Stetson F. Atwood
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Stetson F. Atwood has extensive litigation experience with a primary focus on defending medical negligence claims against hospitals, physicians, and nurses. He also has successfully defended numerous matters involving home healthcare nurses, long term care providers and paramedics.

He is licensed to practice in Illinois and Indiana and has successfully tried cases to verdict in each jurisdiction.

Education
J.D., Creighton University School of Law, cum laude, 1994
B.A., Syracuse University, 1989
Awards
  • Illinois Super Lawyer (2016 - 2017)
  • Leading Lawyer (2013 - 2016)
Admissions
Illinois, 1994
Indiana, 1997
Education
J.D., Creighton University School of Law, cum laude, 1994
B.A., Syracuse University, 1989
Awards
Illinois Super Lawyer (2016 - 2017)
Leading Lawyer (2013 - 2016)
Admissions
Illinois, 1994
Indiana, 1997

Professional Organizations and Memberships

  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Indiana State Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association
Presentations
Illinois Institute for continuing Legal Education – Pretrial Preparation in Civil Practice, Written Discovery & Requests to Admit or Deny (March 2012)
Presentation to Nursing Staff at nationally known hospital – From the Bedside to the Courtroom, Lessons Learned from Medical Malpractice (2014)
Illinois Institute for continuing Legal Education – Pretrial Strategy in Civil Practice, Rule 213 Disclosures (May 2014)
Education
J.D., Creighton University School of Law, cum laude, 1994
B.A., Syracuse University, 1989
Awards
Illinois Super Lawyer (2016 - 2017)
Leading Lawyer (2013 - 2016)
Admissions
Illinois, 1994
Indiana, 1997

Mr. Atwood has given various presentations regarding risk management strategies and litigation to nurses and physicians at local hospitals in the Chicagoland area, some of which include:


Professional Liability and Navigating a Deposition (May 2013) Lessons Learned During Medical Malpractice Litigation – Nursing Grand Rounds (June 2014) Medical Professional Liability (January 2015) 

Education
J.D., Creighton University School of Law, cum laude, 1994
B.A., Syracuse University, 1989
Awards
Illinois Super Lawyer (2016 - 2017)
Leading Lawyer (2013 - 2016)
Admissions
Illinois, 1994
Indiana, 1997