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Paul Anthony Coghlan

Workers compensation Attorney at Lombard, IL

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  • Licensed for 32 years
    State IL
    Acquired 1991
    Status
    Active and Authorized to Practice Law No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

About Paul

Learn Paul’s areas of practice.

4
Practice areas
  1. Workers compensation
    75%

    33 years, 1,500 cases

  2. Litigation
    15%

    33 years, 250 cases

  3. Employment and labor
    5%

    6 years, 1 case

  4. Personal injury
    5%

    33 years, 100 cases

Location

Paul A. Coghlan & Associates PC
55 W. 22nd Street
Suite 230A
Lombard, IL, 60148

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Cost

Rates
  • Free Consultation 60 minutes
  • Hourly Rates $ 225-550 per hour
  • Contingency 20%-45%

Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Principal
  • Chilton Yambert Porter & Coghlan
  • 1998 - 2003
  • Partner
  • Stevenson Rusin & Friedman, Ltd.
  • 1992 - 1998
  • Attorney
  • Jobin & Flynn (Travelers Litigation Department)
  • 1991 - 1992
  • 1st Lt
  • United State Air Force
  • 1986 - 1994
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Education

  • DePaul University College of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1991
  • University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1986

Sample of Legal Cases

  • USF Holland, Inc. vs Industrial Comm'n., 357 Ill.App.3d 798, 293 Ill.Dec 885, 829 N.E.2d 810 (1st Dist 2005)
  • Obtained a reversal of penalties awarded by Commission and Court outlined areas where employers actions are to be considered objectively reasonable and not subject to penalties.
  • Emery Worldwide Freight Corp. vs Snell, 288 Ill.App.3d 808, 224 Ill.Dec 343, 681 N.E.2d 658 (1st Dist 1997)
  • Obtained a reversal of dismissal of declaratory judgment action by trial court - estabiished that the circuit court not the commission has primary jurisdiction over interpretation of settlement agreements.

Associations

  • Workers’ Compensation Lawyers Association
  • N/A

Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Illinois SuperLawyer - Workers' Compensation
  • Thomsen Reuters
  • 2024
  • Illinois SuperLawyer - Workers' Compensation
  • Thomsen Reuters
  • 2023
  • Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2014
  • Honorable Discharge
  • United States Air Force
  • 1994
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Publications

  • Chicago Daily Law Bulletin (2/24/2016)
  • Workers’ comp award put on hold while on appeal
  • 2016
  • Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
  • When Freight Trains Barrel Down Partnership Track
  • 2005

Speaking Engagements

Attorney endorsements

Received (8)
Given (19)
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Workers compensation Attorney | Jun 14
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"Having litigated matters against Paul, I can honestly say that he is a fierce advocate for his clients. I endorse this lawyer."
Workers compensation Attorney | Jun 01
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Mr. Coglan is well-regarded by his clients and by lawyers within the community. He also participates in providing sage advice on the Avvo website."
Workers compensation Attorney | Mar 06
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. Mr Coghlan is entirely dedicated to the success of his Client's case. He is tenacious and thorough. He has my highest recommendation."
Workers compensation Attorney | Jan 29
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"Paul is always fair and prepared to do business- no wasted time or delays. It is a pleasure to work with him."
Personal injury Attorney | Dec 20
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I wholeheartedly endorse this lawyer. A brilliant, trustworthy and highly respected attorney in the legal community."
Workers compensation Attorney | Jun 28
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Outstanding lawyer of the highest caliber."
Workers compensation Attorney | Dec 02
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Paul is a fierce advocate for his clients."
Workers compensation Attorney | Aug 09
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. Paul is tenacious."
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Lombard Workers compensation Lawyer Paul Anthony Coghlan
Paul Anthony Coghlan
Workers compensation Attorney
Lombard, IL
Licensed for 32 years
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