Associates

christinaChristina Cecchini

Ms. Cecchini was born and raised on the northwest side of Chicago, Illinois. She attended high school at Trinity in River Forest, Illinois.  Ms. Cecchini received her Bachelor’s Degree, Magna Cum Laude, from DePaul University and her J.D. from Loyola University School of Law.  She is admitted to practice law in all Illinois State Courts.

Christina practices in the areas of personal injury, subrogation, premises liability, auto and construction liability. She has tried cases to verdict.  She is also experienced in facilitating uninsured/underinsured claims through the Arbitration process as well as minor’s settlements in probate court.

Ms. Cecchini is a member of the Women’s Bar Association, Justinian Society of Lawyers, Chicago Bar Association, and Illinois State Bar Association.

Alan J. Eckert

Mr. Eckert grew up in the Morgan Park neighborhood on the south side of Chicago.  He received his Bachelor’s Degree from Truman State University in Kirksville, Missouri, and completed his Juris Doctor at DePaul University, College of Law, in Chicago, Illinois.  He is admitted to practice law in all Illinois State Courts and is an active member of the Chicago Bar Association.

Spencer A. Jackson

Mr. Jackson was born and raised in Peoria, IL. He graduated from Peoria High School, also in Peoria, IL. Spencer received his Bachelor’s degree, magna cum laude, in Sport Administration from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, IL. He attended law school at Southern Illinois University School of Law, where he was member of Black Law Students Association and a member of Southern Illinois University’s Law Journal. Spencer Jackson’s article titled A Ding to the Head: How Concussions and Domestic Violence Impact the NFL in the Next CBA was published in Vol 42. No. 2 Winter 2018 of the Southern Illinois University Law Journal.

Spencer Jackson’s practice mainly focuses on automobile, construction, premises liability and general negligence claims. Mr. Jackson is admitted to practice law in all Illinois State Courts.

Spencer is a member of the Cook County Bar Association, Illinois State Bar Association, and the Chicago Bar Association.

terrycropTerence P. Naughton

Terence Naughton’s practice mainly focuses on automobile, construction and general negligence claims. Mr. Naughton has defended construction companies, general contractors, subcontractors and owners in construction litigation involving personal injury, construction defects and breach of contract claims. He has handled claims in both state and federal courts. In addition, he has served as both first and second chair for jury trials that went to verdict in the Law Division of the Circuit Court of Cook County.

Mr. Naughton was born and raised on Chicago’s Southside. He obtained his undergraduate degree from the University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana. He earned his law degree from Valparaiso School of Law. He is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association, American Bar Association and the Justinian Society of Lawyers. He is licensed to practice in Illinois along with the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois.

Representative Cases

Clients appreciate Terence’s preparation, knowledge and skill in navigating them through the litigation process. A few of his highlights include the following:

Bartel v. Shodeen Construction LLC (12 L 8178 Cook County); Represented a construction company wherein Plaintiff sought in excess of $1,000,000.00 for serious personal injuries sustained from an allegedly defective pit ladder at a construction site. Obtained a complete dismissal of all claims on behalf of client.

Baikzadeh v. S & I Services, Inc. et al. (11 L 7231 Cook County); Represented a maintenance company in an action stemming from a slip and fall at a residential condominium complex wherein Plaintiff sustained serious personal injuries. Plaintiff demanded over $800,000.00 to settle against client prior to Court’s ruling on dispositive motions. Obtained a complete dismissal of all claims against client.

Cabrera v. Sculptured Landscape et al. (13 M1 303420); Represented a snow removal company in an action brought by Plaintiff for various injuries sustained in a slip and fall on snow/ice. Obtained a complete dismissal of all claims against client based on the “natural/unnatural” accumulation rule.

Quinn P. O’Grady

Mr. O’Grady grew up in the Northwest Suburbs of Chicago.  He got his bachelor’s degree from Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska, and his JD from The John Marshall Law School.  He is admitted to practice law in all Illinois state courts.

Mr. O’Grady is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association, Northwest Suburban Bar Association, and the Chicago Bar Association.

davidcropDavid B. Reeves

Mr. Reeves received his Bachelor’s Degree from Northern Illinois University and his J.D. from Northern Illinois University.  He is admitted to practice law in all Illinois State Courts.