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David R. Barry Jr. - Chicago, IL

33 North Dearborn Street21st Floor Chicago, IL 60602

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Updated: 09/08/2021

Chicago Medical Devices Lawyer

Overview

David R. "Chip" Barry, Jr., a Chicago personal injury lawyer and medical malpractice attorney, joined the firm of Corboy & Demetrio as a partner in April 2002. He practices in the area of medical negligence, where he has focused his efforts since graduating from Northwestern University School of Law in Chicago, Illinois, in 1981. Prior to 2002, he represented defendants in personal injury cases...

About David R. Barry Jr.

Practice Areas

  • Medical Devices
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury & Wrongful Death

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Of Counsel

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Wisconsin, 1986
  • Illinois
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois

Other Affiliations

  • Illinois Society of Trial Lawyers (Director)
  • Trial Lawyers Club of Chicago, 1993 - 1994 (President)
  • Chicago Bar Association (Member)
  • Illinois State Bar Association (Member)
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association (Member)
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America (Member)
  • American Bar Association (ABA)
  • American College of Trial Lawyers (ACTL), Fellow
  • Federal Trial Bar
  • The Society of Trial Lawyers, President, 2008-2009

Education

  • Northwestern University School of Law, Chicago, Illinois, 1981
    J.D.
  • St. Norbert College, DePere, Wisconsin, 1978
    B.A.
    Honors: magna cum laude

Pro Bono Activities

  • Forbeck Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation, Board of Trustees, Former Chairman of the Board
  • Misericordia Home, Volunteer
  • Barrington Bandits Travel Softball Team, Coach
  • St. Anne Basketball Team, Coach
  • Carmel Catholic High School, Patron

Classes and Seminars

  • Lecturer, Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education
  • Instructor, Medical-Legal Seminars, University of Illinois
  • Instructor, Medical-Legal Seminars, University of Chicago
  • "Dealing with Common Defenses," Medical Malpractice Seminar, Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, 2014
  • "Damages in Medical Malpractice Cases," Medical Malpractice Seminar, Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, 2009
  • "Common Defenses in Medical Malpractice Cases," Medical Malpractice Seminar, Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, 2008
  • "Screening the Case," Medical Malpractice Seminar, Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, 2005
  • "Common Defense Tactics," Birth Trauma Litigation Group, Association of Trial Lawyers of America, 2005
  • "Avoiding the Risks of Medical Malpractice," Georgia State Orthopedic Society, 2005
  • "Common Defenses," Medical Malpractice Seminar, Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, 2004
  • "Deposition Strategy," Taking and Defending Depositions in State and Federal Court Seminar, Chicago Bar Association, 2003
  • "Knowing When To Say No," Medical Malpractice Seminar, Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, 2003
  • "Neuroimaging: The Latest Developments in Determining the Etiology and Timing of the Events Leading To Irreversible Brain Damage," Reducing the Risk of Obstetric Malpractice Seminar, American Conference Institute, 2003
  • "How to Depose a Medical Expert," Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education, 1998
  • Mock Malpractice Trial for Medical Students, University of Illinois, 1993
  • "Depositions," Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, 1992
  • "Discovery Tools and Tactics for the Personal Injury Lawyer," Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education, 1990
  • "Illinois Civil Discovery Practice," Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education, 1998

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Included on the 2023 Illinois list


Past Lists

  • 2022 Illinois Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 Illinois Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Illinois Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Illinois Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 Illinois Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 Illinois Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 Illinois Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 Illinois Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 Illinois Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 Illinois Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 Illinois Super Lawyers list
  • 2011 Illinois Super Lawyers list
  • 2010 Illinois Super Lawyers list
  • 2009 Illinois Super Lawyers list
  • 2008 Illinois Super Lawyers list
  • 2007 Illinois Super Lawyers list
  • 2006 Illinois Super Lawyers list
  • 2005 Illinois Super Lawyers list

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Honors

  • Fellow, Illinois Society of Trial Lawyers
  • Chicago Medical Malpractice Lawyer of the Year by Best Lawyers, 2014
  • The Society of Trial Lawyers, President, 2008-2009
  • American College of Trial Lawyers, Fellow, Invitation Only
  • Trial Lawyers Club of Chicago, President, 1993-1994
  • Leading Lawyers Network Member, Top 5% of Illinois Lawyers
  • Illinois Super Lawyer, Top 5% of Illinois Lawyers
  • AV Rated - Highest Level - Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory
  • Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America, 2019
  • Lawdragon 500 Leading Plaintiff Consumer Lawyers, 2019

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Office Information

Address

33 North Dearborn Street21st Floor Chicago, IL 60602

Offers Free Initial Consultation

Yes

Accepts Credit Cards

Yes

Publication

Articles

  • Missing the Mark, Modern Healthcare, January, 2010
    Caps hamstring victims, fail to slow rising costs of care, malpractice insurance. Caps on compensation for injuries suffered by victims of negligent medical care are a proposed solution to rising healthcare costs.
  • Proving and Disproving Damages in Personal Injury Cases, Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 12.1998

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