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I am a full time trial attorney that exclusively represents persons who have been severely injured or family members of persons who have been killed as a result of the negligent or wrongful conduct of others.


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Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 30%
    10 years
  2. Medical Malpractice: 30%
    10 years
  3. Car Accident: 20%
    10 years
  4. Wrongful Death: 10%
    10 years
  5. Aviation: 10%
    10 years



Contingent (20-45%)

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  • Michael S. Waddington

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


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  • Joseph Andrew Brabender IV

    I had the pleasure of working with Josh while prosecuting a tragic multiple-death incident. I was impressed with Josh's legal ability and capability to take a leadership role in prosecuting the matter.


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    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Rapoport Law Offices, P.C.

20 North Clark Street Suite 3500

Chicago, IL, 60602-5091


ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law200508/10/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2013
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2012
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2011
Rickert Award for Excellence in Oral AdvocacyUniversity of Illinois College of Law2005
Best Overall, Frederick Green Moot Court CompetitionUniversity of Illinois College of Law2004
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerRapoport Law Offices, P.C.2005 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
AIPACYoung Leaders Council Member2011 - Present
JUFCo-chair of mentoring/law student relations2010 - Present
Illinois Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
American Association for JusticeMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Chicago Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Illinois State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Decalogue Society of LawyersMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Jaeger v. City of Elmhurst$4,160,000 record verdict
Bales v. United States of America$2.25 Million Verdict
Thakore v. Universal Machine Co.$2 Million Verdict
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Publication nameTitleDate
Trial Journal of the Illinois Trial Lawyers AssociationBausch v. Stryker Corp.: A Major Victory for Plaintiffs in Medical Device Cases2011
Benchmark PlaintiffPersonal Injury and Wrongful Death Compensatory Damages in Illinois2011
CCH INCORPORATED, AviationSmall Talk in the Cockpit is a Big Problem Requiring More than Just Lip Service2007
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Illinois College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2005
University of Wisconsin, MadisonN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts2002