Kimberly S. Coogan

Practice Areas

  • Business Services
  • Trust and Estate Administration
  • Wealth Transfer and Estate Planning
  • Gift, Estate and Fiduciary Taxation



Kimberly S. Coogan is a Member of the Estate Planning Department, focusing her practice principally in the areas of Wealth Transfer and Estate Planning and Special Needs Planning. Kim comes to Huck Bouma from Bellock & Coogan, Ltd., where she was a founding member. Her areas of expertise include Estate Planning and Estate Administration, Charitable Planning, Business Planning, and Business Succession Planning. Prior to becoming an attorney, Ms. Coogan practiced as a Certified Public Accountant. She was involved in all aspects of corporate audit work, and some tax work. Ms. Coogan is a Past President and is currently a member of the DuPage County Estate Planning Council, the DuPage County, Illinois and Texas Bar Associations. She is currently a member of the DuPage Foundation Professional Advisors Committee.

She has also been a speaker and moderator for the Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education and has served on the Illinois State Bar Association Federal Taxation Council, the Chicago Bar Association Young Lawyers Tax Committee, Hinsdale Hospital Foundation Advisory Board, and the DuPage Community Foundation Next Generation Initiative. Her volunteer work includes assisting at DuPage PADS shelters and co-chairing the charity Christmas gift collection at her church.

Ms. Coogan was named a 2012 Influential Women in Business by the Daily Herald Business Ledger, and a 2014 and 2015 Five Star Estate Planning Attorney in Chicago Magazine.

Ms. Coogan enjoys yoga, spending time at her lake retreat gardening, cooking, golfing, water-skiing, entertaining, and spending as much time with her family as possible.


  • Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago-Kent College of Law, Chicago, Illinois
    • Juris Doctor - 1993
    • Honors: With Honors
  • University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Illinois
    • Bachelor of Science - 1983
    • Major: Accounting

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois
  • Texas

Professional Associations

  • DuPage County Bar Association, Member
  • Illinois State Bar Association, Member
  • Texas State Bar Association, Member
  • DuPage County Estate Planning Council, Board Member, 2001 to 2010
  • Five Star Professional
  • Influential Women in Business

Classes & Seminars

  • Speaker, Ilinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education
  • Moderator, Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Certified Public Accountant