For over 36 years, attorney Brad L. Badgley has helped his clients secure the compensation and benefits they need following an injury or loss caused by someone else's negligence. Through his law firm, Brad L. Badgley, P.C. Attorney at Law, in Belleville, Illinois, Mr. Badgley represents individuals and families throughout St. Clair, Madison and Williamson counties with their legal needs related to personal injury, wrongful death and workers' compensation claims.
Mr. Badgley began his legal career in 1978 after receiving his Juris Doctor from The John Marshall Law School in Chicago and his license to practice from the Illinois State Bar Association. In 1996, The Missouri Bar also admitted him to practice, and Mr. Badgley practices before the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit.
Over the course of his career, Mr. Badgley has gained a reputation for his aggressive litigation tactics and effective negotiation skills, resulting in substantial settlements and awards on behalf of his clients. Through his efforts, he has obtained some of the largest verdicts ever awarded in Illinois, including a $110 million verdict for the victims of a grain elevator explosion and other multimillion-dollar settlements.
Dedicated to his practice, Mr. Badgley remains active in many professional legal organizations, including serving on the board for the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association and being vice president of the American Board of Trial Advocates, among several others. He has also served as counsel to a number of organized labor associations, including the Southwestern Illinois Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO.
As testament of his high level of professionalism and service, Mr. Badgley has received numerous awards and honors throughout his career, including an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell.
*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.
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Last Updated: 2/10/2017