The Law Office of Kevin P. Justen, P.C.
Mr. Justen is a principal / an officer of The Law Office of Kevin Justen, P.C. He has been representing severely injured persons since 1998 - involved in a variety of causes, including, trucking, electrical injuries, construction injuries, slip and falls, work injuries and auto accidents. Mr. Justen also represents family members and estates in wrongful death and survival claims. Mr. Justen held various electrical engineering positions with a major Northern Illinois Electric Utility Company prior to becoming licensed to practice law. His background in electrical engineering provides the ability to formulate an analytical approach and focus on the details of your case. Mr. Justen is recognized in the nationwide Million Dollar Advocates Forum for obtaining multiple verdicts or settlements in excess of one million dollars on behalf of his clients.
Mr. Justen is licensed to practice law in the State of Illinois and is a member of the General and the Trial Bar of the United States Federal Court. Mr. Justen has achieved a status of, which only a handful of attorneys nationwide have achieved in, becoming Board Certified in Civil Trial Advocacy by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. The National Board of Trial Advocacy has rigorous standards that Mr. Justen had to meet before being entitled to sit for the full-day examination, including a significant number of hours of trial experience, cross examinations, direct examinations, jury selection, expert examinations and cases handled. The full-day examination tested Mr. Justen’s skills, knowledge and aptitude in applying and assessing complex legal situations, which he passed on the first attempt, becoming a Board Certified Civil Trial Specialist. Mr. Justen’s skill and proficiency in preparing hundreds of cases for trial and success with resolving thousands of cases before trial qualified him to obtain his Board Certification for Civil Pre-Trial Practice. While the Supreme Court of Illinois does not require or recognize any specific specialty or certification and it is not a requirement to obtain such certification. Mr. Justen has chosen to seek this achievement in recognition of his trial experience and knowledge.
Mr. Justen has had the distinct honor and privilege of being selected as a 2013, 2015, 2016 and 2017 Super Lawyer after previously being nominated and recognized in 2008 and 2009 as an Illinois Super Lawyers Rising Star. This is the fourth year that Mr. Justen has been recognized in receiving this honor. Lawyers are asked to nominate the best attorneys. They are instructed to nominate lawyers they have personally observed in action - whether as opposing counsel or co-counsel, or through other firsthand courtroom observation. Only a small percent of the best attorneys in the state are honored to be named as a Super Lawyer.
Further, Mr. Justen is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association, Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, McHenry County Bar Association, American Association of Justice, United States Northern District Federal Trial Bar and the National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Trial Lawyers.
Mr. Justen has handled thousands of cases throughout his career and has obtained millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements on behalf of his clients.
To set up a free meeting, you can email Mr. Justen at Kevin@Justenlaw.com or call him at
815-759-1500. To see Mr. Justen’s Super Lawyer profile page, use the link option below.
Bachelor of Science - Northwestern University, Evanston
Juris Doctorate - The John Marshall Law School, Chicago
Areas of Law and Practice
|Areas of Law
|Areas of Practice
|Birth Trauma, Chiropractors Malpractice, Cosmetic Surgery Malpractice, Dental Malpractice, Dental Malpractice Defense, Failure to Diagnose, Gynecology Malpractice, Medical Disciplinary Proceedings, Medical Liability, Medical Malpractice Defense, Medical Negligence, Medical-Legal Law, Medication Errors, Mental Health Professionals Malpractice, Nursing Liability, Nursing Malpractice, Nursing Negligence, Obstetric Malpractice, Oncology Law, Optometric Malpractice, Orthopedic Malpractice, Pediatric Malpractice, Pharmacists Liability, Physicians Professional Liability, Physicians Rights, Physicians Risk Management, Podiatric Malpractice, Psychiatric Malpractice, Psychology Malpractice, Psychotherapy Law, Surgeons Liability, Wrong Site Surgery
|Accidents, Animal Attacks, Aquatic Injuries, Automobile Accidents and Injuries, Automobile Negligence, Bicycle Accidents, Boating Accidents, Bodily Injury, Brain Injury, Bus Accidents, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Catastrophic Injury, Commercial Vehicle Liability, Dog Bites, Electrical Injury, Head Injury, Motor Vehicle Accidents and Injuries, Motorcycle Accidents, Neurolaw, Pedestrian Injuries, Personal Injury Appeals, Product Liability, Severe Burns, Sexual Abuse, Slip and Fall, Spinal Injury, Subway Accidents, Third Party Wrongful Death, Work Place Injury, Whiplash, Wrongful Death
|Inadequate Security, Negligent Security, Premises Liability Defense, Premises Security, Private Security Litigation
|Airbag Injury, All Terrain Vehicle Products Liability, Automotive Crashworthiness, Automotive Design Liability, Automotive Products Liability, Automotive Restraints, Automotive Warranty Law, Bicycle Products Liability, Biomedical Products Liability, Blood Bank Liability, Breach of Warranty, Breast Implant Litigation, Chemical Explosions, Chemical Products Liability, Dalkon Shield Litigation, Diet Drug Litigation, Drug and Medical Device Defense, Drug and Medical Device Litigation, Drug Contamination, Elevator Liability, Engineering Products Liability, Environmental Products Liability, Escalator Liability, Explosions, Firearms Litigation, Flammable Fabrics, Food Borne Disease, Food Products Liability, Gas Explosions, Heart Device Litigation, Heavy Equipment Products Liability, Industrial Products Liability, Lemon Law, Manufacturers Liability, Motorcycle Products Liability, Office Equipment Products Liability, Product Defects, Product Failure, Product Recall, Product Safety, Product Warning Labels, Products Liability Arbitration, Products Liability Defense, Products Liability Insurance Coverage, Products Liability Mediation, Products Liability Subrogation, Propane Products Liability, Recreational Products Liability, Recreational Vehicle Products Liability, Seat Belt Injury, Tire Defect Litigation, Tire/Rim Mismatch, Tobacco Litigation, Vaccine Injury, Vehicle Rollovers, Warranty Law, Welding Products Liability
|Black Lung, Defense Base Act, Federal Workers Compensation, Industrial Insurance, Workers Compensation Appeals, Workers Compensation Arbitration, Workers Compensation Defense, Workers Compensation Mediation, Workers Compensation Self Insurance, Workers Compensation Subrogation
Personal Injury Attorney | The Law Office of Kevin P. Justen, P.C.
1998 - 2016
Trial lawyer handling all aspects of injury related cases from auto accident, trucking accidents, slip and fall, medical malpractice, workers compensation, and medical device failure or defect
Bachelor of Science | Northwestern University
1990 - 1994
Juris Doctorate (Law Degree) | The John Marshall Law School
1994 - 1998
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Mchenry, Illinois, Mchenry County
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