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Attorney Edmund J. Scanlan

Founder / Partner

Edmund J. Scanlan, the founding partner and principal attorney of the Scanlan Law Group, has been practicing personal injury since his admission to the Bar in 1976. Mr. Scanlan handles all types of personal injury cases, he has obtained numerous million dollar verdicts and settlements on behalf of his clients, and he has tried cases and argued appeals in state and federal courts throughout the United States. Mr. Scanlan received his undergraduate degree from the University of Notre Dame, and his law degree from De Paul University. A native of Chicago, Mr. Scanlan has maintained his law practice there since 1976.


  • J.D., De Paul University, 1976
  • B.A., University of Notre Dame, 1971

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice

  • Illinois, 1976
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 1976
  • U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois, 1999
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Wisconsin, 1999
  • U.S. District for Court North Carolina, 1985
  • United States Court of Appeals Seventh Circuit, 1977
  • United States Supreme Court, 1989

Professional & Bar Association Membership

  • American Board of Trial Advocates, 2005 – present
  • Chicago Bar Association, 1976-present
  • Illinois State Bar Association, 1977-present
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, 1981-present
  • American Trial Lawyers Association, 1990-present
  • Trial Lawyer’s for Public Justice, 1998-present
  • Martindale-Hubbell Bar Registry of Preeminent Lawyers, 2003-present
  • Consumer Law Handbook Leading Illinois Attorneys, 1996-present
  • West Suburban Bar Association, 1981-present
  • Sierra Club
  • Audubon Society


  • Audubon Society Lecturer – Illinois Trial Lawyers Assocation
  • Host – Law Talk Chicago Cable Access

Our Office Location

30 North Michigan Ave.
Suite 1024
Chicago, Illinois 60602
Local: (312) 422-0343
Toll Free: (877) 494-1309
Fax: (312) 422-0358

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