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Chuck Devens has lectured at ITLA seminars on trial preperation and has taught numerous classes on workers' compensation for union reps and safety councils. He has worked with local community colleges and unions in conducting seminars for displaced workers across East Central Illinois.  He is a board member and Chairman of the Vermilion Regional Airport Authority and is President of the YFRC in Danville which provides a woman's shelter and assistance to victims of domestic violence.

Away from the job, Chuck is a loyal fan of the Fighting Illini and the Chicago White Sox(he's originally from Chicago and attended Brothe Rice HS). 


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Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 45%
    38 years, 500 cases
  2. Workers Compensation: 45%
    38 years, 1.2 thousand cases
  3. Unspecified: 10%



Contingent (20-33%)

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Contact info

24 E. North St.
Danville, IL, 61832-5804

701 Devonshire Drive, Suite 103F
Champaign, IL, 61820-7337



ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law197705/11/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Distinguished Alumnus of the YearUniversity of Illinois College of Law2007
Association namePosition nameDuration
Leading Lawyers NetworkAdvisory Board2003 - Present
Illinois Trial Lawyers AssociationWorkers Compensation Committee member1982 - Present
Illinois State Bar AssociationMember1977 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
Charles J. DevensWorker's Comp for the Worker2005
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Illinois College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1977
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Plaintiff personal injury practiceTrial Preparation: Discovery DepositionsN/A