Who We Are

The Law Office of James J. Gay is a boutique legal practice dedicated to helping individuals who have been victims of the negligence of others. We provide thorough and complete legal representation in a variety of legal areas, including but not limited to, personal injury and wrongful death.  We have won millions of dollars for our clients to compensate them for their injuries they have suffered.

While other law firms may make you feel like just one in hundreds of cases, we know how important your case is to you and we treat it as such. We maintain constant contact with you, listen to your goals and expectations and provide a personal touch to ensure that you are successful and your goals are met.

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After working in a small firm helping people recover for their injuries, Jim founded James Gay Law, LLC in 2010 to assist individuals who have suffered catastrophic losses due to the conduct of others in personal injury, medical malpractice, workers compensation and wrongful death claims.  Jim brings a strong record of success recovering millions of dollars on behalf of his clients.

Born and raised in the Chicagoland area, Jim obtained two bachelor’s degrees from the University of Missouri-Columbia and returned to Chicago to obtain his law degree from DePaul University College of Law in 2008.  While in law school, Jim was a law clerk at prestigious personal injury firm in Chicago where he developed his deep desire to help people and in the civil justice system.

Jim has been recognized for his hard work and success throughout the years and continues to earn respect from his colleagues. Jim is a highly skilled trial attorney, obtaining numerous jury verdicts in his clients favor.  Having grown up in the Chicagoland area from a working class family, Jim understands how hard it can be dealing with the ramifications of a serious injury.

Jim resides on the northwest side of Chicago in the Belmont Cragin neighborhood with his wife, Caitlin and two sons LJ and Tommy. When not practicing law, Jim spends time getting involved in his community.  Jim also serves as the Chapter Advisor for the Delta Sigma Phi Fraternity, Epsilon Kappa Chapter at Loyola University-Chicago and serves on the Alumni Corporation Board for the Delta Sigma Phi Fraternity, Beta Beta Chapter at the University of Missouri-Columbia.

Bar Admissions 

  • State Bar of Illinois – 2008
  • State Bar of Wisconsin – 2012
  • Northern District of Illinois
  • Southern District of Illinois
  • 7th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • United States Supreme Court – 2014

Professional Organizations

  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Wisconsin Bar Association

 

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