WEBSTER & SCHELLI provides a wide range of general business, legal and tax services primarily to entrepreneurial individuals and their business interests.
The firm has developed many important relationships over the years with other service professionals such as real estate appraisers, real estate developers, business evaluators, bankers, financial advisors, insurance and mortgage brokers, certified public accountants, surveyors, title insurance companies, architects and engineers.
These relationships are vitally important in allowing the firm to better serve the many needs of our client base.
The firm represents clients conducting business on a regional and national level.
Mr. Webster and Mr. Schelli have developed specialties in certain aspects of the law, including all aspects of business acquisitions and dispositions; choice of entity analysis; income and estate taxes; bankruptcy; estate planning; trustee and guardianship services and real estate.
We provides a wide range of general business, legal and tax services primarily to entrepreneurial individuals and their business interests.
Our diverse client base includes general business corporations, professional and closely held corporations, limited liability companies (LLCs), partnerships, trust, estate adminstration and individuals, all involved in a wide range of activities. Some of these activities include the development, management and sale of real estate; manufacturing; transportation; law; insurance; construction; appraisal services; finance; sales and distribution; medical services; restaurants and brokerage.
Michael E. Webster received his law degree from DePaul University College of Law, Chicago, Illinois in 1986. Mike received his undergraduate degree in accounting from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign in 1982 and is also a Certified Public Accountant.
Mike’s practice specialties include estate planning and taxation, probate, trust administration, trustee and guardianship services, income taxation, business entities and real estate transactions.
Prior to establishing Webster & Schelli, A Professional Corporation, Mike was a Tax Manager in the Chicago office of Arthur Andersen & Co.
Mike is a frequent speaker on estate planning, family wealth transfers, trust & estate administration to banks, financial professionals, attorneys and accountants.
James Schelli, Jr. (Jim) is a graduate of the University of Illinois - Chicago receiving his Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Accounting in 1981 and graduated from Illinois Institute of Technology/Chicago Kent College of Law, with honors, in 1984. In 1990, Mr. Schelli received his Certified Public Accountant certificate.
Mr. Schelli began his professional career in 1984 with Arthur Andersen & Company in their Corporate Tax Department. In November of 1991, Jim joined Michael Webster and formed the Law Firm of Webster & Schelli.
Mr. Schelli’s clients include individuals and small businesses. He regularly consults with individuals and families on topics such as estate planning, business succession plans, estate and income taxes, probate, real estate transactions, bankruptcy and debt counseling.
Mr. Schelli has authored articles on related topics such as the use of Family Limited Partnerships, the Corporate Alternative Minimum Tax and Business Succession Planning and is a frequent speaker at financial planning, estate and business planning seminars.