Dustin J. Karrison focuses on the defense of individuals and businesses in civil litigation matters. He represents clients in state and federal jurisdictions.
The Illinois Bar Journal published Dustin's article titled, "Test the Waters Doctrine Sinks" in May 2022. In the article, Dustin examined the Illinois Supreme Court's ruling that expanded a litigant's right to seek a substitution of a trial judge pursuant to an Illinois statute.
Dustin wrote an article titled “Using Another State's Laws to Your Advantage,” that was published in the August 2019 issue of the Illinois Bar Journal. In the article, Dustin discussed how another state's law pertaining to a substantive legal issue can lead to a more favorable outcome in an Illinois personal injury case, provided that the right facts exist.
Dustin also wrote an article titled “What's Not to ‘Like'?” that was published in the Illinois Bar Journal in November 2018. The article discussed how social media content is now easier and less expensive to use as evidence pursuant to new amendments to the Illinois Rules of Evidence.
Dustin gave a presentation titled “Using Social Media at Trial,”at the Chicago-Technology at Trial Seminar sponsored by the ISBA Civil Practice & Procedure Section in February 2019.
Dustin presented on "Using Social Media in the Courtroom," at the Eleventh Hour Seminar, presented by the Kane County Bar Association in June 2019.
Dustin presented on "Using Social Media at Trial," at Lunch and Learn with Geo, presented by the Northwest Suburban Bar Association in June 2019.
Dustin has been recognized as a 2020 Illinois Rising Star by Super Lawyers®.
Dustin has been recognized as a 2021 Illinois Rising Star by Super Lawyers®.
Fifth Place - 2018 Lincoln Award Legal Writing Contest - Illinois State Bar Association
During law school, Dustin was a member of the Moot Court Honor Society.
Received the Best Oral Advocate Award at the National Veteran's Moot Court Competition in Washington D.C., over a field of 30 competitors from law schools around the country.
CALI Award for the highest grade in Legal Writing 3.
Prior to joining Purcell & Wardrope, Dustin was an attorney with a mid-sized defense firm representing clients in civil litigation.
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