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Languages spoken: Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Workers Compensation: 20%
  2. Insurance: 20%
  3. Defective and Dangerous Products: 20%
  4. Personal Injury: 20%
  5. Wrongful Death: 20%



Contingent (33-40%), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

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Contact info

Karno Mark L & Associates

1444 North Farnsworth Avenue Suite 105
Aurora, IL, 60505

Mark L. Karno & Associates

33 N. La Salle Street
Suite 3500
Chicago, IL, 60602



ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law198211/12/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super Lawyers 2009 2010 2011 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015Super Lawyers2009
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerMark L. Karno & Associates1994 - Present
AssociateRobert Schey & Associates1982 - 1994
Association namePosition nameDuration
Illinois Bar FoundationBoard of Directors2014 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2013 - Present
Illinois State Bar AssociationBoard of Governors2012 - Present
Illinois State Bar Association, General AssemblyMember2011 - Present
Illinois State Bar Association, Civil Practice and Procedure SectionPast Chairman2011 - 2012
Illinois State Bar Association, Insurance Law SectionPast Chairman2002 - 2003
Illinois State Bar Association, Tort Law Section CouncilMember1989 - Present
Decalogue Society of LawyersMemberN/A
American Association for JusticeMemberN/A
Illinois Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Walters v Walters, 238 Ill.App.3d 1086, 178 Ill.Dec. 176, 605 N.E.2d 432 (2d Dist., 1992)Affirmed in part reversed in part
Wilson v. Teloptic Cable Construction Co., 314 Ill.App.3d 107, 731 N.E.2d 899, 247 Ill.Dec. 126 (1st Dist., 5th Div.,2000)Affirmed
Ill. Founders Ins. Co. v. Guidish, 248 Ill. App.3d 116, 187 Ill. Dec. 845, 618 N.E.2d 436 (1st Dist., 4th Div., 1993)The Court affirmed in part, reversed in part, and remanded with directions.
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Chicago-Kent College of Law Illinois Institute of TechnologyLawJD - Juris Doctor1982
University of Illinois, Urbana-ChampaignFinanceOther - Bachelors1979
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Illinois State Bar Association, Tort Law Section Seminar "Don't Lien on Me"Medicare Liens2011