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Jerry David Bischoff

Jerry David Bischoff

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, Personal Injury, Civil Rights

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1986

  1. Criminal Defense: 50%
  2. Civil Rights: 25%
  3. Personal Injury: 25%
    21 years



Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

4 total 

  • Joshua Sachs

    I have worked with Jerry Bischoff on federal criminal matters several times over the last few years. He is experienced and knowledgeable in the highly specialized world of federal criminal defense. His clients receive a thorough, well-prepared and vigorous defense.


    Joshua Sachs Appeals Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • John S. Sawin

    I endorse this lawyer. Jerry is an outstanding trial lawyer with a long track record of ethical and effective advocacy for his clients in both state and federal court.


    John Sawin Defective and Dangerous Products Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

35 E Wacker Drive, Suite 650
Chicago, IL, 60601-2119

35 E. Wacker Drive, Suite 650
Chicago, IL, 60601




ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law198708/17/2015
WISuspended Cle198603/16/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
N/ALaw Office of Jerry Bischoff1994 - Present
Assistant State's AttorneyCook County State's Attorney's Office1987 - 1993


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Federal Bar Association (Chicago Chapter)N/A2010 - Present
Federal Trial BarN/AN/A
Federal Defender's Program - Panel AttorneyN/AN/A
Illinois State Appellate Defender - Panel AttorneyN/AN/A
Writer's Guild of AmericaN/AN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Wubs v. Sumitomo Rubber Inc.$4,000,000 settlement
Li vs. Barbaro Construction Co.settled for $2,500,000
Jefferies et. al. v. CHASettled for $1,200,000

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Publication NameTitleDate
"For the People"For the People1996


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University Of WisconsinLawJD - Juris Doctor1986
University of WisconsinJournalismBachelor of Arts1981

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
US v. Lazcano-LeonSeventh Circuit Oral Argument2015
MentorCLECivil Rights Suits Against Police2011