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Admitted to practice in both the Illinois State Courts and the Federal District Court of Northern Illinois.  In 1989 admitted to practice before the United States Court of Claims.  Active in the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association where he serves on the Rules and Civil Procedure Committees.  He is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association and is a member of the Torts and Civil Procedures Section, the Chicago Bar Association and the Justinian Society of Lawyers.  Served on the Illinois State Bar Association Judicial Evaluations Committee for 7 years.  He was named as one of Illinois Super Lawyers and Rising Stars of 2008 and is a member of the Million Dollar Advocate Forum-Top Trial Lawyer in America.  He is also the author of several articles in the field of personal injury law and has been recognized by his peers for his professional accomplishments.


Languages spoken: Italian

Practice areas


  1. Car Accident: 40%
    33 years
  2. Slip and Fall: 25%
    33 years
  3. Wrongful Death: 15%
    33 years
  4. Motorcycle Accident: 10%
    33 years
  5. Medical Malpractice: 10%
    33 years



Contingent (20-40%), Free consultation (60 minutes)

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  • Daniel J Conidi

    I have had the pleasure of working with Mr. Petrosino on several matters this past year. He has been fantastic! I whole hardly recommend him for your legal needs. You will not be disappointed.


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Contact info

Serpico, Petrosino , Di Piero and O 'Shea Ltd.

218 N. Jefferson
Suite 101
Chicago, IL, 60661-1304


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
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers Association2015
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers Association2014
Top Trial Lawyers in AmericaMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2009
Illinois Super Lawyers & Rising StarLaw & Politics Magazine2008
Illinois Super Lawyer & Rising StarChicago Magazine2008
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerSerpico, Petrosino & DiPiero, Ltd.1982 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Justinian Society of LawyersMemberN/A
Chicago Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Illinois Trial Lawyers AssociationN/AN/A
Illinois State Bar Association, Judicial Evaluations CommitteeMember2000 - 2007
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Premises LiabilitySettlement for Plt in the amt of $600,000.00
Products LiabilitySettlement for Pltf in the amt of $900,000.00
Auto v. Pedestrian/AccidentSettlement in the amt of $462,500.00
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Publication nameTitleDate
ATU 308 On the PlatformThe Legal Link: What You Should Know About the Law2009
The Legal Edge in The EdgeThe Legal Edge: What you should know about the Law.2008
The EdgeThe Legal Edge: When is "Full Coverage" Not Enough2008
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
DePaul University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1982
Illinois State UniversityN/ABS - Bachelor of Science1979