Kim E. Presbrey is the managing partner of Presbrey & Associates, P.C. He has practiced law in the field of workers' compensation since 1977. He attended Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois for his B.A. and Vanderbilt University Law School, Nashville, Tennessee for his Juris Doctorate. He is past President of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, Member of the Board of Governors for the Illinois State Bar Association, member of the Workers' Compensation Section of the Illinois State Bar Association, Vice President of the Workplace Injury Litigation Group, and
Past Secretary and current section member of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America Workers' Compensation Section. He has authored numerous articles
on Workers' Compensation on the subjects of settlement contracts, trial preparation, Section 7 and Section 8 benefits, case evaluation, vocational rehabilitation, and penalties.
Charles E. Petersen is an associate attorney of Presbrey & Associates, P.C. He received his Juris Doctorate from the John Marshall Law School in 1977. He is currently a member of the Kane County Bar Association and the State of Illinois Bar Association. His areas of practice include a multitude of fields such as criminal, plaintiff’s personal injury work, matrimonial law, adoption, probate administration, real estate practice and general business practices.
KURT A. NIERMANN
Kurt A. Niermann is an associate attorney of Presbrey & Associates, P.C. He received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Illinois in 1991. His areas of practice include plaintiff's personal injury work, workers' compensation and Jones Act and Maritime Law. He is currently a member of the Kane County Bar Association, Illinois State Bar Association and Illinois Trial Lawyer's Association.
MICHELLE D. PORRO
Michelle D. Porro is an associate attorney of Presbrey & Associates, P.C. She graduated Magna Cum Laude as an Honors Scholar in Psychology from Western Illinois University in 1990 and received her Juris Doctorate from the University of South Carolina School of Law in 1995. She is presently on the Board of Directors for the DuPage Association of Women Lawyers and was President from 2000-2001. She is the chairman for the Workers' Compensation Committe for KCBA and is a member of the ISBA General Assembly, the ISBA Workers' Compensation Section Council, the ITLA, and the WCLA. She has authored numerous Worker's Compensation articles including Arbitration in Workers' Compensation, Alternative Dispute Resolution IICLE, (2001); The Future of Vocational Rehabilitation, Workers' Compensation Law, Vol. 34, No. 4. Her areas of practice include Workers' Compensation and Breach of Contract and is fluent in Spanish.
Chris Williams is an associate attorney with Presbrey & Associates. He graduated Cum Laude from Northern Illinois University College of Law in 2008. Chris earned his undergraduate degree from North Central College in Naperville, IL in 2005. While at North Central, Chris was a 4 year letter winner on the Cardinal Football team. Chris is currently a member of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, Illinois State Bar Association, Kane County Bar Association, DuPage County Bar Association, and Will County Bar Association. He is also an active member of the Naperville Noon Lions Club, serving as a board member. Chris practices in the areas of workers’ compensation, employment law, and collections.
George P. Lindner, is an attorney of counsel. He graduated from University of Colorado Law School in 1965 with Juris Doctorate. He is a member of the Illinois Trial Lawyers' Association, the Board of Managers for 20 years, Kane County Bar Association, the Federal Court, and was elected to Super Lawyers (top 5 % in Illinois). He has tried over 75 jury trials, and concentrates in medical negligence, personal injury, and wrongful death cases.
Terry Heady is an experienced civil trial attorney who concentrates his practice in representing the victims of all types of accidents, including car and motorcycle collisions, animal attacks, construction site injuries, defective products and people who have otherwise been injured as a result of the negligence or carelessness of others.
In addition, Mr. Heady represents patients who have been the victims of malpractice by careless doctors and hospitals. He has successfully tried numerous jury trials both in state and federal courts. Mr. Heady has handled jury trials in the counties of Cook, Kane, DuPage, Kendall, Will and Winnebago. Mr. Heady also frequently represents employees who have been wrongfully fired from their jobs or who have been the victims of illegal discrimination. Mr. Heady handles all manner of Title VII discrimination cases including sexual harassment, retaliatory discharge and discrimination based on race, gender, disability and age. Mr. Heady has litigated employment discrimination cases in federal court, before the Illinois Human Rights Commission and also the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).
WILLIAM ("BILL") H. WEIR
William (“Bill”) H. Weir is a retired Associate Judge of the Sixteenth Judicial Circuit. His judicial assignments included DUI Court, Jury Trials, Drug Rehabilitation Court, Kane County Judicial Center Traffic, Misdemeanor, Child Support, Family Court, Felony, and Civil Law. His education includes Eastern Illinois University, John Marshall Law School, US Army War College, Harvard University War College, Harvard Law, and John F. Kennedy School of Government. His experience, knowledge, and understanding of the legal system is an important addition to the Presbrey staff.
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