PJM – Chicago Attorneys

Kevin Casey attorney PJM Chicago

Kevin M. Casey

Phone: 312-724-8032
Email: kcasey@pjmchicago.com

Areas of Practice/Concentration

  • Civil Rights
  • Municipal Law
  • Wrongful Death
  • Planning and Zoning
  • Personal Injury
  • Worker’s Compensation

Education

  • DePaul University College of Law, J.D., June 2004
  • DePaul University, B.S., May 2001; Major-Political Science

Admissions

  • Illinois Supreme Court 2004
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois

Presentations

  • Speaker, Municipalities’ Guide to J.U.L.I.E., hosted by Illinois Municipal League Risk Management Association, 2015 Annual Conference (May, 2015).
  • Article, Municipalities’ Guide to J.U.L.I.E., published in “IMLRMA Today” (September 2015).
  • Speaker, Abolishing the Public Duty Rule, hosted by Illinois Counties Risk Management Association, 2016 Annual Conference (September, 2016).
  • Speaker, Streets, Sidewalks, Sewers, Parkways and More, hosted by Illinois Counties Risk Management Association, 2016 Annual Conference (September, 2016).

Since 2004, Kevin M. Casey has concentrated his practice in general litigation and currently is handling claims involving a variety of legal issues including personal injury, premises liability, commercial litigation and workers’ compensation. Mr. Casey also has extensive experience in handling matters involving federal and state civil rights, equine liability and municipal law/community matters.

Presently, Mr. Casey serves as a special prosecutor for Will County and LaSalle County and has previously served as a special prosecutor for Cook County and as a Special Assistant Attorney General for the State of Illinois. He regularly handles mediations, arbitrations, and litigation in both state and federal court. Mr. Casey is engaged in all phases of complex litigation, including drafting pleadings, motions, memoranda and briefs, discovery depositions, arguing motions, alternative dispute resolution and all aspects of trial preparation and trial.

Representative Cases

  • Lovell v. City of Washington – Jury verdict in favor of City in slip and fall lawsuit in Circuit Court of Tazewell County.
  • Burrell v. Sauk Village, et al. – Summary judgment in favor of Defendants in malicious prosecution lawsuit in Circuit Court of Cook County.
  • Douglas v. South Holland – Summary judgment granted in favor of Defendant Village in product liability/premises liability claim in Circuit Court of Cook County.
  • Little v. Bourbonnais, et al. – Dismissal in favor of Defendant Village in wrongful death lawsuit in Circuit Court of Kankakee County.
  • Johnson v. LaSalle County, et al. – Summary judgment in favor of Defendants in Section 1983 civil rights claim alleging excessive force in United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.
  • Chriswell v. Oak Lawn, et al. – Partial summary judgment granted in favor of Defendants in Section 1983 civil rights claim alleging excessive force in United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.