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G. Grant Dixon III is the founder of the Dixon Law Office located in the Chicago suburb of La Grange. As a trial lawyer, Grant represents plaintiffs in personal injury, wrongful death and worker’s compensation matters. His cases have included automobile accidents, medical malpractice, nursing home malpractice, slip-and-fall cases, product liability, chemical exposures, airplane crashes, worker’s compensation and hundreds of others. Grant has represented victims in many high-profile cases and has been featured in nearly every newspaper in the country for his work. He is a frequent guest on television and radio shows seeking his valuable insight on legal topics.

Before starting Dixon Law Office, Grant was a trial attorney at Corboy & Demetrio in Chicago for nearly 10 years. He is a former judicial clerk to The Honorable Charles R. Norgle, Sr., of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.

Grant is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, many Federal courts, Illinois and appeared in courts in several other States including Indiana, Michigan, and several others. He and his firm have handled cases from New York to California.

His hard work for his clients has gotten Grant significant recognition. He has been named a Leading Lawyer multiple times, Best Lawyer in Illinois, 40 Under 40, and many more.

A key aspect of Grant’s practice is giving back to the community. He is a member of many bar associations and has served in leadership in nearly every bar association he has ever been a member of. He is a three-time past President of the Rotary Club of Western Springs. He has volunteered countless hours on boards and advisory panels at LaGrange Memorial Hospital. He has served as an Elder at Christ Church of Oak Brook (two terms) and chair of two committees at this large church in Oak Brook, Illinois. Grant has volunteered his time as a guest lecturer and speaker more than 140 times to churches, clubs and schools. He has written or co-authored more than 30 articles and chapters for many publications. For more about his background, please click below.

Susan Dixon – Office Manager

Susan presently serves as Office Manager at Dixon Law Office. That title encompasses everything from personnel to payroll, finances and taxes, client management and career advisor. She officially joined Dixon Law Office in 2003, but has served in an advisory capacity since the first day of the firm. Prior to formally joining the Dixon Law Office team, Susan was a Partner in the Human Resources division of PriceWaterhouseCoopers. She consulted with Fortune 500 companies advising them on various human resource needs.   

Susan is also very active in the community.  She serves on the Board of Adventist Midwest Health and the Hinsdale Garden Club, and is involved in various charities.

Valeria Rios – Medical Records Coordinator & Communication Assistant

If you call Dixon Law Office, you will likely speak with Val.  Val joined the Dixon Law Office team in 2021.  Her roles are diverse and varied, including medical records management, and client communication.

Val is a graduate of Lyons Township High School and is pursuing her college degree at University of Illinois at Chicago.  She is bilingual, speaking English and Spanish.  Clients regularly comment that Val is friendly and a reassuring voice on the phone and a consummate professional.   

Kathryn Bell – Legal Assistant

Kate joined the Dixon Law Office team in 2015.  Over those years she has held many roles in the firm.  Presently, Kate is the primary legal assistant responsible for all “in-suit” cases; cases in which a law suit has been filed.  This is a specialized job that requires extensive practical knowledge of the legal system.  Kate excels at case management, helping to move cases from filing to payout.  In the high-stress world of personal injury litigation, Kate’s “take charge” attitude and confidence helps the team effectively and efficiently represent clients.

Kate is a graduate of Queen of Peace high school.  Clients often comment on how Kate’s skills and abilities help them through their difficulties in the legal system.

Nayrin Banuelos – Legal Assistant

Nayrin joined the Dixon Law Office team in 2021.  She is presently a student at Elmhurst University.  Nayrin handles two different areas at the firm.  She is primarily responsible for the worker’s compensation cases.  A legal assistant’s work handling the worker’s compensation case load is a never-ending job.  It demands in depth knowledge of worker’s compensation cases but, equally important, knowledge of the Illinois Worker’s Compensation Commission.  The IWCC is both modern and archaic and so getting work done can be difficult.

Additionally, Nayrin is responsible for managing all cases before a law suit is filed.  From case sign up to settlement (unless a law suit is filed), Nayrin works every day with clients in a wide variety of situations.

Nayrin graduated with an Associates of Arts (AA) degree in both English and Spanish from Moorpark College in 2021.

Nayrin is also bilingual, speaking English and Spanish.

Patrizia Vicari – Documentation and Accounts Payable Clerk

Pat is a book keeper at Dixon Law Office.  She joined the Dixon Law Office team in 2019.  Her role involves billing, accounts payable, and invoicing.  Pat also helps manage the case payout process, working on liens, claims and insurance reimbursements.  Pat also oversees document management in the office.  While Pat is not often interacting with clients, her role is absolutely vital to the representation of all our clients.

Pat graduated from Illinois State University.  She is also a licensed real estate broker.  Pat is bilingual in Italian and English.

File Clerks, Law Clerks and Other Support Staff

Dixon Law Office has employed countless file clerks, law clerks and other staff.  The firm makes a special effort to hire local workers.  Dixon Law Office is often the first office job of many high school students.  With flexible hours and great pay, our younger staff is able to advance their careers and learn meaningful skills.  At any given time, there are between one and four support staff working in the firm.

To meet with a lawyer to discuss the facts of your injury case or just ask a question, call us at 888-354-9880 or contact us online. When everything goes wrong, we make it right.

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