Michael T. Chalcraft, II

312-425-3131

10 South LaSalle Street, Suite 900, Chicago, IL 60603

211 Landmark Drive, Suite C2, Normal, IL 61761

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Michael T. Chalcraft, II

Attorney Michael T. Chalcraft, II

Associate

Direct Phone:312-334-9482

Michael Chalcraft is an associate at Brady, Connolly & Masuda, P.C. focusing on Workers’ Compensation defense. Mr. Chalcraft has been licensed to practice in Illinois since 2010. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Chalcraft worked as an assistant state’s attorney for five years. During that time he successfully prosecuted dozens of jury trials and hundreds of bench trials at both the misdemeanor and felony levels.

Since leaving the state’s attorney’s office, Mr. Chalcraft has worked for the last several years focused exclusively on workers’ compensation defense. He has successfully litigated dozens of cases throughout Illinois on behalf of employers and insurance carriers both at the trial and appellate levels.

In 2012, Mr. Chalcraft was honorably discharged from the Illinois Air National Guard. During his 14 years of service, Mr. Chalcraft deployed on multiple occasions to Kuwait, Qatar, and Iraq.

Practice Areas

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 2010

Education

  • Western Michigan University Cooley Law School, Lansing, Michigan, May 2009, J.D
  • Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois, 2003, B.S., Political Science

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • National Mock Trial Team
  • Trinity Term Invitational Mock Trial Competition – Semi-Finalist
  • Mock Trial Board, Executive Board – Competitions Committee
    • Excellence In Service Award
  • Intra-School Moot Court Competition – Competitor
    • Top Ten Oral Advocate Award
  • Mock Trial Team – 2003 National Tournament Champion

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS

  • 183RD Air Operations Group, Illinois Air National Guard, Technical Sergeant, 1998 – 2012
    • 2006 Illinois Non-Commissioned Officer of the Year
    • Operation Iraqi Freedom
      • 2006 (Iraq)
      • 2004(Qatar)
    • Operation Enduring Freedom
      • 2002 (Kuwait)
    • Operation Noble Eagle
      • 2001 (CONUS)
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Workers' Compensation Lawyers Association
  • DRI - The Voice of the Defense Bar
  • The Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Workers' Compensation Lawyers Association
  • DRI - The Voice of the Defense Bar
  • The Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel
10 South LaSalle Street, Suite 900
Chicago, IL 60603
Phone: 312-425-3131
211 Landmark Drive, Suite C2
Normal, IL 61761
Phone: 309-862-4914
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