Brian M. Bentrup
Brian Bentrup is a graduate of Loyola University Chicago where he triple-majored in Economics, Political Science, and Psychology. In 2015, he obtained his law degree from the University of Illinois Chicago School of Law (formerly The John Marshall Law School).
Brian joined Pluymert, MacDonald, Hargrove & Lee, Ltd. in January 2018. His practice includes estate planning, probate and trust administration, and commercial real estate. Brian also focuses on guardianships of minors and disabled adults. He has been named to the approved Guardian ad Litem lists for Cook County, DuPage County, Kane County and Lake County. Brian dedicates time to pro bono work with Chicago Volunteer Legal Services representing or advocating on behalf of minors and disabled adults.
Brian is a member of the American Bar, Illinois State Bar, Cook County Bar, DuPage County Bar, and Chicago Bar Associations.
Brian is on the Executive Committee of the Chicago Bar Association’s Young Lawyer’s Section as Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Chicago Bar Association’s @theBar blog. He is also Chair of the DuPage County Attorney Wellness Committee. Brian has written articles that have been published in the Chicago Bar Association’s Record publication. Brian co-authored a chapter for the Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education with Alfred S. Lee on asset protection trusts.
Brian is licensed to practice in Illinois and Missouri. When not practicing law, Brian enjoys spending time with his wife, daughter and son, watching St. Louis sports teams, and exploring new and different culinary experiences.