John Lusak (Ret.)

John Lusak obtained his undergraduate education both at Roosevelt University and the University of Illinois. He entered the University of Illinois Law School in 1962 and graduated in 1965. He was admitted to practice law in the State of Illinois by the Supreme Court of Illinois on November 18, 1965. Immediately after admittance to the Bar he worked for the Illinois Attorney General’s Office for approximately two years. He next worked for the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office. In both jobs he defended workers’ compensation cases filed against Public Institutions. Thereafter, he worked for the Illinois General Assembly on proposed legislation.

John Lusak practiced Law after he was admitted to the Illinois Bar in 1965 in a partnership with his Uncle, Edward Marsalek. Subsequently, Mr. Marsalek left the partnership to serve as a Judge of the Circuit Court of Cook County. Thereafter, Mr. Lusak practiced Law as a sole practitioner until he entered into a Partnership with Attorney Ronald Cobb in 1983.

80% of the work done by the Law Firm consists of representing injured workers before the Workers’ Compensation Commission . Approximately 15% of their work is representing Claimants who are seeking Social Security Disability. The remaining 5% is for various other legal problems.