Frederick W. Nessler has been practicing law throughout the state of Illinois and the United States for over 40 years. Mr. Nessler opened his law office in Lincoln, Illinois in 1977. Since that time, he has helped injured people recover hundreds of millions in compensation for the injuries they suffered due to the negligence of others. Mr. Nessler has been awarded numerous recognitions throughout his career, each of which is detailed below.
Jonathan T. Nessler
Jonathan T. Nessler began his legal career with Nessler & Associates in 2007. His practice is focused on personal injury claims, including catastrophic automobile accidents, nursing home negligence, medical malpractice, and wrongful death. Mr. Nessler has dedicated his entire legal career to helping injured people recover for their loss. He is recognized by the National Trial Lawyers as a Top 100 Trial Lawyer and a Top 40 Under 40 Trial Lawyer in Illinois.
Timothy J. Freiberg
Timothy Freiberg has been associated with Nessler & Associates for over 10 years. He began his legal career working as an associate attorney at Nessler & Associates, where he assisted in pursing personal injury claims. Although Mr. Freiberg has since opened his own business in Rockford, Illinois he continues to be associated with our office. Mr. Freiberg continues to work with Nessler & Associates by helping the victims of sexual abuse of all ages recover for the abuse they have suffered.
Matthew V. Kennedy
Matthew Kennedy began his career with Nessler & Associates as an intern while he was still attending law school. After he graduated, and passed the Illinois State Bar, Mr. Kennedy was hired as a full-time attorney. Mr. Kennedy now heads the Workers’ Compensation division at Nessler & Associates. He has dedicated his career to helping injured workers recover the workers’ compensation benefits they need.
Maria G. Kanney
Maria Gust Kanney began her career at Nessler & Associates in 2007. She has spent most of her legal career as an attorney with Nessler & Associates. She handles personal injury claims, including automobile accidents, slip and fall accidents and most other injury cases. She also assist the victims of sexual abuse to help them recover for the abuse they have suffered. She has successfully tried several cases to verdict in favor of the plaintiffs.
Thomas J. Nessler
Thomas J. Nessler, a long-time Florida native, focuses his practice on fighting for those who need a voice. After passing the Florida State Bar, Mr. Nessler joined the Law Offices of Frederick W. Nessler & Associates, Ltd. Mr. Nessler is a partner and managing attorney of the Florida branch of Nessler & Associates. “I love meeting face to face with my clients,” said Thomas. “I have the opportunity to assist our clients during some of their greatest times of need,
Damian S. Sullivent
Damian has spent his entire legal career practicing civil litigation in one way or another. He started his legal career representing individuals in both personal injury and employment law disputes with a medium-sized firm in Tampa, Florida. After leaving this firm, Damian transitioned to representing insurance carriers in first-party property insurance disputes with a statewide Florida law firm. It was here that he honed his skills in property insurance law.