Lawyer-KevinDeuschle_tnKevin Deuschle has been with the firm since 2002.  Kevin was named a partner in 2012 and a shareholder of the firm in 2015. His primary area of practice is workers’ compensation defense, representing insurance carriers, self-insured businesses, risk management associations, third-party administrators, and municipalities across various industries including transportation, health care, food service, and manufacturing. Mr. Deuschle’s practice also includes matters related to general insurance defense including consulting with clients on a wide range of risk management issues along with the enforcement of clients’ subrogation rights and Medicare Secondary Payer compliance issues. He has extensive experience in handling complex litigation, including initial investigations, case analysis, strategic client advisement, evidence inspection, medical management, fact and expert discovery, retention of experts, pre-trial and arbitration, review and appellate practice.

Kevin is the Chair of the firm’s Information Technology Practice Management group, including the firm’s Committee on Digital Ethics, and serves as the firm’s Director of Digital Initiatives.

Kevin currently serves as the Vice President of Kids’ Chance of Illinois, the state chapter of a national organization that awards scholarships to children whose parents have been killed or seriously injured in work-related accidents.

Bar Admissions

2001 Illinois
2001 The United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
2007 The Supreme Court of the United States of America

Education

2001 Loyola University Chicago School of Law, Chicago, Illinois Juris Doctor; ABA Negotiations team (2000), Wagner Labor and Employment Law Moot Court team (New York, New York, 2000), Willlem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot (Vienna, Austria, 2001)
1997 Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin Bachelor of Arts in Political Science; Marquette University Men’s Hockey Team, ACHA Div. I, 1993-1997 (Captain 1995-1997)

Past Employment Positions

2007-2008 Attorney/Managing Partner – Kevin J. Deuschle, P.C.
2002-2007 Associate Attorney – Inman & Fitzgibbons, Ltd.
2000-2002 Board of Education of the City of Chicago, Office of the Inspector General

Organizations

2014-Present Kids’ Chance of Illinois
Vice President, Board of Directors
2012-Present RE Dance Chicago
President, Board of Directors
2007-Present M.M. Jamieson Local School Council, Chicago Public Schools
Parent Representative
2001-Present Vis Moot Fellow, Loyola University
2014-Present Norwegian-American Chamber of Commerce, Midwest-Chicago Chapter
2001-Present Chicago Bar Association

Workers’ Compensation Venues

Kevin J. Deuschle attends the following Workers’ Compensation Hearing venues;

Collinsville Zone 1: Madison County, St.Clair County
Herrin Zone 1: Williamson County, Franklin County
Ottawa Zone 4: LaSalle County

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Areas of Practice

Employers Liability Defense
General Insurance Defense
General Liability Defense
Workers' Compensation Defense

Contact

Phone:(312) 422-0550
Fax:(312) 422-1825