Top Rated Workers' Compensation Attorney in Chicago, IL
An attorney at Katz Friedman, Eagle, Eisenstein, Johnson & Bareck, Keith Sparks divides his practice between workers' compensation matters and plaintiff's personal injury and wrongful death litigation. From the firm's office in Chicago, Illinois, he provides representation to clients throughout the state.
In his workers' compensation practice, Mr. Sparks assists people who have been injured on the job or who have incurred occupational diseases and who are seeking their rightful benefits under their employer's insurance coverage. He has appeared on their behalf at administrative appeals hearings and in court against entities such as Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., the Chicago Transit Authority, the city of Chicago, Dollar General, FedEx Corporation, Walgreens, and the state of Illinois. The types of injuries that his clients have suffered have included those to the neck or cervical spine, lower back, carpal tunnel, and shoulder, leg and knee injuries. His personal injury and wrongful death experience have included cases stemming from motor vehicle crashes, construction site accidents, and defective products. Mr. Sparks also has assisted clients who are attempting to obtain Social Security Disability Insurance benefits.
As an undergraduate, Mr. Sparks attended Pacific Lutheran University, where he was a member of the school's varsity football team before obtaining his Bachelor of Business Administration in 2008. After graduation, he was a paralegal at a Seattle-area law firm for two years before deciding to formally pursue a legal education. To that end, he enrolled at DePaul University College of Law and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 2013. While there, he served a clerkship with his current firm. Mr. Sparks is admitted to practice before all Illinois state courts, and he is a member of The Chicago Bar Association.
About Keith Sparks
First Admitted: 2013, Illinois
Professional Webpage: https://www.kfeej.com/keith-sparks.html
- B.B.A., Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, Washington, 2007
- DePaul College of Law, Chicago, IL , 2013
- Chicago Bar Association
- Illinois State Bar Association
- Supreme Court of Illinois
- Asian American Bar Association
- Assembly Workers
- Construction Workers
- Flight Attendants
- Union Workers
Last Updated: 5/15/2022