Illinois Personal Injury Attorney Mark D. Hassakis


Mount Vernon, Illinois


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Mark D. Hassakis represents individuals, workers and consumers in the areas of personal injury and workers’ compensation, professional malpractice, and general tort injury cases.    Mark has the highest rating of “AV” by Martindale Hubbell and is recommended by his peers by Leading Lawyers Network (the top 5% of Lawyers) and Super Lawyers (highest peer recognition) in the following categories:

Hometown Biography  Mark was born and raised in Mt. Vernon, Illinois.  The son of Mr. & Mrs. Demetri Hassakis, his father was a lifetime attorney in Mt. Vernon.  Mark benefitted by mentoring as a lawyer under his father, watching how his father represented and served his clients and engaged in the community. He has served on countless local boards and committees and spearheaded numerous projects to the benefit of the local community.

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 1976
  • U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Illinois
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Undergraduate School

  • Northwestern University, B.A., 1973

Law School

  • St. Louis University School of Law, J.D., 1976

Employment History

  • Hassakis & Hassakis, P.C., 1976 to present

Bar/Professional Association Involvement

  • American Association for Justice (AAJ) member, 1976 – present
  • Chicago Bar Association (CBA) member
  • Hellenic Bar Association (HBA) Board Member, 2012 – present
  • Illinois Bar Foundation (IBF) President, Board Member, 2000-2002, Platinum contributor
  • Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA) President , 2010-2011, member 1976 – present
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association (ITLA)
  • Jefferson County Bar Association (JCBA) President 1980, member 1976 – present
  • Illinois State Bar Association Mutual Insurance Company, Chairman 2014-2015, Board Member 2007 – present

Other Professional/Community Activities

  • Downtown Development Corporation of the City of Mt. Vernon, Director, 1984 – 1990 and 1994 – present;
    Vice-President, 1984 – 1990 and 1994 – 2008
  • Editorial Advisory Board, James Publishing Group, member
  • Friend of the Mitchell Museum (Cedarhurst)
  • Jefferson County Historical Society
  • Lincoln Park Foundation, member
  • Vernon West Rotary Club, founding member & past president (Paul Harris Fellow)
  • Vernon Township High School Board of Education, 1978 – 1986
  • Vernon Bright & Beautiful, past director
  • Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity, International (Chicago Alumni Chapter)
  • Illinois Dept. of Juvenile Justice, Advisory Board member, 2011 – 2015
  • Juvenile Justice Leadership Council member, July 2012 – present
  • Juvenile Justice Initiative, Board member, 2012 – present
  • Lawyers Trust Fund of Illinois Board member, July 2015 – present
  • Northwestern University Leadership Circle,  Chicago Regional Council 2012 – present, Alumni Regent 2016 – present.