Teresa Nuccio

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Teresa Nuccio

Teresa Nuccio has dedicated her career to estate planning and trust administration services with a focus on elder law and special needs planning.

Prior to joining Harrison & Held in 2014, Teresa was founder and principal of the Law Office of Teresa Nuccio, P.C. for over 20 years.

Unique in the world of attorneys, Teresa holds a Master of Social Work in addition to her Juris Doctorate.  She has been trained in the Time to Think program, enabling her to create an encouraging, understanding environment for her clients.  More than just offering legal opinions, Teresa guides her clients through the process of arriving at their own decisions, for more satisfying conclusions.


  • Loyola University of Chicago, School of Law, J.D.
  • Loyola University of Chicago, School of Social Work, M.S.W.
  • Northeastern Illinois University, B.A. Psychology


  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
  • Women’s Bar Association of Illinois
  • Illinois Forum of Estate Planning Attorneys
  • Lurie Legacy Partners
  • Hadley School for the Blind, Philanthropy Advisory Council


  • Illinois Supreme Court
  • U. S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois

Awards & Honors

  • Named a Leading Lawyer (2016-2020)

Speeches & Publications


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