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Emily A. Herbick

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Practice Areas

  • Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
  • Civil Litigation

Biography

Emily A. Herbick graduated from Chicago-Kent College of Law in 2015. During law school, she was a member of the Moot Court Honor Society where she won the best brief award and finished as a semi-finalist in the National Health Law Moot Court Competition. She was awarded the CALI Award for Highest Grade in Legal Writing I, Legal Writing II, and Trial Advocacy I. She was an extern to Justice Terrence Lavin in the First District Appellate Court of Illinois and worked as a law clerk at Clifford Law Offices focusing on medical malpractice litigation. After law school, Emily worked as an attorney at Heineke & Burke, LLC focusing on personal injury and insurance defense litigation. Emily now focuses on medical malpractice and personal injury litigation on behalf of injured clients as an attorney at Barney & Karamanis, LLP.

Recently, Emily successfully argued a discovery matter of first impression before the Illinois Supreme Court on behalf of Plaintiff, Alexis Dameron, in Dameron v. Mercy Hospital and Medical Center, et al., 2020 IL 125219. The Illinois Supreme Court unanimously ruled in favor of the Plaintiff and set precedent regarding the re-designation of Illinois Supreme Court Rule 213(f)(3) experts into Rule 201(b)(3) consultants. 

Education

  • Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois
    • J.D. - 2015
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Honors: Member, Moot Court Honor Society, Best Brief Award
    • Honors: Semi-Finalist, National Health Law Moot Court Competition
    • Honors: CALI Award for Highest Grade in Legal Writing I, Legal Writing II, and Trial Advocacy I
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    • B.S. in News-Editorial Journalism - 2010
    • Honors: Graduated with Highest Honors

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 2015
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 2017

Professional Associations

  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association

Past Positions

  • Justice Terrence Lavin in the First District Appellate Court of Illinois, Extern
  • Clifford Law Offices, Law Clerk
  • Heineke & Burke, LLC, Attorney