Benetta P. Jenson



Benetta Jenson is a Managing Director at J.P. Morgan, where she assists clients with the development of comprehensive, generational wealth transfer planning strategies.  She was previously a partner in the Private Client group of McDermott Will & Emery LLP.  She is a member of the Estate and Gift Tax, International Tax Planning (former Vice-Chair), Continuing Legal Education and Community Outreach Committees of the Real Property, Trust & Estate Law Section of the American Bar Association.  She also is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association, the Federal Taxation and Trust Law (Vice Chair 2011-2012) Committees of the Chicago Bar Association, and the Chicago Estate Planning Council.  In addition, Ms. Jenson is a founding officer and Co-Chair of the Chicago Branch of the international organization, Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP), and serves as Secretary of the Executive Board of STEP USA.  She also serves as faculty for various courses at the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education (IICLE).  Ms. Jenson earned her J.D. from Loyola University Chicago School of Law and her Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Wisconsin at Madison.

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