Our new location is now up and running at 107 Southpointe Drive, Edwardsville, IL 62025. The new contact number is 618-659-0588 and the fax remains 618-465-3744. Thank you for your patience during this transition.
Insurance Defense in Illinois and Missouri
Protecting client rights since 1930
Hoagland, Fitzgerald & Pranaitis and its predecessor firms have been located in Madison County, Illinois for 80 years. Our attorneys have 235 years of collective experience defending cases in Southwestern Illinois, St. Louis, and St. Charles County, Missouri. Clients who hire us get their money's worth. We have a record of achieving favorable results in high-risk defense cases for clients such as:
Nationally recognized for excellence
Several Hoagland, Fitzgerald & Pranaitis lawyers have earned the prestigious AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review RatingSM by Martindale-Hubbell®, an honor that is reserved for attorneys of the highest calibre. The designation is a reflection of overall professional excellence. Our attorneys include members of the American College of Trial Lawyers, and the International Association of Defense Counsel. The American College of Trial Lawyers is a premier professional trial organization that accepts members by invitation only, with membership limited to one percent of the attorney population from any one state. The International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC) is an invitation-only professional organization for corporate and defense attorneys, dating back to 1920. The IADC is the organization that formed the Defense Research Institute (DRI), the National Professional Association of Defense Counsel. Several of our attorneys are members of the DRI. On the state level, most of our attorneys are active members of the Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel.
Home team advantage benefits clients
Hiring local counsel is a wise decision for insurance carriers and self-insured. We have decades of credibility in the local legal community, most importantly with local adversaries. We have plenty of experience dealing with their trial tactics. Our realistic opinion about how a case may be received in the courts of Southwestern Illinois and St. Louis, Missouri can save time and money. We are familiar with the mindset of the jury pool and the local community in general. Our reputation as skilled and formidable litigators shows our opponents that the defense of the case is taken very seriously.