Jordan S. Powell is a founding partner of Passen & Powell. Jordan has devoted his entire legal career to the representation of victims of negligence, including automobile accidents, medical malpractice, nursing home neglect, construction accidents and premises liability.
Jordan began his career at the prestigious Chicago personal injury firm of Levin & Perconti. There his drive, diligence and dedication led to notable results on behalf of his clients that suffered from tragic and catastrophic injuries. In 2017, after 10 years at Levin & Perconti, Jordan left his position as Partner to start Powell Law Offices. In 2019, Powell Law Offices merged with Passen Law Group to form Passen & Powell.
In 2012, Jordan’s work was recognized by his peers and he was named to the Law Bulletin Publishing Company's list of the "40 Attorneys Under Forty to Watch" in Illinois for 2012.
Jordan earned his J.D. from Chicago-Kent College of Law where he focused his studies on developing a well-rounded litigation background, earning high honors in both trial advocacy and litigation technology courses. Prior to law school, Jordan attended the University of Michigan where he was on the dean’s list and graduated with academic distinction. While there, he earned two degrees: a B.A. in Political Science and a B.A. in Organizational Studies.
Outside of work, Jordan makes a conscious effort to help the underprivileged through his volunteer work. In 2007, he spent a week in the Gulf Coast offering legal advice to victims of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita and helping with the demolition of destroyed homes.
Additionally, Jordan is an active member of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association and the American Association of Justice’s Nursing Home Litigation Group. He has been asked to speak to a number of groups including fellow lawyers, senior advocates and long-term care ombudsmen.
Jordan volunteers at both Chicago-Kent College of Law and John Marshall Law School, judging trial advocacy and moot court competitions.
Jordan was raised in West Bloomfield, MI, and attended Bloomfield Hills Andover High School, where his ambition, competitiveness and scholastic achievement were evident. He was a three-letter athlete and earned numerous scholar-athlete honors. Jordan lives with his wife, Greta Powell, also an attorney, in the Bucktown neighborhood of Chicago.
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.