Jordan S. Powell

Jordan S. Powell

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

Jordan S. Powell was hired as a litigation associate in August 2007. In September 2014 he was promoted to Partner at the firm.Jordan’s diligence, drive and dedication have led to notable results on behalf of clients who have suffered from tragic and catastrophic injuries. Jordan was named to the Law Bulletin Publishing Company's list of the "40 Attorneys Under Forty to Watch" in Illinois for 2012. Jordan plays a key role in preparing personal injury and wrongful death cases for mediation and trial. In March 2013, Jordan received an $842,000 verdict in a nursing home negligence lawsuit for an 87-year-old client that suffered from a fall resulting in fractures to her hip, pelvis and shoulder. In September 2013, Jordan received a $2.4 million accident verdict for a 29-year-old man who was hit by a truck driven by a City of Chicago Streets and Sanitation employee. Follow the link to read more about the multimillion dollar Cook County verdict. And most recently, Jordan helped secure a $1.8 million verdict in a medical malpractice case against a Chicago-area surgeon. Jordan settled a medical malpractice case for $3 million against a Chicago-area neurosurgeon for an older woman who was paralyzed from the waist down as a result of a surgical error. He also obtained a $1 million nursing home settlement for the surviving family of a 33-year-old woman who died as a result of negligence by a Chicago nursing home and attending physician, for the failure to properly manage her anticoagulation medication.

Practice Areas
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability
  • Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect
Additional Practice Area
  • Car Accidents
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Illinois
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Law Clerk
Kralovec, Jambois & Schwartz
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Education
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
J.D. / Law
Honors: Student Bar Association; Student Hurricane Network; Chicago-Kent Law Offices
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
B.A. / Political Science, Organizational Studies (2004)
Honors: Cum Laude; Dean's list; National Collegiate Scholar
Awards
Rising Stars
Illinois Super Lawyers
2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
Emerging Leaders
Leading Lawyers
"40 Attorneys Under Forty to Watch" in Illinois
Law Bulletin Publishing Company
Professional Associations
Chicago Bar Association
Member
Current
American Association of Justice Nursing Home Litigation Group
Member
Current
Decalogue Society
Member
Current
Illinois State Bar
Member
Current
American Bar Association
Member
Current
Illinois Trial Lawyer's Association
Member
Current
Publications
Articles & Publications
Developments in Nursing Home Cases
Chicago Bar Association Tort Litigation Committee
Weaving a Nursing Home Deposition Strategy
Trial Magazine
Ethical Considerations in Nursing Home Cases
ITLA Trial Journal
Getting the Judge to Admit Key Evidence
AAJ Education’s Litigating Nursing Home Cases Seminar, Las Vegas
Private Causes of Action Against Nursing Homes: Hot Topics
Annual Governor's Conference on Aging, Chicago
Tort Law: The New Legal World We Live In
Speaking Engagements
Trial – Tips from Experienced Litigators and New Illinois Pattern Jury Instructions, Nursing Home & Assisted Living Facility Litigation Seminar, Chicago, IL
Nursing Home Litigation
National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys – Illinois Chapter
Social Media
Contact & Map
Chicago, IL, USA