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Attorney Profiles
John F. Kamin 
Peoria, Illinois
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
Southern Illinois University School of Law, Carbondale, Illinois, 1990
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
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
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
Phi Kappa Phi
Phi Delta Phi

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