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John Francis Winters Jr.

John Francis Winters Jr.

Founding Member of Winters Salzetta O'Brien & Richardson, LLC.
  • Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Products Liability
  • State of Illinois, United States Federal Trial Bar
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Summary

John F. Winters, Jr. is the founding member of the firm Winters Salzetta O'Brien & Richardson, LLC. The firm was formed in 1997. John has successfully settled or tried to verdict a variety of cases including medical negligence, police misconduct, VA Hospital negligence, automobile/trucking negligence, premises liability negligence and defamation cases, obtaining multi-million dollar results for his clients against defendants and their insurance companies.

John has been involved in a number of high-profile matters, including his current representation of former NFL players against the NFL in the CTE brain injury cases. Also, John served as lead counsel in the wrongful death trial of the Estate of Eric Morse, the five-year-old boy who was dropped to his death by two twelve-year-old gang members from the window of an abandoned apartment on the 14th floor of the Chicago Housing Authority - Ida B. Wells development. That case received nationwide notoriety as it involved Chicago Housing Authority and two of its vendors being held responsible in a civil trial after the two minor assailants were tried as adults and found guilty in the criminal trial. The death of Eric Morse is recounted in a book entitled Our America, by LeAlan Jones and Lloyd Newman.

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Practice Areas
  • Personal Injury
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Products Liability
Additional Practice Areas
  • Wrongful Death
  • Car Accidents
  • Truck Accidents
  • Defamation
  • Police Misconduct
Fees
  • Free Consultation
    Contact us today at 312-236-6324 for a free consultation.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
State of Illinois
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U.S. Supreme Court
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United States Court of Appeals – Fifth Circuit
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United States Court of Appeals – Ninth Circuit
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United States Court of Appeals – Seventh Circuit
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United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois
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United States Federal Trial Bar
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Founder / Attorney
Winters Salzetta O'Brien & Richardson, LLC
- Current
Education
The John Marshall Law School
J.D. (1991) | Law
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Illinois State University
B.S. (1977) | History
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Awards
Super Lawyer, Personal Injury, 2008 - 2016
Super Lawyers Magazine
Top 100 - 2015, 2018-2020
The National Trial Lawyers
Leading Lawyer, Personal Injury 2008-2016
Leading Lawyers Magazine
Leading Lawyer
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Professional Associations
State Bar of Illinois  # 6208384
Member
Current
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Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
Member
Current
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American Bar Association
Member
Current
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Chicago Bar Association
Member
Current
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Association of Trial Lawyers
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Current
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Society of Trial Lawyers
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Contact & Map
Winters Salzetta O'Brien & Richardson, LLC
111 West Washington Street
Suite 1200
Chicago, IL 60602
Telephone: (312) 236-6324
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
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