Attorney Kathryn Ann Gallanis has been named a Leading Lawyer for 2023. Leading Lawyers is a well-respected professional organization that selects the top attorneys in each geographical and practice area based on peer nominations. It is an honor received by less than 5% of lawyers. Gallanis, who provides legal services from the law office of Yvonne M. Kaminski and Associates, has earned this notable distinction by demonstrating outstanding commitment to each client she serves in her role as a personal injury defense lawyer.
Gallanis has been a Leading Lawyer since 2010, making this her eleventh time receiving this honor. She has accrued numerous accolades throughout her career as a trial lawyer, including recognition as an Elite Lawyer in 2021 and 2022. Her level of skill in managing every aspect of contested trials has earned her a reputation as a distinguished litigator.
Participating in numerous legal associations, Gallanis is an active member of the legal community. She previously served as the President of the Women's Bar Association of Illinois, where she was instrumental in developing a law school mentorship program. She remains active in community service, volunteering in her local school district, and with Boy Scout groups.
Gallanis graduated from The John Marshall Law School and began working as an Assistant State's Attorney prosecuting felony crimes before changing her focus to personal injury defense. She also taught classes as an adjunct at Lewis University, further demonstrating her dedication to educating the next generations.
Leading Lawyers selected Attorney Gallanis based on both her professional dedication and her demonstrated commitment to giving back to the community.