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James W. Ackerman

James W. Ackerman

Ackerman Law Office, P.C.
  • Business Law, Medical Malpractice, Nursing Home Abuse ...
  • Illinois
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Following in his father’s footsteps as a legal advocate, Springfield personal injury lawyer James Ackerman established his practice in 1989.

Our approach to the law and to meeting our clients' needs comes from Jim Ackerman's belief that clients are best served when they are fully informed and engaged in every aspect of their case. Jim is a former prosecutor who handles injury claims and who coaches other attorneys on the finer points of case preparation, taking a case to trial, and the art of handling juries. Jim brings years of legal and courtroom experience to bear on every case.

Jim Ackerman has extensive trial experience and is willing to take matters to court when fair settlements cannot be reached, always acting in the best interest of the client given their situation.

Clients at Ackerman Law Office get prompt action and personal attention. Client calls are returned within 24 hours. We move cases to trial to resolve them as quickly as possible.

Ackerman Law Office gives its clients personal attention. Clients receive copies of important correspondence and documents concerning their case. That way they know what is going on with their case.

Ackerman Law office gives clients honest straightforward advice based on years of litigation experience.

James Ackerman has been named one of the Top Attorneys in Illinois by Super Lawyers, Law and Politics, and the publishers of Chicago Magazine, accolades that he strives to uphold in each client interaction.

Practice Areas
Business Law
Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
Medical Malpractice
Birth Injury, Medical Misdiagnosis, Pharmacy Errors, Surgical Errors
Nursing Home Abuse
Personal Injury
Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Will Contests
Products Liability
Drugs & Medical Devices, Motor Vehicle Defects, Toxic Torts
Workers' Compensation
Additional Practice Area
  • Car Accidents
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
    Injury claims handled on a contingent fee basis.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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7th Circuit
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Federal District Court
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  • English
Professional Experience
Ackerman Law Office, P.C.
- Current
Valparaiso University School of Law
J.D. (1986)
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Augustana College
B.A. (1983)
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Top Attorneys in Illinois
Super Lawyers
Top Attorneys in Illinois
Law and Politics
Top Attorneys in Illinois
Chicago Magazine
Professional Associations
Illinois State Bar
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Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
Activities: Board of Managers, President Supreme Court Rules Committee
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Sangamon County Bar Association
Activities: Editor of Newsletter
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American Bar Association
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Illinois State Bar Association
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Speaking Engagements
Trial, Taking a Case to Trial
Evidence, Evidence Seminar
Closing Arguments, Illinois Trial Lawyers Seminar
Tort Case Law Update, Shotgun Seminar
Let's Talk Law, WMAY 970 AM Radio
Websites & Blogs
James W. Ackerman's Website Profile
Ackerman Law Office, P.C. Website
Springfield Injury Lawyer Blog
Social Media
Contact & Map
Ackerman Law Office, P.C.
2601 S 5th St
Springfield, IL 62703
Toll-Free: (888) 899-1977
Telephone: (217) 789-1977
Fax: (217) 789-1210