Attorney Gina Salamone

Gina Salamone

Practice Areas

  • Asset Preservation Planning
  • Elder Law
  • Medicaid Applications and Appeals
  • Special Needs Planning and Guardianship
  • VA Pension Planning
  • Wealth Transfer and Estate Planning



Gina Salamone, a Director with the Firm, concentrates her practice on elder law, estate planning and special needs planning.

Gina has 15 years of experience focusing on assisting families who are facing current or future long term care issues and developing a plan to access care and protect assets. Additionally, Gina works with all types of individuals to discuss and develop detailed and customized estate plans, including Special Needs Trusts for disabled children and adults.

Gina is an active member in the Illinois Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and serves on a committee for attorney education.

Gina is a very active member of the community in Aurora. Gina served on the Board of Aurora Downtown from 2015-2024 where she worked on beautifying the downtown area. Gina currently enjoys volunteering for Aurora's parades, the Aurora Historical Society and Charity Blooms.

Prior to coming to Huck Bouma PC, Gina worked as an attorney at Law ElderLaw LLP.

Gina enjoys travel, biking and art and is active in her local artist community. Gina lives in Aurora with her husband Shaun Callahan whom she met in law school.

Gina is happy to serve as an elder law attorney at Huck Bouma PC, and gives everyone a warm welcome and a cheery smile.


  • Northern Illinois University College of Law, DeKalb, Illinois
    • J.D.
    • Honors: magna cum laude
  • Knox College
    • B.A.
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Major: English Literature

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois

Professional Associations

  • Aurora Downtown Board, Board Member & Committee Chair, 2015-2024
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, UnProgram Planning Committee 2020-Present
  • DuPage County Bar Association

Published Works

  • “Watch Your Mailbox: Your Health Insurance May be Terminated: A Guide to the New Managed Care Program for Illinois Healthcare Participants,” Published in the Kane County Bar Association Bar Briefs (2014) and the Illinois State Bar Association Elder Law Newsletter (2014)
  • “Personal Care Contracts: A Necessary Evil for Illinois Families,” DuPage County Bar Briefs (2013)
  • ”The Top 6 Things You and Your Family Need to Know About Elder Law”, blog appearing in Common Financial Sense, Cross Point Wealth. September 25, 2019.
  • “Bring Big Changes to the Veterans Benefits Process”, article appearing in Seniors BlueBook Fall-Winter 2020 issue (p.39).


  • 2016, 2017 and 2018 Emerging Lawyer, Leading Lawyers
  • 2010 and 2011 Illinois Rising Star, Super Lawyers
  • AVVO Rated – Top Attorney

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Aurora Downtown, Executive Board Member and Committee Chair

Past Positions

  • Law ElderLaw LLP

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Accredited Attorney, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs