Illinois Personal Injury Attorney Josh A. Humbrecht


Mount Vernon, Illinois


(800)-553-3125(Toll Free)




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Josh Humbrecht:  received his J.D. in 2009 from Southern Illinois University School of law where he graduated Magna Cum Laude.  During law school he was active in trial advocacy and committed to experiencing the legal profession.  He began working as a law clerk with Hassakis & Hassakis, P.C. in 2008 and was offered a position as an associate upon graduation.  In 2014, Josh became a partner with the firm.  Josh has successfully tried civil and workers’ compensation cases and argued appeals to the Illinois’ Workers’ Compensation Commission and the 5th District Appellate Court.   Josh was also recognized by Super Lawyers as a Rising Star in 2014 and 2016 and by Leading Lawyer’s Magazine as an Emerging Lawyer in 2014, 2015, and 2016. He was recently profiled with 49 other attorneys through the Emerging Lawyer’s publication.

Hometown Biography:  Josh grew up in New Lenox, Illinois where he graduated from Lincoln Way High School.  The son of Mr. & Mrs. Kirk Humbrecht.   He is married to Monika Humbrecht and they currently live in Benton, Illinois with their 2 children.

Bar Admissions

  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Illinois
  • State of Illinois

Undergraduate School

  • Illinois State University, Normal
    • Double Major in History and Political Science
    • Honors: ISU Mock Trial Team Participation, 2004

Law School

  • Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
    • J.D., Magna Cum Laude 2009
    • Honors: Fall 2006 Dean’s List
    • Honors: Spring 2007 Dean’s List
    • Honors: Spring 2008 Dean’s List
    • Honors: Spring 2009 Dean’s List
    • Honors: 2008 and 2009 Recipient of the Dean’s Scholarship
    • Honors: Recipient of the Joseph O. Downey Award 2007-2008
    • Honors: Academic Award in Excellence 2008
    • Honors: Phi Kappa Phi 2008 & 2009
    • Honors: Academic Award in Excellence 2009

Areas of Practice

Employment History

  • Hassakis & Hassakis, P.C. – Partner (2014-present)
  • Hassakis & Hassakis, P.C. – Associate (2009-2013)
  • Hassakis & Hassakis, P.C. – Law Clerk (2008-2009)

Bar/Professional Association Involvement

  • Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA)
    • Tort Law Section Council (2014-present)
    • Workers’ Compensation Section Council (2016-present)
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association (ITLA)
  • Workers’ Compensation Lawyers Association (WCLA)
  • Jefferson County Bar Association (JCBA) – President (2013)

Recent Recognitions

  • Emerging Lawyer – Josh Humbrecht has been recognized by Emerging Lawyers Magazine (2016) for his professional excellence, record of success, and experience. Less than 5% of all lawyers licensed in each state have received this distinction.