Top Attorney – Thomas F. Koester

Champaign, IL WW/Press/– Thomas F. Koester, Partner with Koester & Bradley, LLP is recognized and distinguished in The Top Attorneys of North America 2020-2021 edition.

The law firm Koester & Bradley located in Champaign, Illinois traces it roots back to 1985 when it was founded by F.M. Green and his son, Henry I. Green. Although many years have passed since the Firm’s inception, the leading attorneys are now Tom Koester and Ryan Bradley who have continued the tradition of providing the highest level of representation and counseling to clients in personal injury and medical malpractice cases. If you or a loved one or friend has been injured in a car or trucking accident, due to medical malpractice, or by a dangerous of defective drug, reach out to Koester & Bradley for protection when you need it the most. The dedicated attorneys and staff offer their clients an extraordinary level of compassion and highly personalized attention. At Koester & Bradley they’ve been able to recover settlements for clients in the most difficult and high-stakes injury and negligence cases. They take pride in achieving the best results for clients.

Thomas F. Koester partner at Koester & Bradley, has practiced law in Champaign County for over 30 years. Since joining the firm in 1994, he has concentrated his practice in civil litigation to the areas of wrongful death and personal injuries including those resulting from medical negligence and automobile collisions. Tom has obtained the two largest medical malpractice recoveries in the firm’s 120 year history at $3,500,000.00 and $3,200,000.00 respectively. He has tried well over 100 jury trials in State and Federal courtrooms throughout Central Illinois.

Tom begin his first 11 years of practice at the Champaign County State’s Attorney’s Office where he prosecuted thousands of felony criminal cases including sexual assaults, child abuse and a number of Champaign County’s most infamous murder cases. He participated in the prosecution of the sexual assault case in which DNA evidence was used for the first time in the State of Illinois.

Tom received his J.D. from Drake University Law School and B.A. in Political Science and Economics from the University of Iowa. He  frequently serves as a guest lecturer at various bar association seminars including the Illinois State Bar Association, the Illinois Trial Lawyer’s Association and the Champaign County Bar Association. In addition, Tom has also been an invited speaker at the University of Illinois School of Nursing, and the Champaign-Urbana Rape Crisis Center. He has also given numerous trial demonstrations at the University of Illinois School of Law’s trial advocacy program.

Tom’s dedication to his clients and the Champaign-Urbana community is clear in all he does. This has led to him being regarded as one of the most talented trial attorneys in Central Illinois in a variety of practice areas. Mr. Koester’s prominence as a trial lawyer has been recognized nationally as well as by many organizations such as Martindale-Hubbell and a Top 100 ranking in the National Trial Lawyer’s Association.

Mr. Koester is an avid Big Ten sports fan and a well-known supporter of the local arts including the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts and the Champaign-Urbana Ballet. Tom enjoys golf and spending time with his two grown children and his wife, Brenda.

Top Attorneys of North America, a New York based publication, distinguishes and profiles leading attorneys who have reached a recognizable degree of success and leadership in their field. The directory is valued for promoting awareness of the accomplishments within the North American legal community.Top Attorneys of North America


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