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Mitch is responsible for many of the day-to-day business functions of his firm’s paperless offices, where he has practiced since 1979. His organizational and communication skills – as well as his initiative and credibility – help Mitch excel during negotiations.  He is passionate about representing the injured worker's, and many members of organized labor.

Mitch leads the Workers' Compensation team and was recently named one of the Top 10 Workers' Compensation Lawyers in Illinois in a survey of his peers conducted by Leading Lawyers.

Mitch was born in Chicago and graduated from New Trier High School. He currently resides with his family in Evanston. Among the activities he enjoys in his spare time are golf and fishing.


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Practice Areas


  1. Workers Compensation: 100%
    36 years, 2 thousand cases



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Contact Info

Horwitz Horwitz & Associates

1403 Essington Road
Suite 200
Joliet, IL, 60435

Horwitz Horwitz & Associates

25 East Washington Street Suite 900
Chicago, IL, 60602



ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law197908/17/2015
FLMembership Lapsed198009/08/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2013
Top 10 Workers' Compensation LawyerIllinois Leading Lawyer Network2013
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2012
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2011
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2010
Super LawyerSuper Lawyer Magazine2009
Super LawyerSuper Lawyer Magazine2008
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerHorwitz Horwitz & Associates1979 - 2013
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Illinois Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Worker's Compensation AssociationMemberN/A
Illinois State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Robert Hartweck vs. Sjostrom & SonsPersonal assistant awarded to blind person
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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
John Marshall Law School, ChicagoLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Labor union meetingsHundreds of labor organization meetingsN/A