Paul Porvaznik's Reported Cases and Representative Matters

 

  • Rogosin v. Lettuce Entertain You, et al, No. 02 L 3104 (September, 2004, Cook County Law Division)

    • First-chaired multi-day Law Division jury trial

  • First-chaired bench trial with multiple witnesses and documentary evidence

    • Obtained jury verdict for compensatory and punitive damages in civil battery and negligence lawsuit

  • Oliva v. Amtech Reliable Elevator Co., Case No. 06 L 13152 (July, 2008, Cook County Law Division)

    • Second-chaired (witness preparation, trial briefs & motion in limine) Law Division bench trial

    • Obtained defense verdict in commercial lease dispute

  • ThyssenKrupp Elevator Corp. v. Independent Property Management, Corp., Case No. 02 M1-109688 (2004, 5th Municipal District)

    • First-chaired Cook County Municipal Department bench trial

    • Obtained verdict for plaintiff in breach of contract action

  • Tucker Development, Inc. v. Bedding Experts, Inc. (April, 2010: Circuit Court of Cook County – First Municipal District)

    • First-chaired bench trial with multiple witnesses and documentary evidence

    • Obtained judgment for plaintiff of over $90,000 in commercial lease rent dispute (Defendant argued that plaintiff failed to mitigate damages

  • ThyssenKrupp Elevator Corp. v. 203 Wabash Investors, LLC, Case No. 2005 CH 18139

    • First-chaired mechanics’ lien and breach of contract suit

    • Obtained $30,000 plus money damage award and “not guilty” verdict on slander of title claim where counter-plaintiff sought over $3M in damages.

  • Medow v. Flavin, 97 L 16361 (January, 2001, Cook County Law Division)

    • First-chaired multi-day jury trial and obtained jury verdict for compensatory and punitive damages in civil conversion and defamation lawsuit.

  • Oliva v. Amtech Reliable Elevator Co., 162 Ill.App.3d 483 (1st Dist. 2006)

  • Hayes Mechanical v. First Industrial, LP, 351 Ill.App.3d 1 (1st Dist. 2001)

  • Wolfram Partnership v. LaSalle National Bank, as Trustee u/t/a 19672, 328 Ill.App.3d 207 (1st Dist. 2001)

  • Danada Square, LLC v. KFC National Management Co., 392 Ill.App.3d 598, 913 N.E.2d 33, 332 Ill.Dec. 438 (2d Dist. 2009)

 

Appellate Cases
Wrote Appellant’s brief for the following cases in which the Appellate Court reversed the trial court.
 

  • Miner v. Fashion Enterprises, 342 Ill.App.3d 405 (1st Dist. 2003)

    • Obtained reversal of trial court in commercial lease dispute

  • Kalis v. Colgate-Palmolive, 337 Ill.App.3d 898 (1st Dist. 2003)

    • Obtained reversal of trial court in breach of contract action

  • Wagner v. Kaefer, No. 01-1951

    • Obtained reversal of trial court in personal injury suit

 

 

 

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