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David Joseph Kupets

David Joseph Kupets

Practice areas:

Car Accidents, Wrongful Death, Personal Injury, Civil Rights, Slip and Fall Accident… more 

About Me

Languages Spoken: Spanish

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1990

  1. Wrongful Death: 25%
    25 years
  2. Car Accidents: 25%
    25 years
  3. Personal Injury: 20%
    25 years
  4. Civil Rights: 15%
    20 years
  5. Other: 15%
  6. More 



Contingent (33-40%)

Attorney Endorsements

9 total 

  • Daniel S. Kirschner

    I endorse this lawyer's work and have no reservations about his competency, character or fitness. He is an excelleent advocate who respresents his clients with the highest level of professionalism.


    Daniel Kirschner Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Jon C. Walker

    Dave Kupets is an exceptional attorney. He is a fierce advocate for the injured with a proven track record. His expertise in personal injury, automobile accidents, medical malpractice, products liability and premises liability is second to none. I am proud to endorse Mr. Kupets.


    Jon Walker Workers Compensation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

77 W. Washington St
20th Floor
Chicago, IL, 60601-2513


ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law199005/14/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top 100 Trial Lawyers 2007- presentAmerican Trial Lawyers Association (ATLA)2007
Super Lawyer 2005-presentChicago Magazine2005
President's AwardIllinois Trial Lawyers Association2004
AV Rating 1998 -presentMartindale-Hubbell1998
Million Dollar AdvocacyMillion Dollar Advocates Forum1998

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerKupets & DeCaro Law Offices1990 - Present

Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Trial Lawyers AssociationN/A2007 - Present
Vermilion County Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
Adams County Bar AssociationMember2004 - Present
Illinois Trial Lawyers AssociationMembe rand former Board of Managers1990 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember1990 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Brooks v ICX et alCase settled during trial -$3.7 million
Krall v City of DesPlainesJury Verdict $5.2 Million
Kite & Anderson v Hills Dept StoreTrial-Jury Verdict $2.39 million

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Publication NameTitleDate
National Business Institute SeminarPersonal Injury Settlements In Illinois2004

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
The John Marshall Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1988
Edison CollegeMathmaticsBA in MathematicsN/A

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Illinois Trial Lawyers AssociationERISA Liens2010
Illinois Trial Lawyers AssociationBad Faith Demands Against Insurance Co.2008
DePaul Litigation Lab.Mock Trial Lab2008
Illinois Trial Lawyers AssociationLiens & Settlements2007
Illinois Trial Lawyers AssociationMedicare2006