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Joseph W. Balesteri

Joseph W. Balesteri

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

Joseph W. Balesteri is a partner at the Chicago-based plaintiff’s law firm Power Rogers & Smith. He joined the firm in 2000, and since that time, has handled many cases successfully, resulting in more than $400 million in verdicts and settlements for his clients, an average of $25 million per year. In recognition of his dedication to plaintiffs and achievements in the field, Mr. Balesteri has been awarded with honors such as “Super Lawyers” and “Leading Lawyers” by the Law Bulletin Publishing Company.

Practice Areas
  • Personal Injury
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Products Liability
  • Construction Law
  • Nursing Home Abuse
  • Insurance Claims
Additional Practice Area
  • Car Accidents
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Illinois
United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Education
Indiana University
B.S. | Business
DePaul College of Law
J.D.
Awards
One of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers from Illinois
The National Trial Lawyers
Rising star of the trial bar
Chicago Lawyer Magazine
AV Preeminent rating
Martindale-Hubbell for ethical standards and legal ability
since 2005
Leading Lawyer in Personal Injury Law
Law Bulletin Publishing Company
This distinction was earned by fewer than 5% of all lawyers licensed in Illinois (2004).
Super Lawyer in medical malpractice litigation
Super Lawyers
This distinction was awarded to 5% of all Illinois attorneys (2005).
Balesteri A Stellar Litigator
Fra-Noi (Italian-American newspaper)
Professional Associations
Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
Member
Current
America Association for Justice
Member
Current
Chicago Bar Association
Member
Current
Trial Lawyers for Public Justice
Member
Current
Justinian Society
Member
Current
Fenwick Bar Association
Member
Current
Illinois State Bar Association # 6228799
Member
Current
Society of Trial Lawyers
Elected to Board of Directors
- Current
Publications
Articles & Publications
Deposing the Defendant and the Defendant’s Experts
Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, Chicago, IL
Depositions in a Medical Malpractice Case: Plaintiff Perspective
Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education, Chicago
Websites & Blogs
Website
Joseph W. Balesteri's Profile
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Power Rogers & Smith, P.C.
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Our Blog
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Contact & Map
Power Rogers & Smith, P.C.
70 W Madison St
Suite 5500
Chicago, IL 60602
USA
Telephone: (312) 313-0202