Paul N. Berard

312-425-3131

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

211 Landmark Drive, Suite C2, Normal, IL 61761

1015 Locust Street, Suite 914, St. Louis, MO 63101

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Paul N. Berard

Paul N. Berard

Associate

Direct Phone:309-862-4954

Paul Berard has focused his practice on the defense of workers’ compensation claims and general liability claims since 2012. He has handled over 500 workers’ compensation claims and tried over 50 claims. He has litigated workers’ compensation claims in Wisconsin, Illinois, Missouri and Colorado administrative courts, circuit courts and appellate courts. He represents numerous national insurance carriers and third-party administrators.

Mr. Berard represents a wide variety of employers ranging from small businesses to Fortune 500 companies. He has handled every type of claim from minor strains and routine surgeries to complex spine injuries and death cases. He has obtained many outright denials of workers’ compensation claims after trial. He has successfully defended repetitive trauma claims for common conditions such as carpal and cubital tunnel syndromes, as well as more serious conditions such as total shoulder and total knee replacements. He has also obtained favorable decisions in high exposure wage differential and permanent and total disability claims.

Mr. Berard frequently presents on various workers’ compensation topics to insurance carriers and third-party administrators in Wisconsin, Illinois, Missouri and Colorado.

Bar Admissions

  • Wisconsin, 2011
  • Illinois, 2011
  • Missouri, 2013
  • Colorado, 2020

Education

  • Law School: Marquette University Law School, 2011
  • College/University: University of Wisconsin, 2008

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • State Bar of Wisconsin
  • State Bar of Missouri
  • Colorado State Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Workers' Compensation Lawyers Association
  • IRTB
  • DRI - The Voice of the Defense Bar
  • The Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel
  • Illinois Self-Insurers' Association
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Workers' Compensation Lawyers Association
  • IRTB
  • DRI - The Voice of the Defense Bar
  • The Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel
  • Illinois Self-Insurers' Association
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
1015 Locust Street, Suite 914
St. Louis, MO 63101
Phone: 314-300-0527
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