Nora K. Baker is an associate attorney at Peck Ritchey, LLC. Nora focuses on estate planning and business law and also practices tax law in the areas of gift and estate taxation.

  • Nora drafts many types of trusts for clients including: life insurance trusts, special needs trusts for disabled persons, grantor retained annuity trusts, qualified personal residence trusts, charitable lead trusts, and charitable remainder trusts.
  • Nora provides services for businesses including: choosing the proper corporate entity; formation of the corporate entity; drafting partnership agreements, operating agreements, and corporate shareholder agreements and bylaws; buying and selling business; purchasing and leasing assets and real property in conjunction businesses; negotiating, drafting, and executing business contracts; and planning as it relates to tax issues.
  • Nora provides asset protection services including: drafting asset protection trusts, spendthrift trusts, prenuptial trust, organizing limited liability entities, and drafting prenuptial agreements.
  • Nora provides estate administration services including:  preparation of gift and estate tax returns, preparation of fiduciary income tax returns, and general estate administration.

Practice Areas

  • Trust and Probate Litigation
  • Guardianship Litigation and Administration
  • Estate Administration
  • Fiduciary Defense Litigation
  • Estate Planning
  • Elder Law


  • Chicago-Kent College of Law Business Law Certificate
  • University of Missouri – Columbia BSBA – Finance & Banking: Commercial Real Estate

Bar Admission

  • Illinois

Professional Associations

  • Chicago Bar Association
    • Probate Practice Committee
    • Trust Law Practice Committee
    • Real Estate Committee
  • Young Lawyers Section
    • Estate Planning Committee
    • Women in the Law Committee
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association