Leahy, James P.

James P. Leahy

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Practice Areas:

  • Personal Injury - Plaintiff
  • Wrongful Death
  • Workers' Compensation Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Family Law
  • General Litigation
  • Products Liability Law
  • Employment Law - Employee
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents - Plaintiff
  • Railroad Accidents - Plaintiff
  • Chemicals & Cosmetics
  • Machinery & Tools
  • Medical Products & Devices
  • Pharmaceutical Products
  • Recreational Products
  • State & Municipal Employees
  • Child Support
  • Custody & Visitation
  • Divorce


Straightforward Effective Representation Since 1976

At the law office of James P. Leahy, my mission is to provide quality legal support and counsel to my clients. I work together, with the client, to achieve the most successful client outcome. I am a committed, experienced lawyer who takes my responsibilities seriously, knowing that the results I achieve for my client will have lasting impact on their lives.

From my office in Elgin, Illinois I assist my clients throughout the northwest suburbs of Chicago in the following practice areas:

Personal Injury and Wrongful Death
Family Law
Real Estate Law
Workers' Compensation
General Litigation

My commitment to excellent representation includes:

  • Giving my clients the attention they deserve
  • Explaining all options to help you make an informed decision
  • Giving you as much time as you need to speak with me.
  • Keeping you informed about the status of your case
  • Maintaining client confidence
  • Looking out for my clients' immediate needs and long term interests
  • Prompt return of phone calls.

I emphasize communication with my clients, persistent advocacy, and attention to all aspects of their case. Regardless of the size of the case, my commitment is to obtain a just result for each of my clients.

My goal is to provide a level of performance and satisfaction that demonstrates to both clients and peers nothing less than the best legal service available. I am immensely proud of my accomplishments and invite you to learn more about who I am, who I represent, and the range of services I provide.

Contact me today! I will put my experience and dedication to work for you.

Current Employment Position

  • Sole Practitioner


  • Loyola University Chicago School of Law, Chicago, Illinois

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 1976

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
  • Kane County Bar Association
  • Better Business Bureau
  • Mr. Leahy has been profiled in the Top Attorneys of North America and selected as a Lawyer of Distinction in Illinois Compensation Law
  • Mr. Leahy is a Veteran, having served in the United States Army.