Timothy J. Reuland is a 1973 graduate of Northwestern University School of Law cum laude where he served as Executive Editor of the Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree cum laude from Loyola University of Chicago in 1970, and was a recipient of the President’s Medallion.
Mr. Reuland has been actively engaged in civil trial work for four decades. He has extensive experience in all types of personal injury litigation, including wrongful death, products liability, professional negligence, and vehicle crash cases. He also regularly litigates business and commercial cases, such as shareholder and partnership disputes, corporate dissolutions, will contests, and contract cases. Notable results include the recovery of $1.3 million for a factory worker who lost four fingertips, $1.85 million for a man injured in a car accident, $3 million for two elderly people injured in an automobile crash, and $1.3 million for a man killed in a collision with a semi-truck.
Mr. Reuland is a member of the Illinois Supreme Court Committee on Character and Fitness, American Association for Justice, the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, and the Illinois State and Kane County Bar Associations. He has been invited to speak on multiple occasions at continuing legal education seminars sponsored by the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, the Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education, and the Kane County Bar Association.
In 2004, he received the Kane County Bar Association’s Community Service Award for his involvement with various community organizations, including Hesed House, a service center for the homeless, and the Marmion Academy Board of Trustees. Mr. Reuland has also been selected as a Leading Lawyer in both personal injury law and commercial litigation, and as an Illinois Super Lawyer.
- Northwestern University, Juris Doctor cum laude, 1973
- Loyola University Chicago, Bachelor of Arts cum laude, 1970
- Illinois, 1973
Professional Affiliations & Memberships
- Kane County and Illinois State Bar Associations
- Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
- American Association for Justice
- Kane County Bar Association Commercial Law Seminar, “Retaining, Cross-Examining and Presenting Experts,” December 2, 2015
- Kane County Bar Association Civil Practice Seminar, “Voir Dire Organization and Questions and The Challenge for Cause,” February 19, 2015
- Illinois Continuing Legal Education (CLE), “Proving Special Damages: Medical Expenses and Lost Wages,” February 11, 2010
- Illinois Trial Lawyers Association Seminar, “Workers’ Compensation Liens and Employers’ Rights to Reimbursement,” April 5, 2008
- Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education Seminar, “Proving Special Damages: Medical Expenses and Lost Wages,” November 12 and 28, 2007
- Illinois Trial Lawyers Association Seminar, “Workers’ Compensation Liens and Employers’ Rights to Reimbursement,” October 27, 2007
- Kane County Bar Association Civil Practice Review Seminar, “Ethics: Discovery and Negotiations,” April 26, 2007
- “Proving Damages: Medical Expenses and Lost Wages,” Chapter 8 in Proving and Disproving Damages in Personal Injury Cases published by the Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2016.
- “Workers’ Compensation Liens and Employers Rights to Reimbursement,” Chapter 32 in Workers’ Compensation Notebook published by the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association Education Fund, 2013. 2016 Addendum to Chapter 32.
- “Scientific Evidence about Grief in Illinois Wrongful Death Cases,” by Timothy J. Reuland and Shirley A. Murphy, Illinois Bar Journal, March 2009.
- “Proving ‘Possible’ Future Consequences of Personal Injuries,” Kane County Bar Association Journal, January 1997.