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Frederick W. Nessler - Springfield, IL

536 N. Bruns LaneSuite 1 Springfield, IL 62702

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Updated: 10/03/2016

Springfield Personal Injury Lawyer

Overview

Frederick W. Nessler has been practicing law throughout the state of Illinois and the United States for over 35 years. Mr. Nessler opened his law office in Lincoln, Illinois in 1977. Since that time, he has helped injured people recover over $50 million in compensation for the injuries they suffered due to the negligence of others. Mr. Nessler has been awarded numerous recognitions throughout his career, each of which is detailed below...

Frederick W. Nessler has been practicing law throughout the state of Illinois and the United States for over 35 years. Mr. Nessler opened his law office in Lincoln, Illinois in 1977. Since that time, he has helped injured people recover over $50 million in compensation for the injuries they suffered due to the negligence of others. Mr. Nessler has been awarded numerous recognitions throughout his career, each of which is detailed below.

Nessler & Associates now has offices in Springfield, Champaign-Urbana, Decatur, Lincoln and Chicago, Illinois. Nessler & Associates also maintains offices in Denver, Colorado.

Mr. Nessler has represented and continues to represent injured persons and workers in all varieties of injury cases throughout Illinois. Mr. Nessler practices plaintiffs' personal injury law handling catastrophic injury cases including vehicular injury, workers compensation, defective products, clergy misconduct, chemical exposure, explosions and fire, premises liability, animal attacks and medical negligence.

Mr. Nessler has lectured, and continues to lecture, on personal injury, tort law, alternative dispute resolution, civil practice and related topics.

Mr. Nessler is a life-long resident of Central Illinois. He and his family also manage diverse farming interests including land, cattle, swine and grain, which affords him an extensive agricultural background in handling a variety of farm-related cases.

Mr. Nessler started his law practice in 1977 in Lincoln, Illinois. Today, he maintains five office locations throughout Illinois. He has been selected by the Leading Attorney Network, Inc. as a Leading Illinois Attorney in the area of Personal Injury Law: General. He has had outstanding results including million dollar and multi-million dollar recoveries in a variety of tort cases in the last quarter century.

About Frederick W. Nessler

Practice Areas

  • Personal Injury
  • Catastrophic Injury
  • Workers Compensation
  • Defective Products
  • Clergy Misconduct
  • Chemical Exposure
  • Explosions and Fire
  • Premises Liability
  • Animal Attacks
  • Medical Negligence

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Managing Partner
  • Owner/Principal

Languages

  • English

Representative Clients

  • Auto Accident Victims
  • Wrong Death Victims
  • Clergy Sexual Abuse Victims
  • Worker's Compensation Victims

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 1977
  • Colorado, 1990
  • U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois, 1997
  • Texas, 2011

Other Affiliations

  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, 2014 - Present (Secretary)
  • American Bar Association, 1977 - Present (Member)
  • Illinois State Bar Association, Tort Section Council (Past Member)
  • American Association for Justice (AAJ) (Medical Negligence Committee)
  • American Association for Justice (AAJ) (Products Liability Committee)
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association (ITLA) (Member of the Board of Managers)
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association (ITLA) (Legislative Committee)
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association (ITLA) (Former Treasurer)
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association (ITLA) (Executive Committee)
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association (ITLA) (Former Parlimentarian)
  • Sangamon County Bar Association (Member)
  • Logan County Bar Association (Past President)
  • American Trial Lawyers Association (Member)
  • Congressman Edward Madigan, U.S. Congress, Washington, D.C. (Former legislative assistant)

Education

  • Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago-Kent College of Law, Chicago, Illinois, 1977
    J.D.
    Honors: cum laude
  • University of Illinois College of Agriculture, Champaign, Illinois, 1974
    B.S.
    Honors: cum laude
    Honors: Past Vice President
    Honors: Sachem Honorary Society
    Honors: Honorary Society
    Honors: Honor Society of Agriculture
    Major: Agriculture Economics
  • National Institute of Trial Advocacy
    Honors: Advanced Trial Advocacy Skills
  • National College of Advocacy
    Honors: Advanced Course in Trial Advocacy
  • Lawyers Post Graduate Clinic
    Honors: Trial Technique Institute

Fraternities and Sororities

  • Phi Gamma Delta
  • Omicron Delta Kappa

Past Positions

  • Self Employed, Attorney, 1997 - Present

Pro Bono Activities

  • Board Member, Calvary Temple Christian Center
  • Calvary Academy, Athletic Steering Committee-Chair
  • Past National President, American Maine-Anjou Association
  • Board Member, Illinois State Fair Advisory
  • American Maine-Anjou Association, Board Member
  • American Maine-Anjou Association, Past Illinois State President
  • No Mountain Too High Christian Ministries, Sponsor
  • Calvary Temple Christian Center, Trustee

Classes and Seminars

  • Clerical Abuse, Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
  • Initial Preparation of Cases for Trial, Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
  • Vehicular Accidents, Illinois Institute of Continuing Education
  • Vehicular Accidents, Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education
  • Pre-Trial Preparation in Civil Practice, Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education
  • Advanced Insurance, Settlement, and Trial Issues for Accident Cases (Mediation of Cases), Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education
  • National lectures on ethics in attorney advertising, Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association Downstate Continuing Legal Education Chair, Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education, 2010 - 2011

Ancillary Businesses

  • Farm/Ranch
  • cattle/Crops

Achievements

Other Sources of Feedback About Frederick W. Nessler

Honors

  • Illinois Super Lawyers, 2009 - 2014
  • Top 100 Lawyers - American Association for Justice, 2009 - 2014
  • The Fellowship of The American Bar Foundation, 2009 - 2010
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Leading Attorney Network, Inc., Leading Illinois Attorney in the area of Personal Injury Law

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Office Information

Address

536 N. Bruns LaneSuite 1 Springfield, IL 62702

Fax

  • 217-698-0203

Office Hours

Monday - Friday: 8am - 5:00pm

Publication

Articles

  • Clergy Sexual Abuse Treatise for IL, ITLA
  • Vehicular/Bus Rollover Accidents, IICLE

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