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Robert Allen Shipley

Robert Allen Shipley

Practice areas:

Construction & Development, Business, Insurance, Personal Injury

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About Me


  • AV Rated - Martindale Hubbell

  • 2010 Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers - Martindale Hubbell

  • 2011 Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers - Martindale Hubbell

  • 2012 Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers - Martindale Hubbell

  • 2013 Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers - Martindale Hubbell

  • 2014 Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers - Martindale Hubbell

  • American Society of Legal Advocates

  • Illinois Association of Healthcare Attorneys

  • Best's Directory of Recommended Insurance Attorneys

  • United Who's Who Lifetime Member


 


Areas of Practice


 


Trial Attorney concentrating in complex commercial, construction, insurance, professional liability and tort litigation. In excess of 100 cases to verdict and successfully argued cases in the Illinois Appellate Court.


 


Personal Interests


 


Music, Running, Sports, Reading, Teaching, Playing Violin and Piano


 


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1979

  1. Construction & Development: 50%
    36 years
  2. Insurance: 20%
    36 years
  3. Business: 20%
    36 years
  4. Personal Injury: 10%
    36 years

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($300/hour), Contingent (33-40%), Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

7 total 

  • Hovanes Margarian

    I endorse this lawyer.

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    Hovanes Margarian Consumer Protection Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Christian K. Lassen II

    Top-notch attorney. Highly respected in the legal community.

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    Christian Lassen Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Shipley Law Group, Ltd.

135 South LaSalle Street
Suite 2100
Chicago, IL, 60603

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law197905/14/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Bar Register of Preeminent LawyersMartindale-Hubbell2014
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Bar Register of Preeminent LawyersMartindale-Hubbell2013
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
Bar Register of Preeminent LawyersMartindale-Hubbell2012
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
Bar Register of Preeminent LawyersMartindale-Hubbell2011
Bar Register of Preeminent LawyersMartindale-Hubbell2010
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2009
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2008
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2007

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
President/PartnerShipley Law Group, Ltd.2003 - Present
PartnerFranklin & Shipley, Ltd.1999 - 2003
President/PartnerShipley & Associates, Ltd.1994 - 1999
President/PartnerShipley & Wilner Ltd.1989 - 1994
AssociateBaskin Server Berke & Weinstein1983 - 1989

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Society of Legal AdvocatesN/A2014 - Present
Illinois Association of Healthcare AttorneysN/A2014 - Present
American Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Illinois State Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Chicago Bar AssociationN/AN/A
IDCN/AN/A
Defense Research InstituteN/AN/A

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Emco Metalworks, Inc. v. Schaefges Brothers, Inc.Jury Verdict In Favor of Schaefges Brothers, Inc. for Damages Arising from Breach of Contract. The Award was $1, 141,534.96.
Rivera v. Tompkins, et. al.$630,000 Settlement
Wood v. CTA and FHP Tectronics, Inc.1.2 Million Dollar Settlement

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Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
EZ Safety SchoolOSHA 10 Hour Construction SafetyCertificate2014
Northern Illinois University College of LawLawJD1978
University of IllinoisHistoryB.A.1975
DePaul University Center for Dispute ResolutionDispute ResolutionCertificateN/A