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James E. Dahl

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Chicago, IL

Dahl & Bonadies, LLC
30 North LaSalle Street, Suite 1500
Chicago, IL 60602
Phone: 312-641-3245
Fax: 312-641-1662
Email: James E. Dahl
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2022
Licensed in Illinois Since: 1974
Practice Areas: Business Litigation (40%), Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (20%), Real Estate: Business (10%), Estate & Trust Litigation (10%), Professional Liability: Defense (10%), Alternative Dispute Resolution (10%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney James E. Dahl of Dahl & Bonadies, LLC, was born in Chicago, Illinois, and he now dedicates his practice to serving clients in the Cook County area. Committed to helping the local community find beneficial solutions to some of life’s most difficult issues, he tenaciously pursues optimum client-oriented results.

With his close knowledge of the law and decades of legal practice experience, Mr. Dahl provides skilled guidance to clients who require knowledgeable counsel on any matter related to the following:

·         Business litigation

·         Probate litigation

·         Civil litigation

·         Personal injury

Mr. Dahl graduated magna cum laude with a Doctor of Jurisprudence from the University of Notre Dame in 1974. In his time at the university, he was the note and comment editor for the Notre Dame Law Journal. In 1974, he received admittance to the Illinois State Bar Association. In addition to his approval to practice law in Illinois courts, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit also issued admittance to attorney Dahl.

Not only is he widely known and appreciated for his success on behalf of his clients in and out of the courtroom, he is a highly respected and active member of the legal community. Noted for his involvement and extensive record of success, James E. Dahl holds memberships in several noteworthy associations. He is a proud member of The Chicago Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association and the American Association for Justice.

About James E. Dahl

First Admitted: 1974, Illinois

Professional Webpage:


  • Phi Beta Kappa

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Note and Comment Editor, Notre Dame Law Journal, 1973-1974

Educational Background

  • University of Notre Dame, B.A., maximum cum laude, 1971

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Illinois, 1974
  • State of Illinois
  • Unites States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Association for Justice
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Office Location for James E. Dahl

30 North LaSalle Street
Suite 1500
Chicago, IL 60602

Last Updated: 9/17/2021

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