Justin H. Garner

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Associate

Phone Number: 312-750-1215, ext. 3014

Email: JGarner@matushek.com


Justin H. Garner is an associate with Matushek Nilles LLC. His practice is focued on product liability, toxic torts and occupational injury claims, including asbestos litigation.

Legal Experience: Mr. Garner previously was in-house counsel for GEICO. He has defended and tried to verdict general negligence and liability claims. He also previously defended occupational injury claims with a Chicago law firm, and has served as an extern for the Honorable Clare McWilliams, Judge of the Law Division of the Circuit Court of Cook County, Jury Trial Section. In that capacity, he developed knowledge and an apprecuiation for the inner workings of the court.

Professional Associations and Activities: Mr. Garner is a member of the Chicago Bar Association and Illinois Bar Association.

Education: Justin Garner earned his Juris Doctor from The John Marshall Law School in Chicago, where he was a Dean's List Award Recipient for three semesters, and received the CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Evidence. He received his undergraduate Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from The University of Central Missouri in 2011, where he was on the Dean's List and a member of Pi Sigma Alpha Political Science Honor Society.

Admitted to Practice: Mr. Garner is admitted to practice before the Illinois Supreme Court.