Afton L. Gauron is a Partner at Hamilton Thies & Lorch LLP, in Chicago, and focuses her practice on trust and estate planning and administration. Ms. Gauron is a member of the Trust Law Executive Committee of the Chicago Bar Association and Cochair of the Chicago Estate Planning Committee Annual Outing. She has presented on various topics for IICLE® and the CBA. Ms. Gauron received her B.A. from Gonzaga University and her J.D. cum laude from Loyola University Chicago School of Law.
Robert E. Hamilton, former Chair of the IICLE® Board of Directors,is a Partner at Hamilton Thies & Lorch LLP, in Chicago, where he concentrates his practice in trusts and estates. He is a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, a 2006 recipient of the Chicago Estate Planning Council’s Austin Fleming Distinguished Service Award, and a 2008 recipient of IICLE®’s Addis E. Hull Award for Excellence in Continuing Legal Education. Mr. Hamilton received his B.A. cum laude from the College of the Holy Cross and his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center.