Accident & Injury Lawyer
C. Eric Bodo, focuses his energy on representing seriously injured children and adults and their families. Eric came to Cohen and Bodo, LLC from a large personal injury firm in Chicago, where he was the senior litigation associate in charge of a team of attorneys which handled the firm’s more serious personal injury matters. Eric brings with him 17 years of experience in the courtroom handling all types of personal injury and wrongful death cases.
Eric also brings to the firm a unique legal perspective, having significant experience in personal injury litigation from both the
Plaintiff and the defense perspective. While working in a general practice firm early in his career, Eric founded and headed up an entire plaintiff’s personal injury department within that firm. On the other side of the coin, Eric also worked for a defense firm in Waukegan, where he handled the defense of personal injury cases for a well-known insurance company. Eric’s in-depth experience on both sides of the bar has provided him a unique understanding of litigation strategy and tactics. For the last eleven years of his career, however, Eric has committed himself exclusively to the effective and zealous representation of injured people and their families.
During the course of his career, Eric has worked closely with experts in various fields, including: architecture, flooring material friction co-efficient, building code compliance, elevator maintenance; medical experts and independent physicians.
Eric graduated from Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1993 with a Bachelor of Arts. He went on to receive his Juris Doctorate from DePaul University College of Law in Chicago in 1996 and was admitted to the Illinois Bar in 1997.
Eric is a credited contributing author of the book, Environmental Law and Insurance Handbook (1997 Ed).