Evan Finneke

Top rated Personal Injury attorney in Chicago, Illinois

C. Norris Law Group
Evan Finneke
C. Norris Law Group

Practice Areas: Personal Injury, Criminal Defense; view more

Licensed in Illinois since: 2017

Education: DePaul University College of Law

Selected to Rising Stars: 2023 - 2024

C. Norris Law Group

900 W jackson Blvd
Suite 6E
Chicago, IL 60607 Visit website


An attorney with the Chicago-based firm C. Norris Law Group, in Illinois, Evan Finneke is committed to representing his clients across the Chicago metropolitan area. With an experience of about six years, he handles legal matters related to personal injury cases involving:

  • Automobile collisions
  • Pedestrian accidents
  • Premises liability/ slip-and-fall
  • Negligence
  • Sexual abuse
  • Construction site accidents
  • Negligent infliction of emotional distress
  • Civil assault and battery

Obtaining his undergraduate degree in English literature from Marquette University in 2006, Mr. Finneke graduated from the Dominican University in 2010 with his master’s degree in library and information science. In 2013, he enrolled in the DePaul University College of Law and completed his Juris Doctor with a specialization in civil and criminal litigation in 2017. 

As a meritorious law student, Mr. Finneke was a recipient of the DePaul Law Merit Scholarship and the CALI Award for the DePaul Misdemeanor Legal Clinic. Additionally, he was selected to join the DePaul College of Law Appellate Moot Court Society as its member. 

Even before graduating from law school, Mr. Finneke went the extra mile to familiarize himself with the field and render his legal assistance. He served as a law clerk at the Law Office of the Cook County Public Defender where he closely worked with the divisions of Legal Resources, Homicidal Task Force and Juvenile Justice. He was recognized with the Distinguished Benjamin Hooks Public Service Award for his pro bono services here. 

Fighting diligently against injustices, Mr. Finneke has represented clients on a broad variety of cases under the provisions of tort law. Over the years, he has fought a number of injury claims and obtained millions of dollars as compensation for his clients. In addition, he has acquired skills in arbitration and mediation by handling negotiations with insurance companies helping secure his clients fair settlements.

Mr. Finneke has had successes before the circuit and appellate courts in the state, and the Supreme Court of Illinois as well. A fierce litigator in court, he is empathetic in his approach toward his clients as he understands the plight of people caught at the short end of the stick.

Practice areas

Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Criminal Defense

Focus areas

Animal Bites, Assault, Assault & Battery, Construction Accident, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Sex Offenses, Slip and Fall, Trucking Accidents

  • 80% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 20% Criminal Defense

First Admitted: 2017, Illinois

Professional Webpage: https://www.cnnorrislaw.com/attorney/finneke-evan/

  • Recipient, Distinguished Benjamin Hooks Service Award

Office location for Evan Finneke

900 W jackson Blvd
Suite 6E
Chicago, IL 60607

Phone: 312-815-6971


2 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2023 - 2024

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