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Kevin J. Golden

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Chicago, IL

Dudley & Lake Attorneys at Law
20 North Clark Street, Suite 720
Chicago, IL 60602
Phone: 847-595-8104
Fax: 312-263-6356
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2023
Licensed in Illinois Since: 1992
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff, Workers' Compensation: Claimant
Attorney Profile

Attorney Kevin J. Golden is the managing partner of Dudley & Lake law firm, which has law offices in Libertyville and Chicago, Illinois. Working primarily out of the firm's Chicago location, Mr. Golden has more than 28 years of total legal experience, and he provides unmatched representation to clients across his region who have legal needs involving any of the following:

·       Personal injury

·       Medical malpractice

·       Wrongful death

·       Nursing home abuse

·       Sexual abuse

·       Construction accidents

·       Trucking accidents and other motor vehicle accidents

·       Brain injuries

·       Birth injuries

·       Workers' compensation

Widely regarded as among the top trial lawyers in the country, Mr. Golden has recovered millions of dollars in total compensation for his plaintiff clients, including many multimillion-dollar verdicts and settlements. Among his most notable successes, he secured a verdict of more than $25 million in a medical malpractice case as well as a $8 settlement for a young man who suffered brain injury during chemotherapy treatments.

In honor of his impeccable professionalism and outstanding service to his clients, Mr. Golden has earned consistent top rankings and endorsements from his peers, including a Leading Lawyers designation as well as a Top 40 Under 40 to Watch designation from the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin. He has also received many testimonials and referrals from his satisfied clients, and he is proud to be able to help so many in his community during their times of need.

A 1988 graduate of DePaul University, where he was captain of the varsity basketball team, Mr. Golden returned to his alma mater and obtained his Juris Doctor from DePaul University College of Law in 1992. While there, he received the Outstanding Young Alumnus award.

Mr. Golden is an active member of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, the American Board of Trial Advocates, The Society of Trial Lawyers, the American Association for Justice and the Litigation Counsel of America, among his other professional affiliations.

Practice Areas
  • 40%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
  • 40%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 10%Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
  • 10%Workers' Compensation: Claimant
Focus Areas

Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Motor Vehicle Defects


16 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2023

About Kevin J. Golden

First Admitted: 1992, Illinois

Professional Webpage:


  • , Recognized by the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin as one of the 40 attorneys under 40, 2001
  • Illinois Super Lawyers and Leading Lawyers

Bar/Professional Activity

  • American Board of Trial Advocates, Member
  • Litigation Counsel of America, Member
  • American Association for Justice, Member
  • The Society of Trial Lawyers, Member
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, Member

Educational Background

  • DePaul University College, Chicago, Illinois, Honor: Captain, Varsity basketball team (1987-88)
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Office Location for Kevin J. Golden

20 North Clark Street
Suite 720
Chicago, IL 60602

Phone: 847-595-8104

Fax: 312-263-6356

Last Updated: 8/10/2022

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