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Languages spoken: English, Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Workers Compensation: 90%
  2. Personal Injury: 10%

Attorney endorsements

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  • John L. Schroeder

    I endorse this lawyer. She is very good at what she does.


    John Schroeder Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Brad E. Bleakney

    Exceptionally competent, compassionate and highly skilled attorney. Michelle Porro is respected by her peers within the legal community and by the arbitrators at the Illinois Workers Compensation Commission. She is often published on work injury claims and workers compensation. I would certainly endorse this lawyer without hesitation.


    Brad Bleakney Workers compensation Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact info

Presbrey & Assoc., P.C.

821 W Galena Blvd
Aurora, IL, 60506-3749


ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law199505/11/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerPresbrey & Associates1996 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Illinois State Bar Association, Worker's Compensation SectionMember2009 - Present
Illinois Trial Lawyers AssociationBoard of Managers2008 - Present
Workplace Injury Litigation Group, Inc.Member2008 - Present
Will County Bar AssociationMember2005 - Present
Illinois Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1996 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember1996 - Present
Kane County Bar AssociationMember1996 - Present
Illinois State Bar Association, Worker's Compensation SectionPast Chair2004 - 2005
DuPage Association of Women LawyersPresident2000 - 2001
Illinois State Bar AssociationAssembly Member1999 - 2005
Illinois State Bar Association, Worker's Compensation SectionMember1999 - 2005
Kane County Bar AssociationWorkers' Compensation Committee Chairperson1998 - 2002
Publication nameTitleDate
Illinois Trial Lawyers Workers' Compensation NotebookTemprary Total Disability Benefits - Co-Author2010
Illinois State Bar JournalRecovering Penalty Awards and Attorney Fees Under the Workers' Compensation Act2003
IICLE Alternative Dispute Resolution in IllinoisIllinois Workers' Compensation2001
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of South Carolina School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1995
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Annual Workers' Compensation SeminarInitial Intake Interviews2010
Advanced Workers' CompensationInitial Case Analysis2010
Annual Workers' Compensation SeminarModerator2009
Advanced Workers' CompensationWage Differential Claims2009
Workers' Compensation SeminarTemporary Total Disability and Temporary Partial Disability2008
Workers' Compensation Annual SeminarModerator2007
Hot Topics in Workers' CompensationModerator2005
Presidents' SeminarOverlooked Workers' Compensation Cases2004
Advanced Workers' Compensation SeminarPenalties and Attorney's Fees and Their Enforcement Under the Workers' Compensation Act2003
Workers' Compensation Seminar 2002The Sisbro Case2002
Kane County Bar Association2002 Case Law Update2002
Vocational Rehabilitation and Return to Work seminarWage Differentials and Permanent Total Disability2001