Catherine D. Battista, Esq. is the owner of Battista Legal Company, P.C. She has dedicated her career to representing the victims of nursing home abuse and neglect, personal injury and defending persons charged with criminal offenses. To date, Ms. Battista has recovered millions of dollars in judgments, verdicts and settlements for her clients. She has also successfully represented corporations before courts and administrative bodies throughout Illinois.
According to Ms. Battista, “I am not just a ‘lawyer’ – I am an advocate. My job is to give the people I represent a voice. The legal system exists to right wrongs – and to deliver justice. And that is what I am in the business of doing - to help people obtain justice against those who have wronged them.”
Ms. Battista has been identified as one of the top 2.5% of young attorneys practicing in Illinois for the past six consecutive years as published by Illinois Super Lawyers and in Chicago magazine. In 2012, Ms. Battista was named one of the top 40 trial attorneys under the age of 40 in Illinois by the National Trial Lawyers Association. In 2014, Ms. Battista was named “Outstanding New Lawyer” by her peers of the Kane County Bar Association. In 2015 and 2016, Ms. Battista was named an “Emerging Lawyer” by the Leading Lawyers Network” – an honor reserved for the top 2% of attorneys practicing in Illinois.
Ms. Battista is active in the Kane County Bar Association where she has served as Editor-in-Chief of the association’s law journal, Bar Briefs, and as its chairperson of the Technology in Practice Committee. Ms. Battista sits on the Kane County Board’s Judicial and Public Safety Technology Commission. She enjoys volunteering her time for several pro bono legal organizations in Kane County. Ms. Battista was recently appointed to the Kane County Bar Foundation Board of Directors – the charitable arm of the KCBA.
Ms. Battista graduated from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign with a B.A. and received her law degree from Chicago-Kent College of Law. She is admitted to practice in the State of Illinois, the Northern District of Illinois (Trial Bar) and the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals.
She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or at (630) 728-6545 .