Valerie Acosta obtained her Juris Doctor from John Marshall Law School, a Bachelor’s in Commerce from DePaul University, and is a proud alum of St. Ignatius College Prep. Valerie has been passionately involved in real estate for over twenty-five years. As an attorney, Valerie concentrates her practice in real estate, civil litigation, and estate planning, with extensive experience assisting clients interested in purchasing or selling residential and commercial properties.
Since starting her own firm, Valerie has played an integral role in guiding families through the stressful home-buying or home-selling process. She has also guided corporate clients from corporate setup through corporate maintenance. Valerie has also negotiated and closed short sale transactions for her clients while assisting clients during a difficult financial time. In addition to representing clients, Valerie maintains positive relationships with various title companies, real estate brokers, and lenders.
In the civil litigation area, Valerie’s efforts are in representing landlords when faced with the difficulty of evicting tenants. It is a stressful and lengthy process where it is necessary to have someone who knows the system on your side.
In the estate planning area, Valerie assists her clients by preparing wills, power of attorney for health care and property, and the setup and maintenance of land trusts to protect real estate property. The need for estate planning has come to the forefront in these trying times, and preparing for the future is important for all individuals.
Valerie guides clients through the estate planning process and focuses on the use of land trusts to protect property. Overall, her years of experience in multiple fields of civil matters and real estate transactions have given her the ability and knowledge to deal with a large variety of circumstances to meet the needs of her clients.
Valerie was recently named one of Negocios Now Who’s Who in 2023. Negocios Now is a national award-winning publication focused on Hispanic businesses.
- Chicago Bar Association, Member
- Illinois State Bar Association, Member
- Hispanic Lawyers Association of Illinois, Member
- Latino Real Estate Investors Council, Founding Board Member
- Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Real Estate Administration and Disciplinary Board, Member
Valerie Acosta can be contacted through her website at https://acostalawoffices.com/.