Mr. Urgo received his Bachelor’s Degree from Loyola University of Chicago and his J.D. from DePaul University Law School. He is admitted to practice before all Illinois State and Federal Courts.
He is a member of Illinois Bar Association, DuPage County and Chicago Bar Associations. Mr. Urgo is the past president of the Justinian Society & Lawyers DuPage County Chapter.
Mr. Urgo practices in the areas of auto, general liability, premises and products liability, construction litigation, as well as subrogation.
Mr. Urgo is selected and serves as arbitrator in all areas of personal injury, alternative dispute, as well as arbitrator in the Mandatory Arbitration Systems of both DuPage and Cook Counties.
Mr. Nugent is one of six children and was raised on the southside of Chicago in the Morgan Park neighborhood. He attended grammar school and high school in Chicago and then attended the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota. He then returned to Chicago and attended law school at Loyola University. Richard and his wife Denise have three adult children.
Richard practices in the areas of product, premises, auto and construction liability. He is an experienced trial lawyer having tried numerous cases to verdict.
He is a member of the Chicago Bar Association, the American Bar Association, Illinois State Bar Association, Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel and the Defense Research Institute. He has lectured and moderated at professional seminars.
Mr. Nugent has been honored with the Distinguished Service Award and the President’s Award by the Illinois Association of Defense Counsel.