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Koning & Jilek, PC

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Koning and Jilek Is a Personal Injury Law Firm in Kalamazoo,
Portage, Bear Lake Michigan and Chicago, Illinois.
Koning and Jilek is a personal injury law firm in Kalamazoo, Portage, Bear Lake Michigan and Chicago, Illinois. This is the place to go to find an attorney for help with a car accident, truck accident, motorcycle accident, wrongful death or civil rights suit.

Our goal is to offer a wide variety of injury law, civil rights law and wrongful death law counseling and assistance in such a way that our customers feel comfortable, safe and protected.

Our mission is to represent our clients so that they can receive the most legally sound protection available. We provide quality resources, professional consultation and local offices to make sure our customers are well-informed.
 Juris Doctor (J.D.)
James Koning: Valparaiso University School of Law
Jonathan Jilek: University of Cincinnati College of Law
James H. Koning has been in practice for over 30 years, is an AV rated lawyer, and has litigated cases throughout the country in both state and federal courts. Mr. Koning has been involved in many multi-million dollar cases.

Mr. Koning has been a lecturer on products liability law at the Western Michigan University College of Engineering since 1984.

Mr. Koning has co-authored many legal treatises, including "Advanced Product Liability:The Drug Case," "Michigan Law of Damages" and "Michigan Causes of Action Form Book". Mr. Koning specializes in complex civil litigation, wrongful death law and general litigation.

Jim is recognized as an "AV rated" lawyer, which is the highest rating that a lawyer can get, according to Martindale-Hubbell lawyer rating service. James H. Koning has also been recognized for a third consecutive year as a "Super Lawyer" by the Michigan Super Lawyers Publication.

Jonathan N. Jilek served as law clerk to the Honorable Richard Ryan Lamb of the 9th Judicial Circuit prior to entering private practice.

Jon concentrates his practice in complex civil practice and handles serious personal injury cases on a daily basis. His passion is representing injured victims.

He also concentrates his practice in the area of liquor liability, representing individuals and entities with liquor license transfers, acquisitions and in liquor hearings and appeals. He has authored articles in the Michigan Beverage Journal including, "Michigan Court Re-Examines Obligations of Licensees in Dram Shop Cases" (2004) and " Court of Appeals Rules Police Officers, Firefighters May Sue a Licensee" (2005).

For a third consecutive year, Jon is recognized as a Rising Star by the Michigan Super Lawyers & Rising Stars listing. Only 2.5 percent of all lawyers in Michigan are listed in the Super Lawyers publication. Jon Jilek was recognized as the 2008 Outstanding Young Lawyer of the Year by the Michigan State Bar.
List of memberships and associations gladly given upon request.
Bar Admissions
Free Consultation
Practice Areas
 Auto (Accidents, Insurance)  Negligence
 Contract Disputes  Online / Video Legal Consultation
 COVID-19-Related Legal Help  Personal Injury
 Injuries & Accidents
8080 Moorsbridge Rd, Ste103
PortageMI 49024
Additional Location
1 S. Dearborn St., 21st Flr
ChicagoIL 60603