Bott & Associates, LTD

Speaker Bio:

Maritess T. Bott


If Maritess T. Bott takes on your case, then you know you have a legal professional with extensive education and experience. She has been helping people in the Chicago area for many years. In fact, she has 20 years of legal practice. She always treats every person as if they are a cherished relative of hers, and will have your best in mind from beginning to end. 


She aims to be that kind of lawyer that her clients can go to when they are in need of legal guidance. All it takes is one meeting with her to see why she is a successful lawyer, she knows how to blend quality legal services with empathy that gets clients through difficult times.


Maritess T. Bott’s practice areas include the following:


  • Probate and trust administration
  • Elder law and medicaid planning
  • Residential real estate 
  • Estate planning 
  • Asset protection and business planning


Ms. Bott’s education and work experience is listed below:


  • Bachelor’s of Arts in Marketing: Northern Illinois University
  • Minor in Communications: Northern Illinois University
  • Masters of Science in Accountancy: Rosary College (now Dominican University)
  • Law Degree: John Marshall Law School
  • Weiss & Block Chartered (part-time during law school)
  • Head of Estate Planning and Probate Division for a sole practitioner
  • United Airlines Credit Union (now Alliant Credit Union)


When Maritess puts her mind to something, she accomplishes it. She earned her graduate degree in just three years, all the while working part-time so she could gain as much experience as possible. Her drive to own her own law firm is so that she can provide the most dependable and personalized legal guidance possible. 


If you need assistance regarding a legal issue related to Martiess’ practice areas above, to include a business law lawyer in Schaumburg, IL, don’t hesitate to give her a call at Bott & Associates today!

Press Play! 

Title: What is the difference between wills and trusts?
Recorded: 5/2021

Title: Are clients concerned about spouses remarrying?
Recorded: 6/2021

Title: What is the best way to distribute assets to your children?
Recorded: 7/2021

Title: What is Funding?
Recorded: 9/2021

Title: Planning for the Future ft. Paula Sexton
Recorded: 11/2021

Title: Do You Need Long-term Care Insurance, ft. Jesse Slome
Recorded: 1/2022

Title: Life With Dignity ft. Sue Salach-Culter & Fran Piekarski
Recorded: 1/2022

Title: Why should you avoid probate and make a plan?
Recorded: 2/2022

Title: Estate Planning and Divorce
Recorded: 2/2022

Title: Larry King’s Estate
Recorded: 3/2022

Title: Top 5 Reasons to Avoid Probate
Recorded: 4/2022

Title: Medicaid Planning
Recorded: 5/2022

Title: Impact of Divorce on Estate Planning
Recorded: 6/2022

Title: Pitfalls to Avoid in Same-sex Estate Planning
Recorded: 7/2022

Title: 5 Common Estate Planning Scenarios
Recorded: 8/2022

Title: Remarriage and Estate Planning
Recorded: 9/2022

Title: Ann Heche’s Estate
Recorded: 10/2022

Title: Common Estate Planning Scams
Recorded: 11/2022

Title: A Mindset For Building Wealth feat. Nina Cooke
Recorded: 1/2023

Title: Consequences of DIY Estate Planning
Recorded: 2/2023

Title: Gage Park’s Mystery Millionaire
Recorded: 3/2023

Title: An Interview with Sal Burd
Recorded: 4/2023

Title: Avoiding Trust Errors
Recorded: 5/2023

Title: Top Tips for Medicaid Planning
Recorded: 6/2023

Title: Challenges Of A Blended Family In Probate
Recorded: 7/2023

Title: Benefits of a Trust over a Will
Recorded: 8/2023

Title: Business Succession Planning
Recorded: 9/2023

Title: Challenges Of Planning For A Blended Family
Recorded: 10/2023

Title: Dangers of Cohabitation

Recorded: 11/2023

Title: 3 Probate Horror Stories
Recorded: 12/2023

Title: Preparing For Your Future
Recorded: 1/2024

Title: Medicaid Planning
Recorded: 2/2024

Title: Estate Planning 101
Recorded: 3/2024

Title: Couples, Money & Retirement
Recorded: 4/2024