Stephen A. Frost

Stephen A. Frost



  • University of Iowa College of Law, Iowa City, Iowa
    • J.D.
  • Iowa State University
    • B.S.
    • Major: Industrial Administration

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois

Professional Associations

  • Chicago Estate Planning Council, Member, 1998-2007; 2016-Present
  • Illinois State Bar Association, Member, 2006 to Present
  • Chicago Bar Association, Member, 2016 to Present
  • Missouri Bar Association, Member, 1981 to 2016
  • DuPage County Bar Association, Member, 2007 to 2015
  • Leading Lawyers Network, Member, 2003 to Present
  • Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education (IICLE), Estate Planning
  • Short Course Planning Committee, Member, 2011-2016, 2018

Published Works

  • “Partnership and LLC Agreements Require Changes by 2018,” September 2017
  • “Gift Tax and Generation-Skipping Transfer Tax Elections and Strategies,” chapter in Post Mortem Estate
  • Planning, Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education, 2014
  • “Postmortem Estate Planning,” co-editor of notebook, Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education, 2014
  • “Federal Estate, Gift and Generation-Skipping Transfer Taxes,” chapter in Estate Planning for Illinois
  • Attorneys: The Basics and Beyond, Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education, 2012
  • “Postmortem Estate Planning,” co-editor of notebook, Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education, 2010
  • Planning, IllinoisInstitute for Continuing Legal Education, 2010″FLP Flops,” Practical Advantage, Illinois CPA Society, 2009
  • “Dollars & Sense” monthly newspaper column contributor, Naperville Sun, 2005 – 2008
  • “Family Foundations: The Legacy Continues,” chapter in Estate Planning Strategies: A Lawyer’s Guide to
  • Retirement and Life Planning, American Bar Association, 2002
  • “The Family Nash: A Case Study,” a commercial estate planning course book for insurance professionals, 2000

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Downers Grove Zoning Board of Appeals, Commissioner, 2017–Present
  • Arcadia on the Green Building Condominium Association, Director, 2016–Present
  • Catholic Charities of Chicago Business Advisory Board, Member, 2001–Present
  • Naperville Planning and Zoning Commission, Commissioner, 2011–2015
  • Naperville Transportation Advisory Board, Commissioner, 2002–2011; Chairman, 2005–2011
  • Xilin Association (Asian Cultural Center), Director, 2008
  • United Way of the DuPage Area, Director, 2008–2009
  • Naperville United Way, President, 2008; Director 2006–2008; Campaign Co–Chair, 2005–2006
  • Naperville Transportation Management Advisory Committee, Member, 2007–2008
  • Ogden Avenue Corridor Study Committee, Member, 2006–2007
  • Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce, Chairman, 2006; Director, 2003–2005; Past Chair, 2007
  • Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce Policy Review Task Force, Member, 2002
  • Ashbury Homeowners Association, Director, 1998–2002; President, 2000–2001
  • Naperville Area Homeowners Confederation, Director, 1999–2001
  • Holy Spirit Catholic Community, Parish Council, 2001–2002; Chair Naming Committee, 1999
  • Frontier Park Committee of Naperville Park District, Member, 1999–2000
  • Infant Jesus of Prague, Parish Council, 1992–1994; Chairman, 1993–1994

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Registered Certified Public Accountant

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Certified Legal Specialties

  • Registered Certified Public Accountant