Practice Areas

We represent clients in the defense of commercial casualty and property litigation including, but not limited to, premises and product liability; automobile, transportation, and construction negligence; subrogation and unemployment compensation claims; workers' compensation, uninsured/underinsured and post-judgment proceedings.

Our office is located in the heart of the Loop in Chicago, Illinois. We serve clients in the entire northern part of Illinois, including the following counties: Cook (Chicago), Dekalb (Dekalb), DuPage (Wheaton), Kane (Elgin), Kankakee (Kankakee), Lake (Waukegan), LaSalle (Ottawa), McHenry (Woodstock), Will (Joliet), and Winnebago (Rockford).

We also handle matters on behalf of clients in the southern counties of the state such as Clinton (Carlyle), Knox (Galesburg), Sangamon (Springfield) and St. Clair (Belleville).

As a courtesy to our clients, we do not charge for travel to court appearances within a 50-mile radius of our office.

Ripes, Nelson, Baggot & Kalobratsos, P.C. also provides its clients with a variety of other legal services. We are always available to answer general litigation questions posed by our clients at no charge. We welcome the opportunity to present seminars relating to legal matters that concern our clients. We are happy to coordinate claims review conferences, settlement conferences and other meetings with our clients, their customers and even opposing counsel.

We provide these services to develop and strengthen our professional and personal relationships with our clients.