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Practice areas


  1. Workers Compensation: 20%
  2. Defective Products: 20%
  3. Personal Injury: 20%
  4. Wrongful Death: 20%
  5. Car Accident: 20%



Contingent (20-40%), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

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Contact info

Mark L. Karno & Associates

33 N. La Salle Street
Suite 3500
Chicago, IL, 60602

Karno Mark L & Associates

1444 North Farnsworth Avenue Suite 105
Aurora, IL, 60505



ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law198205/11/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Invited MemberThe American Society of Legal Advocates2015
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
Super Lawyers 2009 2010 2011 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016Super Lawyers2009
Million Dollar AdvocateMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2005
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerMark L. Karno & Associates1994 - Present
AssociateRobert Schey & Associates1982 - 1994
Association namePosition nameDuration
Illinois Bar FoundationBoard of Directors2014 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2013 - Present
Illinois State Bar AssociationBoard of Governors2012 - Present
Illinois State Bar Association, General AssemblyMember2011 - Present
Illinois State Bar Association, Tort Law Section CouncilMember1989 - Present
Illinois Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Decalogue Society of LawyersMemberN/A
American Association for JusticeMemberN/A
Illinois State Bar Association, Civil Practice and Procedure SectionPast Chairman2011 - 2012
Illinois State Bar Association, Insurance Law SectionPast Chairman2002 - 2003
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Walters v Walters, 238 Ill.App.3d 1086, 178 Ill.Dec. 176, 605 N.E.2d 432 (2d Dist., 1992)Affirmed in part reversed in part
Wilson v. Teloptic Cable Construction Co., 314 Ill.App.3d 107, 731 N.E.2d 899, 247 Ill.Dec. 126 (1st Dist., 5th Div.,2000)Affirmed
Ill. Founders Ins. Co. v. Guidish, 248 Ill. App.3d 116, 187 Ill. Dec. 845, 618 N.E.2d 436 (1st Dist., 4th Div., 1993)The Court affirmed in part, reversed in part, and remanded with directions.
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Chicago-Kent College of Law Illinois Institute of TechnologyLawJD - Juris Doctor1982
University of Illinois, Urbana-ChampaignFinanceOther - Bachelors1979
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Illinois State Bar Association, Tort Law Section Seminar "Don't Lien on Me"Medicare Liens2011