Julio Costa

Top rated workers' compensation attorney in Chicago, Illinois

Costa Ivone, LLC
Julio Costa
Costa Ivone, LLC

Practice Areas: Workers' compensation, Personal injury; view more

Licensed in Illinois since: 2013

Education: Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology

Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Selected to Rising Stars: 2016 - 2023

Costa Ivone, LLC

311 N. Aberdeen
Suite 100B
Chicago, IL 60607 Visit website


Julio Costa is a personal injury attorney at Costa Ivone, LLC, in Chicago, Illinois. Mr. Costa handles many types of personal injury and workers’ compensation cases, including those involving catastrophic injury, motor vehicle accidents, animal bites, brain injury, premises liability, slip and fall accidents, trucking accidents, wrongful death and other issues, representing injury victims and their families throughout the Chicago metropolitan area.

Born in Lima, Peru, Mr. Costa speaks Spanish, which enables him to communicate with and provide personalized representation to a diverse clientele. Highly experienced in litigation, he has appeared before various Illinois circuit and appellate courts, as well as the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission.

Mr. Costa is passionate about advocating for the rights of his clients, and has secured millions of dollars in compensation for his clients. He develops close relationships with each client he serves, patiently guiding them through each step of the process. A seasoned negotiator, he is always ready and willing to litigate in the courtroom when necessary, fighting for full and fair compensation.

Establishing himself as a notable member of the Illinois legal community, Leading Lawyers named Mr. Costa an “Emerging Lawyer” in Illinois in 2016. He is an active member of the Chicago Bar Association, the Illinois State Bar Association, the Hispanic National Bar Association and the Workers’ Compensation Lawyers Association.

Mr. Costa received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and earned his law degree from the Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago-Kent College of Law. He holds a license to practice law before all Illinois state courts.

Practice areas

Workers' compensation: claimant, Personal injury - general: plaintiff

Focus areas

Animal bites, Motor vehicle accidents, Personal injury - plaintiff, Slip and fall, Wrongful death, Brain injury, Trucking accidents, Premises liability - plaintiff

  • 70% Workers' compensation: claimant
  • 30% Personal injury - general: plaintiff

First Admitted: 2013, Illinois

Professional Webpage: https://costaivone.com/our-team/julio-a-costa/

  • Top 40 Under 40, National Trial Lawyers Association, The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40 is a professional organization composed of the top trial lawyers from each state or region who are under the age of 40.  Membership into The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40 is by invitation only and is extended exclusively to those trial lawyers practicing civil plaintiff and/or criminal defense law. Membership is extended solely to the select few of the most qualified attorneys from each state who demonstrate superior qualifications of leadership, reputation, influence, stature and public profile measured by objective and uniformly applied standards in compliance with state bar and national Rule 4-7. Invitees must exemplify superior qualifications, trial results, and leadership as a young lawyer under the age of 40. Selection is based on a thorough multi-phase objective process which includes peer nominations combined with third-party research, 2018 - 2019
  • Rising Star, Super Lawyers Magazine, 2015 - 2019
  • Emerging Lawyer, Leading Lawyers, the list of Leading Lawyers is the result of contact with thousands of lawyers in a given state. In surveys mailed to all lawyers in that state, Leading Lawyers asks them which of their peers they believe comprise the top lawyers within their respective region and/or area(s) of law. Only those lawyers who are most often recommended, and later approved by the Leading Lawyers Advisory Board, are selected as Leading Lawyers. Leading Lawyers limits the total number of Leading Lawyers in a state to less than five percent of all lawyers licensed to practice law in that state, 2016 - 2019
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Illinois
  • Workers’ Compensation Law Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Hispanic National Bar Association
Educational Background:
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, B.A.

These comments were made by fellow attorneys during the annual nomination process.

“Julio is and exceptional attorney with a proven track record of success. Julio vigorously defends his clients' rights. During the past year, Julio has successfully recovered several million dollars for his clients.”

Office location for Julio Costa

311 N. Aberdeen
Suite 100B
Chicago, IL 60607

Phone: 708-722-3582


8 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2016 - 2023

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