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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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Summary

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
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Nursing Home Abuse
  • Personal Injury
  • Probate
  • Products Liability
  • Workers' Compensation
Additional Practice Area
  • Car Accidents
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
    Injury claims handled on a contingent fee basis.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Illinois
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7th Circuit
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Federal District Court
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Languages
  • English
Professional Experience
Attorney
Ackerman Law Office, P.C.
- Current
Education
Valparaiso University School of Law
J.D. (1986)
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Augustana College
B.A. (1983)
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Awards
Top Attorneys in Illinois
Super Lawyers
Top Attorneys in Illinois
Law and Politics
Top Attorneys in Illinois
Chicago Magazine
Professional Associations
Illinois State Bar
Member
Current
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Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
Member
Current
Activities: Board of Managers, President Supreme Court Rules Committee
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Sangamon County Bar Association
Member
Current
Activities: Editor of Newsletter
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American Bar Association
Member
Current
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Illinois State Bar Association
Member
Current
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Speaking Engagements
Trial, Taking a Case to Trial
2008
Evidence, Evidence Seminar
2009
Closing Arguments, Illinois Trial Lawyers Seminar
2013
Tort Case Law Update, Shotgun Seminar
2014
Let's Talk Law, WMAY 970 AM Radio
Websites & Blogs
Website
James W. Ackerman's Website Profile
Website
Ackerman Law Office, P.C. Website
Blog
Springfield Injury Lawyer Blog
Contact & Map
Ackerman Law Office, P.C.
2601 S 5th St
Springfield, IL 62703
USA
Toll-Free: (888) 899-1977
Telephone: (217) 789-1977
Fax: (217) 789-1210