Jenny Blake has been named one of the “Forty Illinois Attorneys Under Forty to Watch” for 2009 by Law Bulletin Publishing Company, publishers of Chicago Lawyer magazine and the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin. Honorees are chosen in a nomination process that evaluates candidates’ career achievements, advancement in their field and community involvement. There are over 20,000 attorneys under the age of 40 in Illinois.

Jenny focuses her practice on hospital and physician medical malpractice defense. Her pro bono efforts have involved federal civil rights, divorce, custody, medical health care rights and federal criminal matters. She has served as second chair in six trials and has tried one case to a successful defense verdict as first chair. She has argued 10 dispositive pre-trial motions in Cook County Circuit Court that eliminated claims against her clients.

Apparent agency, informed consent, nursing documentation, tort reform and the Medical Studies Act are only a few of the topics on which she has given presentations to a wide range of professionals.

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