Jeffrey Zucchi has been practicing law since 1992 after graduating from Northern Illinois University law school with honors and in the top 19 of his graduating class.
Prior to law school, Mr. Zucchi graduated from St. Norbert College, magna cum laude, and in the top 5% of his class. At St. Norbert College, he was the captain of both the men's basketball and tennis teams and was the recipient of several scholar/athlete awards, including the Northeastern Wisconsin Scholar/Athlete Award, the St. Norbert College Scholar/Athlete Award and the prestigious LeClere Scholar/Athlete Award. In 2002, he was inducted in the St. Norbert College Hall of Fame.
As a practicing attorney, Mr. Zucchi has successfully represented hundreds of injured victims, workers and their families in all types of personal injury claims, receiving millions of dollars in settlements.
In addition, Mr. Zucchi has been retained by many nationally recognized insurance companies to defend their insureds in motor vehicle accidents, wrongful death claims, premise liability, dog bites and defamation suits as well as product liability and bad faith claims.
Mr. Zucchi has extensive trial and appellate experience, having tried nearly 55 cases to verdict with an 85% success rate for his clients. He has argued over a dozen cases at the appellate level, including two cases in front of the Illinois Supreme Court.
His success has been recognized by being named a Top Lawyer in Illinois by multiple publications.
Jeff and his wife, Katie, have three children and are members of St. Bridget Church in Loves Park, IL.EDUCATION
St. Norbert College, Magna Cum Laude; B.A Philosophy, 1989
Northern Illinois University, College of Law, Juris Doctorate, Cum Laude, 1992
Coached nine seasons for Rockford Wildcats.
Katie Zucchi is the clinical director at the Carrie Lynn Children's Center, a not-for profit organization dedicated to treating children of sexual and physical abuse.