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Paul is an Illinois personal injury attorney. He represents individuals who are injured through automobile accidents; medical malpractice; individuals injured in workplace accidents or by faulty products, equipment or machinery; or through the negligent maintenance of property (premises liability.) Paul has achieved great success in helping individuals who have suffered a serious physical and/or emotional injury.
What sets Paul apart from many other Illinois personal injury firms is that he does not simply process a large volume of cases. Each of his clients receive the personal and proper attention he or she deserves. He does not merely handle cases - he represents real people with real problems on an individual basis.
The representation of individuals injured by the negligence of another individual or corporation, is one of the most challenging and rewarding areas in the practice of law. Paul loves what he does. His passion is detailed by the dedication he shows to his clients and their cases. The results speak for themselves. Paul's past clients will be more than happy to share their experience while in Paul's hands.
Paul went to the University of Illinois to obtain a B.A. and M.A. in Economics. After receiving his M.A. in Economics he attended law school. He received his Juris Doctorate (law degree) from DePaul University and his L.L.M. (masters degree in law). He is admitted to practice in all Illinois courts, the Illinois Supreme Court, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, U.S. Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals as well as the United States Supreme Court and the United States Court of International Trade.
Paul actively handles every aspect of the litigation process from client intake through trial. He has handled cases in both Federal and State courts. He is a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation (held by only one third of one percent of attorneys throughout the United States), member of the American Bar Association (trial section), DuPage County Bar Association, Civil Practice Committee. In addition, Paul is a member of the MultiMillion Dollar Advocates Forum a position held by only 1% of attorneys in the country.
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Daniel Fitzgerald, Family Attorney
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Paul is an experienced, aggressive attorney who I greatly respect for his dedication to clients and his results-based approach. He maintains high ethical standards while also focusing on maximizing a client's result in each particular matter. I would highly recommend Paul for any personal injury case!
Kenneth Wolfe, Workers compensation Attorney
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I endorse this lawyer. I have known Paul for many years and have referred him numerous clients without a single complaint and with a lot of excellent recoveries. He is competent, thorough and good at communicating with his clients.
|IL||Active And Authorized To Practice Law||1988||11/18/2016|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2016|
|Eilite Lawyers of America||Elite Lawyers of America||2015|
|Top 100 Trial Lawyers||National Trial Lawyers Association||2014|
|Life Award||Best Attorneys||2014|
|Litigator Award||Trial Lawyers Board of Regents||2014|
|Multi-Million Dollar Advocate||Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum||2009|
|Life Member||Million Dollar Advocates Forum||2007|
|Fellow||American Bar Foundation||2005|
|Member||Who's Who in America||2005|
|Member||Who's Who in the World||2005|
|Member||Who's Who In American Law||2002|
|Attorney||Fina Law Offices||1995 - Present|
|Adjunct Professor||Aurora Universtiy||2000 - 2002|
|Attorney||Komessar & Wintroub||1988 - 1995|
|Adjunct Professor||College Of Du Page||1985 - 2000|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|American Bar Foundation||Fellow||2005 - Present|
|American Bar Association, Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section||Member||2002 - Present|
|DuPage County Bar Association, Civil Law and Practice Committee||Member||1989 - Present|
|v. Commonwealth Edison||$3 Million settlement|
|v. Kerr McGee Chemical Company||$5 Million Settlement|
|v. Lufthansa Airlines||$2.25 Million settlement|
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|DuPage County Bar Association Brief||The Use of Criminal Convictions in Civil Cases||1987|
|John Marshall Law School, Chicago||International Business||LL.M - Master of Laws||2007|
|DePaul University College of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1987|
|University of Illinois||Economics||MA - Masters||1983|
|University of Illinois||Economics||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1982|
|College of Dupage, Faculty||Business Law||N/A|
|Aurora University, Faculty||Business Law||N/A|