Personal Injury Attorney Lawyer Resume

Personal Injury Attorney / Lawyer
Highly practiced attorney specializing in personal injury cases on behalf of individuals and corporate clients. Offers an expert knowledge of OSHA compliance and Workers’ Compensation laws. Holds a track record of success for achieving favorable outcomes, preventing the loss of tens of millions of dollars. 
David & David, Peoria, IL – 2003 to 2009
Litigation Attorney, Personal Injury
Manage a busy law practice specializing in personal injury cases. Provide total oversight of all ligation case management as well as office administration in the areas of IT systems and legal staffing. Provided expert consultation to physicians, paralegals, and assistants. Retain field experts and accident reconstruction specialists. Handle pre-trial/post-trial motion hearings / jury and bench trials.
Case Highlights
○ Represented and won a case involving employees of a large oil rigging firm that knowingly allowed faulty equipment to operate – resulting in the serious injury of four crewmembers.  Worked closely with investigators, accident reconstruction specialists, OSHA, and Workers’ Compensation until a settlement was reached.
○ Negotiated and secured a favorable judgment on behalf of client who was a victim of mistaken identity in a highly publicized hit-and-run homicide-by-vehicle accident involving five cars.
Jensen & Law Associates, Peoria, IL – 2000 to 2003
Litigation Attorney, Personal Injury
Collaborated with experts and independent counsel in analyzing claims for liability. Served as corporate representative at depositions, mediations and trials.  Contributed to wins leveraging knowledge of OSHA, employment and medical law. Wrote policies and procedures that facilitated compliance and business objectives.
Personal Injury Advocates, Peoria, IL – 1995 to 2000
Associate Attorney, Litigation
Managed a large caseload of personal injury and negligence, defense, subrogation, commercial and business litigation, and contract disputes. Drafted pleadings and discovery, negotiated settlements, attended depositions, hearings, and trials, and reviewed / amended contracts. Supervised first year associates.
B.A., Illinois University
J.D., Illinois University
Licensed to practice in the state of Illinois

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