|Advisory Board Member|
| Litigator: Yes|
| Practice Description: |
Mr. Flaherty limits his practice to all phases of personal injury, wrongful death and workers' compensation cases. He has extensive experience in medical negligence, auto/truck/train accidents, construction accidents, defective products and premises liability. He has obtained many multimillion dollar verdicts and settlements and is widely respected as a champion for the victims of negligence and wrongdoing. He has been recognized by his peers as among the top five percent of all Illinois lawyers in personal injury litigation, professional negligence and workers' compensation (Super Lawyer & Leading Lawyers). He has been named to the Top 100 Lawyers in Illinois and he has received the highest peer rating for skill and integrity. He is past president of the KCBA and a member of the Board of Managers of ITLA.
Notable Cases and Results:
Federal Trial Bar in the Federal District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals
Year of Birth: 1951
Law School: Northern Illinois University, JD, 1978
Undergraduate School: DePaul University, 1975
Bar/Professional Association Involvement:
Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
Board of Managers
Kane County Bar Association
Board of directors
Former chairman, Civil Practice Committee
Awards; Honors; Distinctions:
"Super Lawyer" designation in personal injury litigation
Martindale Hubbell AV rating, the highest recognition for skill and integrity
Appointed by the Illinois Supreme Court to the Supreme Court Committee on Character and Fitness, Second District
Former Aurora boys baseball coach
Former Batavia boys baseball coach
City of Aurora
Former member, Aurora Preservation Commission
Association for Individual Development
Board of directors
Published Legal Writing:
Articles in Kane County Bar Association Bar Briefs, Illinois State Bar Association Trial Briefs, Illinois Trial Lawyers Association Trial Journal
Frequent lecturer and moderator on issues pertaining to personal injury and wrongful death litigation at continuing legal education programs sponsored by the Kane County Bar Association and the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
Kinnally Flaherty Krentz & Loran is one of the premier law firms in the Chicagoland area. We have over a century of experience and expertise in select practice groups: personal injury & wrongful death, general & commercial litigation, workers' compensation, immigration & citizenship, and business counseling & estate planning.
Our lawyers carry on a distinguished legacy of integrity and exceptional advocacy that both defines us and sets us apart. We have made a difference to countless people through a relentless pursuit of justice, record-setting multi-million dollar verdicts and progressive changes in the law.
The lawyers of Kinnally-Flaherty are leaders in the community, bar associations and legal education. We have received the highest peer rating for skill and integrity, and many of our attorneys have been designated Leading Lawyers and Super Lawyers, signifying that they are among the top five percent of all Illinois lawyers in personal injury, general & commercial litigation and workers' compensation.
We provide the expertise, resources and facilities of a big city firm without the inconvenience and impersonality of downtown Chicago. We practice throughout the State of Illinois and outside Illinois in selected cases.
Married to Judy; four children
Parking is on site and free; no stairs, steps, or elevators
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