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Donald J. Nolan has assembled a team of top attorneys and support personnel whose combined strengths give Nolan Law Group an advantage which is unparalleled among other law firms. The diverse team handles claims all over the world.

Donald J. Nolan


Donald J. Nolan is a nationally-acclaimed lawyer and founder of Nolan Law Group which has become one of the nation’s most prestigious and well-recognized plaintiff firms.

Thomas P. Routh


Thomas P. Routh joined Nolan Law Group in 1991, as a litigation paralegal. After completing law school in 1996, he returned to the firm as an associate attorney.

Timothy I. McArdle


Timothy I. McArdle concentrates in representing clients in Medical Malpractice, Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect, Automobile and Trucking Negligence, and workplace injuries.

Sharon S. McDermott


Sharon S. McDermott

Welson T. Chu


Welson Chu joined the firm in August of 2006 as Philippine counsel on the Air Philippines Flight 541 case.

Timothy J. Modesto


Timothy J. Modesto is an associate with the Nolan Law Group representing individuals on a variety of personal injury cases, including auto accident, medical malpractice and aviation.

Michael S. McArdle


Michael S. McArdle is a third generation attorney and was admitted to the Illinois bar in 2015. Mike has handled all aspects of civil litigation including participating in several jury trials.

Daniel J. Nolan


Daniel J. Nolan has worked as a paralegal at Nolan Law Group throughout his three years in law school and joined the firm as an associate in November of 2017.

Ryan M. Nolan


Ryan Nolan worked as a paralegal at Nolan Law Group throughout his three years in law school and joined the firm as an associate in November of 2019.

Michael J. Frost

of Counsel

Michael J. Frost has been representing individuals and families in serious injury cases since 1971 and concentrates in representing plaintiffs in personal injury and wrongful death cases.

Kenneth R. Nix

of Counsel

Kenneth R. Nix joined Nolan Law Group in January, 2006, after spending more than 25 years concentrating on complex tort cases with significant injuries or wrongful death.

Thomas J. Ellis

Director of Litigation Support

Tom Ellis has been working directly with Donald J. Nolan for more than 21 years. He analyzes complex transportation legislation and regulations.

Leandra A. Montero

Director of Administration

Leandra Montero received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology from Loyola University – Chicago in 1996. She began her professional career at a battered women’s and children’s shelter.

Virginia Lazzara

Brain Injury Nurse Specialist

Ginny Lazzara has been a rehabilitation Nurse Consultant for Nolan Law Group since 2000. She brings more than 20 years experience in the field of brain injury rehabilitation to the firm.