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Practice areas


  1. Medical Malpractice: 25%
    39 years, 65 cases
  2. Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect: 25%
    39 years, 55 cases
  3. Mediation: 10%
    39 years, 30 cases
  4. Trucking Accident: 10%
    39 years, 45 cases
  5. Other: 35%
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Hourly ($250-375/hour), contingent (25-45%)

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  • Michael Alan Johnson

    I endorse this lawyer. I have the utmost confidence in Bob and would have no hesitation sending any of my clients his way. His passion and integrity are without match. Bob truly cares about his clients and fights for them no matter how difficult the situation may be.


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Kreisman Law Offices

55 West Monroe Street, Suite 3700
Chicago, IL, 60603-5066

Kreisman Law Offices

Chicago, IL, 60603

Suite 3700
55 West Monroe St
Chicago, IL, 60603-5011

Kreisman Law Offices

55 West Monroe Street
Suite 3700
Chicago, IL, 60603



MOGood Standing, Active197601/08/2013
ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law197611/12/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super Lawyer IllinoisSuper Lawyers2016
DiplomateAmerican Association for Justice2006
President's ClubAmerican Association for Justice2003
AV rated-highest ratingMartindale-Hubbell1985
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerKreisman Law Offices1979 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Association for JusticeChair Professional Negligence Section2015 - 2016
Administration of Justice SubcommitteeChair2014 - Present
Luminarts Cultural Foundation at the Union League Club of ChicagoBoard of Directors2011 - Present
Democratic Party of EvanstonBoard Member2009 - 2012
President's ClubAmerican Association of Justice2006 - Present
Decalogue Society of LawyersN/A2000 - Present
Illinois Trial Lawyers AssociationN/A1991 - Present
Union League Club of ChicagoBoard of Directors 2011-20141985 - Present
Bar Association of Metropolitan St. LouisMember1976 - Present
Missouri BarMember1976 - Present
Chicago Bar AssociationN/A1976 - Present
Illinois State Bar AssociationN/A1976 - Present
American Bar AssociationN/A1976 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Below knee amputationJury verdict for client
Smith v. South Suburban Hospital, et al.Settlement; $2.1 million
AustinSettlement; $6 million
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Publication nameTitleDate
ED Legal LetterQuestions & Answers for Emergency Medicine2014
Illinois Bar JournalHospital Liens Do Not Qualify for Common Fund Doctrine2012
Robert D. Kreisman websiteImaging-Related Malpractice: View from a Plaintiff’s Attorney2010
Trial Journal (ITLA)Where's the Surprise? For Practice or for Keeps2009
American Association for Justice (AAJ)Case Themes With Impact: "It's A Great Time To Fly"2006
Association of Trial Lawyers of AmericaIt's a Great Time Fly: Case Themes With an Impact2006
Illinois Bar JournalThe UCC Judicial Admissions Exception to the Statute of FraudsN/A
Association of Trial Lawyers of AmericaJury Selection: Who Choose whom?N/A
Trial Journal (ITLA)Out of Order: The Unpredicted Story OrderN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Northwestern UniversityMediationCertificate2013
DePaul University College of LawMasters in Tax LawLL.M - Master of Laws1981
John Marshall Law School, ChicagoLawJD - Juris Doctor1976
University of MissouriPolitical science and American historyBA - Bachelor of Arts1972
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Michigan Trial Lawyers AssociationHandling Jury Trials in Medical Malpractice2010
Mega CollegeTrial Preparation and Focus Groups2010
Case WorkshopTrial preparation2009
Case WorkshopTrial Preparation and Focus Groups2008
Case WorkshopTrial preparation2007
Annual Trial Lawyer's SeminarMedical Malpractice2007
Essentials CollegeJury trial preparation from Jury Selection to Closing2004
Teleconference talk to trial lawyersJurors' Response After 9112001
The Ins and Outs of DepositionsDeposition CollegeN/A