Attorney Kathryn Ann Gallanis Named 2021 Elite Lawyer and 2021 Leading Lawyer

Updated 11/16/2021 10:14 AM

Kathryn Ann Gallanis, a skilled and experienced attorney located in the city of Chicago, Illinois, has recently been named a Leading Lawyer and an Elite Lawyer for her work in personal injury defense cases.

Attorney Kathryn Ann Gallanis currently serves clients in the Chicago area as a litigation attorney with Bruce Farrel Dorn & Associates. In this position, Ms. Gallanis is responsible for every aspect of the litigation process, including written and oral discovery and expert witnesses. She conducts investigations, has prepared and argued multiple motions on dispositive issues, and has tried 38 civil jury trials to verdict. In this field she has gained ample experience representing insureds in personal injury lawsuits.


Ms. Gallanis also has experience as an adjunct professor with Lewis University in Romeoville, Illinois, and she formerly served as an Assistant State's Attorney in the Felony Trial Division of the Cook County State's Attorney's Office having tried 78 felony jury trials to verdict.

Since earning her J.D. from John Marshall Law School in Chicago, Attorney Gallanis has been admitted to the Illinois State Bar. Additionally, she has been admitted to United States District Court - Northern District of Illinois, the United States Court of Appeals - 7th Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court. Previously, Attorney Gallanis served as President for the Women's Bar Association of Illinois.

Elite Lawyer is a peer-nominated award, showcasing attorneys recognized for their proficiency and competence in their practice areas. The attorney's peers, community, bar association, and committees recognize these lawyers for their high quality work. Elite Lawyer acts as a comprehensive and credible directory for potential clients to find well respected lawyers.

The Leading Lawyer award is also peer-nominated, and it is received by less than 5% of all licensed lawyers in each state. Lawyers are nominated based upon survey nominations, which are then approved by the Leading Lawyers Advisory Board. Leading Lawyers helps clients to find outstanding attorneys across all practice areas. This is the second consecutive year Attorney Kathryn Gallanis has received this award.

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