Top rated workers' compensation attorney in Chicago, IllinoisHerrera Law Center, LLC
Practice Areas: Workers' compensation, Personal injury, Medical malpractice; view more
Licensed in Illinois since: 2002
Education: Northern Illinois University College of Law
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish
Herrera Law Center, LLC4252 N. Cicero Ave
Chicago, IL 60641-1605 Visit website
Serving clients across the Chicago metro region, Joel Herrera is the founder of the Herrera Law Center LLC in Chicago, Illinois. His practice area is primarily focused on workers’ compensation issues, helping injured workers get the reparations they deserve.
Earning his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Mr. Herrera enrolled at the Northern Illinois University College of Law to pursue his law degree. He is licensed to practice law in Illinois and the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.
Fluent in Spanish and English, Mr. Herrera assists a diverse range of clients, representing them before the Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission, the Circuit Courts of Illinois and the Illinois Appellate Court. He has a successful track record of recovering millions of dollars in settlement amounts for his clients. Moreover, his professionalism and quality legal services have been recognized by the legal community, and he holds a “Good” rating on Avvo.
With his legal career spanning almost two decades, Mr. Herrera has extensive experience in workers’ comp law and shares his knowledge by volunteering as a guest speaker for several local community groups. He is also a member of many prominent legal associations and is a legal advisory board member of Arise Chicago, a nonprofit that fights against workplace injustice. In addition, he maintains active memberships with the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association and the Hispanic Lawyers Association of Illinois.
Recognized for his vast legal knowledge, Mr. Herrera has been invited to be a guest speaker on news channels and featured on a radio show, discussing various legal topics related to work injuries.
Practice areasWorkers' compensation: claimant, Personal injury - general: plaintiff, Personal injury - medical malpractice: plaintiff
Animal bites, Motor vehicle accidents, Personal injury - plaintiff, Slip and fall, Construction accident, Brain injury, Trucking accidents, Premises liability - plaintiff, Dental malpractice, Medical malpractice, Birth injury, Delayed or incorrect diagnosis
- 70% Workers' compensation: claimant
- 20% Personal injury - general: plaintiff
- 10% Personal injury - medical malpractice: plaintiff
First Admitted: 2002, Illinois
- Guest speaker on Univision’s “A Tu Lado,”a legal segment on the 10 pm news
- Speaker on the radio show “Tu Voz, Tu Derecho,” which airs on AM 1450
- University of Illinois – B.A.
- State of Illinois
- Hispanic Lawyers Association of Illinois
- Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
- Illinois Workers’ Compensation Association
- ARISE Chicago – Legal Advisory Board Member
- United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois
Office location for Joel Herrera
4252 N. Cicero Ave
Chicago, IL 60641-1605
- Super Lawyers: 2023