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Raymond has 30 years of Workers’ Compensation experience, and holds a certification as a Certified Medicare Secondary Payer Professional which is keenly relevant to workers' compensation. He is very proud of his “AV” rating with Martindale-Hubbell’s United States Law Directory (defined as very high to preeminent legal ability).

Ray graduated from Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois in 1982 where he was nominated to the Order of Omega Leadership Society. He graduated from the John Marshall Law School in Chicago in 1985 as a Law Review staff editor. Once certified by the NFLPA as a player agent, and represented some professional wrestlers as well. He is happy to share some stories with you.

In his spare time, Raymond runs a kids cancer foundation known as Little Heroes Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation, which is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit affiliate of the Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago (FKA Children’s Memorial Hospital), and Comer Children’s Hospital at the University of Chicago. He is also a high school baseball coach and collects Roller Derby memorabilia.

Raymond grew up in the blue collar town of Calumet City, Illinois.  He had his hands in the grease of iron yards and steel mills.


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Contact info

Law Offices of Raymond L. Asher, Ltd.

200 W Jackson Blvd Ste 1050
Chicago, IL, 60606-6976


ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law198508/10/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Legal answers
Association namePosition nameDuration
NAMSAPN/A2011 - Present
Illinois State Bar Association, Tort Law SectionN/A2010 - Present
Workers' Compensation Lawyers Association (Illinois)N/A1986 - Present
Chicago Bar AssociationN/A1985 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Bryan Bergey v. Arena FootballWon at trial, settled while on appeal.
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
John Marshall Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1985
Bradley UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1982