Mr. Pollock is an award winning attorney representing people hurt or killed by wrongful conduct
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Brad Pollock has been successfully representing people hurt or killed by the wrongful conduct of others for more than twenty years. He has secured numerous record setting financial recoveries for his clients both at trial and through settlement, which have been featured in the news. Brad began his legal career in 1995 working as an insurance defense attorney in Chicago. He then elected to switch sides taking his defense experience and using it for the benefit of his injured plaintiff clients. Since that time, Mr. Pollock has dedicated himself to obtaining justice on behalf of his clients and, at the same time, promoting change to prevent future unnecessary injury or loss of life.
Brad concentrates his legal practice in areas that include: wrongful death; catastrophic injury; traumatic brain injury; transportation/motor vehicle collisions; construction injuries; medical malpractice; products liability; premises liability; and nursing home neglect and abuse.
The legal community has recognized Brad’ s accomplishments. In 2016, Brad was named Lawyer of the Year by the DuPage County Bar Association. Brad has been selected by his peers in Illinois as a Super Lawyer in the area of personal injury since 2008 (a distinction given to less than 5% of lawyers in his field). A survey of Illinois lawyers conducted by the Law Bulletin Publishing Company named him a Leading Lawyer in the area of personal injury (limited to less than 5% of lawyers in his field). Mr. Pollock has been chosen as a Top 100 Trial Lawyer by the National Trial Lawyers since 2013. He also holds a Superb rating from AVVO.
The Illinois Supreme Court has appointed Mr. Pollock, by order of the Court, to serve as: (1) the Chairman of its Supreme Court Character and Fitness Committee for the Second District of Illinois; and (2) to serve as a member of its Supreme Court Civil Jury Instruction Committee. Brad has also served on the Illinois State Bar Association Tort Section Council since 2011 (acting as its Chairman from 2016-2017) and on the Civil Practice Section Council since 2014. At the request of the DuPage County Bar Association, Brad agreed to act as the lawyer (general counsel) for the legal organization from 2011-2013. Brad is on the Board of Managers of the the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association. He is a Past President of the American Inns of Court, Robert E. Jones Chapter. Brad has given numerous lectures to fellow attorneys in the area of injury law and trial practice, including outside of the State of Illinois. He also serves as an adjunct professor at Midwestern University and as a member of the College of DuPage Paralegal Studies Advisory Council.
ResultsSome examples of Mr. Pollock’ s noteworthy results include:
Honors & Awards
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|IL||Active And Authorized To Practice Law||1995||11/21/2016|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Super Lawyer||Illinois Super Lawyers||2011|
|Super Lawyer||Illinois Super Lawyers||2010|
|Super Lawyer||Illinois Super Lawyers||2009|
|Super Lawyer||Illinois Super Lawyers||2008|
|Partner||Walsh, Knippen, Knight & Pollock||2000 - 2011|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|DuPage County Bar Association||General Counsel||2012 - Present|
|Robert E. Jones American Inn of Court||President||2011 - Present|
|Illinois State Bar Association||Tort Committee||2010 - Present|
|DuPage American Inn of Court||Board Member||2008 - Present|
|DuPage American Inn of Court||Invited Member||N/A|
|DuPage County Bar Association, CLE Committee||Chairman||2009 - 2010|
|DuPage County Bar Association||Judiciary Committee||2007 - 2010|
|DuPage County Bar Association, Civil Law and Practice Committee||Chairman||2007 - 2008|
|DuPage County Bar Association, Civil Law and Practice Committee||Chairman||2006 - 2008|
|Loyola University Chicago School of Law||Law||J.D.||1995|
|University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign||Speech||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1992|
|Midwestern University||Personal Injury & Medical Negligence Litigation and the Physician Assistant||2012|
|DuPage County Bar Association||Handling the Catastrophic Injury Case from Interview to Verdict."||2010|