George T. DrostGeorge Drost concentrates in estate planning, corporate law, and international law. He is experienced in a variety of sophisticated estate planning and wealth transfer techniques, including revocable and irrevocable trusts, charitable gift planning, and tax qualified plan distributions. Mr. Drost has also been involved in establishing succession plans for several multi-million dollar corporate clients.
Mr. Drost received his A.B. from Augustana College in 1969 and his J.D. from DePaul University in 1972.
Mr. Drost worked for three years as an attorney for the Internal Revenue Service of the United States Treasury Department. He then was corporate counsel for a closely held company until 1985 when he founded Drost Kivlahan McMahon & O’Connor LLC.
Since 1989, Mr. Drost has been active in several initiatives to strengthen relations between the Czech Republic and United States including the American Friends of the Czech Republic Washington D.C. and the John Marshall School of Law Czech and Slovak Legal Exchange Program.
Mr. Drost resides in Arlington Heights with his wife, Beth. They have three grown children and twelve grandchildren and also serve as foster parents.
Board Member and former President, WorldChicago, Chicago, IL
Board Member, Presbyterian Homes, Evanston, IL
Ephraim Foundation Heritage Fund, Ephraim, Wisconsin
Member, Arlington Heights Plan Commission
Adjunct Professor, John Marshall Law School, Chicago, Illinois
Director, CoVest Banc (1987-2003)
Honorary Consul of the Czech Republic for Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin (2001-2006)
Czech and Slovak Museum and Library, Cedar Rapids, Iowa