Caroline K. Vickrey concentrates her practice on health care law. Ms. Vickrey previously practiced commercial and municipal civil rights litigation at the boutique litigation firm of Hefter & Radke, and at the Illinois Attorney General's Office, where she worked as an Assistant Attorney General in the General Law Bureau, Labor & Employment Division handling federal employment civil rights cases in state and federal court.
Caroline has always been active in her community and local politics. In 2015, she ran for Alderman of the 43rd Ward in Lincoln Park, advancing to a runoff from a field of six contenders. In 2017, she co-chaired a first degree murder jury trial, pro bono, in the Cook County Criminal Division and obtained a not guilty verdict on behalf of her client.
At Johnson & Bell, Ms. Vickrey brings her wide range of experiences to bear in her representation of hospitals, physicians, nursing homes and private citizens in a wide range of medical malpractice, medical licensing, sexual abuse, premises and civil rights discrimination actions in state and federal court, as well as the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation.
Ms. Vickrey also serves as an Adjunct Professor of Law at DePaul University, teaching Legal Analysis, Research and Communication, and is a member of the 43rd Ward Judicial Review Board, which interviews and recommends judicial candidates for the local and appellate vacancies.
Read about Ms. Vickrey's most recent trial result here.