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About me

With more than 22 years of experience as a litigator, I have recovered millions for my clients throughtout Illinois and the Chicago area. 


If you have suffered an injury or loss, you need aggressive, fair representation from a lawyer who understands the difficulties you and your family are experiencing.   You need someone with a proven record, who can get results for you.  The insurance company may spend enormous amounts of resources to defeat or minimize your claim.  We will stand up to them and fight for you.


Remember, you should not speak to an insurance company investigator before you speak to a lawyer.  You may need to take steps to preserve evidence or obtain witness statements.  You may also need to place parties on notice of your claim, retain a consultant to investigate a loss scene or seek advice about obtaining appropriate medical treatment.  We are here for you, and we will carefully prepare your case and be ready for trial when necessary.


When it's important to you or your family, don't take chances.  We can help allocate the responsibiulity for the harm onto the responsible party - and their insurance company.  Give me a call and receive a free, no obligation consultation.  Let's get started today.


- John Malm 

Accepting wrongful death and serious injury cases due to automobile accidents, premises liability, medical malpractice, sports injuries and nursing home abuse.


Languages spoken: Spanish, English

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Practice areas


  1. Car Accidents: 30%
  2. Medical Malpractice: 20%
  3. Slip and Fall Accident: 20%
  4. Defective and Dangerous Products: 20%
  5. Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect: 10%



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

Attorney endorsements

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  • Emily L. Fitch

    I endorse this lawyer. I worked for John for nearly two years as a law clerk, and have only positive things to say. :)


    Emily Fitch Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Worked for lawyer

  • Craig Steven Mielke

    I endorse this lawyer. John is one of the best.


    Craig Mielke Workers Compensation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Law Offices of John J. Malm & Associates

A Professional Corporation
1730 Park St., Suite 201 (main office)
Naperville, IL, 60563-2689

Law Offices of John J. Malm & Associates

A Professional Corporation
22 W. Washington Street, Suite 1500 (Chicago office)
Chicago, IL, 60602-1607



ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law199311/12/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Ilinois Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2015
Illinois Super LawyersSuperLawyers2014
Articles Editor, Vaparaiso University Law ReviewValparaiso Univerity School of Law1992
Academic Honors (Honor Papers, Real Property and Legal Ethics)Valparaiso University School of Law1991
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerLaw Offices of John J. Malm, & Associates, P.C.2001 - Present
PartnerLaw Offices of Stime & Malm, P.C.1997 - 2001
AttorneyClausen Miller PC, Chicago, IL1992 - 1997
Association namePosition nameDuration
Kane County Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
Illinois Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2001 - Present
Illinois State Bar AssociationMember1997 - Present
DuPage County Bar AssociationMember1997 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Estate of Ann L. CuneoJudgment at trial; affirmed on appeal.
Nicholson v. State Farm InsuranceSummary judgment at trial; affirmed on appeal.
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Publication nameTitleDate
Chicago Injury Lawyer BlogIllinois Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Claims2011
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Valparaiso University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1993
Augustana College (Rock Island, IL)Business AdministrationBA - Bachelor of Arts1988
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Paralegal StudiesRequesting and Reviewing Medical Records and BIlls for Injury Litigation2014