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Mr. Tuite practices in the areas of workers' compensation and Social Security disability. He is a frequent lecturer on workers' compensation and Social Security disability law for various labor, business, and educational organizations.
Mr. Tuite was born in Rockford in 1955. He received his B.A. from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 1976 and his J.D. degree, with honors, from Chicago-Kent College of Law in 1980. He is a member of the Winnebago County, Illinois State and American bar associations, the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, the American Association for Justice, the Workers' Compensation Lawyers Association, and the National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives. He serves on the board of the Patriots Gateway Center and on the advisory board of the Ethnic Heritage Museum. He served on the board of The Literacy Council and is a former member of the Winnebago County Crime & Public Safety Commission. He was elected to the Rockford Township board in 2001 and re-elected in 2005.
Year of Birth: 1955
Law School: Chicago-Kent College of Law--Illinois Institute of Technology, J.D., 1980
Undergraduate School: University of Colorado at Boulder, 1976
Bar/Professional Association Involvement:
Winnebago County Bar Association
Illinois State Bar Association
American Bar Association
Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
Workers' Compensation Committee
The Association of Trial Lawyers of America
Workers' Compensation Lawyers Association
National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives
Advisor to the Boylan High School mock trial team
Mr. Tuite is a frequent lecturer on workers' compensation for various labor, business, and educational organizations. He serves as secretary/treasurer to the Rockford Area Literacy Council (RALC).
The firm provides legal representation to people who have been injured on the job. We also represent people who have been injured due to another person's negligence. In addition we provide representation to disabled individuals seeking disability benefits from the Social Security Administration.