Kathleen T. Zellner

Attorney in Downers Grove, IL
Top 10 Litigators National Law Journal 2001; Top 500 Plaintiffs Lawyers in U.S. Lawdragon; Winner of the ABA "Pursuit of Justice" award 2012; Pro Bono Attorney National Law Journal 2002; 10 Most Influential Female Attorneys Illinois American Media; Top 100 Lawyers Illinois 2008-2012; Top 10 Female Lawyers Illinois Leading Lawyers 2007-2012; Top 50 Female Super Lawyers Illinois 2012; Super Lawyer 2007-2012; Leading Lawyer Illinois 2007-2012 in civil rights, constitutional law, medical malpractice, appellate law, criminal law.
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Areas of Law

Trials and Appeals in State and Federal Courts
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Other Areas of Law
Medical Malpractice, Civil Rights, Premises Liability


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Experience & Credentials



Admission Details

Admitted in 1983, Illinois
U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, including Trial Bar
U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois
U.S. Supreme Court
Pro Hac Vice admissions in Florida

Law School Attended

Northern Illinois University
Class of 1983

University Attended

Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec
Class of 1974

Associations & Memberships

American Bar Association; DuPage Bar Association; Cook County Bar Association.

Representative Cases

Progressive Direct Ins. Co. v. Jungkans, IL App (2d) 110939 (2012); Fox v. Hayes, 600 F.3d 819 (2010); Pouk v. Village of Romeoville, 937 N.E. 2d 800 (2010); Ferguson v. State, 325 S.W. 3d 400 (2010); Fox v. Tomczak, WL 4365355 (2007); Hills v. City of Chicago, WL 1424211 (2007); Young v. Rogers, WL 5235366 (2008); State of Illinois v. Joseph Burro... More

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Kathleen T. Zellner
 1901 Butterfield Road, Suite 650,
Downers Grove, IL 60515


Kathleen T. Zellner & Associates (Downers Grove, Illinois)

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