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Jennifer Kristen Scifo

Medical malpractice Attorney

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  • Licensed for 14 years
    State IL
    Acquired 2009
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About Jennifer

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Jennifer’s trial practice focuses on representing victims in cases arising from personal injury, medical malpractice, premises liability, motor vehicle negligence, and product liability. Jennifer has successfully settled numerous cases, including a $2.7 million settlement for a young woman whose physicians failed to diagnose her with breast cancer. Jennifer was heavily involved in the Actos litigation, a mass tort case involving a pharmaceutical manufacturer’s failure to warn of adverse side effects on prescription medication, which settled for $2.4 billion.

Jennifer has been recognized for her outstanding work and professional successes within the legal community. In 2016 she was selected as a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers.  This is an honor given to no more than 2.5 percent of Illinois attorneys under the age of forty.

Prior to joining the firm, Jennifer served as the Senior Judicial Clerk for the Honorable William D. Maddux, Presiding Judge of the Law Division of the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois. In addition to drafting numerous opinions, orders, and advisory memoranda, Jennifer coordinated the law student externship program for the Law Division of the Circuit Court of Cook County.

Jennifer graduated from The John Marshall Law School in 2009. While in law school, she served as a judicial extern for the Honorable John W. Darrah in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. Additionally, Jennifer was a 711 Prosecutor in the Felony Trial Division of the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office.

Jennifer has been admitted into the Supreme Court of Illinois and the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.

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AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Senior Judicial Clerk
  • Circuit Court of Cook County, Law Division
  • 2010 - 2012

Education

  • The John Marshall Law School
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2009
  • Purdue University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 2005

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Pelletier v. Fialkowski
  • $51,450.50 Jury Verdict in favor of the Plaintiff
  • Personal Injury
  • $165,000 for the Plaintiff
  • Actos Litigation
  • $2.4 Billion Global Settlement
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Associations

  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Member
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  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member
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  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Member
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  • Women's Bar Association of Illinois
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2018
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2017
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2016

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Medical malpractice Lawyer Jennifer Kristen Scifo
Jennifer Kristen Scifo
Medical malpractice Attorney
Licensed for 14 years