As a veteran trial attorney, Jordan has been actively involved in litigation since 1995. He has tried nearly 70 jury trials in state and federal court, and litigated hundreds more cases over his two decades of practice. He spent 19 years as an attorney with the City of Chicago Law Department, defending the City and its employees in personal injury and civil rights cases.
Jordan’s experience includes issues relating to personal injury, property damage, police excessive force, wrongful arrest and convictions, commercial law, and real estate transactions. he has litigated cases with injuries ranging from property damage to soft-tissue injuries to catastrophic injuries and wrongful death.
In 2005, the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin named Jordan one of 40 Illinois Attorneys Under 40 to Watch. Jordan has taught trial advocacy at the John Marshall Law School, and coached a trial advocacy team, as well as judging trial ad competitions and serving as a faculty member for the Kirkland Institute for Trial Advocacy.
Overview & Experience
Education & Certification
Law Education :
- Chicago-Kent College of Law, Chicago, IL
- Juris Doctor, June 1993
- Dean’s List, Spring 1992
- Howard University School of Law, Washington, DC
- Attended, August 1990 to May 1991
- University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
- Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, May 1990
- President of the 1990 Senior Class
Bar Admissions :
- Illinois Bar, 1993
- Federal General Bar, 1993
- Federal Trial Bar, 2007