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   3Mark D. HassakisMount Vernon(618) 244-5335mhass@hassakislaw.commhass@hassakislaw.comHassakis & Hassakis PCwww.hassakislaw.comwww.hassakislaw.comhassakismark.jpgNursing Home Negligence LawPersonal Injury Law: GeneralWorkers' Compensation Law
Mark D.
Hassakis & Hassakis PC
206 S 9th St Ste 201
Mount Vernon IL 62864-4240
Ph.(618) 244-5335 Fx.(618) 244-5330
Recommended by peers in:
Nursing Home Negligence Law
Personal Injury Law: General
Workers' Compensation Law
Advisory Board Member
County:  Jefferson
Litigator:  Yes

Practice Description:  
Mr. Hassakis represents individuals, workers and consumers in the areas of personal injury and workers' compensation, professional malpractice, and general tort damage and injuries. He has also served on the advisory board of James Publishing Company for consultation on tort publications.

Mr. Hassakis has been admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois, in the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, the United States Supreme Court and the United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois.

Bar Admissions:  
Illinois, 1976
U.S. District Court
  Southern District of Illinois
  Central District of Illinois
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court

Year of Birth:  1951

Law School:  St. Louis University School of Law, J.D., 1976

Undergraduate School:  Northwestern University, B.A., 1973

Employment History:  Hassakis & Hassakis, P.C., 1976 to present

Bar/Professional Association Involvement:  
Women's Bar Association of Illinois
Decalogue Society of Illinois
American Association for Justice (AAJ)
Justinian Society
Illinois State Bar Association, 1976-present
  Board of Governors, 2002-2012
      Law Related Education for the Public, August 2002-February 2007
      International and Immigration Law Section, August 2002-2007
      Continuing Legal Education, October 2003-2006
      Agricultural Law Section, October 2003-fall 2004
      Mineral Law Section, August 2002-2007
  Assembly member, 1978-1984, 1988-1994
  ISBA Membership & Bar Activities Committee, 1984-2000
    Past vice-chairman
  ISBA Committee on Delivery of Legal Services, 1980-1986
  Special Committees:
    Scope and Correlation, summer 2003-2011
    Strategic Marketing, 2005-present
    Image Advertising, June 2004-2006
    Mentoring Program, March 2004-present
    Economic Survey, fall 2004
    Pro Bono Structure, November 2001-November 2002
    Law Student Services, fall 2004-2006
    Outreach Minority Representation, 2004-2006
    Regional Caucus and Outreach, 2004-2006.
Illinois Bar Foundation
  Board member, 1988-1994; 2007-2011
American Bar Association
Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
Chicago Bar Association
Hellenic Bar Association
Jefferson County Bar Association, 1976-present
   president, 1980

Outside Affiliations:
Editorial Advisory Board, James Publishing Group (law book publishers), serving as a consultant on tort publications
Secretary of State, part-time prosecutor for formal hearings for driving relief, 1988-1993
Mt. Vernon West Rotary Club
   Founding member
   Past president
   Paul Harris Fellow

Community Involvement:  
Mt. Vernon Township High School Board, 1978-1986
Mt. Vernon Bright & Beautiful
  Past director
Downtown Development Corporation, City of Mt. Vernon, 1984-1990, 1994 to 2009
  Director and vice-president
Lincoln Park Foundation
SSM Rehabilitation Hospital
  Advisory Board, 1990s
Jefferson County YMCA
  Contributor   Supporter
Friends of the Mitchell Museum/Cedarhurst

Firm Description:  
The Illinois law firm, Hassakis & Hassakis, P.C. concentrates on all types of personal injury, workers’ compensation, medical malpractice and nursing home negligence litigation. Our lawyers have been providing client-centered legal services to our neighbors since 1950. In every case that we handle, we strive to achieve the best possible results for our clients.

We have unique knowledge and insight that can only be gained through close interactions with our clients and years of legal experience. This personal commitment and one-on-one attention allows us to better know our clients and their individual needs.

We are a highly respected law firm that solely focuses on personal injury litigation. As a result, we are referred hundreds of cases each year by other lawyers because they know we care. Our small size and tailored practice allows us to be nimble and responsive to our clients’ needs. Unlike many larger, big city law firms we get to know our clients and provide quality legal services while keeping our costs at a minimum. For the past 68 years, we have established ourselves as a credible and distinguished firm in southern Illinois.

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