Meet Our Attorneys

The firm's partners have been recognized for several years as Illinois' Super Lawyers. Learn more about each of our attorney's professional background by following the links below.

At The Collins Law Firm, our team of attorneys is led by founder Shawn M. Collins, a skilled trial lawyer with nearly 30 years of experience in high-stakes litigation.

Shawn has built a team that shares his commitment to fighting on behalf of individuals and families who are suffering due to another party's negligence, recklessness or misconduct.

Joining Shawn are his law partners Edward J. Manzke and Robert L. Dawidiuk. Edward, an accomplished personal injury attorney, has over 20 years of experience representing those injured or killed in accidents. Robert has extensive litigation experience representing financial institutions and has quickly become a leading practitioner in this area of law.

Our experienced attorneys have the knowledge and skills you need to take the fight to corporations and insurance companies that do not have your best interests at heart. Call Shawn Collins, ext. 221, or Edward Manzke ext. 226, at 630-687-9838 or 866-480-8223, to discuss your case.

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