Attorneys: Kenneth J. Malec
Practice Specialties :
Civil Litigation - details
Wills, Trusts & Estate Planning
Residential Real Estate
B.S., University of Illinois, 1974
J.D., The John Marshall School of Law, 1982
Federal Trial Bar
Illinois State Bar Association
Defense Research Institute (DRI)
Kenneth J. Malec focuses his practice on civil litigation, specializing in defending insurance companies, individuals and businesses in personal injury and property damage claims. Mr. Malec has obtained several successful jury verdicts and settlements. Mr. Malecís practice has an emphasis in construction accidents, product liability cases, motor vehicle and truck accidents, premises liability, wrongful death and insurance coverage matters. Mr. Malec also handles residential real estate matters, wills, trusts and estate planning.
Mr. Malec has substantial trial experience practicing in dozens of Illinois Circuit Courts including Cook County, DuPage County, Lake County, Will County, Kane County, McHenry County, Winnebago County (Rockford), McLean County (Bloomington), Peoria County, Sangamon County, and Vermilion County (Danville). He has experience in various arbitration matters. Mr. Malec is a member of the federal trial bar. Mr. Malec has represented clients in the Illinois Appellate court. Mr. Malec also serves as an arbitrator in numerous cases. Mr. Malec is a member of the Defense Research Institute.
Mr. Malec joined the firm as a partner in 1994. He was admitted to the Illinois Bar in 1982. Mr. Malec received his J.D. from John Marshall Law School in 1982, and his B.S. in Economics from University of Illinois at Chicago in 1974.