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   3Douglas A. ColbyChicago(312) 372-3822dcolby@anesilaw.comdcolby@anesilaw.comAnesi Ozmon Rodin Novak & Kohen Ltdwww.anesilaw.comwww.anesilaw.comColbyD.jpgWorkers' Compensation Law
Douglas A. Colbydcolby@anesilaw.com
Anesi Ozmon Rodin Novak & Kohen Ltdhttp://www.anesilaw.com
161 N Clark St Ste 2100
Chicago IL 60601
Ph.(312) 372-3822 Fx.(312) 372-3833
Recommended by peers in:
Workers' Compensation Law
Advisory Board Member
County:  Cook
Litigator:  Yes

Practice Description:  
Mr. Colby has extensive experience in representing individuals who have sustained work-related injuries. Some of these individuals have very apparent work injuries, others are less obvious, i.e., repetitive trauma, stress-related, cardio-vascular, etc. Mr. Colby's practice focuses on representing severely injured clients and obtaining maximum benefits through trial or settlement. Mr. Colby has tried all types of workers' compensation cases involving all issues. He is recognized for his representation of catastrophically injured individuals.


Notable Cases and Results:  
Obtained substantial housing and transportation benefits for catastrophically injured workers. Obtained lifetime wage loss benefits for many severely injured individuals.


Bar Admissions:  
Illinois, 1982
U.S. District Court (N. Dist. IL), 1982


Retainer:  Contingent fee

Date of Birth:  1957

Law School:  The John Marshall School of Law,J.D.
Undergraduate School:  Northern Illinois University
Undergraduate School Honors/Involvement:  Cum laude

Representative Clients:  
Mr. Colby represents people who have sustained work-related injuries. Some of the injured clients are so severely disabled that they will never return to work. Other clients may return to work at a reduced earning capacity, thereby entitling them to wage loss benefits. Most of Mr. Colby's clients are severely impaired with orthopedic and/or neurological conditions, or catastrophically disabled with spinal cord or brain injuries.


Employment History:  
Anesi, Ozmon, Rodin, Novak & Kohen
  1980-present


Bar/Professional Association Involvement:  
Chicago Bar Association
Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
  Workers' Compensation Committee
Association of Trial Lawyers of America
Illinois State Bar Association
American Bar Association


Community Involvement:  
Mr. Colby is involved with numerous charitable organizations.


Published Legal Writing:  
Continuing author of Workers' Compensation Notebook, publication through ITLA on employer-employee issues.


Legal Lectures:  
Frequent speaker for workers' compensation organizations.
Yearly speaker at John Marshall Law School
Frequent speaker for National Business Institute
Frequent speaker for Illinois State Bar Association


Firm Description:  
Anesi, Ozmon, Rodin, Novak & Kohen is a large firm which specializes in representing injured victims. The firm has a prominent personal injury practice, workers' compensation practice and social security practice.


Family:  
Married with two children
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