Kevin J. McNamara has concentrated his law practice in the area of personal injury trial work throughout his entire career. As a trial lawyer, he represents plaintiffs in all forms of personal injury and wrongful death matters. His practice areas include automobile and truck accidents, pedestrian and bicycle accidents, medical malpractice, nursing home malpractice, dog bites, slip-and-fall accidents, and countless others. Kevin is a graduate of St. Ignatius College Prep in Chicago. He received a BA from Indiana University in Bloomington with a double major. After graduating from Indiana University, Kevin worked for one year in the Management Training Program for First Chicago Bank. Thereafter, he enrolled at the The John Marshall Law School in Chicago. While a law student, Kevin worked as a law clerk for the law firm of Neville, Pappas & Mahoney. After graduating from John Marshall and being admitted to the Illinois Bar in 1995, Kevin accepted an associate’s position at Neville, Pappas & Mahoney. Kevin worked at Neville, Pappas & Mahoney for six years. In that time, he personally represented hundreds of personal injury and medical malpractice clients. In 2001, Kevin left Neville, Pappas & Mahoney to found his own firm. Since that time, Kevin has continued to represent hundreds of injured people, whether through personal injury claims such as automobile accidents, slip-and-fall accidents, animal attacks, construction and work-related accidents, or medical malpractice claims for patients who have been injured through improper medical care.
Kevin has obtained numerous settlement and verdicts totaling in the millions of dollars. Over the course of his career, Kevin has taken dozens of cases to jury trial and has gained a reputation as an aggressive, hard-working advocate for his clients. In 2009 Kevin was profiled in Chicago Magazine as an “Illinois Outstanding Young Lawyer.” Since 2008 he has been recognized numerous times by “Illinois Super Lawyers and Rising Stars” as a leading lawyer in Illinois. No more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state achieve this honor each year. In 2011 Kevin was asked to join the “Million Dollar Advocates Forum” which is recognized as the most prestigious group of trial lawyers in America. His firm is accredited with the Better Business Bureau. Kevin is an active member of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association and the Chicago Bar Association.