Anthony J. DelGiorno - Rammelkamp Bradney | Attorneys at Law

Anthony J. DelGiorno

Springfield, Illinois | Partner |
Areas of Practice
Elder LawRammelkamp Bradney has extensive experience in elder law matters.
Estate PlanningPlan to protect your assets, benefit your family and provide peace of mind.
Medicaid PlanningProviding guidance to people who are seeking to preserve assets for their family.
Probate and TrustGuiding you through the process of probating a will or administering a trust.
Real EstateHelping clients understand all phases of a real estate transactions and negotiations.
Tax LawUnderstanding the goals and objectives for minimization of taxes and tax management.
UtilitiesLegal assistance involving electrical utilities companies and water cooperatives.
Attorney Background

Anthony J. DelGiorno joined Rammelkamp Bradney in 2003. His practice concentrates in elder law, litigated probate and guardianship matters; estate and Medicaid planning; and rural water systems.

Tony earned a bachelor’s degree magna cum laude from Illinois College and his law degree from The American University in Washington, D.C.

Tony served as a legal intern with the United States Senate Democratic Leadership where he assisted in elder law social issues. During law school, he practiced as a student attorney in the Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic assisting individuals under audit or collection from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). After graduation, Tony practiced as an attorney for the IRS Office of Chief Counsel in Washington, D.C.

As a member of the Illinois State Bar Association, Tony has been appointed to serve on the advisory councils for Elder Law and Local Government. He served as the editor of the Elder Law Council Newsletter from 2007 to 2011.

Tony taught Business Law for several years at Illinois College in Jacksonville. He has lectured on elder law issues, including Medicaid, elder abuse and neglect, and end-of-life advanced directives for various organizations. He contributes regular articles to the Senior News and Times of Central Illinois on various legal issues of concern to the senior population. In 2011, he was appointed to the Illinois Department on Aging’s Long Term Care Council and served for 2 years.

In November 2012, Tony was elected to the Sangamon County Board in a contested election and serves as a member of the Board’s committees for Court Services, Employee Services, Buildings and Grounds, and Emergency Management.

He is admitted to practice in Illinois, the United States Tax Court, and the United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois. Tony is a member of the American Bar Association, Illinois State Bar Association, Sangamon County Bar Association, and the National Association of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA).

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Bar Admissions:

  • Illinois, 2002
  • U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois, 2008
  • U.S. Tax Court, 2003

Education:

  • American University, Washington College of Law, Washington, District of Columbia, 2002 J.D.
    • Honors: President of the Law and Government Society
  • Illinois College, Jacksonville, Illinois, 1999 B.A.
    • Honors: Magna Cum Laude
    • Honors: Dean’s List
    • Honors: Pre-Law Award
    • Honors: History Dept. and Int’l Studies Award

Published Works:

  • Judicial Medicaid Planning, IL State Bar Elder Law Newsletter, Vol. 13, No.1, 2007

Classes/Seminars Taught:

  • Medicaid Planning, National Business Institute, 2006
  • Probate Process, National Business Institute, 2008 – 2009
  • Guardianship Process, Illinois State Bar Association, 2009
  • Civil Legal Remedies in Elder Abuse Cases, Illinois Department on Aging Elder Rights Conference, 2012

Professional Associations and Memberships:

    • Illinois State Bar Association, 2003 – Present
    • Illinois State Bar Association, Elder Law Section Council, 2006 – Present Newsletter Editor (2007 – 2011)
    • Illinois State Bar Association, Local Government Section Council, 2005 – 2007 Member
    • Sangamon County Bar Assoc., 2007 – Present Member
    • Morgan County Bar Assoc., 2003 – 2007 Member
    • American Bar Association, 2002 – Present Member
    • Lincoln Douglas Inns of Court, 2008 – Present Member
    • World Affairs Council of Central IL, 2008 – Present Member

Past Employment Positions:

      • Illinois College, Instructor of Business Law, 2006 – 2011
      • Internal Revenue Service Office of Chief Counsel, Attorney, 2002 – 2003
      • American University Washington College of Law, Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic, Student Attorney, 2002
      • IRS, Law Clerk, 2001
      • U.S. Senate Democratic Steering & Coordination Cmte., Legal Intern, 2000

Pro Bono Activities:

  • Ursuline Academy Foundation (Co-founder and Legal Council)

Ancillary Businesses:

  • Tax Preparation

Fraternities/Sororities:

  • Phi Alpha Delta