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Jim M. Vainikos - Chicago, IL

25 East Washington StreetSuite 1400 Chicago, IL 60602- 1708

Updated: 09/23/2019

Chicago Workers' Compensation Lawyer

About Jim M. Vainikos

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Partner


  • Greek
  • English
  • Spanish

Practice Areas

  • Workers' Compensation 80%
  • Social Security Disability 5%
  • Fire Fighter Pension Claims 5%
  • Personal Injury 5%
  • State Employment Retirement System 5%


  • 80%


Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 1990

Other Affiliations

  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Hellenic Bar Association, 1990 - Present (Financial Director)
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Hellenic Bar Association of Illinois, 2001 - 2002 (President)
  • AFL-CIO Lawyers Coordinating Committee (LLC)
  • Workers' Compensation Lawyers Association, 1990 - Present (Member)
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, 1990 - Present (Member)

Classes and Seminars

  • Workers' Compensation Law, AFSCME Union, 1990 - Present
  • Workers' Compensation MCLE, Legal Assistance Foundation, - July 31, 2012

Pro Bono Activities

  • Mediation Task Force - Orlando Park, 1996 - 2006


  • American University, Washington College of Law, Washington, District of Columbia, 1988
    Law Journal: Administrative Law Journal, Assistant Editor, 1986 - 1988
  • Northwestern University, 1985
    Major: Classics

Fraternities and Sororities

  • Alpha Lambda Delta

Ancillary Businesses

  • Expert Witness in Labor Arbitration (12-3-07)

Office Information


25 East Washington StreetSuite 1400 Chicago, IL 60602- 1708


  • 312-236-6686

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