John B. Schwartz

phone: (312) 332-1586
(800) 886-1586
fax: (312) 332-7009
email: JBSLawOff@aol.com

 

 

 

51 years experience in litigation, trials and appeals.

Martindale-Hubbell AV rated for highest level of legal ability and ethics for last 25 years.

Areas of PracticeMartindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rated

  • Personal Injury
  • Professional Negligence
  • Professional Malpractice Law
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Slip and Fall
  • Construction Injuries
  • Products Liability Law
  • Nursing Home Injuries
  • Railroad Worker Injury/FELA
  • Workers’ Compensation Law
  • Civil Litigation
  • Civil Appeals
  • Class Actions — Plaintiff
  • Brain Injuries and Paralysis
  • Surgical Errors
  • Anesthesia Errors
  • Hospital Bed Sores/ Ulcers

Bar Admissions:

  • Illinois, 1966
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Michigan, 2001
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 1966
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit, 1975
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1971

Education:

  • De Paul University College of Law, Chicago, Illinois, 1966 – J.D.
  • Northwestern University, 1962 – B.A.

Published Works:

  • Supplement to Chapter 9, Medical Malpractice, Illinois Continuing Legal Education, 1984

Classes/Seminars Taught:

  • Lecturer, Illinois Civil Practice and Procedure Committee, 1997

Honors and Awards:

  • A-V Rated by Martindale Hubbell, 1984 – Present
  • Life Fellow, Chicago Bar FoundationFellow, Roscoe Pound Foundation

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • Chicago Bar Association, 1967 – 1969
    Member, Committee of Real Property Law
  • Chicago Bar Association, 1971 – 1979
    Member, Committee of Unauthorized Practice
  • Chicago Bar Association, 1972 – 1973
    Member, Committee of Negligence
  • Chicago Bar Association, 1973 – 1974
    Member, Committee of Tort Litigation
  • Chicago Bar Association, 1985 – 1996
    Member, Committee of Tort Litigation
  • Chicago Bar Association, 1974 – 1977
    Member, Committee of Circuit Court
  • Chicago Bar Association, 1985 – 1996
    Member, Committee of Circuit Court
  • Chicago Bar Association, 1981 – 1983
    Member, Committee of Civil Practice
  • Chicago Bar Association, 1985 – 1996
    Member, Committee of Civil Practice
  • Chicago Bar Association, 1985 – 1993
    Member, Judicial Committee
  • Chicago Bar Association, 1966 – Present
    Member, Subcommittee Judicial Ethics
  • Chicago Bar Association, 1966 – Present
    Member, Medical-Legal Committee
  • Chicago Bar Association, 2006 – Present
    Member, Judicial Evaluation Committee
  • Illinois State Bar Association, 1984 – 1985
    Auxiliary Member, Civil Practice Committee
  • Illinois State Bar Association, 1995 – 1997
    Member, Civil Practice & Procedure Law Council
  • American Bar Association, 1966 – Present
  • Appellate Lawyers Association of Illinois, 1979 – 1997
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, 1992 – 1995
    Member, Rules Committee
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, 1996 – 2000
    Member, Medical Negligence Committee
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, 1993 – 2000
    Civil Practice Committee
  • American Association for Justice, 1971
    Member, Research Committee
  • Lake County (Illinois) Bar Association, 2005 – Present
    Member
  • Illinois State Bar Association, 1966 – Present
    Member

Fraternities:

  • Nu Beta Epsilon