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 Jennifer L. Ashley joined Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard P.C. in March of 2012 and was named a partner in 2014. She concentrates her practice in the areas of automobile accidents, personal injury, wrongful death and products liability. In the last year and a half, Ms. Ashley has secured over $11.5 million on behalf of her clients, including more than $6.5 million for clients injured by metal hip implants.


 


In 2015, Ms. Ashley was named to the Law Bulletin Publishing Company’s Leading Lawyers from a survey of legal peers, given to less than five percent of all lawyers licensed to practice in Illinois. 


 


Prior to joining Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard P.C., Ms. Ashley was an associate at an insurance firm. She successfully tried over 100 cases to verdict before a jury, and has been published in the Cook County Jury Verdict Reporter over 70 times for successful verdicts in personal injury cases.  Ms. Ashley has negotiated and settled hundreds of cases throughout her career. Ms. Ashley regularly serves as an arbitrator in both Cook and Lake Counties. She also coached the Chicago-Kent College of Law Trial Team for competition in mock trials at national trial competitions.


 


Ms. Ashley received her law degree from Chicago-Kent College of Law. At Chicago-Kent, she received CALI Awards for the highest grade in three classes. She also served as a Teaching Assistant for the professor of Criminal Law. During law school, Ms. Ashley completed an externship at the Office of the Cook County Public Defender – Felony Trial Division.


 


Additional credentials include memberships in the Lake County Bar Association, Illinois State Bar Association, Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, American Association for Justice and the American Bar Association.

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Personal Injury: 45%
    17 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. Car Accident: 30%
    17 years, 3 thousand cases
  3. Litigation: 25%
    17 years, 4 thousand cases

Payment

Fees:

Contingent (33%), Retainer (never), Free consultation (20 minutes)

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  • Nikole Kathleen Bryson

    I am extremely lucky to be able to call Jennifer Ashley my co-worker and mentor. She is an exceptional attorney. Not only is Jennifer honest, hard-working, dedicated and driven, she is an excellent advocate for her clients. She continues to go above and beyond to make sure her clients receive the best possible outcome. I would recommend Jennifer to anyone looking for a professional and dependable personal injury attorney with many years of experience.

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    Nikole Bryson Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact info

Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard, P.C.

218 N. Martin Luther King Jr. Ave.
Waukegan, IL, 60085

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law199908/10/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2016
Illinois Super LawyerIllinois Super Lawyers2016
Leading LawyerLaw Bulletin Publishing Company2015
CALI Excellence awards- highest grade in Criminal Law IIChicago Kent1999
CALI award for highest grade in Criminal ProcedureChicago Kent1999
CALI award - highest grade in Capital Punishment SeminarChicago Kent1999
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerSalvi, Schostok & Pritchard P.C.2013 - Present
Senior AssociateSalvi, Schostok & Pritchard P.C.2012 - 2013
AssociateParillo, Weiss, & O'Halloran2000 - 2012
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Cook and Lake CountiesArbitrator2006 - Present
Chicago Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Illinois State Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Illinois Trial Lawyers AssociationN/AN/A
American Association for JusticeN/AN/A
American Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Kent College of Law Trial TeamCoach2008 - 2009
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Debra and Chris Rostan v. Jeremy Sierra$140,000
Stephen Placeway v. Emily NIstad$63,000
Brenna Coleman v. DeWitt$1,000,000 settlement
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
www.ozy.comA Device for Texting and Driving. Hooray?2015
Institute of Continuing Legal Education (Illinois)The Power of Demonstrative Aids2014
Crain's PublicationChicago Business2014
Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal EducationImpeachment: A Basic and Effective Trial Tool2013
Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal EducationCross-Examining an Expert Witness2013
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Chicago-Kent College of Law Illinois Institute of TechnologyLawJD - Juris Doctor1999
Western Illinois UniversityN/ABS - Bachelor of Science1995
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Illinois Trial Lawyers Association SeminarEthical Considerations with Client Relationships2015
Cook & Lake CountiesArbitrator2015
Cook and Lake CountiesArbitrator2014
CBS NewsSocial Media Helps Track Down Driver in Fatal Hit and Run2014
Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal EducationAnatomy of a Motor Vehicle Crash Case: Insurance Coverage2013
Cook and Lake CountiesArbitrator2013
CBS evening newsStryker hip Rejuvenate and ABG II Recall lawsuits2013
American Mock Trial Association - JudgeNational Collegiate Mock Trial National Tournament2013
American Association for JusticeStryker Litigation2013
Cook and Lake CountiesArbitrator2012
Cook and Lake CountiesArbitrator2011
Cook and Lake CountiesArbitrator2010
Mock Trial Competition - JudgeNational Law School Mock Trial Competition2009
Cook and Lake CountiesArbitrator2009
Mock trial competition - JudgeNational Law School mock trial competition2008
Cook and Lake CountiesArbitrator2008
Cook and Lake CountiesArbitrator2007
Cook and Lake CountiesArbitrator2006