Jack E. Bentley concentrates his practice in general negligence, employment, products liability, medical malpractice, municipal and governmental tort liability. Mr. Bentley’s practice includes the defense of security consultants and loss prevention companies.
Mr. Bentley’s first position out of law school was with the Reinsurance department at CNA, after which he spent four years as an Assistant State’s Attorney in the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office. While there, he wrote four appellate briefs and prosecuted numerous cases in both the Child Support Enforcement Division and Traffic Division, including nine jury trials.
Before law school, Mr. Bentley was a volunteer in the Americorps VISTA program for the Access Housing Project in San Antonio, Texas. There, he assembled a team of key local stakeholders to launch a rent-sharing program for Texans with disabilities. Mr. Bentley also serves on the Board of Directors for A Just Harvest, an anti-hunger and community empowerment organization on Chicago’s north side.