Charles Zivin

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Chicago, IL

Sherwood Law Group
 | 218 N Jefferson St, Suite 401
Chicago, IL 60661
Phone: 312-627-1650
Fax: 312-648-9503
Selected To Rising Stars: 2021
Licensed Since: 2016
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Real Estate: Business (20%),
  • General Litigation (20%),
  • Real Estate: Consumer (10%)
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Attorney Profile

An associate attorney at the Sherwood Law Group LLC, Charles Zivin manages cases involving personal injury, real estate law and commercial litigation. His practice is focused in Chicago, Illinois, and in the past five years he has successfully represented clients in the following types of injury cases: workers’ compensation, dog bites, construction negligence, premises liability, slip and fall, pedestrian accidents, motorcycle accidents, and truck and motor vehicle accidents.

Within the real estate section of his practice, Mr. Zivin handles landlord-tenant disputes in both residential and commercial situations, buying and selling commercial property, real estate litigation and evictions that fall under the Forcible Entry and Detainer Act. He is extensively experienced in matters of business litigation, including business torts, partnership disputes, breach of fiduciary duty and breach of contract.

Mr. Zivin graduated from the Indiana University O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs in 2012 with a Bachelor of Arts in public affairs management. While studying, he also attended the Kelley School of Business and earned his Business Foundations Certificate. In 2015, he graduated from Loyola University School of Law, where he received a Certificate in Trial Advocacy for his excellent work in litigation and trial advocacy courses.

Admitted to practice in the state of Illinois, Mr. Zivin is also admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. Dedicated to the practice of law and his clients, he takes great pride in his strong work ethic. Before joining the firm, he demonstrated his commitment to legal work as a 711 law clerk in the Cook County Public Defender’s Office Felony Trial Division and Task Force Division.

Practice Areas
  • 50%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 20%Real Estate: Business
  • 20%General Litigation
  • 10%Real Estate: Consumer
Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Landlord/Tenant, Mortgage & Refinance, Short Sale, Litigation, Restraining Order, Small Claims


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Rising Stars: 2021

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About Charles Zivin

Admitted: 2016, Illinois

Professional Webpage:


  • University Chicago School of Law, Dean’s List as well as a Certificate in Trial Advocacy

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois, 2018
  • Illinois State Bar, 2016

Educational Background:

  • Indiana University Bloomington, BA Public Affairs Management, School of Public and Environmental Affairs; Business Foundations Certificate, Kelley School of Business, 2012
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Office Location for Charles Zivin

218 N Jefferson St
Suite 401
Chicago, IL 60661

Phone: 312-627-1650

Fax: 312-648-9503

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Last Updated: 12/29/2020

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