Jerome E. McDonald

Jerome McDonald

Admitted to Practice

  • Illinois – 1980
  • United States District Court Southern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois
  • United States Court of Appeals 7th Circuit


  • Drake University B.A. – 1977
  • Summa Cum Laude
  • University of Illinois J.D. – 1980


  • American College of Trial Lawyers – Fellow
  • American Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Jefferson County Bar Association
  • Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel

Practice Areas

Representative Clients

AIG, Erie Insurance Company,  ISBA Mutual Insurance Company,  Illinois Casualty Company,  Pekin Insurance Company,  State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company, Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance Company, Shelter Insurance Company, Tokio Marine, Gallagher Bassett Services and Sedgwick Claims Management Services.


Fellow of American College of Trial Lawyers, Federal Rules of Evidence Committee, Member of Illinois Supreme Court Rules Committee, Member of Illinois Supreme Court Committee on Jury Instructions In Civil Cases