We are a firm of trial lawyers. Spellmire Law Firm was recently selected for inclusion in the 22nd Edition of The Best Lawyers in America in Legal Malpractice defense and prosecution. Mr. Spellmire was also named Chicago's 2016 "Lawyer of the Year" for Legal Malpractice defense by Best Lawyers.


Spellmire Law Firm has practiced professional liability and ethics litigation for over thirty years. We invite you to search through a collection of our recent cases, reported decisions and articles.


Spellmire Law Firm obtained the largest legal malpractice jury verdict in Cook County, Illinois history of $8.2 million. Through settlement, the firm has also recovered many other seven and eight figure settlements on behalf of its clients. Not only has the firm successfully prosecuted professional liability cases, it has obtained successful results in the defense of lawyers and law firms.