Steven H. Jesser

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Top Rated Health Care Attorney in Glenview, IL

Steven H. Jesser, Attorney at Law, P.C.
 | 2700 Patriot Blvd, Suite 250
Glenview, IL 60026
Phone: 847-424-0200
Fax: 800-330-9710
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2011, 2018 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1974
Practice Areas:
  • Health Care (20%),
  • Schools & Education (20%),
  • Administrative Law (20%),
  • Appellate (20%),
  • Government Contracts (10%),
  • State, Local & Municipal (10%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Steven H. Jesser is the founder of Steven H. Jesser, Attorney at Law, P.C., and represents clients in Illinois, Arizona, the District of Columbia, Massachusetts, New York, Texas, Wisconsin and other federal courts throughout the country. He handles cases of health and health care law; appellate law; administrative law; schools and education; state, local and municipal law; business and commercial law; probate, wills, trusts and estate administrations and government contracts. For his high ethical standards and long list of successful results, he holds the highest peer rating possible of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell.

After earning a Bachelor of Arts from Northwestern University, Mr. Jesser attended the Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago-Kent College of Law, where he obtained a Juris Doctor. He is currently a member of many professional organizations, including the American Bar Association, The American Association of Nurse Attorneys, the Washington Foreign Law Society, the State Bar of Georgia, the State Bar of Texas, the State Bar of Wisconsin, the State Bar of Arizona and the Illinois Association of Healthcare Attorneys.

An engaging and knowledgeable speaker, Mr. Jesser lectures for The Chicago Bar Association, the Cook County Sheriff’s Police Department, the Defense Research Institute, the University of Illinois College of Dentistry and the Loyola University School of Law. Also a talented writer, he has published works in many professional publications.

Mr. Jesser is admitted to practice in many states as well as before many federal district courts in various areas of the country, including Florida, Arkansas, Indiana, Michigan and Missouri. He is also admitted to practice before the United States Tax Court, the United States Supreme Court, the United States Court of International Trade, the United States Army Court of Criminal Appeals, the United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Health Care (20%): Hospital Law, Health & Health Care Law

Schools & Education (20%): Education

Administrative Law (20%): Licensing

Appellate (20%): Appeals

Government Contracts (10%)

State, Local & Municipal (10%): State, Local & Municipal Litigation

Focus Areas

Hospital Law, Health & Health Care Law, Education, Licensing, Appeals, State, Local & Municipal Litigation

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 4 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2011, 2018 - 2019

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About Steven Jesser

Admitted: 1974, Illinois

Professional Webpage: http://www.sjesser.com/Attorneys/Steven-H-Jesser.shtml

Honors/Awards:

  • Selected to Illinois Super Lawyers 2019 and previous years, AV Preeminent Rating for Legal Ability and Ethical Standards (Martindale-Hubbell), Top Rated Lawyer (Lexis-Nexis), Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers (Martindale-Hubbell) (94th edition, page 1025A). Co-Founder of  Chancellor Kent International Law Society of Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago Kent College of Law. Member, College of the State Bar of Texas, Selected to Who's Who in America and Who's Who in American Law. Former Chairman of Chicago Bar Association and Illinois State Bar Association Health Law Committees. Selected to bono honor rolls in Washington, DC; Texas; and Wisconsin.

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Mediator for: United States International Trade Commission Trial Mediation Program, Washington, DC; United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois (Western Division) Mediation Program; United States District Court for the Northern District of Indiana Alternative Dispute Resolution Process; United States District Court for Northern District of Indiana; United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Massachusetts, Circuit Court of Cook County, IL Chancery Division Mediation Program; Circuit Court of Cook County, IL Law Division Major Case Court-Annexed Mediation Program; Circuit Court of Eighteenth (DuPage County, IL) Judicial Circuit Court-Ordered Civil Case Program.
  • Admitted to Practice in IL, AZ, DC, MA, NY, TX, WI; United States District and Bankruptcy Courts (AZ, AR, CO, FL (ND), GA (MD), IL, IL (ND) Trial Bar, IN, MA, MI, ND, NY, OH (ND), TX, WI); United States Circuit Courts of Appeals (1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, DC, Federal, Armed Forces, Veteran Claims); United States Bankruptcy Appellate Panels (1, 6, 8, 9, 10); United States Military Courts of Criminal Appeals (Air Force, Army, Navy-Marine Corps); United States Supreme Court; United States Tax Court; United States Court of Federal Claims; United States Court of International Trade; Appointed to Criminal Justice Act Appellate Attorney Panels (18 U.S.C. § 3006A) for the 4th, 6th, 7th, and 8th U.S. Circuit Courts of Appeals; United States Department of Veteran Affairs Accredited Attorney.

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Massachusetts
  • Arizona
  • Illinois
  • U.S. Supreme Court  
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • U.S. Court of International Trade
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims
  • U.S. Navy-Marine Corps Court of Criminal Appeals
  • U.S. Army Court of Criminal Appeals
  • U.S. Air Force Court of Criminal Appeals
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 1st Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals District of Columbia Circuit
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Western District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Western District of Texas
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Western District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Western District of Oklahoma
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Northern District of Oklahoma
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Eastern District of Oklahoma
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court North Dakota
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Nebraska
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Colorado
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Arizona
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Massachusetts
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Oklahoma
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court District of Nebraska
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Oklahoma
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Oklahoma
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court District of North Dakota
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Western District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Western District of New York
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Northern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of New York
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Eastern District of Missouri
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Missouri
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Western District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Michigan
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court District of Massachusetts
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Southern District of Indiana
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Northern District of Indiana
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Indiana
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Southern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois Trial Bar
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Central District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Middle District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Georgia
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court District of Colorado
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Western District of Arkansas
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Arkansas
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Eastern District of Arkansas
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Arkansas
  • U.S. District Court District of Arizona
  • District of Columbia
  • Wisconsin
  • Texas
  • New York
  • Nebraska
  • Minnesota
  • Georgia
  • Women's Bar Association of the State of New York
  • Western District of Wisconsin Bar Association, Madison
  • Waukesha County Bar Association
  • Washington Foreign Law Society
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims Bar Association, Washington, DC
  • State Bar of Georgia
  • Scottsdale (AZ) Bar Association
  • Racine County (WI) Bar Association
  • Northwest Suburban (IL) Bar Association, Palatine
  • Nebraska State Bar Association
  • National Association of Administrative Law Judiciary
  • Milwaukee Bar Association
  • McHenry County (IL) Bar Association, Woodstock
  • Kane County (IL) Bar Association, Geneva
  • Justinian Society of Lawyers of Illinois
  • International Trade Commission Trial Lawyers Association, Washington DC
  • Illinois Association of Healthcare Attorneys
  • Eastern District of Wisconsin Bar Association, Milwaukee
  • DC Bar
  • Brooklyn (NY) Women's Bar Association
  • Brooklyn (NY) Bar Association
  • Boston Bar Association
  • Association for the Bar of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, St. Louis
  • American Bar Association
  • American Association of Nurse Attorneys

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Consent, Callahan & Co.: Medical and Hospital Negligence
  • Articles, Chicago Dental Record
  • Columns, Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
  • Other Medical Care Professionals, Illinois Jurisprudence, LexisNexis, Vol. 27, Chapter 13
  • Physician Assistants, Illinois Jurisprudence, LexisNexis, Vol. 27, Chapter 12
  • Nurses, Illinois Jurisprudence, LexisNexis, Vol. 27, Chapter 11
  • Physicians-Disciplinary Investigations, Hearings and Sanctions, Illinois Jurisprudence, LexisNexis, Vol. 27, Chapter 7
  • Workers' Compensation Payments, Illinois Jurisprudence, Lexis-Nexis, Volume 26, Chapter 10, Revising Writer
  • Workers' Compensation Third Party Suits-Indemnity, Contribution, and Subrogation, Illinois Jurisprudence, Lexis-Nexis, Volume 26, Chapter 9, Revising Writer
  • Workers' Compensation Defenses to Employee Claims, Illinois Jurisprudence, Lexis-Nexis, Volume 26, Chapter 8, Revising Writer
  • Workers' Compensation Settlements; Agreements on Compensation, Illinois Jurisprudence, Lexis-Nexis, Volume 26, Chapter 7, Revising Writer
  • Workers' Compensation Proceedings to Secure Compensation, Illinois Jurisprudence, Lexis-Nexis, Volume 26, Chapter 6, Revising Writer
  • Workers' Compensation Compensable Injuries or Illnesses, Illinois Jurisprudence, Lexis-Nexis, Volume 26, Chapter 5, Revising Writer
  • Workers' Compensation Scope of Coverage, Illinois Jurisprudence, Lexis-Nexis, Volume 26, Chapter 4, Revising Writer
  • Workers' Compensation Exclusivity Remedy, Illinois Jurisprudence, Lexis-Nexis, Volume 26, Chapter 3, Revising Writer
  • Workers' Compensation Administration and Insurance, Illinois Jurisprudence, Lexis-Nexis, Volume 26, Chapter 2, Revising Writer
  • Workers' Compensation Introduction, Illinois Jurisprudence, Lexis-Nexis, Volume 26, Chapter 1, Revising Writer
  • Labor Relations in Higher Education, Illinois Jurisprudence, Lexis-Nexis, Volume 25, Chapter 33, Revising Writer
  • Higher Education Employees, Illinois Jurisprudence, Lexis-Nexis, Volume 25, Chapter 32, Revising Writer
  • Rights and Duties of College Students, Illinois Jurisprudence, Lexis-Nexis, Volume 25, Chapter 31, Revising Writer
  • Private Colleges and Universities, Illinois Jurisprudence, Lexis-Nexis, Volume 25, Chapter 30, Revising Writer
  • Public Colleges and Universities, Illinois Jurisprudence, Lexis-Nexis, Volume 25, Chapter 29, Revising Writer
  • Community Colleges, Illinois Jurisprudence, Lexis-Nexis, Volume 25, Chapter 28, Revising Writer
  • Board of Higher Education, Illinois Jurisprudence, Lexis-Nexis, Volume 25, Chapter 27, Revising Writer
  • Home Schooling, Illinois Jurisprudence, Lexis-Nexis, Volume 25, Chapter 26, Revising Writer
  • Alternative Schools, Illinois Jurisprudence, Lexis-Nexis, Volume 25, Chapter 25, Revising Writer
  • Private Schools, Illinois Jurisprudence, Lexis-Nexis, Volume 25, Chapter 24, Revising Writer
  • Charter Schools, Illinois Jurisprudence, Lexis-Nexis, Volume 25, Chapter 23, Revising Writer
  • Private Schools and Other Public School Alternatives In General, Illinois Jurisprudence, Lexis-Nexis, Volume 25, Chapter 22, Revising Writer
  • Civil Rights Actions by School District Employees, Illinois Jurisprudence, Lexis-Nexis, Volume 25, Chapter 21, Revising Writer
  • Labor Relations, Illinois Jurisprudence, Lexis-Nexis, Volume 25, Chapter 20, Revising Writer
  • Non-Certified Personnel, Illinois Jurisprudence, Lexis-Nexis, Volume 25, Chapter 19, Revising Writer
  • Evaluation, Discipline, Dismissal of Teachers and Other Certified Personnel, Illinois Jurisprudence, Lexis-Nexis, Volume 25, Chapter 18, Revising Writer
  • Illinois Tenure Law, Illinois Jurisprudence, Lexis-Nexis, Volume 25, Chapter 17, Revising Writer
  • Certification and Employment of Teachers and Other Certified Personnel, Illinois Jurisprudence, Lexis-Nexis, Volume 25, Chapter 16, Revising Writer
  • School District Employees in General, Illinois Jurisprudence, Lexis-Nexis, Volume 25, Chapter 15, Revising Writer
  • Student Records, Illinois Jurisprudence, Lexis-Nexis, Volume 25, Chapter 14, Revising Writer
  • Special Educational Needs, Illinois Jurisprudence, Lexis-Nexis, Volume 25, Chapter 13, Revising Writer
  • Extracurricular Activities, Illinois Jurisprudence, Lexis-Nexis, Volume 25, Chapter 12, Revising Writer
  • Discrimination and Harassment; Actions by Students, Illinois Jurisprudence, Lexis-Nexis, Volume 25, Chapter 11, Revising Writer
  • Students’ Constitutional Rights, Illinois Jurisprudence, Lexis-Nexis, Volume 25, Chapter 10, Revising Writer
  • Supervision and Discipline of Students, Illinois Jurisprudence, Lexis-Nexis, Volume 25, Chapter 9, Revising Writer
  • Evaluation, Promotion and Graduation, Illinois Jurisprudence, Lexis-Nexis, Volume 25, Chapter 8, Revising Writer
  • Transportation of Students, Illinois Jurisprudence, Lexis-Nexis, Volume 25, Chapter 7, Revising Writer
  • Attendance, Illinois Jurisprudence, Lexis-Nexis, Volume 25, Chapter 6, Revising Writer
  • Immunities and Defenses of School Districts, Illinois Jurisprudence, Lexis-Nexis, Volume 25, Chapter 5, Revising Writer
  • Duties and Liabilities of School Districts, Illinois Jurisprudence, Lexis-Nexis, Volume 25, Chapter 4, Revising Writer
  • Public School Finance, Illinois Jurisprudence, Lexis-Nexis, Volume 25, Chapter 3, Revising Writer
  • Operation of School Districts, Illinois Jurisprudence, Lexis-Nexis, Volume 25, Chapter 2, Revising Writer
  • Creation, Organization, Boundaries and Dissolution of School Districts, Illinois Jurisprudence, Lexis-Nexis, Volume 25, Chapter 1, Revising Writer
  • An Attorney with a Medical Practice, The Suit Magazine (interview), (www.thesuitmagazine.com)
  • Consent, Medical and Hospital Negligence (treatise chapter), Callahan & Co., publisher
  • Specificity of Pleading Requirements Under the Federal Rules, Law Enforcement Legal Defense Manual, monograph
  • Quasi-Judicial Immunity, Law Enforcement Legal Defense Manual, monograph
  • Good Faith as a Defense, Law Enforcement Legal Defense Manual, monograph
  • Illinois Advanced Practice Nursing, Chicago Hospital News, article
  • Illinois Physician Discipline, Chicago Hospital News, article
  • Chicago Dental Record, articles
  • Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, columns
  • The Grand Jury Bypass, Chicago Bar Record, article
  • Professional Lecturing - Cornerstone Medical Management (Webinar re Health Care Fraud)
  • Lectures: American Bar Association (San Francisco); Chicago Bar Association (Chicago); Cook County Graduate School of Medicine (Chicago); Cook County Sheriff’s Police (Chicago); Defense Research Institute (Chicago); Healthcare Risk Management Society of Metropolitan Chicago(Chicago); Illinois Association of Healthcare Attorneys (Chicago); Illinois State’s Attorneys Association (Edwardsville, IL); Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations(Alexandria, Boston, Orlando, Phoenix, and Philadelphia); University of Illinois College of Dentistry (Chicago). Publications: Chicago Bar Record, article: The Grand Jury Bypass; Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, columns; Chicago Dental Record, articles; Chicago Hospital News, articles: Illinois Physician Discipline Illinois Advanced Practice Nursing; Illinois Jurisprudence Vol. 27 (treatise chapters), LexisNexis, publisher:  Physicians-Disciplinary Investigations, Hearings and Sanctions (Chapter 7);  Nurses (Chapter 11); Physician Assistants (Chapter 12);  Other Medical Care Professionals (Chapter 13); Illinois Jurisprudence Vol. 26 (Workers' Compensation) (treatise chapters), LexisNexis, publisher (Revising Editor for Chapters 1-10:Law Enforcement Legal Defense Manual, monographs: Good Faith as a Defense; Quasi-Judicial Immunity; Specificity of Pleading Requirements Under the Federal Rules; Medical and Hospital Negligence (treatise chapter), Callahan & Co., publisher: Consent. Past University and Graduate School Faculty Member: Northwestern University, Undergraduate School of Continuing Studies, Course Lecturer, Business Law (Thirty Courses; 1985-1995); Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago-Kent College of Law, Course Lecturer, Legal Writing; Loyola University School of Law, Course Lecturer, Civil Procedure and Administrative Law.            

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Co-Founder, Chancellor Kent International Law Society of Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago Kent College of Law

Videos:

Newsletters:

  • sjesser.wordpress.com: Steven H. Jesser’s Insights on New Federal Court Opinions

Educational Background:

  • College, State Bar of Texas  
  • Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, B.A., 1970

Industry Groups

  • Appellants/Appellees
  • DDS's
  • Litigants
  • MDs
  • Property Owners(major Ordinance Violations
  • RNs
  • Students(HS Through PhD/MD)
  • Vaccine-Injured
  • Zoning Appeals)
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Website - www.sjesser.com
Office Location for Steven H. Jesser

2700 Patriot Blvd
Suite 250
Glenview, IL 60026

Phone: 847-424-0200

Fax: 800-330-9710

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Last Updated: 12/7/2018

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