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JMK Profile

Practice Groups

  • Medical Malpractice
  • Catastropic Injuries


  • Chicago-Kent College of Law
    J.D. 2003
  • University of Illinois 
    B.S. with honors, 2000

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois 2003

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, 2003
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois, 2009
  • Trial Bar of the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, 2012


Meet Partner, Jason M. Kleinman

Meet Jason M. Kleinman, a partner and Chicago-Kent College of Law alum.

His focus is on Medical Malpractice, and Catastrophic Injury. Mr. Kleinman has achieved much success in obtaining verdicts and settlements over $32 million for injured clients and their families.

In addition to his trial & litigation work, Mr. Kleinman has been very active in the legal community. He has served in various capacities in the Chicago Bar Association, the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, and the Illinois Bar Association. Other organizations Mr. Kleinman has been involved in include:

Mr. Kleinman is known in the legal community having presented and moderated several seminars, presented legislation at various levels of the Chicago Bar Association, as well as having testified before Illinois Supreme Court Rules Committee regarding proposed amendments to various rules.

Mr. Kleinman was selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers ® - Rising Stars  for each year 2015-2018 and was selected to Super Lawyers ®  for 2023.

Notable Successes

Some of the clients that Mr. Kleinman has represented include:

  • A young man that died as the result of an anaphylactic reaction to being given a food product to which he was allergic.
  • A man that suffered a catastrophic brain injury as the result of a fall through an unprotected stairwell opening
  • A young girl that died following a tonsillectomy-adenoidectomy due to a failure to properly prepare her for surgery due to her sickle cell anemia.
  • A man that died following the failure to timely diagnose and treat a recurrence of bladder cancer.

Contact an Experienced Chicago Trial Attorney Today

David A. Axelrod & Associates is a Chicago-based firm of trial lawyers that represents individuals and businesses
in cases involving medical malpractice, catastrophic injuries, professional negligence, and commercial litigation.

Awards & Memberships

Leading Lawyer Network
Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
Esteemed Lawyers of America
The National Trial Lawyers
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