Joseph Paul Giamanco

General Litigation Profile

  • Over 50 jury trial, serving as lead or sole trial counsel in all but 2 of those cases, dozens of additional bench trials
  • Over 1,000 mandatory arbitration hearings
  • Prosecution of personal injury cases involving auto accidents, medical malpractice and premises liability cases
  • Prosecution and defense of contract cases and those seeking a declaration of rights under a contract
  • Prosecution and defense of quasi contract, replevin and conversion actions
  • Prosecution and defense of uninsured and underinsured motorist claims
  • Defense of auto accidents involving both claimed injuries and property damage
  • Prosecution and defense of premises liability, slip and fall, and dram shop cases involving claimed injuries
  • Defense of DUI’s, misdemeanors, traffic tickets, and violations of municipal ordinances
  • Representation of the landowner in Eminent Domain (Land Take) cases seeking reasonable just compensation
  • Prosecution and defense of mechanic’s liens
  • Prosecution of cases involving the Illinois AIDS Confidentiality Act
  • Has handled cases in the following Illinois counties: Cook, Will, DuPage, Kane, Lake, McHenry, Kankakee, DeKalb, Kendall, Winnebago, Jackson, Effingham, Grundy, LaSalle, Boone, Stephenson, Jo Daviess, Livingston, Jefferson, Peoria, Rock Island, Iroquois, Mclean and Ogle.

Professional Associations

  • Will County Bar Association
  • DuPage County Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA); former member of the General, Small Firm, and Solo Practitioner Section Council and chair of publication subcommittee


  • DePaul University College of Law, Chicago, Illinois
    • J.D. – 2002
    • Honors: CALI Award for Outstanding Performance in the class room for the DePaul Death Penalty Clinic
  • University of Denver, Denver Colorado
    • B.A. – 1999
    • Honors: President of the Student Body
    • Honors: 1998 Study Abroad – Sarajevo, Bosnia; Internship with the International Federation of the Red Cross
    • Major: Political Science and Sociology
    • Minor: Leadership Studies

Current Volunteer and Community Involvement

Past Volunteer and Community Involvement

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