Illinois Law Firm for Injury Litigation and Insurance Claims
At the Blumenshine Law Group, we are experienced Chicago insurance and injury attorneys who are not afraid to fight for your rights in court. With more than 30 years of legal experience, together we make a powerful team. We take pride in our role as active participants in the justice system — in the courts, the area bar associations and in the Cook County communities.
Benjamin Adams is a talented and committed advocate for injured people. He has fought for years to collect on behalf of those struggling with the most difficult times in their lives. Benjamin focuses on advocacy through communication. Each client is informed and educated on every step of the process. Benjamin has been instrumental in recovering substantial sums from corporations, rideshare companies, and individuals.
Benjamin joined Blumenshine Law Group as an attorney in 2023. He is a graduate of DePaul College of Law and Illinois State University. Since his licensure in 2017, he has worked exclusively in Plaintiff’s personal injury law. He has extensive experience in personal injury litigation including trials, mediations, and arbitrations. He is an active member of the Chicago Bar Association, Illinois Bar Association, and the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association.
In his free time, Benjamin enjoys playing billiards and barbecuing. He lives in Chicago with his wife and dog.
With over 10 years of experience in the legal profession, Dennice has an extensive understanding of the legal system and assists people in the process. She joined the Blumenshine Law Group as a Legal Assistant in 2016. Dennice handles all phases of the cases from inception through trial and settlement. She studied Paralegal Studies at Roosevelt University. Her primary areas of law include personal injury, employment law and workers’ compensation.
Dennice enjoys building good relationships with clients and has the ability to communicate in a helpful and supportive demeanor while patiently explaining insurance and legal procedures. She is a bilingual Spanish speaker.
Outside of work, she enjoys swimming, spending time with her family and traveling. Dennice is a Chicago Cubs fan and has not missed a home opening game in over 10 years!
Catalina joined Blumenshine as a paralegal in 2013. She has over 18 years of experience in the legal field. Her primary focus is personal injury which includes motor vehicle accidents, medical malpractice, nursing home and premise liability cases.
She has worked in various areas of law including family law, workers’ compensation, foreclosure and social security claims. Catalina handles all phases of the cases from inception through trial/settlement process. She also assists in overseeing all aspects of office management and is fluent in Spanish.
She is passionate about assisting clients and enjoys working with complex cases. Her commitment, hardworking and organizational skills have helped many clients achieve great results.
She obtained her Associate’s Degree in Paralegal Studies from Robert Morris University. Catalina has volunteered in tax preparation at the Center for Economic Progress.
In her spare time, she enjoys reading, traveling and spending time with her family.
Andy joined Blumenshine Law Group as a Case Manager in February of 2022. He has previous experience as a Case Manager in the social security disability field in the Kansas City, Missouri area. His primary focus is personal injuries which include motor vehicle accidents and premise liability cases.
Andy oversees each step of the case from initiation through the trial/settlement process. He is passionate about assisting clients and working with attorneys to produce favorable outcomes for the firm’s clients.
He obtained a Bachelor’s degree in both Political Science and Criminal Justice from the University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg, Missouri in 2018. He is a member of the Gamma Epsilon Delta chapter of Lambda Alpha Epsilon, a professional Criminal Justice Organization. He was a 4-time regional and national champion while a student member at UCM.
Some of Andy’s hobbies include: watching sports, traveling, and spending time with his family.
Roberto De Avila
Marketing and Intake Coordinator
Roberto began his career with Blumenshine Law Group in April 2022 as a Marketing Coordinator and Intake Coordinator. Roberto has worked in the cosmetic industry for close to a decade with experience in marketing and sales.
At Blumenshine Law Group, Roberto is at the forefront of all things marketing – from social networks, relationship management, and blog posts in both English and Spanish. Along with marketing, he assists in clients’ cases from the initial call to making sure their case is going accordingly.
Roberto received his Bachelor’s degree in Human Services in 2019 where he was a member of the Alpha Sigma Lambda Honors Society. He completed his Master’s degree in Business Administration from Dominican University in 2021. He also received certificates in Negotiation and Mediation from Dominican University.
Exceptional customer service and making a positive impact are always top of mind for Roberto. In his spare time, Roberto enjoys staying fit, traveling, hanging out with loved ones, and not taking life too seriously.
Something on Roberto's bucket list is seeing the northern lights.
Yesenia joined Blumenshine Law Group as Account Receivable Manager and Case Manager in January 2023. She has 7 years of banking experience, primarily assisting consumer and small business owners with account management.
At Blumenshine Law Group, Yesenia oversees cases through every step from initiation to trial and settlement. She ensures building a relationship with clients is a priority from the start of their cases.
In her spare time, Yesenia enjoys spending time with her daughter, traveling, and water coloring.
Klara rejoined the Blumenshine Law Group in May of 2022 as a Law Clerk. She's had previous experience with Blumenshine Law Group as a Law Clerk in the summer of 2019. She also worked as a law intern within the Criminal/Felony Division for the Mclean County State’s Attorney’s Office in Bloomington, Illinois.
She graduated with Honors from Illinois Wesleyan University, receiving her Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science with a minor in Advocacy: Pre-Law in 2022. In college, Klara was also a member of the Pi Sigma Alpha Honor Society, the Mortar Board Honor Society, and the National Society for Leadership and Success.
At Blumenshine Law Group, Klara aids in the litigation process wherever necessary and speaks with clients to ensure that everything is being cared for at the discovery level of the litigation process.
A future goal that Klara has is to go to law school and graduate with Honors.
Jacki Kunze joined Blumenshine Law Group in March 2023. She comes to us from Charleston School of Law, receiving her Juris Doctor in December 2022. While in law school she was a member of Phi Alpha Delta and Entertainment, Sports, and Arts Law Society. During her time in law school, she did pro bono work with Charleston Pro Bono Legal Services, where she assisted mostly with cases involving landlord/tenant issues, and was an Extern for the Disability Rights of South Carolina.
Though originally growing up in Iowa, Jacki got her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology with a minor in Political Science at the University of Colorado Boulder in 2018. During undergrad, she was a member of Alpha Chi Omega, which worked closely with a local domestic violence shelter, and worked as an athletic tutor for the University Athletic Department. Following graduation, she moved back to Iowa where she was a part-time soccer coach and worked as an Administrative Assistant for a local child psychiatry office.
In her free time, Jacki enjoys watching sports, her favorite teams are the Iowa Hawkeyes, Denver Broncos, and Colorado Avalanche (she does support the Chicago Blackhawks though). She also enjoys traveling, reading, and spending time with her family (mostly her 3-year-old Australian Shepard/Border Collie Mix).