Jeffrey J. Kroll joined Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard P.C. in February 2013, after representing injured victims of negligence for more than two decades. Mr. Kroll has taken several cases to verdict throughout the country in the areas of trucking accidents, products liability, medical malpractice and transportation negligence. During his career, Mr. Kroll has obtained verdicts or negotiated settlements on over 75 occasions where the results have exceeded $1 million including four cases that exceeded $10 million.
Mr. Kroll is recognized within the legal community and belongs to many state and national bar associations, holding leadership positions in several of these organizations. He has lectured on more than 140 occasions throughout the country on personal injury and wrongful death matters and has had more than 75 articles published in legal journals on topics such as strategic jury selection, maximizing an injured client’s recovery, successfully handling wrongful death cases and preparing and cross-examining expert witnesses.
Mr. Kroll has been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America since 2011 in the field of personal injury. In 2002, Mr. Kroll was selected by the National Law Journal as one of the Top 40 attorneys in America under the age of 40, and was the only personal injury lawyer from the Midwest selected. He is AV Peer Reviewed Rated, Martindale-Hubbell’s highest peer recognition for ethical standards and legal ability, and has been selected by his peers as a “Leading Lawyer.” Mr. Kroll has also been named to Illinois “Super Lawyers” list since 2005. Additionally, Mr. Kroll has been named one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Illinois by the American Trial Lawyers Association for seven consecutive years. He is also an elected member of DePaul University Board of Trustees.
Mr. Kroll has been interviewed in countless media segments and publications such as WBBM-AM 780, CBS 2 Chicago, ABC 7 Chicago, the Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times and National Law Journal. Mr. Kroll has taught Trial Advocacy and Medical Malpractice Law at his alma mater, DePaul University and Trial Advocacy at Northwestern Law School. He has also taught a Deposition Practicum Course at John Marshall Law School. Most recently, Mr. Kroll was the only Illinois attorney to be published in the Anatomy of a Personal Injury Lawsuit, 4th Edition, recently released by Trial Guides and the American Association for Justice. He also served as the editor and author for the IICLE “Proving Fault in Auto Accident Cases” 2014 edition.
Mr. Kroll graduated from DePaul University College of Law and received his undergraduate business degrees from DePaul in Finance and Economics in 1987.
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