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Yao Dinizulu

Yao Dinizulu

Dinizulu Law Group Ltd.
  • Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury
  • Illinois
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Mr. Dinizulu was born in Washington D.C., and after graduating from high school in Queens, New York, Mr. Dinizulu attended Florida A& M University in Tallahassee, Florida, where he graduated magna cum laude. While at Florida A&M University, Mr. Dinizulu was a member of Who’s Who Among American Colleges and Universities; the National Dean’s List, the Golden Key National Honor Society, Founder of the Collegiate Democratic Caucus of Florida, Student Government Association Student Senate, Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Incorporated, and campus spokesperson for the Television and Radio broadcast of the NAACP Speaks.
After graduating from Florida A&M University, Mr. Dinizulu attended the University of Illinois College of Law where he received his Juris Doctorate degree in 1997. While at the University of Illinois, Mr. Dinizulu served on the University of Illinois Student Bar Association and the Executive Board for the National Black Law Student Association. During his tenure at the College of Law, Mr. Dinizulu was awarded the prestigious James Benton Parsons Scholarship from the Just Beginning Foundation and the National Bar Association’s Judicial Council for Public Service and Academic Achievement.
After graduating from law school, Mr. Dinizulu began his professional career, handling multi-billion dollar complex tax restructurings, with Price Waterhouse, LLP which later merged with Coopers & Lybrand to become PricewaterhouseCoopers.
In May 2000, Mr. Dinizulu, acting as a founding partner, formed Harris, Mitchell & Dinizulu, LLC. In January 2008, Mr. Dinizulu formed the Dinizulu Law Group, Ltd., focusing the practice primarily on injury/tort litigation and commercial litigation. He has also been recognized both locally and nationally, for work relating to advancing civil rights causes and championing social issues. With a concentration in litigation, Mr. Dinizulu is an innovator, always seeking to use cutting-edge technology in his practice to ensure that he achieves the greatest results for his clients. Mr. Dinizulu has represented a diverse client base not limited to: wards of the state of Illinois, physicians and lawyers, to business owners and condominium associations. Mr. Dinizulu has also represented individuals and corporations in many tort actions ranging from sodomy and trucking/motor vehicle accidents, to wrongful deaths and nursing home negligence. Although the Dinizulu Law Group, Ltd. serves clients located primarily within the Cook and neighboring counties, Mr. Dinizulu operates a regional practice. As an attorney, Mr. Dinizulu’s motto is to, “never let an opponent out work me.”
Demonstrating his compassion for his community, Mr. Dinizulu is actively engaged in numerous community activities involving civic and faith-based organizations. In addition, Mr. Dinizulu frequently makes several public appearances to address issues specifically affecting the African American community.

Hobbies & Other Interests
Mr. Dinizulu enjoys traveling, the theatre, fine dining and spending time with his loved ones.

Practice Areas
    Medical Malpractice
    Birth Injury, Medical Misdiagnosis, Pharmacy Errors, Surgical Errors
    Personal Injury
    Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
Additional Practice Areas
  • Car Accidents
  • Truck Accidents
  • Free Consultation
    We offer consultations at no cost and no obligation to you. In your initial consultation, we listen to your story and answer your questions about potential compensation for your injuries, your lost wages and your pain and suffering.
  • Contingent Fees
    We work on a contingency basis. This means that you are only asked to pay if we are successful in achieving a positive outcome for you.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Dinizulu Law Group Ltd.
- Current
focusing the practice primarily on injury/tort litigation and commercial litigation.
Founding Partner
Harris, Mitchell & Dinizulu, LLC.
Price Waterhouse, LLP
handling multi-billion dollar complex tax restructurings
University of Illinois College of Law
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Florida A&M University
Honors: Magna cum Laude, the National Dean’s List,
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Professional Associations
Florida A&M University National Alumni Association, Chicago Chapter
Past President
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Florida A&M University National Alumni Association
Past Midwest Regional Officer
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Florida A&M University National Alumni Association
Midwest Regional Vice President
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Contact & Map
221 North LaSalle Suite 1100
Chicago, IL 60601
Telephone: (312) 384-1920
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