Joliet Office

54 North Ottawa St.
Ste 360
Joliet, IL 60432

Tel: 312.277.3000
Fax: 312.277.3008
Springfield Office

One West Old State Capitol Plaza
Suite 801
Springfield, IL 62701

Tel: 217.801.9733
Fax: 312.277.3008
Chicago Office

901 W. Jackson Blvd.
Suite 301
Chicago, IL 60607

Tel: 312.277.3000
Fax: 312.277.3008

Joseph R. Needham

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Joseph R. Needham, (Principal)

Joseph Needham was admitted to the Illinois Bar in 1999. A 15-year veteran Illinois workers compensation defense attorney experienced at all levels of practice from the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission, Circuit Courts and Illinois Appellate Courts, in workers’ compensation and general liability matters including civil jury verdicts, bench and arbitration hearings, Joe has exclusively represented Illinois Businesses and their Insurers.


Admitted to bar

1999, Illinois


The John Marshall Law School (J.D., 1999)
Loyola University Chicago (B.S., 1995)


Illinois Bar Association
Workers’ Compensation Lawyers Association

Practice Areas

Workers’ compensation defense
Third-party defense of employers
Civil liability defense
Subrogation, with speaking engagements before the business community focused on refining workers compensation defense practices