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Languages spoken: English, Spanish, Serbian, Bosnian, Croatian, Serbo-Croatian

Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Car Accident: 50%
    11 years, 600 cases
  2. Wrongful Death: 25%
    11 years, 40 cases
  3. Slip and Fall: 10%
    11 years, 40 cases
  4. Trucking Accident: 10%
    11 years, 40 cases
  5. Motorcycle Accident: 5%
    11 years, 10 cases

Payment

Fees:

Contingent (20-33%)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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    I endorse this lawyer with no reservation. An extremely talented and well respected attorney in the legal community. Very hardworking and diligent. Consistently achieves superior results. Advice is always practical and on point. I recommend to anyone looking for an attorney who knows the law and truly cares about protecting the rights of clients and achieving the most favorable result possible. I endorse this lawyer.

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Contact info

McLane Kovacevic, LLC

715 Lake St., Suite 101
Addison, IL, 60101

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law200505/11/2016
CAActive200405/24/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 40 Under 40American Society of Legal Advocates2015
Top 40 Under 40 in IllinoisAmercian Society of Legal Advocates2014
Top Contributor AwardAvvo2014
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerMcLane Kovacevic, LLC2016 - Present
Partner - Personal Injury AttorneyBryant Gomez & Associates, LLC2013 - 2016
Personal Injury AttorneyHunt, Kaiser, Aranda & Subach, Ltd2006 - 2013
Personal Injury AttorneyHausmann McNally S.C.2005 - 2006
Litigation AttorneyLaw Offices of William C. Halsey2004 - 2005
Law ClerkLaw Offices of Robert Waller2003 - 2003
Legal InternCalifornia Innocence Project2002 - 2002
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh CircuitMember2011 - Present
United States District Court for the Northern District of IllinoisMember2007 - Present
State Bar of IllinoisMember2005 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember2004 - Present
Winnebago County Bar AssociationMember2006 - 2007
American Bar AssociationMember2006 - 2008
Illinois Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2006 - 2007
DuPage County Bar AssociationMember2004 - 2006
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Schroeder v. Bausch & Lomb$850,000.00
Ulloa v. Sunrise Electric$317,500.00
Bernard v. Milwaukee Insulation$250,000.00
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Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
California Western School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2003
California State University, FullertonCriminal JusticeBA - Bachelor of Arts2001
University of California - Santa BarbaraLaw & SocietyBA - Bachelor of Arts1997