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Chelsea L. Caldwell

Chelsea L. Caldwell

Attorney at Kaiser Hafezi Law
  • Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice
  • Illinois
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Chelsea is an experienced and zealous litigator who, in her short career, has already performed well beyond her years. Prior to joining Kaiser Hafezi Law, she was the sole attorney at a local branch of a nationally recognized personal injury firm where she successfully managed a tremendous caseload and obtained millions of dollars for her clients.

Chelsea gravitated toward personal injury law because she is passionate about helping people in their hour of need. She advocates in and out of court to obtain fair and just compensation for her clients who have been injured due to the negligence of others. Chelsea works closely with her clients to understand their specific circumstances and to build the strongest case possible for each one.

Joining Kaiser Hafezi was a natural move for Chelsea because she demonstrates the firm's core values of compassion, knowledge, and persistence. Hitting the ground running, she immediately secured hundreds of thousands of dollars in settlements and a six-figure jury verdict in DuPage County.

She enjoys musical theater, the performing arts, reading, and spending time with her family and friends.

Practice Areas
    Personal Injury
    Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
    Medical Malpractice
    Birth Injury, Medical Misdiagnosis, Pharmacy Errors, Surgical Errors
Additional Practice Area
  • Slip & Fall
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Supreme Court of Illinois
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U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois
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  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Attorney at Law
Kaiser Hafezi Law
- Current
Personal Injury Attorney
Goldberg & Dohan, L.L.P (Florida)
Tender demand packets Negotiate a settlement with adjusters and lien holders Handle Court calls, motions, and hearings in Kane County, DuPage County, Will County, and Cook County Propound and answer written discovery Take depositions, prepare and present clients for deposition Prepare for and try cases at arbitration and trial
Associate Attorney
Loren B. Siegel & Associates, LLC
Tried a case in front of a twelve person jury with a verdict returned in favor of the client Negotiated with opposing counsel and claims adjusters to obtain favorable settlements for clients Handled cases both independently and with partner’s assistance
Associate Attorney
Law Office of Scott D. DeSalvo
Attended various court calls in both Law Division and Municipal Drafted motions, pleadings, and all manner written discovery primarily in the area of personal injury law, in a high volume fast-paced setting
Associate Attorney
Elman Law Group, LLC
Tried over twenty cases at mandatory arbitration; prepared and presented clients for numerous depositions; and appeared at court calls and motions in both Cook County and DuPage County Attended pre-trial and settlement conferences Drafted motions, pleadings, and answered all manner written discovery primarily in the area of personal injury law, in a high volume fast-paced setting
Legal Intern, Civil Clinic
Valparaiso University Law Clinic
Provided legal representation to indigent clients in guardianship, adoption, debt collection harassment, and consumer protection cases Conducted client interviews; researched various issues including guardianships, consumer protection, debt collection, and same-sex adoption; and, prepared and filed petitions, answers, and motions
Student Clerk
Porter County Juveinle Court
Researched and drafted bench memorandums on juvenile delinquency, welfare, and paternity law Observed hearings and discussed decisions directly with Magistrate Judge
Intern, Federal Civil Rights Litigation Division
City of Chicago, Law Department
Participated extensively in both written and oral discovery Drafted motions and responses, including motions in limine and motions for summary judgment Prepared clients and witnesses for depositions and trial testimony
Legal Intern
Empire Today
Drafted memorandums regarding specific class actions and relevant anti-trust law Advised senior partners on attorney work product protections applied in the context of litigation Conducted licensing research and drafted correspondence on corporate transactional matters
Honors Research Fellow
Valparaiso University
Director, Illini Union Board Spring Musical
University of Illinois
Valparaiso University School of Law
J.D. (2014) | Law
Honors: Juris Doctor cum laude - 2014 Honors: Honors Program, Dean’s Fellow, Honors Research Fellow Honors: Chairperson and Coach, Trial Advocacy Team Honors: Law Clerk to Porter County Juvenile Court, the Honorable Gwenn Rinkenberger Honors: Certified Legal Intern, Civil Clinic
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University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign
B.A. (2011) | English Literature
Honors: B.A. - 2011 Honors: Director, Assistant Director and Actor, Illini Union Board Musicals
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Professional Associations
State Bar of Illinois  # 6317881
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Illinois Trial Lawyers Association (ITLA)
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DuPage County Bar Association (DCBA)
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DuPage County Inns of Court
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Websites & Blogs
Kaiser Hafezi Law
Contact & Map
Kaiser Hafezi Law
1035 South York Road
Suite C
Bensenville, IL 60106
Telephone: (630) 233-9946
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed (Today)
Sunday: Closed