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Jeffrey J. Kroll

Meet Jeffrey

Jeffrey J. Kroll joined Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard P.C. in February 2013, after representing injured victims of negligence for more than two decades. Mr. Kroll has taken several cases to verdict throughout the country in the areas of trucking accidents, products liability, medical malpractice and transportation negligence. During his career, Mr. Kroll has obtained verdicts or negotiated settlements on over 30 occasions where the results have exceeded $1 million including four cases that exceeded $10 million.

Mr. Kroll is recognized within the legal community and belongs to many state and national bar associations, holding leadership positions in several of these organizations. He has lectured on more than 140 occasions throughout the country on personal injury and wrongful death matters and has had more than 75 articles published in legal journals on topics such as strategic jury selection, maximizing an injured client’s recovery, successfully handling wrongful death cases and preparing and cross-examining expert witnesses.

“After a head-on automobile accident put my life at risk and left me not knowing what was in store for my future in all regards, Jeff took me under his wing and made me feel safe and protected from the start. One very important point that stands out is that he made me feel as if I were his only client throughout the two-year process. He got to know me and my family personally and wanted to know not only every painstaking detail of my accident, but my life before the accident and how my life was affected afterward. I cannot state deeply enough the way in which he took such a traumatic experience and made us feel cared for, comforted and reassured.”  

- Paula

Mr. Kroll has been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America (2011-2015) in the field of personal injury. In 2002, Mr. Kroll was selected by the National Law Journal as one of the Top 40 attorneys in America under the age of 40, and was the only personal injury lawyer from the Midwest selected. He is AV Peer Reviewed Rated, Martindale-Hubbell’s highest peer recognition for ethical standards and legal ability, and has been selected by his peers as one of the “Leading Attorneys in Illinois.” Mr. Kroll has also been named to Illinois “Super Lawyers” list for the past decade. Additionally, Mr. Kroll has been named one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Illinois by the American Trial Lawyers Association for seven consecutive years. He is also an elected member of DePaul University Board of Trustees.

“Jeffrey J. Kroll may be the leader of the next generation of Plaintiffs’ attorneys in the Chicago area.”- The National Law Journal

- The National Law Journal

Mr. Kroll has been interviewed in countless media segments and publications such as WBBM-AM 780, CBS 2 Chicago, ABC 7 Chicago, the Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times and National Law Journal. Mr. Kroll has taught Trial Advocacy and Medical Malpractice Law at his alma mater, DePaul University and Trial Advocacy at Northwestern Law School. He has also taught a Deposition Practicum Course at John Marshall Law School. Most recently, Mr. Kroll served as the editor for the IICLE “Proving Fault in Auto Accident Cases” 2014 edition and also wrote five chapters to educate other lawyers on how to handle automobile collision cases.

Mr. Kroll graduated from DePaul University College of Law and received his undergraduate business degrees from DePaul in Finance and Economics in 1987.

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Academics

  • J.D., DePaul University College of Law (1990)
  • B.A., DePaul University (1987)

Bar Admissions

  • U.S. Supreme Court (2008)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Northern District of Indiana (2000)
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois (1991)
  • Illinois Bar (1990)