Priscilla SingerPriscilla Singer Clark Hill
Priscilla Singer is a Senior Attorney in the Litigation group of Clark Hill’s Chicago office. Priscilla’s practice areas include estate and trust litigation and administration, contested guardianship matters and guardianship administration, and special needs trust administration.
Priscilla prosecutes and defends guardianship actions related to estates of adults with disabilities and minors. Priscilla routinely represents individuals and corporate fiduciaries in all stages of guardianship litigation and administration. Additionally, Priscilla prosecutes asset recovery actions against financial exploiters and provides defense related to asset recovery actions. Priscilla litigates matters regarding enforceability of powers of attorney and conversely defending agents under powers of attorney accused of misconduct in connection with guardianship proceedings.
Priscilla is frequently appointed by judges in the Probate Division of the Circuit Court of Cook County to serve as Guardian Ad Litem in adult guardianship matters as well as defense counsel for adults with an alleged disability.
Estates & Trusts:
Priscilla represents individual and corporate fiduciaries in matters involving claims of lack of capacity, undue influence, fraud, and forgery. Additionally, Priscilla prosecutes and defends actions on behalf of institutional fiduciaries, individual fiduciaries, and personal representatives in breach of fiduciary duty, fraud, negligence, and recovery of asset claims. Priscilla also prosecutes and defends will contests and other post-death estate challenges, such as contested heirship, accountings, and claims.
Education & Professional Background:
Priscilla routinely lectures on guardianship, probate and special needs planning topics through continuing legal education programs and various educational platforms. Priscilla graduated from Chicago-Kent College of Law with a certificate in litigation and alternative dispute resolution. Priscilla was also a clinical student in Chicago-Kent’s tax clinic as well as Chicago Kent’s criminal defense litigation clinic. Prior to law school, Priscilla earned her B.A. in History from Boston University in Boston, Massachusetts.
Priscilla is bilingual in Spanish and has experience drafting and interacting with Spanish-speaking clients.