Charles J. Prochaska

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Overview

Chuck’s clients appreciate his ability to assess a case in its totality and advocate on their behalf. He previously worked for the Cook County States Attorney’s Office for 8 years. He has tried more than 50 criminal felony cases to verdict in Cook County, including 13 felony jury trials.

As a former prosecutor, Chuck understands the importance of conducting in-depth investigations and mastering the facts of each case. He brings his investigative skills to the commercial litigation world to help clients shed light on the truth within their case. As a member of the firm’s General Liability Service Group, Chuck represents clients in the construction, government entities and insurance industries. He assists clients with matters relating to catastrophic events, premises liability, and negligence.

Chuck has been an adjunct professor at Chicago-Kent College of Law since 2012, where he teaches courses on trial advocacy, evidence, and legal ethics.

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Chicago-Kent College of Law, J.D., 2010

University of Illinois, B.A., 2007, with distinction 

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  • Illinois
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