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Protecting the Rights of Injured People since 1986
30+ Years of Excellence and Success
$270,000,000 in Recoveries

Recent Case: $4.2 Million Settlement

Our Team


Chadwick & Lakerdas, located in Hyde Park, consists of two partner attorneys and one associate attorney. Our two partners, Sturgis E. Chadwick and James G. Lakerdas have both been practicing law for over 30 years, and our Attorney of Counsel Michael G. Kelly has been with us for 10 years. As such, our clients can rest assured that their case will be handled with the competence and expertise of experienced professionals.


Our Chicago based firm, Chadwick & Lakerdas, provides a wide array of legal services tailored to each client’s individual needs. Our firm offers a focused and cutting-edge approach to the law, ensuring our clients have the necessary legal expertise to win or settle their case in an efficient and satisfactory manner.


Though our firm most commonly practices Personal Injury Law, our team also specializes in resolving legal matters pertaining to Criminal Defense, Medical Malpractice, Civil Rights violations, and Product Liability.  

Areas of Practice:

  • Accident Cases (automobile, trucks, motorcycle, slip and falls, etc.)

  • Civil Rights (Police Brutality/Excessive Force)

  • Criminal Defense (from DUIs to more serious offenses)​

  • Medical Malpractice​

  • Nursing Home Negligence and Abuse

  • Personal Injury​

  • Product Liability

  • Workers' Compensation​

  • Wrongful Death


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​​Hyde Park Office

Chadwick & Lakerdas

5300 South Shore Drive Suite 100
Chicago, IL 60615



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Tuesday         9 am - 5 pm

Wednesday   9 am - 5 pm

Thursday       9 am - 5 pm

Friday            9 am - 5 pm

Saturday                Closed

Sunday                  Closed

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