James P. DuChateau, Hinsdale Central Class of 1998, has been selected to the 2014 Illinois Rising Stars list. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor.
DuChateau is an attorney with the Chicago office of Johnson & Bell, Ltd. His practice areas include insurance and commercial litigation. He is a graduate of the John Marshall Law School and the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a patented multi- phase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates, and peer reviews by practice area. The result is a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys.
The Super Lawyers lists are published nationwide in Super Lawyers Magazines and in leading city and regional magazines and newspapers across the country, including Chicago Magazine.