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Key Evidence in Illinois Nursing Home Cases

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Produced on April 27, 2018

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Course Information

Time 60 minutes
Difficulty Intermediate

Course Description

When accepting and developing a nursing home case, it is crucial that certain evidence is considered with an eye toward trial. If you wait until trial to consider this evidence, it is too late.

This program, presented by attorney Jordan Powell, will discuss some of the important evidence that must be considered when trying an Illinois Nursing home case. Some of the relevant federal/state regulations and laws will be discussed and specific case examples will be presented.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Explain important evidence to consider in a nursing home case
  2. Provide types to get this evidence admitted at trial
  3. Review relevant Illinois statutes and case law
  4. Demonstrate specific evidence used during a trial and discuss lessons learned

Credit Information

This course is pre-approved for CLE credit in the following states. If your state is not listed, contact support for more information on how to receive credit

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Jordan Powell

Powell Law Offices

Jordan S. Powell is the founding partner of Powell Law Offices. Jordan has devoted his entire legal career to the representation of victims of negligence, including automobile accidents, medical malpractice, nursing home neglect, assisted living negligence, construction accidents, premises liability and pool drownings.

Jordan began his career at the prestigious Chicago personal injury firm of Levin & Perconti. There his drive, diligence and dedication led to notable results on behalf of his clients that suffered from tragic and catastrophic injuries. In 2017, after 10 years at Levin & Perconti, Jordan left his position as Partner and opened Powell Law Offices.

In 2012, Jordan’s work was recognized by his peers and he was named to the Law Bulletin Publishing Company’s list of the 40 Attorneys Under Forty to Watch” in Illinois for 2012.

Jordan earned his J.D. from Chicago-Kent College of Law where he focused his studies on developing a well-rounded litigation background, earning high honors in both trial advocacy and litigation technology courses. Prior to law school, Jordan attended the University of Michigan where he was on the dean’s list and graduated with academic distinction. While there, he earned two degrees: a B.A. in Political Science and a B.A. in Organizational Studies.

Outside of work, Jordan makes a conscious effort to help the underprivileged through his volunteer work. In 2007, he spent a week in the Gulf Coast offering legal advice to victims of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita and helping with the demolition of destroyed homes.

Additionally, Jordan is an active member of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association and the American Association of Justice’s Nursing Home Litigation Group. He has been asked to speak to a number of groups including fellow lawyers, senior advocates and long-term care ombudsmen.

Jordan volunteers at both Chicago-Kent College of Law and John Marshall Law School, judging trial advocacy and moot court competitions.


Michael S.

Very good trial prep strategies.

Steve W.

Very good evidence and trial technique discussion.

William W.

Terrific presentation by Jordan.

Yvonne Y.

The federal and state statistics at the beginning of the course were helpful.

Annette E. P.


Samuel W.

ably done.

Sandra S.

Great trial tips!

Mary N.

Very interesting

Robert S.


Rebecca J.

good real life examples

Maria A.

This was a very informative presentation. It covered a lot, yet did so in a way that was efficient and effective. Well done.

Richard H.

Excellent program.

Crystal A.

I found him to be refreshingly honest.

Robert V.

Solid progression

Myles H.

Excellent course.

Gerardo D.


Gary D.

Excellent supporting materials.

omar e.

Very informative and useful.

James M.

presenter was credible

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