Working The Puzzle From All The Angles

Demetrius J. Karos

Demetrius J. Karos



My experience in accounting, tax and law gives me a unique perspective when working with individuals and small business owners not only want proper legal representation or advice, but also want to know the cost or savings when it comes to income or estate taxes.

Practice Areas

  • Estate Planning
  • Wills and Trust Administration
  • Tax Research and Planning
  • Federal and State Tax Controversy

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 1989
  • U.S. Tax Court, 1989
  • U.S. District Court, 1989
  • Michigan, 2023


  • The John Marshall Law School, Chicago, Illinois
    • J.D. - 1989
  • De Paul University, Chicago, Illinois
    • M.S.T. - 1986
    • Major: Taxation
  • Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana
    • B.S. - 1981
    • Major: Accounting

Specialties and Certifications

  • Certified Public Accountant, Illinois State Board of Accountancy, 1982

Professional Associations

  • American Society of Tax Problem Solvers (ASTPS)

Past Positions

  • Horseshoe Gaming Holding Corp, VP - Taxes, 2000 to 2004
  • Applied Systems, Inc., VP & Corporate Counsel, 1993 to 2000

Ancillary Services

  • Tax Preparation and Compliance