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John Mennie

Personal injury Attorney at Waukegan, IL

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  • Licensed for 10 years
    State IL
    Acquired 2013
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About John

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John A. Mennie was named an associate at Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard P.C., in 2016 after working at the firm as a staff attorney since 2014. He concentrates his legal practice on catastrophic personal injury, medical malpractice, wrongful death and mass tort cases.

In his first trial with the firm, Mr. Mennie obtained a $1.6 million verdict in a wrongful death case, the highest recorded verdict in Stephenson County. In recognition for his outstanding work on the trial, Mr. Mennie was honored with a Trial Lawyer Excellence Award presented by the Jury Verdict Reporter, a division of Law Bulletin Publishing Company.

Mr. Mennie has also obtained a number of noteworthy verdicts and settlements, including an $18.5 million settlement on behalf of a child who suffered serious brain injury due to a delay in the diagnosis and treatment of meningitis.

Mr. Mennie has been named a Rising Star by Illinois Super Lawyers every year since 2017.

Mr. Mennie received his law degree from Western Michigan University’s Thomas M. Cooley Law School and his Bachelor’s degree in History from Queen’s University in Ontario, Canada. While in law school, Mr. Mennie served as a legal extern for the Office of the Washtenaw County Public Defender and clerked for a prominent plaintiff’s personal injury firm where he worked on a wide variety of cases including medical negligence, products liability, and whistleblower claims. His academic accomplishments include two awards for the highest grade in Federal Administrative and State Administrative Law.

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

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John Mennie
218 N. Martin Luther King Jr Avenue
Waukegan, IL, 60085

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  • Free Consultation 120 minutes
  • Contingency 33%-33%
Payment methods
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AVVO RATING 8.3 (Excellent)

Work Experience

  • Attorney
  • Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard, P.C.
  • 2013 - Present


  • Thomas M. Cooley Law School
  • Juris Doctor
  • 2012
  • Queens University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 2007

Sample of Legal Cases

  • BALL, et al., Plaintiff v. DOUSMAN TRANSPORT, et al., Defendants
  • Settlement: $4,500,000 (Record)
  • UNDISCLOSED, Plaintiff v. UNDISCLOSED, Defendant (Per Confidentiality Agreement)
  • Settlement: $10,000,000
  • UNDISCLOSED, Plaintiff v. UNDISCLOSED, Defendant (Per Confidentiality Agreement)
  • Settlement: $10,000,000
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  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Lake County Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • American Association for Justice
  • Member
  • N/A
  • City of Waukegan Chamber of Commerce
  • Member
  • N/A
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Rising Star - Illinois
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2021
  • Rising Star - Illinois
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2020
  • Rising Star - Illinois
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2019
  • Rising Star
  • Illinois Super Lawyers
  • 2018
  • Illinois Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2017
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Attorney endorsements

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Medical malpractice Attorney | Jan 17
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer."
Personal injury Attorney | May 27
Relationship: Other
"I endorse this lawyer. John is hard working and is an excellent advocate for his clients."
Litigation Attorney | Apr 30
Relationship: Co-worker
"John Mennie is an outstanding lawyer. He is a hard worker and has great relationships with our clients. John has been a great asset to our firm and a pleasure to work with. His work has been invaluable to my practice!"
Medical malpractice
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Waukegan Personal injury Lawyer John Mennie
John Mennie
Personal injury Attorney
Waukegan, IL
Licensed for 10 years
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