John P. Jacoby
Litigation: products liability, commercial, general negligence, medical malpractice and Illinois
(1992). Saving the Golden Egg: Returning Sanity to the Discovery Process. St. Louis Bar Journal.
“Pleadings and Formal Discovery.” IICLE Litigation Skills Seminar (2013, September 18).
“Embarrassing Communications in the Electronic Age.” DASMA (2013, Summer).
“Defending Damages in the Soft Tissue Case, presented for IICLE.” (2012, February).
“What Does Compromise Really Mean? Keys to Effective Negotiation, with Tom Boleky.” Basic Skills CLE. (2010, 2012).
“Critical Issues Facing Condominium Associations After Turnover, moderator and presenter.” (2009, September).
“Taking the Deposition of the Medical Expert.” Litigating Back and Neck Injury Cases (2008, Summer).
Awards & Honors
AV Peer Rated by Martindale Hubbell
Illinois Super Lawyers for Litigation 2006-2007, 2012-2013
Who’s Who in American Law 2006-present
Honor Scholar Award and American Jurisprudence Award
TV and Radio Appearances
How Do You Judge a Judge? WBEZ 91.5, The Afternoon Shift. Chicago. 3 Nov. 2014.
What You Should Know When Voting For A Judge? Fox 32 News. Chicago. 3 Nov. 2014.
The Chicago Bar Association’s Justice and Law Weekly. PBS. WYCC, Chicago. 9 Mar. 2014.
Representative Trials and Cases
Medical malpractice resulting in personal injury and wrongful death involving both hospitals and physicians
Product liability involving commercial and residential door operators, gate operators, recreational vehicles, automobiles, motorcycles, hydraulic lifts, power products, tools, generators, medical devices, employer owned machinery and equipment
Condominium litigation; Construction negligence, premises liability, automobile negligence cases
Breach of contract and shareholder derivative litigation
Northwest Missouri State University, B.S., summa cum laude, 1982
Washington University School of Law, J.D., 1987
Bar & Court Admissions
Federal District Courts in Missouri and Illinois
American Bar Association
Chicago Bar Association (JEC Executive Committee and Past Chair)
Illinois Bar Association