Named to the National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyer List in Illinois.

Serving Chicago, IL

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Attorney Profile

Scott Norris is a plaintiff's personal injury and disability attorney with over 29 years trial experience. Over his 29 year career, Mr. Norris has tried over 100 state and federal cases. He holds the national record for the largest psychological injury verdict in a prisoner sexual assault case.

 


Mr. Norris' hallmark remains his willingness to take on challenging cases in pursuit of justice for his clients. He frequently accepts difficult liability cases declined by other attorneys and achieves tremendous success at trial. He has been at the vanguard of the crime victim's rights movement from its inception, seeking restorative justice for crime victims in the civil justice system.

Mr. Norris started his career as an Assistant States Attorney in Cook County, Illinois. In 1988, he established his own private practice of law concentrating in tort and criminal law. In 2001, Mr. Norris was invited to become a partner at the personal injury law firm of Burnes & Libman where he concentrates his practice in premises liability and transportation negligence cases. He is also the firm's social security disability specialist.