Jim’s practice focuses on insurance coverage, complex litigation, and appeals. His writing has frequently been published, and there are several published Illinois Appellate and Supreme Court opinions concerning appeals he has handled.
Jim attended law school at night, working full time to fund his education. Outside of work, Jim enjoys sports, playing guitar, and spending time with his family.
The John Marshall Law School (JD)
Eastern Illinois University (BS)
Illinois State Bar Association
Insurance Law Section Counsel
Defense Research Institute
Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel
DuPage County Bar Association (DCBA)
1988 Admitted to State and Federal Bars
Authored a bi-monthly column on the topic of products liability for the national trade publication, Appliance, a magazine with a circulation of 35,000.
Co-authored a chapter entitled, “Fire and Explosion Liability” for the Premises Liability volume published by the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education.
Presented a paper and spoke at Defense Research Institute Products Liability Conference, held in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Former Editor of DuPage County Bar Association The Brief magazine.