a variety of member benefits.  Please check this page to learn about the many benefits to which you are entitled as a CEPC member. 
For more information about the NAEPC and its member benefits visit the Member Benefits page.


Various CEPC forms can be found in this document library, including registration forms, membership application/sponsor form, and Council By-Laws.   A full calendar of this year's luncheon programs can be found on this page.  Most important, copies of Luncheon Program outlines can be obtained on this page, when permitted by the author.

Forget your user name or password? Contact CEPC headquarters by clicking on the CONTACT US button.


This page contains an expanded list of useful links to the websites of professional organizations, bar associations, federal and state government departments, and various topical and estate planning research links. CONTACT US if you have suggestions for additional links for this page.


You can register online for the next program at the EVENT CALENDAR page. You now can print a receipt for your registration.


You can now renew your membership online!


Learn about the generous organizations that have supported CEPC through luncheon, golf outing and member appreciation event sponsorships and Membership Directory full-page advertising.


The CEPC Membership Application and Sponsor Forms can be found on the "Application Form" page.


Interested in becoming a member? Click on "Council Information" to learn about membership criteria.

Become a sponsor! Information about sponsorship opportunities is also available here.

See schedule of upcoming luncheon topics

Review topics/speakers from previous years.


Read about the prestigious Austin Fleming Award, and its most recent recipients.


CONTACT US to join a committee, become a sponsor, learn about our young members’ programs and other ways to contribute to the success of the Council. We are actively soliciting new members and ideas for all our committees.

The Chicago Estate Planning Council is indebted to its Patrons and Sponsors, without whom our programs could not continue.