Gregory A. Rode
650 East Devon Avenue, Suite 110
Itasca, IL 60143
Greg attended North Central College where he earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Speech Communications and Theater in 1985. He went on to earn his law degree from Northern Illinois University College of Law and graduated Cum Laude in 1988. While in law school, Greg earned the Book Award in Corporations and Administrative Law for Outstanding Academic Performance. He was admitted to the Illinois Bar in 1988.
Before coming to RNB&K, Greg spent 26 years handling Workers Compensation cases. Greg has experience in Workers Compensation defense on behalf of employers, including insured, self-insureds, and risk pool members. His clients have included employers in manufacturing, service, transportation and health care industries. Greg has been a speaker on the American Disabilities Act and Its Impact on Workers Compensation Case, and a guest lecturer on American and Russian Constitutions, a Comparative Analysis at Robert Morris College. He has been conducting various client seminars addressing Workers Compensation Issues..
Greg maintains his interest in theatre by writing and performing in comedy shows including Bar Association productions and Zanies. He is a seasoned and salty sailor, an avid Cubs fan, and loves golf. Gregs charitable pursuits include The Special Olympics Polar Plunge, The American Lung Association Hancock Climb, and The American Diabetes Association DuPage County Fundraising Bike Ride.
B.A., North Central College, 1985
J.D., cum laude, Northern Illinois University College of Law, 1988
Book Award for highest academic achievement in Corporations and Administrative Law
American with Disabilities Act and Its Impact on Workers Compensation Cases, 1995
Guest Lecturer, American and Russian Constitutions, a Comparative Analysis, Robert Morris College, 1994
Various client seminars addressing Workers Compensation Issues, 1992-present