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James P. Marsh

James P. Marsh

also known as Jim Marsh

Practice areas:

Casualty Defense, Insurance, Appeals, Ethics & Professional Responsibility

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About Me

James P. Marsh , B.A. 1983 Eastern Illinois University and J.D. 1988 John Marshall Law School. Prior to joining the Firm in 1997, Jim practiced at a large Chicago-based litigation firm. Jim's practice concentrates in the areas of casualty defense, municipal liability, insurance coverage, appellate, and professional liability defense litigation. For several years, he authored a bi-monthly column on legal issues for the trade publication, Appliance, a magazine with a worldwide circulation of 35,000. Jim also co-authored the Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education chapter on fire and explosion liability in its Premises Liability edition. His experience and achievements include:

  • Litigation, arbitration and mediation of disputes involving commercial, municipal, construction, product liability, professional negligence, and personal injury in state and federal courts

  • Trial of numerous jury and bench cases in state courts throughout Illinois

  • Representation of clients in appeals in state and federal appellate courts, including presentation of oral argument and obtaining published opinions in several cases

  • Presentation of numerous seminars for professional associations and firm clients on various issues

Jim is a member of the Defense Research Institute, illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel, and the DuPage County Bar Association, and is the former (2001-02) Editor the DCBA Brief.



Practice Areas

Licensed since 1988

  1. Ethics & Professional Responsibility: 25%
  2. Appeals: 25%
  3. Insurance: 25%
  4. Casualty Defense: 25%

Attorney Endorsements

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  • Steven B. Ekker

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Contact Info

Momkus, McCluskey, LLC

1001 Warrenville Road
Suite 500
Lisle, IL, 60532



ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law198808/17/2015

Professional Misconduct

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Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
MemberMomkus, McCluskey, LLC1997 - Present


Association NamePosition NameDuration
DCBA BriefEditor2002 - 2003
DuPage County Bar AssociationMember1997 - Present
Defense Research InstituteMemberN/A


Publication NameTitleDate
Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal EducationFire and Explosion Liability in its Premises Liability Edition2010
Trade PublicationBi-Monthly Column on Legal IssuesN/A


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
John Marshall Law School, ChicagoLawJD - Juris Doctor1988
Eastern Illinois UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1983