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Lane and Lane, LLC
Stephen Lane

230 West Monroe Street, Suite 1900
Chicago IL 60606
(312) 332-1400

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Why Hire Lane & Lane, LLC?

Our Chicago law firm represents clients in all stages of their personal injury lawsuits. Lane & Lane, LLC  is especially adept at wrongful death and serious injury cases involving brain and spinal cord damage, whether as a result of car accidents, fires and explosions, or medical malpractice. Read more about the types of cases we handle.

If you or someone you care about has been injured by someone else’s negligence or fault, you have the right to seek justice – the full, fair and complete compensation you deserve for the burdens you’ve been forced to bear. To ensure you obtain justice, you need to have an experienced attorney from a reputable and well respected law firm stand by your side.

Lane & Lane, LLC has a long history of multimillion dollar verdicts and insurance settlements.

Our attorneys teach other lawyers how to handle complex personal injury trial cases.

Our law firm is made up of attorneys who are recognized as leaders in the legal community.

We only represent accident victims in personal injury lawsuits and never stand beside big businesses or insurance companies.

Dedicated to Helping the Seriously Injured

Established by a team of veteran trial attorneys, Lane & Lane, LLC has always stood up for the rights of injured people and their families. We never cross the line and represent the insurance companies and big businesses who often cause our clients injuries and stand in the way of their recovery.

We are dedicated to our clients and will be there to help you through these difficult times whenever you need us. The attention we provide goes beyond office hours and won’t simply end when we resolve your case. We will stand with you as every issue is resolved and you are ready to move forward with your life. Read what clients say about working with Lane & Lane, LLC.

RECOGNIZED FOR OUR HISTORY OF SUCCESS

It is our ability to succeed that continues to bring recognition to our law firm. It is the long history of multimillion dollar awards and settlements, including a win that was noted as one of the most important settlements of the year by Crain’s Chicago Business. As a result of our efforts in this specific case, longstanding safety inspection abuses within the Chicago Housing Authority were uncovered and stopped, possibly preventing future serious injuries. Read more about our recent cases.

While our history of success is important to us, it is our future success that we are focused on. We are ready to make your case part of that future.

RESPECTED AUTHORITIES AND LEADERS IN THE LEGAL COMMUNITY

In addition to our thriving law practice, our lawyers serve as teachers and leaders in the Illinois legal community. Members of our team have written several best-selling legal textbooks and instructed lawyers in litigation skills, trial techniques and medical litigation skills. Some members of our firm have served as presidents and held leadership positions of the Illinois State Bar Association and the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association and other prestigious attorney organizations throughout the state and country. Read more about our Professional Memberships and Associations.

We have been also recognized as leaders as a law firm in a very unique way: membership in the International Society of Primerus Law Firms (Primerus). Primerus is an elite international group of law firms, which the Wall Street Journal has described as offering “consumers a way to pick the good from the bad by establishing a sort of ‘Good Housekeeping’ seal of approval for attorneys.” We are the only plaintiff’s personal injury law firm in Chicago and the entire state of Illinois to be included in this prestigious group.

Lane & Lane, LLC has long been recognized for its outstanding legal ability and integrity.  We are proud to announce that our firm recently received the following from the well-known legal directory, Martindale-Hubbell:

“Your firm Lane & Lane, LLC is among a very distinctive group of law practices represented in the 2013 Martindale-Hubbell® Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers™. The history and influence of the Bar Register have made it the most definitive guide to America’s most preeminent and respected law firms. Congratulations for being part of such a prestigious establishment.

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Attorney Profile

Steve Lane is the managing partner at Lane & Lane, working alongside his father and brother under the family business motto of “doing the right thing” to help protect the rights of those who can’t fight for themselves. 2016 marks Steve’s 38th anniversary practicing law, pouring his efforts into catastrophic personal injury cases.

Over the course of his professional career, Steve has served on numerous Illinois Bar Association committees and boards, and currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors on the International Society of Primerus Law Firms, an organization made up of more than 3,000 attorneys from nearly 50 countries around the world. Lane & Lane, LLC is the only Plaintiffs’ personal injury law firm in Illinois to be included in membership in this prestigious organization.

He has also had the privilege of authoring state legislation, and of teaching other lawyers over the years, instructing them in areas of medical matters and litigation, and trial and strategy. His hope is that more people are being helped every day because he has been able to help other lawyers become better advocates for their clients. Steve was recognized by Martindale-Hubbell as a “Preeminent Attorney” for 2013. Most recently, he was named a 2015 “Illinois Super Lawyer” and has consistently earned this award year over year.

Above and beyond all of his accomplishments during his legal career, the one thing that he is most proud of is his family. Steve is married, and the father of three adult children. And now, he and his wife Sally, our office manager, are proud grandparents, too! Their oldest daughter, Jessica, is married, works as a first grade school teacher, and is the mother of Steve’s first grandchild. Steve’s son-in-law, Danny Raskin, shares the Lanes’ close-knit family interest, and is one of the managers of an icon of Chicago: Manny’s Delicatessen. Steve and Sally’s son, Danny, is currently in management training at Lettuce Entertain You, a prominent restaurant development company, and their youngest daughter, Kimmy, is a junior at Indiana University where, like her big sister, she is studying to be an elementary school teacher.

In his “spare time,” Steve is a man of hidden talents of all kinds. Music is one of his great passions—he plays guitar and sings in a local rock band named “Dunhill,” as well as for his temple’s guitar band at services. Steve has been scuba diving all over the world for nearly 40 years; loves animals to the point that Sally often refers to Steve as “Dr. Doolittle”; enjoys the Chicago Bears, Bulls, and White Sox; and even spent his younger days playing on multiple football and softball leagues. These days, his athletic participation is limited to mostly fishing and golfing.

Steve is a hands-on kind of guy as well, building and fixing everything possible around his home and office. Whether he’s troubleshooting computer equipment at Lane & Lane, or maintaining his home-built aquarium, Steve knows just enough to get himself into trouble at times—and just enough to get himself out as well!

Throughout all of his life experiences, both the joys and the struggles, Steve has applied everything he’s learned toward gaining insight and perspective into the lives of the people he’s fighting for.

To sum up his perspective on life, Steve feels that his family has always taught him to do the right things, to fight against and through adversity, and to be giving and tolerant of others. And, he has learned to be happy with what he has, because ultimately, as his clients have demonstrated, happiness is not determined by the “things” we have in life, but rather by our attitude and perspective toward each day.

AREAS OF PRACTICE

 Personal Injury — Plaintiff Medical Malpractice Product Liability Professional Malpractice

 

LITIGATION PERCENTAGE

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • Illinois, 1978
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 1978
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1996

EDUCATION

  • Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago-Kent College of Law, Chicago, Illinois
    • J.D. – 1978
  • University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
    • B.A. – 1975
    • Major: Political Science

CLASSES/SEMINARS

  • Lecturer, Continuing Legal Education, Illinois Institute
  • Lecturer, Lawyers’ Post-Graduate Clinics
  • Lecturer, Illinois State Bar Association
  • Lecturer
  • Lecturer, Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
  • Lecturer, Northwest Suburban Bar Association
  • Lecturer, The American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants
  • Lecturer, National Business Institute

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS

  • Member, Committees
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, Member, Committees
  • Illinois State Bar Association, Board of Governors
  • Illinois State Bar Association, Charter Member, Special Committee on Professionalism
  • Illinois State Bar Association, Task Force on Professionalism, Charter Member
  • Illinois State Bar Association, Tort Law Section Council, Member
  • Illinois State Bar Association, Member, Legislation Committee
  • Illinois State Bar Association, Board Liaison, Committee on the Mentally Disabled
  • Illinois State Bar Association, Commercial Banking and Bankruptcy Section Council, Board Liaison
  • Illinois State Bar Association, Labor Section Council, Board Liaison, Delivery of Legal Services Committee
  • Board of Directors
  • Asian American Bar Association, Board Liaison
  • Illinois State Bar Association, Board Subcommittees on Insurance Programs
  • Illinois State Bar Association, Special Committee to Review ISBA Mock Trial Programs, 1989 – 1990
  • Illinois State Bar Association, Amicus Curiae Study Committee
  • Center for Elder and Disability Law, Board of Directors

PAST EMPLOYMENT POSITIONS

  • Law Offices of Lane & Munday, 1978 – 1991

FRATERNITIES/SORORITIES

  • Alpha Epsilon Pi
  • Phi Alpha Delta


 

Contact Lane & Lane, LLC For a Free Consultation

If you’re ready to take action to obtain justice – the full, fair and complete compensation you deserve, please contact our Chicago-based personal injury law firm today. Call us at 888-484-9881 or send us an e-mail.

 

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