Dennis VanDerGinst is the managing partner of VanDerGinst Law. He obtained his law degree from DePaul University in Chicago, Il in 1989. He is licensed to practice law in Illinois, Iowa, Wisconsin and the federal courts.
Dennis has been honored as one of the best attorneys in the country by a number of organizations. The American Society of Legal Advocates has recognized Dennis as one of the top litigation lawyers for the State of Illinois. Only 100 attorneys are selected for this prestigious honor. He was selected by peers to the “Leading Lawyers Network” in the area of personal injury law. Only 5% of the attorneys in the country earn that honor. He has been selected as one of the “Top 100 Trial Lawyers” by the American Association of Trial Lawyers of America, one of the “Top 100 Trial Lawyers” by the National Trial Lawyers, one of the top attorneys in America by LawDragon Publications, and as one of “America’s Premier Lawyers. He has also been selected by a survey of CLIENTS, as well as other attorneys, to the “Best Attorneys Network”. He has been inducted into Who’s Who in American law for 16 years in a row and is a “Life Member” of the National Registry of Who’s Who. He has also been inducted into the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, whose membership is limited to attorneys who have secured multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements for their clients.
Dennis is an active member of numerous legal associations and organization, serving on important committees for a number of them, including the American Association for Justice, the American Bar Association, the Association of Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America, the National Crime Victim Bar Association, Illinois State Bar Association, Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, Iowa State bar Association, Iowa Trial Lawyers Association, Wisconsin Academy of Trial Lawyers, Brain Injury Association, and numerous others. Click HERE for a more complete resume.
Dennis is a frequent guest speaker at local, state and national seminars and conventions. Outside the office he is active in numerous civic, charitable and philanthropic endeavors, for which he was honored to have been nominated for GQ’s “Better Men, Better World” search last year.Click here to see the article.