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Jacob Swanson

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Phone: (312) 739-2159
Fax: (312) 739-2162

212 W Washington St
Chicago, Illinois 60606

Jacob is a lawyer for the Elman Law Group, a Chicago personal injury and wrongful death law firm. Jacob has experience working on motor vehicle accident cases against insurance companies, the CTA, and the City of Chicago; premises liability slip and fall cases; worker's compensation claims; and opening minor's estates in probate. He previously clerked with the Cook County State's Attorney's Office Felony Trial Division, the DePaul University College of Law Misdemeanor Clinic, and Krohn & Moss, Ltd.

Jacob graduated from Eastern Illinois University with a Bachelors of Arts in Philosophy, and received his J.D. degree from DePaul University with a certificate in Criminal Law.

Bar memberships include the Illinois State Bar and the Northern District of Illinois District Court General Bar. He is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association and the Chicago Bar Association.

His athletic interests are running (he completed a half marathon in 2015); in high school he was a pole vaulter with a PR of 10’6”.

Other interests include rehabbing furniture, collecting handcrafted foreign masks, playing video games, and comic books.


J.D., DePaul University

B.A., Eastern Illinois University

Professional & Bar Association Memberships

Illinois State Bar

Northern District of Illinois District Court General Bar

Illinois State Bar Association

Chicago Bar Association