Frank S. Gildea
Frank S. Gildea graduated from Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois from the School of Business in 1980.
While an undergraduate at Bradley University, he became an accounting intern for the firm of Deloitte, Haskins and Sells.
After graduation, Mr. Gildea attended Chicago-Kent College of Law and received his Juris Doctorate degree and passed the Bar Exam in 1984.
Immediately following graduation, Mr. Gildea joined the Cook County State's Attorney's Office as an Assistant State's Attorney.
While at the State's Attorney's Office, he worked in the felony trial division, misdemeanor division, traffic court and the criminal appeals division.
time with the State's Attorney's Office, Mr. Gildea
successfully tried numerous jury trials.
In 1989 Mr. Gildea left the State's Attorney's Office to join Jobin & Flynn, the staff counsel of Travelers Insurance in their workers' compensation division.
In addition to his
caseload of 300 files annually, he
lectured and conducted seminars for the insurance carriers' claims adjusters and insureds.
After seven years with Jobin & Flynn, Mr. Gildea moved to Johnson & Bell, Ltd. to become the lead partner in charge of the Workers' Compensation Department.
successfully defended over 1,000 cases at the Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission
and prepared and argued numerous cases in the Illinois Circuit, Appellate and Supreme Courts.
Mr. Gildea joined Robert Young in 2000 to form the firm of Young & Gildea, Ltd.
Currently, Mr. Gildea is the managing partner of the firm.
Frank Gildea lives with his wife, Kathy, and their three daughters, Erin, Shannon and Katie, in Willow Springs, Illinois.
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