The Team

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Alan R. Press

Attorney (Licensed in Illinois) and CPA

Alan received his law degree from Loyola University of Chicago and was awarded the American Jurisprudence Award in Federal Taxation. He received his undergraduate degree from Georgetown University. (B.S.B.A.) While at Georgetown, Alan served as an intern for United States Senator Bill Bradley and was able to experience Georgetown’s National Championship season in basketball.

In addition to being a lawyer, Alan is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a member of the following organizations: Wealth Counsel, Elder Counsel, The National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA), The Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA), the Lake County Bar Association (LCBA) and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA).

Alan is an avid runner and enjoys reading (espionage, crime novels and intrigue), travel and good food.

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Caren E.I. Naidoff

Attorney (Licensed in New Jersey)

Caren received her law degree from Temple University where she was the recipient of the Outstanding Legal and Research Writing Award, was a member of Tau Epsilon Rho and was named to Who’s Who among American Law Students. Caren formerly practiced law in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, assisting clients in Employment Law. Now that she has joined Shire Law Group, PC, Caren has expanded her areas to wills, trusts, powers of attorney, estate planning and Elder Law. Caren is also leading our new service, Corporate Wellness™, designed for clients to achieve the benefits of creating a “healthy” workforce through customized evaluation of employment-related processes and critical training.

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Sally O. Joyce

Attorney (Licensed in Illinois) and CPA, Of Counsel

Sally graduated from Loyola University of Chicago School of Law where she received her J.D., magna cum laude, was a member of Phi Alpha Delta and was served on the Loyola Law Journal. Sally completed her undergraduate studies at Marquette University where she received her Bachelor of Science, and she is also a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).

Sally concentrates in estate planning, probate, small business law, real estate and tax.

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Nina I. Happ

Legal Assistant and Funding Coordinator

Nina assists the firm in client service and administration, making sure that your project is completed to your specifications. Nina may be reached if you have any concerns or questions. She will work with the rest of our team to make sure those issues are solved quickly.

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Shire Law Group, PC in the Community.....

Caren E.I. Naidoff and Alan R. Press presenting on ways parents can protect their adult children once they turn 18 at Adlai E. Stevenson High School in Lincolnshire, IL on May 9, 2018. Caren and Alan discussed Powers of Attorney for Property and Health Care, HIPAA Authorization forms, FERPA (access to your adult child's educational records) and more.

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