Jill M. Webb

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Chicago, IL

Law Office of Jill M. Webb LLC
 | 20 N. Clark Street, Suite 720
Chicago, IL 60602
Phone: 312-877-5790
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1996
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (50%)
Attorney Profile

A personal injury attorney, Jill M. Webb is principal attorney at the Law Office of Jill M. Webb, LLC. As she represents clients in Chicago, Illinois, she handles cases related to construction accidents, auto accidents, wrongful death and medical malpractice. With more than $150 million in settlements and verdicts throughout her career, she is on the executive committee of the American Board of Trial Advocates and has an Avvo "Superb" rating.

Ms. Webb is also a member of The Society of Trial Lawyers and was awarded the Trial Lawyer Excellence Award in 2015. The Women's Bar Association of Illinois named her one of the Top Women Lawyers in Leadership, and she is currently on the board of managers for the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association. She was a Lawyer to Lawyer Mentor and a Women in Law Mentor for Chicago-Kent College of Law for several years.

A graduate of Northwestern University, Ms. Webb obtained a Bachelor of Arts in English and International Studies, and was on the debate team as a Hardy Scholar. She then attended Chicago-Kent College of Law where she graduated with honors and her Juris Doctor. Currently, she holds several positions and memberships within the Professional Women's Club of Chicago, the Women's Bar Association of Illinois, the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association and the American Association for Justice.

Admitted to practice in Illinois, Ms. Webb is also admitted before several federal courts. These include the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, the United States Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit and the United States Supreme Court.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (50%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (50%): Medical Malpractice

Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Medical Malpractice

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 13 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2020

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About Jill Webb

Admitted: 1996, Illinois

Professional Webpage: https://www.jillwebblaw.com/principal-attorney

Honors/Awards:

  • November 2, 2017 I received a Top Women Lawyers in Leadership Award from the Womens Bar Association of Illinois., Top Women Lawyers in Leadership Award, Womens Bar Association of Illinois, 2017
  • This award is given to an alumus who has made a significal financial or voluntary contribution to the law school. Jill mentors many of Chicago-Kent's law students and recent graduates. She hires many of the students as law clerks and also established the Jill M. Webb Scholarship Fund., Distinguished Service Award, Chicago-Kent College of Law, 2018
  • The Jury Verdict Reporter ranked the law firms in Chicago for their total annual settlements in cases of $500,000 or more. Law Office of Jill M. Webb was ranked number 15, with over $16 million in settlements. , Top 15 Personal Injury Firm - Annual Settlement Survey, Chicago Lawyer Magazine, 2017
  • Record settlement of $17,500,000 in a medical negligence case in Peoria County, Illinois., Trial Lawyer Excellence Award, Law Bulletin Publishing Company, 2015

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Admitted - United States Circuit Court for the Seventh Circuit, 2015
  • Northern District of Illinois, Trial Bar, 2014
  • Admitted - United States Supreme Court, 2005

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • International Society of Barristers, Fellow 2019- (Invitation Only), 2019
  • The Society of Trial Lawyers - Board of Directors, 2018
  • State of Illinois, 1996
  • United States District Court, North District of Illinois TRIAL BAR, 2013 
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois, 1996 
  • United States Supreme Court, October, 2005 
  • American board of Trial Advocates - Illinois Chapter, Membership Chair and Executive Committee, 2019
  • Professional Womens Club of Chicago, Program Committee, 2015
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association; Women's Bar Association; American Association for Justice

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Pro bono counsel - Northern District of Illinois Trial Bar - Prisoners Rights cases

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • “Taking The Deposition Of The Defense Liability Witness”, Speaker, AAJ Annual Convention, Chicago, Illinois, July 2007   
  • “Overcoming The Wilful Hurdle In Municipal Cases”, Speaker, ATLA Annual Convention, Montreal Canada, July 2001  
  • “You Can’t Handle The Truth: Cross-examination Of The Defense Expert”, Speaker, ITLA Seminar, St. Louis, Missouri April 2003   
  • “New Lawyer Marketing Strategies”, Sidebar, ATLA Newsletter, July 2003   
  • “Deposition Techniques”, Speaker, Chicago Bar Association Pre-trial Litigation Seminar, March, 2006   
  • “Deposition Strategies”, Speaker, ATLA Annual Convention, Seattle, Washington, July 2006   
  • “Failure To Perform A Cesarean Section”, Moderator, ATLA Teleseminar, October, 2006   
  • “Finding Expert Witnesses”, Expert Witnesses: Everything You Wanted To Know From A To Z, Chicago Bar Association, June, 2007   
  • “Client Relationship Issues”, Ethics & Professionalism Seminar, Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, 2013   
  • “How To Argue And Win A 2-615 Motion To Dismiss”, Mastering A Section 2-615 Motion To Dismiss Seminar, Chicago Bar Association, October, 2007   
  • “Researching Medical Literature”, Medical Malpractice Seminar, Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, December, 2008   
  • Liens and Settlements Seminar, Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, Moderator, March 2009   
  • “Pretrial Preparation In Civil Practice”, Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education, Moderator, March 2012   
  • “Managing Stress – The Impaired Lawyer”, Ethics & Professionalism Seminar, Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, April, 2012   
  • Presentation regarding Illinois statutes, rules, and case law on the issues of discovery abuse and discovery sanctions. , Speaker, Discovery Abuse and Sanctions, Illinois Trial Lawyers Association - Ethics Seminar, Plaintiff's Trial Lawyers, 2018
  • “Federal Tort Claims Act”, Update & Review Seminar, Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, October, 2013   
  • “Responding to an ARDC Complaint and ARDC Statistics”, Ethics & Professionalism Seminar, Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, May, 2014   
  • Update & Review Seminar, Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, October, 2015 
  • “Presentation of Evidence at Trial” 
  • "Handling Conflicts" Ethics & Professionalism Seminar, Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, May, 2016
  • "Direct Examination of Representative of Decedent's Estate," Plaintiff's Team Masters in Trial, American Board of Trial Advocates, Illinois Chapter, March, 2017
  • "Treaters versus Experts" Damages Seminar, Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, March 2017
  • Presenting Evidence at Trial, Speaker, ITLA, 2015

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • $11 million settlement - Medical negligence involving pediatric cardiologist and south suburban community hospital., 2016
  • $5.4 Million Record Settlement - Medical Malpractice Lasalle County, Illinois:M.H. v. Central Illinois physician, medical practice, and hospital., 2018
  • Amsden v. Maintenance Dynamics, Inc. et al, Lake County, Indiana, $25,000,000 verdict., 2015
  • Nichols v. Methodist Medical Center, Peoria County, Illinois, Medical Negligence, Settlement of $17,500,000.00., 2011

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Top Women Lawyers in Leadership Award - Womens Bar Association of Illinois, 2017
  • Outstanding Alumni Service Award - Chicago Kent College of Law, 2018
  • Top 100 Verdicts or Settlements, National Law Journal, October, 2015
  • Trial Lawyer Excellence Award, Law Bulletin Publishing Company: Nichols v. Methodist Medical Center, $17.5 million record settlement in Peoria County, Illinois., 2015
  • Named one of the 40 Illinois Attorneys Under Forty to Watch, 2008

Educational Background:

  • Chicago-Kent College of Law, Chicago, IL, Juris Doctor, with honors, Trial Team, Midwest Region Champion
  • Northwestern University, Bachelor of Arts, double major: English and International Studies., 1993

Industry Groups

  • AAJ
  • ITLA
  • PWCC
  • WBAI
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Office Location for Jill M. Webb

20 N. Clark Street
Suite 720
Chicago, IL 60602

Phone: 312-877-5790

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Last Updated: 11/10/2019

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