Devon C. Bruce

Devon C. Bruce

  • Medical Malpractice, Products Liability, Personal Injury...
  • Illinois
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Summary

Devon C. Bruce brings extensive legal knowledge to his role as partner at Power Rogers & Smith. He is a skilled personal injury attorney who is also skillful handling accounting and banking malpractice cases. He has won millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements for his clients throughout the years, achievement that has warranted recognition in the form of awards such as “Highest Verdict or Settlement in a Dog Bite Case” by 2014 Jury Verdict Reporter and “40 Illinois Attorneys Under Forty to Watch.”

Practice Areas
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Products Liability
  • Personal Injury
  • Appeals & Appellate
  • Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect
Additional Practice Areas
  • Car Accidents
  • Qui Tam
  • Wrongful Death
  • Banking Malpractice
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Illinois
Languages
  • English
Education
University of Illinois College of Law
J.D.
University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign
B.A.
Awards
Highest Verdict or Settlement in a Dog Bite Case
Jury Verdict Reporter
Recipient, Chicago Chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
Chicago Chapter of the Association
in recognition of service to reduce fraud world wide
40 Illinois Attorneys Under Forty to Watch
40 Under Forty
Recipient, Trial Lawyer of the Year Finalist
Trial Lawyers for Public Justice
for the Successful Challenge to the Illinois Tort Reform Act of 1995 in Best v. Taylor Machine Works
Recipient, Illinois Trial Lawyers' Association
Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
for Appreciation of Volunteer Work of Writing Amicus Curiae Briefs to the Illinois Supreme Court
Super Lawyer in personal injury litigation
Super Lawyer
Professional Associations
Palm Beach County Recount Committee
Volunteer attorney
Current
Activities: Volunteer attorney worked with more than 300 disfranchised voters to institute a new vote for presidential elections.
Working in the Schools (WITS)
Board Member
Current
Activities: A nonprofit organization whose purpose isto assist, guide, and mentor students and underprivileged children.
Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
Member, Supreme Court Appeals Committee; Member, Amicus Curiae Committee; Member, Legislative Committee
Current
Appellate Lawyers Association
Member
Current
Association of Trial Lawyers of America
Member, Lead Paint Committee, Chicago Bar Association
Current
Trial Lawyers for Public Justice
Member
Current
American Bar Association
Member
Current
Illinois State Bar Association
Member, Task Force on Unauthorized Practice of Law; Former Chairman, Young Lawyers Division;
Current
State Bar of Illinois # 6215812
Member
Current
University of Illinois College of Law
Former Chairman, Alumni Advisory Board; Former Chairman, Fundraising Committee; Member, Cribbet Society
- Current
American Trial Lawyer's Association
Presiding Judge, Regional Mock Trial Finals
Activities: Presided over mock trial competition, including making multiple evidentiary rulings and critiquing and grading third-year law students.
Chicago Inn of Court
Former Member
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Using Experts in a Premises Liability Case
IICLE Premises Liability Handbook - Chapter 8 Update
Protecting the Record on Appeal and Post-Trial Motions
ITLA Trial Practice, Law, Tactics and Techniques Seminar
Speaking Engagements
Updates and Developments in Medical Negligence Actions in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland
Trinity College
Nuts & Bolts of Opening Statements
Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
Presentation on Illinois State Board of Investment
City of Chicago
Inside the Daley Center from a Plaintiff's Perspective
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Rita Crundwell - The Inside Story!
Illinois Association of County Officials
The $54 Million Question: A Debate Over the Auditing Firm's Role in Discovering Fraud
Illinois Cetified Public Accountant Association and the Illinois State Bar Association
Rita Crundwell - The Inside Story!
Illinois Association of Court Clerks
Social Media
Contact & Map
Power Rogers & Smith, P.C.
70 W Madison St
Suite 5500
Chicago, IL 60602
USA
Telephone: (312) 313-0202