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Dominic R. Fichera

Chicago, Illinois

Partner
phone (312) 673-2222
fax (312) 673-4545

Dominic R. Fichera is a founding partner and brings over 50 years of experience handling personal injury and wrongful death cases in the areas of transportation, product liability, medical malpractice, and construction negligence cases. Mr. Fichera has tried approximately one hundred jury trials to verdict, obtaining numerous multi-million dollar awards on behalf of his clients.

Since 2008, the American Trial Lawyers Association has named Mr. Fichera among the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in America. Mr. Fichera is a former Niles Township Assessor as well as a former Special Assistant Attorney General. Additionally, for the past 25 years, Mr. Fichera has received the highest possible ratings for legal ability and ethics from Martindale-Hubbell and Avvo, an independent rating service of all attorneys in the United States. Prior to entering practice, Dominic served as an army military intelligence specialist in Germany.

Mr. Fichera is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, which is one of the most prestigious groups of trial lawyers in the United States. Membership is limited to attorneys who have won million and multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements. There are over 3,000 members throughout the country. Fewer than 1 percent of U.S. lawyers are members.

Outside of the courtroom, Mr. Fichera’s leadership and dedication to his practice is reflected in many professional affiliations and distinctions. Mr. Fichera is a former president of the Northwest Suburban Bar Association, a former chairman on the Illinois Bar Association Committee on Judicial Evaluation, a former chairman on the Northwest Suburban Bar Association’s Committee on Judicial Evaluation, and a former board member of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, among others.

Education:

DePaul University College of Law
Doctorate of Jurisprudence

DePaul University
Bachelors of Science

Army Intelligence School

Army Tactical Intelligence School

Bar Admissions:

State of Illinois
U.S. Federal District Court, Northern District of Illinois
U.S. Supreme Court

Professional Associations and Memberships:

Illinois State Bar Association
Northwest Suburban Bar Association
American Bar Association
Justinian Society of Lawyers
Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
American Trial Lawyers Association
Million Dollar Advocates Forum
Northwest Suburban Bar Association, Former President
Illinois Bar Association Committee on Judicial Evaluation, Former Chairman
Northwest Suburban Bar Association Committee on Judicial Evaluation, Former Chairman
Northwest Suburban Bar Association Scholarship Committee, Founding Member / Chairman
Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, Former Board Member

Areas of Practice:

Personal Injury
Wrongful Death
Automobile Negligence
Premises Liability
Products Liability
Medical Malpractice