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David Ivan Cates

Personal injury Attorney at Swansea, IL

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  • State Years
    Kentucky - KY 17 years
    Illinois - IL 17 years
  • Licensed for 17 years
    State KY
    Acquired 2007
    Status
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 17 years
    State IL
    Acquired 2006
    Status
    Active and Authorized to Practice Law No misconduct found

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David Cates is a founding principal attorney at The Cates Law Firm, LLC and a Swansea trial lawyer dedicating much of his practice on complex personal injury cases throughout southern Illinois. David has years of experience working serious injury accident cases including mass torts and class action lawsuits, as well as discrimination and harassment cases.  

As a Belleville personal injury attorney at The Cates Law Firm, David has received some of the highest honors from his hard work and dedication in the legal field - including being recognized as a Super Lawyer's Rising Star and National Trial Lawyer Top 100 Trial Lawyer. Over the years, David has litigated significant results for individuals - achieving settlements and awards well over the one million dollar mark. 

Location

Cates Mahoney, LLC
216 W Pointe Dr Ste A
Swansea, IL, 62226-8313

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  • Free Consultation 30 minutes

Resume

AVVO RATING 9.6 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Partner
  • The Cates Law Firm
  • 2012 - Present

Education

  • Loyola University Law School
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2006
  • Vanderbilt University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 2003

Associations

  • National Employment Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • 2017 - Present
  • National Employment Lawyers Association (Illinois chapter)
  • Member
  • 2016 - Present
  • American Association of Justice
  • State Delegate
  • 2013 - Present
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
  • Board of Managers
  • 2012 - Present
  • Public Justice consumer advocacy group
  • State Coordinator for Illinois
  • 2008 - Present
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • St. Clair County Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Huntsville-Madison County Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • East St. Louis Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Leading Lawyer
  • Leading Lawyers Network
  • 2018
  • Million Dollar Advocate
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • 2018
  • Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2017
  • Member
  • NAOPIA
  • 2017
  • Million Dollar Advocate
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • 2017
  • Emerging Lawyer
  • Leading Lawyers Network
  • 2017
  • Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2016
  • Member
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • 2016
  • Member
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • 2016
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • National Trial Lawyers
  • 2016
  • Member
  • Class Action Trial Lawyers
  • 2016
  • Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2015
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • National Trial Lawyers
  • 2015
  • Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2014
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • National Trial Lawyers
  • 2014
  • Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2013
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Swansea Personal injury Lawyer David Ivan Cates
David Ivan Cates
Personal injury Attorney
Swansea, IL
Licensed for 17 years
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