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   3James P. GinzkeyBloomington(309) 821-9707Jim@ginzkeylaw.comJim@ginzkeylaw.comGinzkey Law Officewww.ginzkeylaw.comwww.ginzkeylaw.comGinzkeyJames.jpgPersonal Injury Law: GeneralPersonal Injury Law: Professional MalpracticeADR Law: Personal Injury
James P.
Ginzkey Law Office
221 E Washington St
Bloomington IL 61701-4038
Ph.(309) 821-9707 Fx.(309) 821-9708Leading Lawyers Magazine story about this lawyer
Recommended by peers in:
Personal Injury Law: General
Personal Injury Law: Professional Malpractice
ADR Law: Personal Injury
Advisory Board Member
County:  McLean
Litigator:  Yes

Practice Description:  
Personal injury attorney James P. Ginzkey has spent the last 25 years honing his skills as an aggressive and smart legal advocate on behalf of injured people and their families.

Mr. Ginzkey is the recipient of several honors from his peers in the legal community - including an AV rating* under Martindale-Hubbell's peer review rating system and selection for inclusion in Leading Lawyers, a title available to no more than 5 percent of attorneys licensed to practice in Illinois.

Mr. Ginzkey's case results also speak to his capabilities on behalf of his clients - both at the negotiating table and in front of a jury. He has argued four cases before the Illinois Supreme Court, and in 2000 he argued the landmark HMO case of Pegram v. Herdrich before the United States Supreme Court.

Notable Cases and Results:  
Mr. Ginzkey has briefed and argued, as counsel of record, dozens of appeals, including the Illinois Supreme Court cases of:
Redarowicz v. Ohlendorf
92 Ill.2d 171, 441 NE2d 324 (1982)

National Bank of Monticello v. Quinn
126 Ill.2d 129, 553 NE2d 846 (1989)

Clemons v. Mechanical Devices
184 Ill.2d 328, 704 NE2d 403 (1998)

and the U.S. Supreme Court case of Pegram v. Herdrich, 530 U.S. 211, 120 S.Ct. 2143 (2000).

Bar Admissions:  
Illinois, 1979
U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois
Trial Bar for the Northern District of Illinois
U.S. Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court

Retainer:  Varies upon case

Year of Birth:  1953

Law School:  St. Mary's University School of Law, J.D., 1979

Undergraduate School:  University of Illinois, B.S., Finance, 1975

Bar/Professional Association Involvement:  
Illinois State Bar Association
  ISBA General Assembly (elected), 1984-1990
  Tort Law Section Council
    Chairman, 1994-1995, 2005-2006   ISBA Civil Practice and Procedure Section Council
    Past member
  Insurance Risk Retention Group
    Past director

Published Legal Writing and Speeches:
Mr. Ginzkey is a frequent lecturer and contributing author for Illinois Trial Lawyers Association seminars, as well as for the ISBA's Law Ed Series and the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education.

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