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About me

I compete in Iron Man Triathlons and in 2008 I climbed Mount Kilimanjaro-Tanzania.


Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 80%
    32 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. Environmental: 10%
  3. Personal Injury: 10%
    32 years, 1 thousand cases


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

6 total 

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  • Edward X. Clinton

    I worked closely with Jim McCluskey on a large and highly complex commercial litigation matter. Jim is hard working, fearless and is a person of integrity. Jim is client-focused in that he works hard to get results efficiently for his clients. Jim has excellent trial skills and experience and he enjoys trying cases. He is fine person, a hard-working lawyer. His clients are lucky to have him as their lawyer. I endorse him.


    Edward Clinton Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse James. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Momkus McCluskey LLC

1001 Warrenville Road
Suite 500
Lisle, IL, 60532


ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law197905/11/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2016
Illinois Super LawyerChicago Magazine2010
Illinois Super LawyerChicago Magazine2008
Lawyer of the YearDuPage County Bar Association2008
Illinois Super LawyerChicago Magazine2007
Ralph Gabric AwardDuPage County Bar Association2005
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerMomkus McCluskeyLLC1991 - Present
AssociateClausen Miller1988 - 1991
AssociateWylie Wheaton & Associates1986 - 1988
AssociateHubbard Hubbard O'Brien & Hall1981 - 1986
AssociateTamillow Barnes and Horan1980 - 1981
Association namePosition nameDuration
Illinois State Bar AssociationBoard of Governors2009 - Present
DuPage County Bar AssociationMember1986 - Present
Kane County Bar AssociationMember1986 - Present
Illinois State Bar AssociationMember1979 - Present
DuPage County Bar AssociationGeneral counsel2008 - 2009
DuPage County Bar AssociationChairman Civil Law and Practice2006 - 2007
DuPage County Bar AssociationTreasurer2002 - 2004
DuPage County Bar AssociationPast President2001 - 2002
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Shekar v. Zielinski --Quality Surface Mountverdict in favor of defendant zielinski
Watts v ParilloVerdict entered in Favor of trustee
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Publication nameTitleDate
DuPage County Bar Journalbusiness litigation jan 20092009
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
John Marshall Law School, ChicagoFederal TaxationLL.M - Master of Laws1988
Northern Illinois University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1979
Elmhurst CollegeAccountingBS - Bachelor of Science1976
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Illinois State Bar AssociationJury Instuctions in Illinois2007