Jim Ginzkey has been trying jury cases throughout Illinois for more than 35 years. He has argued four cases before the Illinois Supreme Court and in 2000 he argued the landmark HMO case of Pegram v. Herdrich before the United States Supreme Court.
Mr. Ginzkey was admitted to practice before the Illinois Bar in 1979. He is also admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Northern, Central and Southern Districts of Illinois, as well as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit, and the U.S. Supreme Court.
Mr. Ginzkey is a member of the Illinois and McLean County Bar Associations, and concentrates his practice in civil litigation with emphasis in personal injury and medical malpractice. He has been a lecturer and contributing author for Illinois Trial Lawyers Association seminars, as well as for the ISBA’s Law Ed Series.
Elected to the General Assembly of the Illinois State Bar Association from 1984-1990, he twice served as chairman of the ISBA Tort Law Section Council, and is a past member of the ISBA Civil Practice and Procedure Section Council.
Jim Ginzkey has an “AV” peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbell. An AV rating means that a lawyer has reached the height of professional excellence, has practiced for many years, and is recognized for the highest level of skill and integrity.
Since 2003 Mr. Ginzkey has also been recognized by his peers as a “Leading Lawyer” in the State of Illinois. Only lawyers who are most often recommended by their peers in a statewide survey are listed as “Leading Lawyers.” In 2005 Mr. Ginzkey was named a top personal injury lawyer in Crain’s Chicago Business Magazine.