Katrine Fleishman

Katrine Fleishman

Attorney at Newland & Newland LLP
  • Estate Planning, Real Estate Law
  • Illinois, United States Northern District of Illinois
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Katrine R. Fleishman’s (née Lazar) practice is focused in the areas of real estate and estate planning, including trusts, wills, and powers of attorney for health care and property. Katrine helps her clients – whether they are first time homebuyers, experienced investors or anyone in between – navigate the closing process, successfully closing hundreds of real estate transactions. She works with her estate planning clients, tailoring a plan for their future that fits their individual needs.

Katrine has been with Newland and Newland, LLP since 2015. Before joining Newland & Newland, LLP, she was an associate at a Chicagoland firm where she began her practice in real estate, estate planning, probate, and elder law.

Katrine volunteers with Wills for Heroes preparing estate plans for first responders and their families. She is a member of the Lake County Bar Association, the Association of Women Attorneys of Lake County, and the Illinois State Bar Association.

Mrs. Fleishman has worked extensively in public policy in the United States and the United Kingdom for the Scottish Parliament, the British House of Commons, the United States House of Representatives, and the United States Senate. In Washington, DC, she clerked for Senator Dick Durbin's Judiciary Subcommittee and later for Senator Tom Harkin's Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee working primarily on issues that affect children and families.

Katrine graduated from Wellesley College with a dual degree in Psychology and Political Science. She earned her master’s degree from the London School of Economics and Political Science in Public Policy and Administration with a specialization in Public Management and Administration. Katrine subsequently attended Georgetown University Law Center where she was named a Dean's Scholar, Pro Bono Pledge honoree for substantial pro bono service, and participant in the Federal Legislation and Administrative Clinic.

Practice Areas
    Estate Planning
    Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
    Real Estate Law
    Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Wills
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Supreme Court of Illinois
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United States Northern District of Illinois
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  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Newland & Newland, LLP
- Current
Georgetown University Law Center
J.D. | Law
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The London School of Economics and Political Science
MSc | Public Policy and Administration
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Wellesley College
B.A. | Psychology and Political Science
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Exceptional Pro Bono Pledge Honoree
Georgetown University Law Center
Professional Associations
State Bar of Illinois
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Association of Women Attorneys of Lake County
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Lake County Bar Association
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Illinois State Bar Association
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Articles & Publications
Real Estate Contracts 101: Avoiding the Most Common Mistakes
Women's Council of Realtors, Newsletter
Speaking Engagements
Perspectives on the Scottish Parliamentary System, Tanner Conference
Websites & Blogs
Newland & Newland, LLP
Newland & Newland, LLP
Contact & Map
Newland & Newland, LLP - Itasca Office
401 West Irving Park Road
Itasca, IL 60143
Telephone: (847) 797-8000
Newland & Newland, LLP - Libertyville Office
1512 Artaius Pkwy
Ste. 300
Libertyville, IL 60048
Telephone: (847) 549-0000
Newland & Newland, LLP - Chicago Office
180 N. La Salle Street
Suite 3700
Chicago, IL 60601
Telephone: (312) 981-0409
Newland & Newland, LLP - Arlington Heights Office
121 S. Wilke Road
Suite 301
Arlington Heights, IL 60005
Telephone: (847) 797-8000
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