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—Joseph W. Foley

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Phone : (309) 820-0040
Fax : (309) 820-0041

Joe Foley is a principal with Thielen, Foley & Mirdo, LLC. He is a highly experienced trial lawyer with nearly 30 years experience. His practice focuses on a wide variety of personal injury and death claims, from automobile accidents to premises liability cases to professional negligence (both medical and legal), product liability and workers’ compensation matters. His career includes many jury trials, arbitrations and bench trials, countless depositions and mediations, along with multiple appeals and oral arguments, throughout the state of Illinois and the federal court level.

Mr. Foley received a Bar approval rating of 93.37% in the 2018 Illinois State Bar Association Judicial Advisory Poll.

Areas of Practice:
General Trial Practice
Workers’ Compensation
Personal Injury & Wrongful Death
Automobile Liability
Premises Liability
Construction Litigation
Dram Shop
Professional Liability
Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Claims
Alternative Dispute Resolution
Appellate Representation

B.S., Indiana University, 1990
J.D., John Marshall Law School, 1993

Admitted to Practice:
Illinois State Courts
United States District Court, Central District of Illinois
United States District Court, Southern District of Illinois

Illinois State Bar Association
McLean County Bar Association
(Past President and 1st Vice-President — Member of Board of Governors)
American Bar Association, Past member
Past Board of Director, Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel
Robert C. Underwood Inn of Court, Past member