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Practice areas


  1. Medical Malpractice: 50%
    32 years
  2. Car Accident: 25%
    32 years
  3. Wrongful Death: 15%
    32 years
  4. Mediation: 5%
    15 years
  5. Nursing Home Abuse: 5%
    18 years



Hourly ($300-500/hour), contingent (25-40%)

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Contact info

7 S Second Ave
Saint Charles, IL, 60174-1921

7 S Second Ave
Saint Charles, IL, 60174-1921

Clancy Law Offices

7 South Second Avenue
Saint Charles, IL, 60174



WIGood Standing199803/24/2015
ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law199205/11/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
SuperLawyer- Top 100Chicago Magazine2010
Leading LawyerLaw Bulletin Publishing Company2010
SuperLawyerChicago Magazine2010
Leading LawyerLaw Bulletin Publishing Company2009
FellowAmerican College of Trial Lawyers2009
Super LawyerChicago Magazine2009
Leading LawyerLaw Bulletin Publishing Company2008
Super LawyerChicago Magazine2008
Super LawyerChicago Magazine2007
3000 Leading Lawyers in AmericaLawdragon2006
Super LawyerChicago Magazine2006
DiplomateAmerican Board of Trial Advocates2001
Board Certified Trial LawyerNational Board of Legal Speciality Certification1995
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell1992
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerClancy Law Offices2000 - Present
PartnerClancy, Higgins and Clancy1992 - 1999
FounderLaw Offices of Michael W. Clancy1987 - 1992
AssociateBowditch & Dewey1984 - 1987
Association namePosition nameDuration
Will County Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
Kane County Bar Association, Civil Practice CommitteeMember2000 - Present
Illinois Bar FoundationMember1999 - Present
State Bar of WisconsinMember1998 - Present
DuPage County Bar AssociationMember1997 - Present
National Board of Trial AdvocacyExaminer1997 - Present
DuPage County Bar AssociationMember1995 - Present
Illinois State Bar AssociationMember1992 - Present
Kane County Bar AssociationMember1992 - Present
American Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1988 - Present
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Kane County Bar FoundationGovernor2003 - 2005
Illinois State Bar Association,Scope and Correlation CommitteeMember2001 - 2002
Illinois State Bar AssociationBoard of Governors1999 - 2002
Publication nameTitleDate
IICLE HandbookMedical Malpractice Claims Evaluation2006
Illinois State Bar Association Tort Law Section Council, Vol. 39, No. 5 pp. 1-3Medical Malpractice Claim Evaluation and Intake2004
Illinois State Bar Association Tort Law Section Council, Vol. 38, No. 3 pp. 1-5Selection and Management of Expert Witnesses2003
West, Vol. 1, Chapter 116, Section 156CHandling Accident Cases2001
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Boston College Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1984
Amherst CollegeAmerican StudiesBA - Bachelor of Arts1981
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Keys to Effective Client Selection: What you need to knowClient selection2008
Keith Roberts, Sr. Civil Trial Advocacy WorkshopDirect Examination of an Expert2008
Most Common Settlement Gotcha's and How to Avoid ThemSettlement Do's and Don'ts2007
How to Present Your Case at TrialHow to Present Your Case at Trial2007
Getting Ready for Your Client's DepositionPreparing for your client's deposition2007
Federal Tort Claims Act SeminarA Plaintiff's Perspective on the Settlement of Catastrophic Claims2007
Back to Basics: Tort LawHandling the initial client contact2007
Written DiscoveryWritten Discovery in civil cases2006
Medical MalpracticeMedical Malpractice Claims Evaluation2006
National Business InstituteAdvanced Personal Injury Practice in Illinois2005
National Business InstituteConducting Depositions in Illinois2005
National Business InstituteNursing Home Malpractice in Illinois: Successful Case Management from Investigation to Tria2004
Illinois State Bar AssociationAnatomy of an Automobile Case2004
Northern Illinois University College of LawTaking Depositions2003
National Business InstituteMedical Records for Illinois Attorneys2003
Legal Ease Kane County Bar Association's Public AccessBig Verdicts2000
DuPage County Bar Association Second Annual Mega MeetingDiscovery2000
Illinois Paralegal Association Annual Education SeminarIllinois Supreme Court Rule 213(f) and (g)-A Primer1999
DuPage County Bar Association"Illinois Supreme Court Rule 213 (f) and (g)1999
DuPage County Bar AssociationIllinois Supreme Court Rule 213 (f) and (g) and Medical Lien Issues1999
Kane County Bar AssociationIllinois Supreme Court Rule 213 (f) and (g)1998
IICLE, Springfield and Chicago, IllinoisMedical Malpractice Claim EvaluationN/A