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James Gay

James Gay

  • Personal Injury, Workers' Compensation, Asbestos & Mesothelioma...
  • Illinois, Wisconsin
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Summary

After working in a small firm helping people recover for their injuries, Jim founded James Gay Law, LLC in 2010 to assist individuals who have suffered catastrophic losses due to the conduct of others in personal injury, medical malpractice, workers compensation and wrongful death claims. Jim brings a strong record of success recovering millions of dollars on behalf of his clients. Born and raised in the Chicagoland area, Jim obtained two bachelor’s degrees from the University of Missouri-Columbia and returned to Chicago to obtain his law degree from DePaul University College of Law in 2008. While in law school, Jim was a law clerk at prestigious personal injury firm in Chicago where he developed his deep desire to help people and in the civil justice system. Jim has been recognized for his hard work and success throughout the years and continues to earn respect from his colleagues. Jim is a highly skilled trial attorney, obtaining numerous jury verdicts in his clients favor. Having grown up in the Chicagoland area from a working class family, Jim understands how hard it can be dealing with the ramifications of a serious injury. Jim resides on the northwest side of Chicago in the Belmont Cragin neighborhood with his wife, Caitlin and two sons LJ and Tommy. When not practicing law, Jim spends time getting involved in his community. Jim also serves as the Chapter Advisor for the Delta Sigma Phi Fraternity, Epsilon Kappa Chapter at Loyola University-Chicago and serves on the Alumni Corporation Board for the Delta Sigma Phi Fraternity, Beta Beta Chapter at the University of Missouri-Columbia.

Practice Areas
  • Personal Injury
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Asbestos & Mesothelioma
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Nursing Home Abuse
  • Products Liability
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Illinois
Wisconsin
7th Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish
Education
DePaul University
J.D. (2008) | Law
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University of Missouri - Columbia
B.A. | Communication and Political Science
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Awards
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
Emerging Lawyers
Leading Lawyers
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
Emerging Lawyers
Leading Lawyers
Top 40 Under 40 - Civil Plaintiff
The National Trial Lawyers
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
Emerging Lawyers
Leading Lawyers
Professional Associations
Chicago Bar Association
Current
Illinois Trial Attorneys Association
Current
American Association of Justice
Current
Illinois State Bar Association
Current
Wisconsin State Bar Association
Current
Wisconsin Association of Justice
Current
Workers Compensation Lawyers Association
Current
Publications
Articles & Publications
Chapter 8 - Dog Bite, Illinois Causes of Action: Tort Actions
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Websites & Blogs
Website
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Contact & Map
55 WEST MONROE, SUITE 3175
Chicago, IL 60603
USA
Telephone: (312) 800-1970