Scopelitis, Garvin, Light, Hanson & Feary, P.C.

James D. Ellman

James D. Ellman, Of Counsel

Practice Concentration

Mr. Ellman focuses on truck accident and trial court litigation.


James D. Ellman focuses his practice on trial court litigation involving truck accidents and insurance defense litigation. Mr. Ellman has extensive trial experience involving over 40 personal injury trials. He has also been an arbitrator with the Circuit Court of Cook County.


  • University of Iowa, B.A.
  • Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago-Kent College of Law, J.D.


Bar Admissions
  • Illinois (1991)
  • Texas (2017)
Court Admissions
  • All Illinois state and federal courts
  • All Texas state courts
  • U.S. District Courts - Eastern and Northern Districts of Texas (2017)
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Trucking Insurance Defense Association
  • Texas Trucking Association
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