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Grant Robert Gulovsen is the founder and lead attorney at Gulovsen Law Office, a Workers' Compensation and Personal Injury Law Firm headquartered in Galesburg, IL, serving clients throughout the State of Illinois. The majority of Grant's practice is dedicated to helping clients who have been injured or suffered employment discrimination. Grant also helps families who have lost relatives in fatal accidents.  Before starting his legal career, Grant earned his bachelor's degree in from Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas, where he majored in philosophy and minored in computer science. He served in the United States Army from 1991 to 1994, including a tour in Somalia as part of Operation Restore Hope. Grant received his law degree, magna cum laude, in 1998 from the University of Illinois College of Law, where he was a member of the Elder Law Journal.  After passing the bar exam in 1998, Grant joined the College of Law's Information Services Department and served as its Director until 2003.


Practice areas


  1. Workers Compensation: 30%
    13 years
  2. Personal Injury: 30%
    18 years
  3. Wrongful Termination: 10%
    10 years
  4. Discrimination: 10%
    10 years
  5. Other: 20%
  6. More 



Hourly ($150-250/hour), contingent (25-40%), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Gulovsen Law Office

311 E Main St
Ste 301
Galesburg, IL, 61401


ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law199805/11/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerGulovsen Law Office2014 - Present
MemberBarash & Everett, LLC2003 - 2013
Director of Information ServicesUniversity of Illinois College of Law1998 - 2003
SergeantUnited States Army1991 - 1994
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Bar AssociationAdvisory Board Member2008 - Present
Knox County Bar AssociationMember2003 - Present
Illinois State Bar AssociationMember1995 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Sipes v. Keystone Steel & Wire$47,007.75 Verdict for Plaintiff
Stoner v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.$154,618.24 Verdict for Plaintiff
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Publication nameTitleDate
Elder Law JournalGradow Finally Laid to Rest?: The Impact of Wheeler v. United States on Judicial Interpretation of the Bona Fide Sale Exception to § 2036(a) of the Internal Revenue Code1998
Illinois Bar JournalCourt Holds Judgment in Personal Injury Action Bars Later Wrongful Death Action1996
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Illinois College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1998
Trinity University (San Antonio, Texas)PhilosophyBA - Bachelor of Arts1991