Makedonka Baloski
  • Estate Planning, Business Law, Real Estate Law
  • Illinois, Indiana
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Makedonka Baloski earned a B.A. from Indiana University in 1996 with a double
major in History and Anthropology with a concentration in Eastern
European studies.

In 2000, she received a J.D. from Valparaiso University School of Law with a certificate of concentration in alternative dispute resolution and international law. Her activities
included: serving as Articles Editor for the Valparaiso University Law
Review, participating in Jessup International Moot Court, interning at
the US Embassy in Macedonia and assisting with the filming and
production of a documentary about the Holocaust in the Balkans. In
2000, she was the recipient of the Corpus Jurus Secondum Award for most
overall contributions to Valparaiso University School of Law.

Upon admission to the Illinois bar, Makedonka worked in Chicago
mainly focused in civil defense. She is also admitted to practice in Indiana.

Currently, Makedonka serves as Co-President of the District 23 Elementary PTO.

Practice Areas
  • Estate Planning
  • Business Law
  • Real Estate Law
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
United States District Court for Northern Illinois
United States District Court for Northern Indiana
United States District Court for Southern Indiana
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Macedonian
Professional Experience
- Current
Estate Planning
Valparaiso University School of Law
J.D. (2000)
Honors: Corpus Juris Secundum
Activities: Law Review, Jessup Moot Court
Indiana University - Indiana University-Bloomington
B.A. | Double Major: History & Anthropology. Russian & Eastern European Concentration
Activities: Docent, Wylie House Historic House Museum
Corpus Juris Secundum Award
Valpariaso University School of Law
Selected for most overall contributions to Valpariso Univeristy School of Law
Professional Associations
State Bar of Illinois # 6275655
District 23 Elementary PTO
- Current
Chilton Yambert Porter formerly Chilton Yambert Porter & Young LLP
Associate Attorney
Activities: Civil Litigation
Staff Counsel (Safeco Insurance Co)
Staff Counsel
Activities: Handled cases involving construction defects, auto & premises liability, Indiana wrongful death, intentional torts, federal statutes pertaining to Native American art, appeals, etc
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15 N. Northwest Highway
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Telephone: (847) 823-9030 Ext. 221
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