Charles E. Joern, Jr.
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Mr. Joern has assisted major corporations with nationwide consumer product recalls, mandatory reporting matters, risk assessment evaluations, and regulatory compliance matters. He provides counseling and representation before the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission to manufacturers, importers, distributors and retailers of consumer products.
Mr. Joern served as a regional trial counsel for a major international manufacturer in product liability cases in the Midwest and Northeast United States and has also acted as a major claims counsel for a leading national social service and fitness provider in significant personal injury cases. Mr. Joern has further served as coordinating counsel on numerous foreign accident cases filed in the United States involving high profile personal injury recall litigation. He was also a member of the Editorial Board of Product Liability Law360. In addition, he has acted as an arbitrator for the Cook County, Illinois Mandatory Arbitration Program and also served as a panel attorney for the Chicago Volunteer Legal Services Foundation.
He has been a long time member of his local YMCA Board of Directors and is currently Vice Chair of the Greater La Grange YMCA Board of Directors. He also served as an elected Village Trustee in his hometown of LaGrange Park, Illinois for 12 years.
The Joern Law Firm
700 Commerce Drive
Knox College (B.A., 1973)
DePaul University (J.D., 1980)
- Court memberships:
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court
Chicago Bar Association
American Bar Association
International Consumer Product Health and Safety Organization