Richard M. Colombik

Richard M. Colombik & Associates, PC Attorney | Accountant | Dual Practitioner


1000 E. Woodfield Road Suite 223 Schaumburg, IL 60173 United States


Phone: (630) 250-5700 Fax: (847) 908-8136 Website:

Practice Areas

Estate Planning/Wills
Probate & Trust
Tax-State & Local

Biographical Info

Richard M. Colombik, born Chicago, Illinois, July 16, 1953; Certified Public Accountant 1977, Illinois; Admitted to bar 1980, Illinois; Illinois Supreme Court, 1980; United States Tax Court, 1981; Northern Federal District Court of Illinois, 1980; United States Supreme Court, 1995. Preparatory education, University of Colorado (B.S., 1975), Beta Alpha Psi, Accounting Honor Society; Legal education, John Marshall Law School (J.D., 1980) (cum laude). Gavel Society, Order of John Marshall, National Taxation Moot Court Finals. Fraternities: Delta Sigma Pi, Professional Business Fraternity, 1980. Treasurer: Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity. Member: Illinois State Bar Association, Federal Income Tax Committee, 1991-94; Federal Tax Section Council (Chairman, 1996); Business Advice and Financial Planning Section Committee, 2004; 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 Illinois Certified Public Accountants Society; Illinois Chapter of American Association of Attorney-Certified Public Accountants (Vice President, 1996); Northwest Suburban Bar Association (Vice President), Probate, Estate & Tax Committee, 1990; Chairman, 1988-90; Northwestern Suburban Bar Association Board of Governors, 1990-93; Governor North Suburban Bar Association, 1993; American Bar Association, Committee on Important Tax Developments, 1980, Vice Chair of Taxation Committee in the General Practice Section, 1996; Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education. Author: Chapter 14 & Buy-Sell Agreements/Asset Protection, 2007, American College CLU-ChFC, 1992; Illinois State Bar Association Federal Tax Updates, 1990-96; Northwest Suburban Bar Association, “Newsbriefs Column on Tax Developments 1989-97;” Editor, “Captive Insurance Companies-Current Tax Developments,” 1989-90; Editor, Federal Income Tax Planning, Life Insurance Company Taxation-Phase III, Taxes, IASA, June 1981 Seminar; Synopsis of Developments in Taxation, ABA Taxation Committee, 1980; Important Developments in Taxation, ABA Taxation Committee, 1980; 1989, Chicago Sun Times, “Your Money Column”; Chicago Tribune, Ask an Expert Column, Real Estate Quesons and Answers, Income Tax Information; Kansas City Herald-Sports Communication Agency, 1986; Wall Street Journal, Sports Communication Agency, 1987, 1988; Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education; Liaison to District Director, Internal Revenue Service; Buy, Sell Agreements in Estate Plans, 1990; WCBR, 92.7 FM Host 1993-94, Talk Show, Lawyer Line, Channel 6 guest appearance Within the Law, Talking to The Boss, IRS Authority Limited by Bankruptcy Court, 1993, Asset Protection Planning, August 1994, Chicago Life Magazine. Lecturer: Asset Protection before the Du Page County Bar, Offshore Insurance Companies, Illinois CPA Society, 2003; Limited Liability Companies, National Business Institute, 2003.