Three attorneys at Hassakis & Hassakis, P.C., an injury law firm now in its 65th year of practice based in Mount Vernon, have been recognized recently for their accomplishments in the practice of law. 

James M. Ruppert, an associate attorney, was recently appointed to the Illinos State Bar Association Tort Law Section Council for the 2016-2017 term. Ruppert was also appointed to the Civil Practice & Procedure Section Council for the 2016-2017 term, according to a news release from the law firm. 

Joshua A. Humbrecht, attorney and partner of the law firm, had previously been recognized by “Super Lawyers” as a “Rising Star” and was recently honored again for 2016–2017. This honor is bestowed upon no more than 2.5 percent of Illinois lawyers. Humbrecht was also re-designated by “Leading Lawyers” in Illinois as an “Emerging Lawyer.” Josh has also earned the Distinguished BV rating from Martindale-Hubbell, a recognition based on experience, the lawyer’s professionalism and high ethical standards, according to the news release.

Mark D. Hassakis was re-certified by “Super Lawyers” for inclusion in his practice areas of plantiff’s personal injury – general and petitioners’ workers’ compensation throughout Illinois. Hassakis has also been recognized as a “Leading Lawyer” in Illinois, and which comprises less than 5 percent of all lawyers licensed in the state to receive the award, according to the news release.

Hassakis individually and the Hassakis & Hassakis, P.C. law firm have both been recognized for the pre-eminant AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell. This recognition is based on the lawyer’s and firm’s high ethical practice and professionalism.

The firm, orginally formed in 1950 by Mark's father, Demetri Hassakis, is located at 206 S. 9th Street, Suite 201. The firm concentrates in personal injury, workers’ compensation, wrongful death, medical malpractice, premises liability and nursing home injuries.

For more information about Hassakis & Hassakis, P.C. law firm, visit hassakislaw.com or call 618-244-5335.

— The Southern

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