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   3Jeffrey M. GoldbergChicago(312) 236-4146jgoldberg@goldberglaw.comjgoldberg@goldberglaw.comGoldberg & Schulkin Law Offices P.C.www.goldberglaw.comwww.goldberglaw.comgoldbergjeffrey.jpgPersonal Injury Law: GeneralPersonal Injury Law: Professional MalpracticeMedical MalpracticePersonal Injury
Jeffrey M.
Goldberg & Schulkin Law Offices P.C.
20 N Clark St Ste 3100
Chicago IL 60602-5022
Ph.(312) 236-4146 Fx.(312) 236-5913Leading Lawyers Magazine story about this lawyer
Recommended by peers in:    Extensive Experience in:
Personal Injury Law: General    Medical Malpractice
Personal Injury Law: Professional Malpractice    Personal Injury
Advisory Board Member
County:  Cook
Litigator:  Yes

Practice Description:  
Mr. Goldberg, founder of Jeffrey M. Goldberg Law Offices, concentrates in substantial medical malpractice, product liability, aviation, and related accidents. He has done so throughout his entire professional career. He has obtained numerous multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements on behalf of injured individuals.

Notable Cases and Results:  
Estate of Benjamin Wilson v. St. Bernard's Hospital and Amanda Williams v. Chicago Transit Authority

Bar Admissions:  
Illinois, 1974
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, 1974
United States Supreme Court, 1975
Wisconsin Supreme Court, 2000

Hourly Rate:  Contingency only

Retainer:  Typically zero

Year of Birth:  1948

Law School:  The John Marshall School of Law,J.D., 1974
Law School Honors/Involvement:  Moot Court Team; Client Counseling Competition Team, 1973

Undergraduate School:  Bradley University, 1970

Representative Clients:  
Severely injured individuals, including children with cerebral palsy and adults with head and spinal cord injuries.

Employment History:  
Principal and founder of Jeffrey M. Goldberg Law Offices since 1975.

Bar/Professional Association Involvement:  
Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
  Elected board member, 1987 - present
  Treasurer, 1993-1995
  Secretary, 1994
  Parliamentarian, 1991
  Co-chairman, Membership Committee, 1987 - 1995
  Member, Membership Committee, 1985 - present
  Member, Legislative Committee, 1987 - present
  Member, Medical Negligence Committee, 1987 - present
  Co-chairman, Insurance Committee, 1994
  Co-chairman, Publications Committee, 1996
  Member, Nominating Committee, 1997
Chicago Bar Association
  Chairman, Tort Litigation Section, 1981
  Vice chairman, Tort Litigation Section, 1980
  Committee on Legal Specialization, 1979
  Member, Judicial Candidates Evaluation Committee, 1980-1987
llinois State Bar Association
  Member, Tort Law Section
Association of Trial Lawyers of America
Trial Lawyers for Public Justice
  President - July 2004
  Member, Board of Directors, 1996 - present
  Member, Executive Committee, 1999 - present
  Treasurer, 2000
  Secretary, 2001
  Vice-president, 2002
Center for Disability and Elder Law
  Member - Board of Directors, 1996 - present

Published Legal Writing:  
"Barring the Defendant from Using Annuity Trial Testimony." ITLA Journal, Spring-Summer, 1988
"Medical Malpractice Litigation." Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education, 1989
Editor, Medical Malpractice Handbook, Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education, 1989
  "Medical Malpractice Handbook - Plaintiff's Perspective," 1989
  "Medical Malpractice Litigation - Plaintiff's Perspective," 1991
  "Medical Malpractice Litigation - Plaintiff's Perspective," 1992
  "Medical Malpractice Handbook - Plaintiff's Perspective." 1995
"American Association of Neurological Surgeons Regional Seminar - Evaluation of Medical Malpractice Cases - Plaintiff's Perspective," 1991;
"Medical Negligence," Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, September 1993

Legal Lectures:  
"Key Elements of a Product Liability Case," Illinois Trial Lawyers Seminar, February 1994
"Jury Selection: Plaintiff's Perspective," Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, October 10, 1994
"Anatomy of Pre-Trial Preparation - Professional Negligence/Product Liability," Illinois State Bar Association, 1995
"Cross Examination of Defendant's Liability Expert," Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, October 14, 1996;
"Handling Subsequent Treating Physicians," Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, December 7, 1996
"Proving that the Product is Unreasonably Dangerous," Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, January 11, 1997
"Opinion Evidence - What the Experts Can Testify To," Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, May 3, 1997
"Closing Argument," Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, December 6, 1997
"Examining your Expert with Confidence.," Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, January 10, 1998;
"Nucleated Red Blood Cells and Post-Natal Imaging," Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, December 11, 1999
"Visual Persuasion," American Trial Lawyers Association, January 2000
"Effective Techniques to Obtain Early Settlements," American Trial Lawyers Association, July 31, 2000
"Sole Proximate Cause Defense," Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, December 9, 2000
"Electronic Fetal Monitoring: What is it Really Telling us? The Second Stage of Labor," ATLA Litigating Catastrophically Injured Infant Cases, February 2002

Firm Description:  
Jeffrey M. Goldberg & Associates, Ltd. is a six-lawyer firm devoted to representing victims who receive catastrophic injuries as a result of medical malpractice, product liability, aviation accidents, or other incidents.

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