Jennifer Miller, J.D., LL.M.

Chief Development Officer, Financial Development

Since 2004, Jen has worked at The Chicago Lighthouse, where she fundraises for all of The Lighthouse’s programs and services as well as for special projects and campaigns.  Jen works with individuals, including those who are interested in supporting our programs now, as well as with donors who are interested in remembering The Lighthouse in their estate plans. Jen also oversees all pending estates and trusts where The Lighthouse has been named a beneficiary.  In addition, Jen oversees all foundation and corporate grants and new funding initiatives.

Previously, she worked for two law firms as an attorney, where she focused on estate planning, estate administration and tax law. Jen holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Rochester, a Master of Arts from the University of South Dakota, a Juris Doctor from Washburn University School of Law, and a Master of Laws from University of Missouri–Kansas City School of Law. Jen has also taught numerous classes, including literature, writing, and legal writing, at colleges and law schools in and around Chicago.  Her mother taught children with visual impairments for more than twenty years in Connecticut.

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