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Our Practice


Practice Areas

  • Wills
  • Revocable Trusts
  • Healthcare Powers of Attorney
  • Property Powers of Attorney
  • Residential Real Estate  Transfers
  • Counseling start up businesses

Our Approach

At Shimberg and Crohn, P.C., we work to bring the law to your corner. We are dedicated to understanding what results you want and to helping you understand what actions we can take on your behalf. We will work with you every step of the way to make sure that you understand the choices you are making and feel empowered to make them

A Team in Your Corner

Every day, we meet to discuss our cases. This means that no matter who you go with in our firm, the expertise of the whole team weighs in on your case. 

Legacy of Success

The lawyers at Shimberg and Crohn, P.C. have practiced for a total of over 80 years. Each lawyer has a proven track record of success. We use that experience to help you achieve the results you want. Please feel free to schedule your free consultation today.

Our Team




onathan E. Shimberg is an experienced practitioner in the areas of family law,  estate planning, probate, and  residential real estate.

Mr. Shimberg received his Juris Doctor degree with High Honors from the Illinois Institute of Technology--Chicago Kent College of Law in 1974. While in law school, he received American Jurisprudence prizes for contracts and conflicts of law.

As a past secretary and vice-chair of the Family Law Council of the Illinois State Bar Association, Mr. Shimberg assisted in the drafting and review of proposed legislation in all family law-related areas, including marriage, divorce, and domestic violence.

He is also past chair of the Consultants Roundtable. Currently a member of the Illinois State Bar Association, Mr. Shimberg is a frequent speaker on various business issues before professional organizations. Together with Linda R. Crohn, he has facilitated and co-sponsored, in conjunction with other organizations, a 10-week seminar entitled, Be Your Own Boss.

Mr. Shimberg is a member of the Evanston and Skokie Chambers of Commerce




Linda R. Crohn has achieved wide-ranging expertise in the areas of real estate, wills, trusts and estate planning and the special needs of start-up businesses, complemented by her extensive trial experience.

Ms. Crohn received her Juris Doctor degree from John Marshall Law School in 1975 and was an assistant public defender in Lake County, Illinois for 3 1/2 years before entering private practice.

She is a frequent speaker before various organizations on a wide range of topics, including women's issues, business issues, wills and estate planning,  and starting a business. Ms. Crohn is an active member of the Illinois State Bar Association, as well as the Skokie and Evanston Chambers of Commerce.

She has contributed to an Illinois legal forms book and edited a book on Illinois corporations for a major legal publisher. 

Ms. Crohn also has contributed numerous articles to various publications. Together with Jonathan E. Shimberg, she has facilitated and co-sponsored, in conjunction with other organizations, a 10-week seminar entitled, Be Your Own Boss.

She is currently a Adjunct Professor at Roosevelt University, teaching law in the Paralegal Studies Program and an Adjunct Professor at Wright College where she teaches business law.