James Gay

James Gay

Chicago, IL


  • user-graduate Education DePaul University
  • Experience 13 years of experience year
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Practice Areas

Personal Injury
Workers' Compensation
Asbestos & Mesothelioma
Legal Malpractice
Medical Malpractice
Nursing Home Abuse
Products Liability
Personal Injury

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice

  • Illinois
    Since 2008

Spoken Languages

  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish


After working in a small firm helping people recover for their injuries, Jim founded James Gay Law, LLC in 2010 to assist individuals who have suffered catastrophic losses due to the conduct of others in personal injury, medical malpractice, workers compensation and wrongful death claims. Jim brings a strong record of success recovering millions of dollars on behalf of his clients. Born and raised in the Chicagoland area, Jim obtained two bachelor’s degrees from the University of Missouri-Columbia and returned to Chicago to obtain his law degree from DePaul University College of Law in 2008. While in law school, Jim was a law clerk at prestigious personal injury firm in Chicago where he developed his deep desire to help people and in the civil justice system. Jim has been recognized for his hard work and success throughout the years and continues to earn respect from his colleagues. Jim is a highly skilled trial attorney, obtaining numerous jury verdicts in his clients favor. Having grown up in the Chicagoland area from a working class family, Jim understands how hard it can be dealing with the ramifications of a serious injury. Jim resides on the northwest side of Chicago in the Belmont Cragin neighborhood with his wife, Caitlin and two sons LJ and Tommy. When not practicing law, Jim spends time getting involved in his community. Jim also serves as the Chapter Advisor for the Delta Sigma Phi Fraternity, Epsilon Kappa Chapter at Loyola University-Chicago and serves on the Alumni Corporation Board for the Delta Sigma Phi Fraternity, Beta Beta Chapter at the University of Missouri-Columbia.

Professional Associations

  • Chicago Bar Association


  • DePaul University
    J.D. (2008) | Law
    2005 - 2008


  • Rising Star
    Super Lawyers


  • Chapter 8 - Dog Bite, Illinois Causes of Action: Tort Actions


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