Attorney Aaron E. Ruswick

Aaron E. Ruswick

Practice Areas

  • Business Services
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Wealth Transfer and Estate Planning



Aaron E. Ruswick is a Shareholder of Huck Bouma PC with a practice focusing on business services, mergers and acquisitions; and trusts and estates. Such matters include business planning; tax and transactional matters; private letter rulings with the IRS; estate and gift strategies/planning; business succession planning; business disputes; and general contractual matters.

Aaron was recently named Lawyer of the Year for 2021 by the DuPage County Bar Association (DCBA) and serves as the Secretary and Treasurer of the DCBA. Aaron is also the President of the Fox Valley Chapter of the Illinois CPA Society, where he organizes more than a dozen continuing education seminars and events annually for more than 4,000 CPAs, lawyers and other professionals.


  • Valparaiso University School of Law, Valparaiso, Indiana
    • Juris Doctor - 2004
  • Northwestern University School of Law, Chicago, Illinois
    • L.L.M. in Taxation - 2005
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    • Bachelor of Science in Accounting - 2000

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Licensed Illinois Real Estate Managing Broker

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • DuPage County Bar Association
  • Illinois CPA Society
  • Fox Valley Chapter of the Illinois CPA Society, President, 2018 to Present
  • DuPage County Bar Association, Treasurer, 2019 to Present

Ancillary Businesses

  • Licensed Real Estate Broker


  • DuPage County Bar Association, 2021 Lawyer of the Year
  • DuPage County Bar Association, 2020 Directors’ Award
  • Illinois CPA Society, 2018 Distinguished Service Award

Classes & Seminars

  • Family Business Disputes - A Quick Guide to Resolving and Preventing Conflicts, National Business Institute (NBI), 2024
  • Advanced Topics in Flow-Through Taxation Conference “Estate Tax Planning for S-Corporations and Partnerships”, 2022, Illinois CPA Society
  • Residency Planning for Individuals and Businesses, 2021, Wealth Counsel Illinois Forum
  • Webinar on Pending Tax Changes: What Clients and Advisors Should Consider in Planning, 2021
  • Succession Planning Alternatives for Law Practices, 2020, Wealth Counsel Illinois Forum Symposium
  • Webinar on the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, 2020
  • Webinar on Estate Planning Updates, 2019
  • Webinar on Income Tax Updates, 2019
  • Fox Valley Chapter Primer on Leading Clients Through Private M&A Transactions, IL CPA Society, 2019
  • Webinar on Estate Planning Updates, 2018
  • Webinar on Income Tax Updates, 2018
  • Updates in Tax Law after the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act, Fox Valley Estate Planning Council, 2018
  • Succession Planning for the Small Law Firm/Sole Practitioner, WealthCounsel Symposium 2016, Washington, D.C. , 2016
  • Succession Planning for the Small Law Firm/Sole Practitioner, WealthCounsel Illinois Forum Symposium, 2016
  • Advanced Estate Planning & Proposed Regulations under Section 2704, IL CPA Society, Fox Valley Chapter, 2016