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Hon. Thomas L. Hogan, Ret., who served the Cook County Circuit Court from 1997 until his retirement in 2014, is now engaged in consulting, arbitration and mediation of commercial litigation and personal injury matters.
Judge Hogan has been involved in the resolution of thousands of cases through settlement or trial in the state and federal courts of Illinois, Wisconsin and Indiana. As a judge, he conducted settlement conferences in cases involving nearly every civil matter including medical and legal malpractice, toxic torts, business disputes, construction accidents, transportation mishaps, insurance coverage disputes and mass tort claims.
He has received awards from a wide variety of bar associations and legal groups for his work including the Chicago Bar Association, the Society of Trial Lawyers and the Illinois Division of the American Board of Trial Advocates. He was first named a Leading Lawyer in ADR Law: Commercial Litigation and ADR Law: Personal Injury in 2015.
Prior to his judicial appointment in 1997 and his election in 1998, Judge Hogan had been in private practice for many years. He served as a judge in the Law Division's Jury Section and before that was assigned to the First Municipal District.
Year of Birth: 1954
Law School: IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, J.D.
Undergraduate School: University of Notre Dame, B.A., American Studies, 1976
TLH Consulting Corporation, 2015-present
Judge, Circuit Court of Cook County, 1997-2014
Private practice, 1980-1997
Awards; Honors; Distinctions:
Judge Hogan has received awards from a wide variety of bar associations and legal groups including:
the Chicago Bar Association
the Society of Trial Lawyers
the Illinois Division of the American Board of Trial Advocates
He was first named a Leading Lawyer in ADR Law: Commercial Litigation and ADR Law: Personal Injury in 2015.