Chicago Attorney Joseph Shannon

Joseph Shannon
  • Shannon Law Group, P.C.
  • 3550 Hobson Road, Suite 203 Woodridge, IL 60517
  • 312-578-9501

Joseph Shannon is a Chicago attorney who graduated from the University of Notre Dame Law School in 1988.  For over 20 years, Mr. Shannon has zealously represented his clients in courts throughout the country.  In 2009, Mr. Shannon tried a personal injury case in Will County, Illinois which resulted in a $23.75 million verdict.

Mr. Shannon is a Chicago Attorney who has dedicated his practice to helping those who cannot help themselves.  Mr. Shannon is admitted to practice law in Illinois, Washington and Oregon state courts and has successfully advanced cases in numerous other states. 

During his career, Mr. Shannon has handled numerous cases involving transportation, product liability, medical and professional malpractice, medical device, automotive, employment, construction, insurance coverage, and commercial issues. Mr. Shannon resides with his wife and six children in west suburban Chicago where they are parishioners at St. Joan of Arc Roman Catholic Church. Mr. Shannon is actively involved at St. Joan of Arc School as a coach in cross country and basketball.

EDUCATION

  • University of Notre Dame Law School, Juris Doctor, 1988
  • Concannon Programme of International Law in London, England, 1986-1987
  • University of Portland, Bachelor of Arts in History, maxima cum laude, 1985

LICENSURE

  • United States Supreme Court Bar 2001
  • Illinois State Bar 1991
  • Washington State Bar 1989
  • Trial Bar, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • Past Chairman, Insurance Law Section, Illinois State Bar Association
  • Member of Insurance Law Section, American Association of Justice
  • Past Member of Civil Practice Section Committee, Illinois State Bar Association
  • Past Member of Judicial Evaluation Committee, Illinois State Bar Association

PUBLICATIONS

  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Section 8 Housing Requirements: A Minimum Standard of Care, July 2004
  • Illinois State Bar Association, Evidence of Alcohol Consumption in Civil Injury Cases, May 2004
  • Illinois State Bar Association, Medicare: Rights to Your Client's Money, June 2003
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America, The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations as the Standard of Care for Truckers, July 2002
  • Illinois State Bar Association, Automobile Insurance Policy Update, May 2002
  • Illinois Trial Lawyer's Association, Insurance Coverage for Negligent and Intentional Injury, May 2002
  • Association of Trial Layers of America, Emergency Stops on Round Balers, Why Not Now? July 2001
  • Illinois State Bar Association, An Update on UM/UIM Claims, June 2001
  • Illinois State Bar Association-Insurance Law Section, An Update on UM/UIM Claims, April 2001
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, An Overview of Employment Discrimination Based on Disability, Fall 2000
  • Illinois State Bar Association-Insurance Law Section, Recent Insurance Law cases, May 2000
  • Illinois State Bar Association, Recent Developments in Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist (UM/UIM) Insurance Law, May 2000
  • Southwest Bar Association, Practical and Economic Uses of the Internet for Lawyers and Judges, February 1997
  • DuPage County Bar Brief, DuPage Online, September 1997
  • DuPage County Bar Brief, DuPage Online, August 1997
  • DuPage County Bar Brief, DuPage Online, June 1997
  • DuPage County Bar Brief, DuPage Online, May 1997
  • DuPage County Bar Brief, DuPage Online, April 1997
  • DuPage County Bar Brief, DuPage Online, January 1997
  • DuPage County Bar Brief, DuPage Online, December 1996
  • DuPage County Bar Brief, DuPage Online, November 1996
  • DuPage County Bar Brief, DuPage Online, October 1996

LECTURES

  • American Association for Justice, Litigating Truck Collision Cases Seminar, February 2010.
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Section 8 Housing Requirements: A Minimum Standard of Care, July 2004
  • Illinois State Bar Association, Evidence of Alcohol Consumption in Civil Injury Cases, May 2004
  • Illinois State Bar Association, Medicare: Rights to Your Client's Money, June 2003
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America, The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations as the Standard of Care for Truckers, July 2002
  • Illinois State Bar Association, Automobile Insurance Policy Update, May 2002
  • Illinois Trial Lawyer's Association, Insurance Coverage for Negligent and Intentional Injury, May 2002
  • Association of Trial Layers of America, Emergency Stops on Round Balers, Why Not Now? July 2001
  • Illinois State Bar Association, An Update on UM/UIM Claims, June 2001
  • Illinois State Bar Association-Insurance Law Section, AN Update on UM/UIM Claims, April 2001
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, An Overview of Employment Discrimination Based on Disability, Fall 2000
  • Illinois State Bar Association-Insurance Law Section, Recent Insurance Law cases, May 2000
  • Illinois State Bar Association, Recent Developments in Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist (UM/UIM) Insurance Law, May 2000
  • Southwest Bar Association, Practical and Economic Uses of the Internet for Lawyers and Judges, February 1997