Alena Jotkus has been an attorney with Deutsch, Levy & Engel since 2016. Alena’s practice areas include real estate, corporate and transactional matters, condemnation, and real estate tax. In her real estate practice, Alena represents individuals and small businesses in commercial and residential matters, including drafting and negotiating of purchase and sale contracts, and matters involving financing and leasing, tax-deferred exchanges, planning, zoning, and construction. Alena also represents commercial and residential clients on real estate tax appeals. In addition, Alena assists clients in the formation, maintenance, registration, and licensing of business entities, the preparation of shareholder and operating agreement, and provides her clients with advice on tax issues and corporate governance. Alena serves as an Assistant Attorney General representing state agencies in condemnation matters.
During law school, Alena was selected to serve as a judicial extern to the Honorable Justice Anne Burke of the Illinois Supreme Court.
The John Marshal Law School: J.D., December 2015
Dean’s List, Spring 2012 – Fall 2015
Recipient of Dean’s Scholarship
Recipient of Baim Scholarship
Loyola University Chicago: B.A., Criminal Justice and Social Work, Magna Cum Laude, 2007
Belarussian Institute of Jurisprudence, Minsk, Belarus, B.A. Equivalent, Legal Studies, November 1999
Illinois State Bar Association
Chicago Bar Association
Lake County Bar Association
Foreign Languages Spoken