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John F. Kamin 
Peoria, Illinois
Partner
phone 309-674-1133
fax 309-674-6503
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John F. Kamin joined Quinn Johnston in 1991 and concentrates his practice defending liability and workers' compensation claims. He heads the workers' compensation defense practice group having tried over 100 workers' compensation cases from arbitration through all appellate levels. John also defends third party liability claims, premises liability claims, and represents businesses in a variety of litigation including construction site accidents, construction litigation, and business disputes.

Areas of Practice:
Workers' Compensation Defense
Premises Liability Defense
Business Litigation
Construction Litigation
Professional Negligence
Employment Law
Litigation Percentage:
90% of Practice Devoted to Litigation
Bar Admissions:
Illinois, 1991
Missouri, 1990
U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois, 1991
Education:
Southern Illinois University School of Law, Carbondale, Illinois, 1990
J.D.
Honors: Summa Cum Laude
Honors: Moot Court Board President
Honors: National Moot Court Team
Honors: Phi Kappa Phi
Honors: Phi Delta Phi
Honors: Balfour National Scholar
Law Review: Southern Illinois University, Lead Articles Editor


Bradley University, Peoria, Illinois, 1987
B.S.
Major:  Accounting


Published Works:
Extension of Implied Warranty Protection to Employees of a Purchaser, 14S.Ill.U.D.J. 123, 1989-90


Representative Cases:
Weidner v. Karlin, 402 Ill.App.3d 1084 (3d Dist 2010)
Village of Oreana v. Industrial Commission, 289 Ill.App.3d 845 (4th Dist 1997)
Cook v. Industrial Commission, 231 Ill.App.3d 729 (3d Dist 1992)
Representative Clients:
AutoZone, Inc.
Boyd Gaming Corporation
ESIS, Inc.
ITT Hartford
Pekin Insurance Company
QBE
Sedgwick Claim Services
Zurich N.A.
Classes/Seminars Taught:
Workers’ Compensation, Third Party Practice and Employment Law, Co-Chair, Peoria County Bar Association, CLE, 2012 - Present


Workers’ Compensation Update, Lorman Group, 2012 - Present


Advanced Workers’ Compensation, ISBA Law Ed


Third Party Liability Claim Update, Workers’ Compensation Claims Association


Workers’ Compensation Law, ADA and FMLA, Council on Education in Management


Workers’ Compensation Explained, Central Illinois Employers Association


Honors and Awards:
Martindale-Hubbell rating of AV® Preeminent


Named to the 2012-2014 Illinois Super Lawyers list by Illinois Super Lawyers and Chicago Magazine


Selected as a Leading Lawyer by peers in the Leading Lawyers Network


Professional Associations and Memberships:
Claims & Litigation Management Alliance


Illinois State Bar Association, 1995 - 1999
Workers' Compensation Section Council


Peoria County Bar Association


Missouri Bar Association


Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel


Workers' Compensation Lawyers Association


Greater Peoria Claims Association


Pro Bono Activities:
Braves Club Board, Bradley University, Peoria, , 2004 - 2011
Pediatric Resource Center, Board Member & Officer, 2002 - 2008
Fraternities/Sororities:
Phi Kappa Phi
Phi Delta Phi

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