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Mr. Navarre's practice focuses on personal injury, medical malpractice, construction accidents and criminal defense. He represents individuals in civil and criminal litigation. He has obtained numerous multimillion dollar jury verdicts and settlements on behalf of his clients in jurisdictions throughout Illinois. He practices in both federal and state court. Mr. Navarre has represented clients in numerous high profile cases.
Prior to starting his own firm, Mr. Navarre was a partner at a Chicago defense firm, Hinshaw & Culbertson, LLP, where he concentrated his practice on professional liability and civil rights defense.
He also served for eight years as a Cook County Assistant State's Attorney. He was a first chair assigned to the Felony Trial Division where he was responsible for the prosecution of more than 40 murder cases. He has tried more than 400 felony and misdemeanor cases ranging from battery to murder. He has tried more than 20 murder and felony jury trials to verdict.
Mr. Navarre was also a supervisor in the Appellate Division where he successfully argued before the Illinois Supreme Court and Illinois Appellate Courts and submitted briefs to the U.S. Supreme Court and the Illinois Supreme Court. In the Feloney Review Unit, he was a trial supervisor for a team of 11 prosecutors who investigated numerous felony offenses committed in Chicago. He was named one of "40 Illinois Attorneys Under Forty to Watch" by the Law Bulletin Publishing Company.
Mr. Navarre has lectured on evidence and trial advocacy for DePaul College of Law and Loyola University of Chicago School of Law. He is co-author of a chapter on Illinois Civil Practice and he has lectured for the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association as well as the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education (IICLE). In addition, he has coached teams in national moot court competitions.
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, 2002
Federal Trial Bar, 2007
Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, 2011
Year of Birth: 1967
Loyola University Chicago School of Law, J.D., 1993
Law School Honors/Involvement: Cum laude
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, B.S., psychology, 1990
Undergraduate School Honors/Involvement: Magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa
Mossing & Navarre, LLC
Hinshaw & Culbertson
Cook County State's Attorney's Office
Bar/Professional Association Involvement:
Chicago Bar Association
Illinois State Bar Association
Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
Awards, Honors, Distinctions
Founder, South Loop Little League
Published Legal Writing:
Illinois Civil Practice, "Pleadings" chapter and supplements, IICLE, 2001-present
With over 40 years of combined litigation experience, Adria Mossing and Jim Navarre formed the firm of Mossing & Navarre, LLC. The firm’s practice areas include the representation of injured parties and their families in personal injury, medical malpractice, birth injury, construction accidents, motor vehicle accident, and trucking accident cases. Jim Navarre also represents individuals in criminal defense matters.
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