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James F. Mccluskey

James F. Mccluskey

also known as Jim Mccluskey

Practice areas:

Litigation, Personal Injury, Environmental and Natural Resources

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About Me

I compete in Iron Man Triathlons and in 2008 I climbed Mount Kilimanjaro-Tanzania.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 1979

  1. Litigation: 80%
    31 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. Environmental and Natural Resources: 10%
  3. Personal Injury: 10%
    31 years, 1 thousand cases


Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

6 total 

  • Edward X. Clinton

    I worked closely with Jim McCluskey on a large and highly complex commercial litigation matter. Jim is hard working, fearless and is a person of integrity. Jim is client-focused in that he works hard to get results efficiently for his clients. Jim has excellent trial skills and experience and he enjoys trying cases. He is fine person, a hard-working lawyer. His clients are lucky to have him as their lawyer. I endorse him.


    Edward Clinton Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse James. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Momkus McCluskey LLC

1001 Warrenville Road
Suite 500
Lisle, IL, 60532



ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law197908/17/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Illinois Super LawyerChicago Magazine2010
AV Rated 1999--2010Martindale-Hubbell2010
Illinois Super LawyerChicago Magazine2008
Lawyer of the YearDuPage County Bar Association2008
Illinois Super LawyerChicago Magazine2007
Ralph Gabric AwardDuPage County Bar Association2005

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerMomkus McCluskeyLLC1991 - Present
AssociateClausen Miller1988 - 1991
AssociateWylie Wheaton & Associates1986 - 1988
AssociateHubbard Hubbard O'Brien & Hall1981 - 1986
AssociateTamillow Barnes and Horan1980 - 1981


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Illinois State Bar AssociationBoard of Governors2009 - Present
DuPage County Bar AssociationGeneral counsel2008 - 2009
DuPage County Bar AssociationChairman Civil Law and Practice2006 - 2007
DuPage County Bar AssociationTreasurer2002 - 2004
DuPage County Bar AssociationPast President2001 - 2002
DuPage County Bar AssociationMember1986 - Present
Kane County Bar AssociationMember1986 - Present
Illinois State Bar AssociationMember1979 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Shekar v. Zielinski --Quality Surface Mountverdict in favor of defendant zielinski
Watts v ParilloVerdict entered in Favor of trustee

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Publication NameTitleDate
DuPage County Bar Journalbusiness litigation jan 20092009


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
John Marshall Law School, ChicagoFederal TaxationLL.M - Master of Laws1988
Northern Illinois University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1979
Elmhurst CollegeAccountingBS - Bachelor of Science1976

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Illinois State Bar AssociationJury Instuctions in Illinois2007