Dennis VanDerGinst was born in Moline, Illinois, in 1962. He received his law degree from DePaul University. He is licensed to practice law in Illinois, Iowa, Wisconsin and the federal courts. Dennis has been selected by his peers as a "Leading Lawyer" in the area of personal injury law. Only the top 5% of attorneys in the country earn that honor. He has also been selected as one of the top 5% of attorneys in the country by the "Best Attorneys Network", which considers the votes of other attorneys, as well as clients. He has earned the distinction of induction into Who's Who in American Law for the past several years, and is a Life Member of the National Registry Of Who's Who. His tremendous success is also illustrated by his membership in the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, which is limited to those attorneys who have secured million dollar and mutli-million dollar verdicts and settlements.
Mr. VanDerGinst has been very active in several county, state and national bar associations. He currently serves on the Board of Managers for the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association. He is the Illinois State Delegate for the Association of Trial Lawyers of America. In addition, he is on the Board of Trustees for the Pound Civil Justice Institute.
In addition to carrying a substantial caseload he is the managing partner of VanDerGinst Law. His accomplishments in the field of law are numerous and varied. Outside of the office, he is active in a number of civic organizations. He is a frequent guest speaker at local, state and national seminars and conventions. Mr. VanDerGinst practices primarily in the areas of personal injury litigation, product liability, medical malpractice and mass torts.