Bradley N. Pollock
Brad Pollock is a named partner with Walsh, Knippen, Pollock & Cetina, Chartered. Prior to joining the firm, Brad practiced as a trial lawyer in Chicago, both as an insurance defense attorney and as an attorney representing the rights of injured people. This unique perspective has assisted Brad in his representation of his injured clients.
Brad concentrates his practice advocating for severely injured people who have been the victims of negligence. His practice areas include medical negligence, construction negligence and personal injury litigation. In devoting his career to representing injury victims, Brad has come to understand the profound physical, emotional, and financial toll that a serious injury can have on an individual and their family. Brad is very selective in choosing his cases in order to best ensure that he pursues meritful cases. Brad regularly consults with highly experienced experts from all over the country to assist him in applying the highest standards in order to evaluate his cases.
Brad has been appointed by the Illinois Supreme Court to serve on its Committee on Character and Fitness for the Second District since 2010, and in 2013 was appointed as the Chairman of that Committee. Some of Brad’s other honors and appointments include: the distinction of being named a “Super Lawyer” (limited to the top five percent of lawyers in the State of Illinois) by Illinois Super Lawyers from 2008 to the present; a Superb rating from AVVO; an appointment to serve as the attorney for the DuPage County Bar Association (Associate General Counsel in 2011 and General Counsel in 2012 & 2013); President of the American Inns of Court, Robert E. Jones Chapter (a legal organization of 90 members consisting of accomplished attorneys and Judges, by invitation only) from 2011-2012; appointment to the Illinois Bar Association Tort Committee (focusing on legislation and other issues affecting injury law) from 2010 to the present; and appointment in 2011 to oversee the Trial Advocacy program of the DuPage County Bar Association (a program in which practicing lawyers sharpen their trial skills).
In addition to his busy practice, Brad serves as an invited lecturer/adjunct professor at Midwestern University, speaking to students in the medical field on the Plaintiff's perspective of medical malpractice litigation. He has also presented seminars to professional organizations, including one for the DuPage County Bar Association (DCBA) entitled, "Handling the Catastrophic Injury Case from Interview to Verdict." Brad has also regularly served as an invited Judge for the annual John Marshall Law School International Moot Court Competition in Information Technology and Privacy Law, involving law schools from all over the world.
Brad’s other interests include spending time with his family and physical fitness.
- Loyola University Chicago School of Law, Chicago, Illinois, 1995
Honors: Recipient, Prestigious American Jurisprudence Award in Appellate Advocacy
- University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 1992
B.A. with Distinction