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   3Jan H. OhlanderRockford(815) 987-4050jho@renozahm.comjho@renozahm.comReno & Zahm LLPwww.renozahm.comwww.renozahm.comohlanderjanh.jpgCommercial LitigationADR Law: Commercial LitigationMedical Malpractice Defense LawPersonal Injury Law: GeneralADR Law: Personal InjuryMajor Civil Case TrialState and Federal Courts
Jan H.
Reno & Zahm LLP
2902 McFarland Rd Ste 400
Rockford IL 61107-6801
Ph.(815) 987-4050 Fx.(815) 987-4092Leading Lawyers Magazine story about this lawyer
Recommended by peers in:    Extensive Experience in:
Commercial Litigation    Major Civil Case Trial
ADR Law: Commercial Litigation    State and Federal Courts
Medical Malpractice Defense Law
Personal Injury Law: General
ADR Law: Personal Injury
Advisory Board Member
County:  Winnebago
Litigator:  Yes

Practice Description:  
Mr. Ohlander is a partner of Reno & Zahm with a civil trial and business practice developed for more than 30 years. He has successful jury trial experience in a variety of cases tried in state and federal courts, including commercial, contract, employment, product liability, negligence, and construction claims. He serves regularly as a mediator and arbitrator for major civil cases and is active in the promotion and expansion of alternative dispute resolution as a speaker and panelist.

Notable Cases and Results:  
Ciembronowicz v. ComEd and General Dynamics (state court settlement)
Roscoe Ready-Mix v. Welders Supply (state court settlement)
J.F. Equipment v. Owatonna Mfg. (state court jury verdict re: civil conspiracy, breach of contract)
Kedare v. City of Rockford(federal court jury verdict re: age discrimination)

Bar Admissions:  
Illinois, 1979
Wisconsin, 1979
U.S. Supreme Court, 1990
U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit, 1988
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, 1980 (including Trial Bar)
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin, 1979
U.S. District Court, Western District of Wisconsin, 1979

Hourly Rate:  $201-$250

Retainer:  Varies upon case

Year of Birth:  1954

Law School:  Marquette University Law School, J.D., 1979
Law School Honors/Involvement:  Law Review

Undergraduate School:  University of Illinois
Undergraduate School Honors/Involvement:  Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity

Employment History:  
Reno & Zahm Law Firm, 1979-present

Community Involvement:  
Rockford Area Crime Stoppers
  Board of directors

Firm Description:  
The lawyers of Reno & Zahm represent a diverse client base, including public and private organizations, as well as individuals. The firm offers experienced counsel in all phases of law, including business matters, trials, real estate transactions, employer relations, taxation, estate planning, domestic relations, mergers and acquisitions, bankruptcy proceedings, and debtor/creditor issues. The firm is known for achieving outstanding trial, arbitration, and mediation results arising out of personal injury/complex business transactions, and employment matters.

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