205 W. Randolph Street, Suite 2110
Chicago, IL 60606
Mr. Ripes was born in Chicago, Illinois. He received his Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Iowa and hiss Juris Doctor degree from the DePaul University School of Law in Chicago, Illinois. In law school, Mr. Ripes served as a staff member of the DePaul University School of Law Business Law Journal . He also received the American Jurisprudence Award for legal writing and research.
Mr. Ripes concentrates his practice in automobile negligence, premises liability, construction negligence, subrogation, product liability and uninsured/underinsured motorist claims.
Mr. Ripes has extensive practice and experience in the Municipal Department and Law Division of the Circuit Courts of Illinois. He has extensive jury and non-jury trial experience. He has experience in the investigation and defense of all aspects of civil litigation claims. He has arbitrated and mediated high-exposure civil litigation and wrongful death claims in Illinois.
Mr. Ripes is admitted to practice law in the State of Illinois and before the United States District Court in the Northern District of Illinois. He acts as an Arbitrator for the Court annexed Cook County Mandatory Arbitration Program. His professional affiliations included the Chicago Bar Association, the Illinois State Bar Association and the American Bar Association.