W. Scott Trench

312-425-3131

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

211 Landmark Drive, Suite C2, Normal, IL 61761

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W. Scott Trench

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W. Scott Trench

W. Scott Trench is an attorney in the Civil Litigation Department at Brady, Connolly & Masuda, P.C. in its Chicago office. Mr. Trench has 13 years of civil litigation experience representing clients in state and federal courts in Illinois and Indiana. In addition, he has represented clients in matters before the Illinois Human Rights Commission and the Chicago Commission on Human Relations.

Mr. Trench's litigation experience includes the representation of clients in construction litigation, commercial litigation, premises liability, transportation liability, product liability, consumer fraud, and appeals. He has tried several cases to verdict and has handled numerous appeals. His clients include the nation's largest consumer electronics retailer.

Mr. Trench received his undergraduate degree in Marketing from Arizona State University in 1995. He received his law degree in 1999 from the DePaul University College of Law.

Practice Areas

Bar Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana, 2009
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois, 2008
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana, 2005
  • Illinois Bar, 1999
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, 1999
  • Illinois Supreme Court, 1999

Education

  • DePaul University College of Law, 1999, J.D., Dean's List and Moot Court Participant
  • Arizona State University, 1995, B.S. Marketing

Classes / Seminars

  • ”Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Claims in Illinois” Presentation to Iowa Mutual Insurance, September, 6, 2013, Dewitt, Iowa
  • ”Litigation Strategies – Malingering/Secondary Gain and IME's” Presentation to CCMSI, July 31, 2013, Danville, Illinois
  • ”Successful Defense of Excess Medical Treatment and Bill’s” Brady, Connolly & Masuda , P.C., Spring Seminar, May 2, 2013, Oak Brook, Illinois
  • ”Defending Slip, Trip and Fall Cases” Presentation to Gallagher Bassett Services, Inc., December 19, 2012, Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois
  • ”Mechanism of Injury“ Webinar presentation to CNA, July 11, 2012

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Cook County Bar Association
  • 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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