Jordan Emmert

Practice Groups:

Business and Commercial Litigation

Casualty/Tort Litigation

Civil Rights Litigation/Section 1983

Construction

Employment & Labor

Workers’ Compensation

Office Locations:

Rockford, IL

Phone: 815.963.4454

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Education

  • Juris Doctor, Northern Illinois University College of Law, 2017
  • Bachelor of Arts-Psychology, Southern Illinois University, 2014

Year Joined Firm

2017

 

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Jordan Emmert (Associate)

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Jordan focuses his practice on civil litigation in both federal and state courts in the areas of civil rights/Section 1983 litigation, commercial litigation, and representing employers in employment law and workers’ compensation matters.

Jordan works on civil rights litigation involving police officers, correctional personnel, sheriffs, and prison and jail healthcare professionals who have been sued by detainees and prisoners pursuant to Section 1983 in the context of deliberate indifference, excessive force, due process, and false arrest claims.

In the area of employment law, Jordan focuses on employers’ compliance with federal and state employment laws, such as the Family Medical Leave Act, anti-discrimination laws, and retaliatory discharge matters. He also represents employers in workers’ compensation matters. Jordan is also involved in commercial litigation where he represents businesses that are involved in business disputes.

Jordan joined the firm’s Rockford office following graduation from law school. He received his J.D., magna cum laude, from Northern Illinois University College of Law and B.A. in Psychology from Southern Illinois University. Throughout college and law school, Jordan owned and operated a successful commercial and residential painting company, which served various businesses, farm operations, real estate agents, and individuals along the Illinois and Wisconsin state line area.

Public Speaking

  • “Human Resources Workshop”
    Rockford Area Society for Human Resource Management 2017

Professional Associations

  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Winnebago County Bar Association
  • P. Michael Mahoney Chapter of the Federal Bar Association

Court Admissions

  • State Courts of Illinois
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois

Community Involvement

  • Baseball Umpire for local youth baseball organizations such as Little League, Pony Baseball, Legion Baseball, and the IHSA.
  • Active participant in motorcycle rides for local charities and children’s organizations.