Jeffrey J. Kroll

Jeffrey J. Kroll

Jeffrey J. Kroll
  • Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Products Liability
  • Illinois
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Summary

Jeffrey J. Kroll joined Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard P.C. in February 2013, after representing injured victims of negligence for more than two decades. Mr. Kroll has taken several cases to verdict throughout the country in the areas of trucking accidents, products liability, medical malpractice and transportation negligence. During his career, Mr. Kroll has obtained verdicts or negotiated settlements on over 75 occasions where the results have exceeded $1 million including five cases that exceeded $10 million. Mr. Kroll is recognized within the legal community and belongs to many state and national bar associations, holding leadership positions in several of these organizations. He has lectured on more than 140 occasions throughout the country on personal injury and wrongful death matters and has had more than 80 articles published in legal journals on topics such as strategic jury selection, maximizing an injured client’s recovery, successfully handling wrongful death cases and preparing and cross-examining expert witnesses. Mr. Kroll has been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America since 2011 in the field of personal injury. In 2002, Mr. Kroll was selected by the National Law Journal as one of the Top 40 attorneys in America under the age of 40, and was the only personal injury lawyer from the Midwest selected. He is AV Peer Reviewed Rated, Martindale-Hubbell’s highest peer recognition for ethical standards and legal ability, and has been selected by his peers as a “Leading Lawyer.” Mr. Kroll has also been named to Illinois “Super Lawyers” list since 2005. Additionally, Mr. Kroll has been named one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Illinois by the American Trial Lawyers Association for seven consecutive years. He is also an elected member of DePaul University Board of Trustees.

Practice Areas
  • Personal Injury
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Products Liability
Additional Practice Areas
  • Car Accidents
  • Truck Accidents
  • Construction Accidents
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Illinois
Professional Experience
Jeffrey J. Kroll
Current
Education
DePaul College of Law
J.D.
DePaul University
B.S. / Finance and Economics
Awards
Addis E. Hull Volunteer Award
Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education
Professional Associations
Member
Illinois State Bar Association
Current
Publications
Articles & Publications
Wow, Humpty Dumpty was right: Use every word — and use it precisely
Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
Hate losing, but don’t be afraid to lose
Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
Heading home reveals changes, inside and out
Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
Cross is more fun, but direct is what wins
Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
Believing in the benefits of mentoring
Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
Never forget about the mockingbird
Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
Trial Skills Flashpoints – Closing Arguments
Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education
Depositions: Pre-Trial Strategy in Civil Practice
Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education
Involvement isn’t the same as commitment
Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
Scope of Permissible Closing Arguments in Automobile Crash Accidents: Rear-end Collisions
Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education
Proving Fault in Auto Accident Cases: Complaint, Answer, Motions
Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education
Breaking bad habits of the legal system
Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
The Use and Presentation of Demonstrative Evidence in the Trial of Automobile Negligence Cases
Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education
Inside and Outside the Jury Box: Effective Trial Strategies: Selecting Jurors in the 21st Century
Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education
Pedestrian vs. Motorist: Can’t we all just get along?
Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education
Be good for goodness’ sake
Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
Student-athletes need modernized protections after accidents happen
Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
Preserving the element of surprise
Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
There’s no ‘I’ in attorney
Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
Know your spouse, know your witness
Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
For the love of the game – and the law
Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
Trial Skill Flashpoints – Creating a Powerful Opening
Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education
Road trip provides jury lesson
Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
Lawyer learns of importance of embracing family, friends
Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
Different rules may get applied
Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
What you know, won’t hurt you
Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
Speaking Engagements
Closing Arguments, Des Moines, Iowa
Louisiana Association for Justice
Summation in Personal Injury and Wrongful Death, South Carolina Association for Justice- Auto Torts, Atlanta, Georgia
South Carolina Association for Justice
Proof and Argument of Physical Pain and Mental Suffering, Des Moines, Iowa
Iowa Association for Justice
Anatomy of a Personal Injury - Summation, American Association for Justice Annual Meeting, Montreal, Canada
American Association for Justice
Delivering the Knock-Out Punch - Making Your Closing Argument Count, Columbus, Ohio
Ohio Assoication for Justice
Proof and Argument of Physical Pain and Mental Suffering, South Beach , Florida
Kane County Public Defender
Using Life Experience to Persuade Juries, St. Charles, Illinois
Kane County Public Defender
Cross Examination of Defense Medical Examiners (Including Defense Physiatrists) to Prove Severity of Pain and the Relationship of “Pain” to “Suffering” and “Anguish”, Mass Torts Made Perfect Seminar, Las Vegas, Nevada
Mass Torts Made Perfect
Knowing, Understanding & Appreciating What the Adjustor & Insurance Claims Department Needs, Wants & Has to Have in Order to Settle the Case (And Why Clueless Plaintiff Lawyers ALWAYS Leave Significant Dollars on the Table), Mass Torts Made Perfect Seminar, Las Vegas, Nevada
Mass Torts Made Perfect
Deposing Expert Witnesses: Proven Tactics You Need to Know
National Constitution Center
Deposing the Fatigued Trucker, Las Vegas, Nevada
The Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of American
Advanced Trial Skills: Persuasive Opening Statements & Closing Arguments
National Constitution Center
Examining Witnesses: Proven Techniques You Can Use Today
National Constitution Center
Everything You Need to Know About Medical Evidence But Were Afraid to Ask
National Constitution Center
If a Trial is a Battle: Themes & Analogies Are Your Secret Weapon
National Constitution Center
Strategic Jury Selection: Win Your Case from the Start
National Constitution Center
Powerful Opening Statements: Practical Tips from a Proven Winner
National Constitution Center
Preparing & Examining Expert Witnesses: Proven Techniques You Can Use Today
National Constitution Center
How to Win Billion Dollar Verdicts, Rosemont, Illinois
Rainbow Push Coalition & Citizenship Education Fund
Proof and Argument of Mental Pain and Anguish, The Absolute Litigators Conference VIIII, Las Vegas, Nevada
Professional Education Systems Institute
Cross-Examination: Bending But Not Breaking, First Annual California Expert Summit, Newport Beach, California
Forensic Consultants Association
Demonstrative Evidence & Expert Witnesses, First Annual California Expert Summit, Newport Beach, California
Forensic Consultants Association
The Trial of a Nursing Home Negligence Case: Plaintiff's Perspective
Professional Education Systems Institute
Using Themes and Analogies to Persuade at Trial, The Absolute Litigators Conference VIIII, Las Vegas, Nevada
Professional Education Systems Institute
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Contact & Map
10 South LaSalle Street, Suite 3702
Chicago, IL 60603
USA
Telephone: (312) 676-7222
Telephone: (312) 676-7222