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Jon Yambert Partner

Phone: (630) 262-3935
Fax: (312) 460-8000
Email: jyambert@cyp-law.com
Assistant Name: Denise Hays
Assistant Phone: (630) 444-3655
In 2012, Jon Yambert received a lifetime achievement award from the Illinois Jury Verdict Reporter based upon 30 plus years of defense litigation. For two consecutive years, Jon was listed by the Cook County Jury Verdict Reporter as the attorney who tried the most jury trials.

Jon was trial attorney for plaintiff in a case that was recently honored by the Illinois Jury Verdict Reporter as a Top 100 Verdicts in Illinois for 2016 award winner. To read more about this case, click here.

Practice Areas

Appellate & Legal Issues, Construction Litigation, General Negligence, Insurance Coverage, Medical Malpractice, Municipal Law, Premises Liability

Bar Admissions

  • State of Illinois (1983)
  • U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for Northern District of Illinois

Education

  • J.D. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1983
  • B.S. Southern Illinois University, 1978

Professional Affiliations

  • Certified Public Accountant Certification (1979)
  • Illinois State Bar Association

Representative Cases

  • Avery v. Auto-Pro, Inc., 313 Ill. App. 3d, 731 N.E.2d 310, 246 Ill. Dec. 791 (1st Dist. 2000)
  • Brandon v. Caisse, 145 Ill. App. 3d 1070, 496 N.E.2d 755, 99 Ill. Dec. 894 (2nd Dist. 1986)
    Brandon v. Caisse, 172 Ill. App. 3d 841, 527 N.E.2d 118, 122 Ill. Dec. 746 (2nd Dist. 1988)
  • Chmielewski v. Kahlfeldt, 237 Ill. App. 3d 129, 606 N.E.2d 641, 179 Ill. Dec. 809 (2nd Dist. 1992)
  • Dairyland Insurance Co. v. Linak, 208 Ill. App. 3d 892, 567 N.E.2d 638, 153 Ill. Dec. 680 (2nd Dist. 1991)
  • Eichler v. Plitt Theaters, 167 Ill. App. 3d 685, 521 N.E.2d 1196, 118 Ill. Dec. 503 (2nd Dist. 1988)
  • Merca v. Rhodes, 2011 Ill. App (1st) 102234, 960 N.E.2d 85, 355 Ill. Dec. 642 (1st Dist. 2011)
  • Reuter v. Korb, 248 Ill. App. 3d 142, 616 N.E.2d 1363, 186 Ill. Dec. 731 (2nd Dist. 1993)
  • Stevens v. Riley, 219 Ill. App. 3d 823, 580 N.E.2nd 160, 162 Ill. Dec. 534 (2nd Dist. 1991)

Honors & Awards

  • AV Preeminent rated
  • Designated a "Leading Lawyer" by the Leading Lawyer's Network, which is based upon a survey of lawyers.
  • Designated an Illinois "Super Lawyer" which is based upon peer recognition and professional achievement.
  • For 2 consecutive years, Jon was listed by the Cook County Jury Verdict Reporter as the attorney who tried the most jury trials.
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