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About O’Toole Law

At O’Toole Law, we assist businesses and individuals facing critical legal issues. Our litigation and appeals practice encompasses various, but limited, areas of law in order to provide necessary advanced knowledge and skill. Driven by a passion for justice, we find it rewarding to stand up for the underdogs, and we are not afraid to challenge formidable opponents to serve the needs of our clients.

Our Small-Firm Advantage

As a boutique-sized firm, we offer many advantages over larger practices. Our attorney is personally invested in every legal matter he takes on. We are also nimble in handling complex legal issues, and, our low overhead allows us to provide more efficient, cost-effective services.

Above all, we maintain an unwavering focus on protecting the interests of clients and ensuring that they obtain all recompense permitted by law.

Our Mission Statement

The O’Toole Law Firm is devoted to providing unmatched legal representation and will not rest until clients’ objectives are achieved. Also, setting the highest standards of conduct for reputation and ethics is at the forefront of how the firm practices law.

Lawyer John O’Toole

The firm’s founding attorney, John O’Toole, possesses a strong foundation of legal experience shaped by the many roles he has filled in life. A graduate of West Point, he served our nation as an army infantry officer before returning to civilian life.

In his 30 years in the insurance industry, Mr. O’Toole worked as a company adjuster/claims evaluator, underwriter and broker. He had key roles within several of the largest underwriting and insurance wholesale brokerage companies, including the company that pioneered the first Employment Lawyer Chicago policy.

Few other legal practitioners can claim the extensive education, skill and well-rounded experience that Mr. O’Toole holds. In addition to the experience described above, he also:

  • Is a certified public accountant (CPA) (inactive)
  • Holds an advanced law degree (LL.M) in taxation
  • Awarded the Associate in Reinsurance (ARe) and Reinsurance Education Scholar designation from the Reinsurance Association of America. Reinsurance law is a highly complex and niche area of both insurance and litigation.
  • Has undergone advanced trial training through the American Bar Association National Trial Practice Program in Reno, Nevada, and The Fred Lane Trial Practice Program sponsored by the Illinois State Bar Association and various state and bar association litigation skills seminars and conferences

Learn more about Mr. O’Toole’s background through the link below.

Contact Us For More Information

To learn more about our practice, call 312-546-5057 (844-636-2456 toll free) or contact us online. We offer free initial consultations so you can get to know Mr. O’Toole and discuss your concerns in a confidential setting.

Our office is in downtown Chicago, Illinois, conveniently accessible by public transportation. Depending on the legal matter, we offer flexible fee options, including contingency fee and blended fee arrangements. We are available six days a week (Monday through Saturday).