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Patrick M. Cummings


Patrick M. Cummings is admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal District Court, and the Supreme, Appellate, and Trial Courts of the State of Illinois.

Through his work ethic, courtroom expertise, and the skill of his advocacy Patrick Cummings has earned the respect of Judges, opposing attorneys, and the clients he has represented over the 40 years of his professional career.

Noteworthy victories against the City of Chicago, Village of Schaumburg, the C.T.A., major corporations, and scores of insurance companies have resulted in millions of dollars in awards for his clients.

Patrick Cummings has achieved great awards for clients injured or tragically killed in

  • Car accidents

  • Falls

  • Assaults

  • Nursing home neglect

  • Pharmacy mis-fills

  • Sexual Harassment Claims

  • Injuries from animals

  • Malicious prosecution, and

  • Other incidents

"Our goal has always been to seek the results you need so you can move forward."

He has achieved maximum-limit settlements in cases involving amputations, surgeries, loss of sight, spine trauma, fractures, and other serious injuries.

In the Criminal Courts, Patrick Cummings has won acquittals and dismissals for clients charged with

  • Assault

  • Battery

  • Drug Charges

  • DUI, and

  • Other State and Municipal violations.

His years of experience and acquired expertise have resulted in great success representing environmental companies, mortgage companies, and a multitude of individual entrepreneurs. He has fought and overturned governmental revocation of licenses for insurance brokers, realtors, and individual business owners at hearings at the Administrative Court and Trial Court level.

The virtues of integrity, skill, and dedication are the foundation of Patrick M, Cummings' practice of law and they are the reason why so many satisfied clients and other attorneys refer new clients to Ciardelli, Cummings & Campagna LLC. He welcomes the opportunity to serve you.

Bar Admissions

  • U.S. Supreme Court

  • U.S. Court of Appeals

  • Federal District Court

  • Supreme, Appellate, and Trial Courts of the State of Illinois

Professional Associations

  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association

  • Illinois State Bar Association

  • Chicago Bar Association

  • American Association for Justice (formerly known as Trial Lawyers Association of America)


  • J.D. - University of Illinois Chicago School of Law (formerly known as John Marshall Law School)

  • B.A. - John Carroll University