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Bruce M. Kohen - Chicago, IL

161 North Clark StreetSuite 2100 Chicago, IL 60601

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Updated: 01/06/2022

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer


Now retired, Bruce M. Kohen is well-known for record jury verdicts and settlements throughout his over 32-year legal career. He negotiated the highest settlement in Illinois history for a personal injury case under the Structural Work Act and the largest jury verdicts in the state for medical malpractice in the death of a child and another for psychological malpractice...


Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 1979
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 1979
  • U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois, 1995
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit, 1980
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1983

Other Affiliations

  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association (Member, President, Executive Committee)
  • American Association for Justice (Member, State Delegate)
  • Illinois State Bar Association (Assemblyman)
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association (Chairman, Legislative Committee)
  • Society of Trial Lawyers (Board of Directors)
  • Chicago Bar Association


  • Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago-Kent College of Law, Chicago, Illinois, 1979
    Honors: With Honors
  • University of Illinois, 1976

Classes and Seminars

  • Lecturer, Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
  • Lecturer, Chicago Bar Association
  • Lecturer, Illinois State Bar Association
  • Lecturer, Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education



  • Best Lawyers in America Listing
  • Professional Achievement Award – Chicago-Kent College of Law 125 Alumni of Distinction – Chicago-Kent College of Law
  • Bruce M. Kohen Courtroom - Chicago-Kent College of Law
  • Trial Lawyer of the Year Finalist – Trial Lawyers for Public Justice, 1998
  • Leading Illinois Attorneys Listing
  • Illinois Super Lawyer Listing

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Office Information


161 North Clark StreetSuite 2100 Chicago, IL 60601


  • 312-372-3833

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