Bruce N. Cook

Bruce N. Cook

Of Counsel
Belleville, Illinois
Mr. Cook has tried more than 70 plaintiff’s personal injury cases to verdict in which the jury awarded more than one million dollars.

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Workers Compensation
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Products Liability
  • Civil Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 1966
  • Missouri, 1990


  • University of Illinois College of Law, Champaign, Illinois
    • J.D. - 1966
    • Honors: Order of the Coif
    • Honors: Outstanding Senior Service Award, President Student Body

Honors and Awards

  • National Law Journal
  • AV Rated from Martindale-Hubbell
  • Super Lawyer, 2010 - present
  • Selected Top 10 Illinois Litigators
  • With U.S. Navy, Good Conduct Medal, 1957 - 1961

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • St. Clair County, Past President
  • East St. Louis, Past President
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, Member, Board of Managers
  • The Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers, Third Vice President
  • Laureate, Academy of Illinois Lawyers, Member
  • Democratic National Committeeman, State of Illinois Democratic State Central Committeeman Twenty-Second and Twenty-Third Congressional Districts, 1988 - 2000

Past Employment Positions

  • Hon. Joseph Goldenhersh, Illinois Supreme Court, Law Clerk