Personal Injury Attorneys for More Than 30 Years
Kavathas and Castanes take the time to become acquainted with each of their clients. They take the time to get to know you, to ask questions about your injury, and to understand your goals for representation and compensation. This dedication to personal attention assures that your case will be handled with the utmost attention to detail from start to finish.
Get to Know Kavathas and Castanes
Mr. Kavathas has been practicing law for over 30 years and has extensive jury trial experience in securing large verdicts for his clients, including a recent record medical malpractice verdict. He will not settle a case and will proceed to trial if he believes the insurance company has not offered a fair and reasonable amount given the facts of the case and the injuries to his clients.
He has successfully obtained a verdict that was more than the offer in over 95% of his cases tried to a jury. In addition he has successfully argued a case before the Illinois Supreme Court for a client.
He is well respected by the defense bar and personally handles your case from start to finish, so he will be most familiar with every aspect of your case. He will work with you and get your input that is important to a successful outcome.
He is an active member of the Illinois Trial Lawyers, the Illinois State Bar Association, and the Chicago Bar Association. He has served on many committees over the years including hosting various cable television shows on legal topics. Some can be found on Youtube.
Mr. Castanes joined the firm in 1995 with an extensive background in litigation. First, as an Assistant State’s Attorney, where he spent the majority of his time in civil and criminal courtrooms. Thereafter, Mr. Castanes broadened his civil and trial experience as an Associate with Bresler, Brenner & Moltzen, working on behalf of injured plaintiffs and at times for various insurance companies.
As Trial Counsel at AIG Insurance, he defended substantial automobile, product liability, construction and premises cases. Mr. Castanes’ experience also includes insurance coverage litigation and appellate practice.
His professional experience, having worked on behalf of both injured plaintiffs and various insurance companies, gives him a unique perspective and insight in resolving claims.
Mr. Castanes is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association, Lesbian and Gay Bar Association of Chicago, Hellenic Bar Association, and the Chicago Bar Association where he served on the Tort and Judicial Evaluation Committee. He is the 1996 recipient of the Chicago Bar Association’s William White Award of Excellence for his outstanding service to the Judicial Evaluation Committee.