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Matthew S. Ver Steeg

Partner
Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP
330 N. Wabash, Ste. 3300
Chicago, Illinois 60611-3604
Peer Rating
4.6 of 5.0
Client Rating
5.0 of 5.0
AV Rated
Experience & Credentials
Practice Areas
Litigation; Personal Injury Defense; Professional Liability Defense
University
Dordt College, B.A., 1999
Law School
Valparaiso University School of Law, J.D., 2002
Admitted
2002, Indiana and U.S. District Court, Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana. (Admitted in Indiana; Not admitted in Illinois)
ISLN
919702187
Peer Reviews (17)
AV Rated
4.6/5.0
Peer Rating
 
High Ethical Standard
General Liability Defense, Defense Litigation, Legal Malpractice, General Practice, Litigation, Medical Malpractice Defense, Insurance Litigation, Medical Malpractice and Legal Malpractice Defense
Areas of Practice
Legal Knowledge
4.6/5
Analytical Capabilities
4.6/5
Judgment
4.6/5
Communication Ability
4.7/5
Legal Experience
4.1/5
Peer Reviews (17)
4.8/5.0 Posted by a Member on 09/13/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Matthew is an excellent attorney and true professional.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
4/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Associate on 09/13/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Matthew is knowledgeable, thorough and experienced. I would not hesitate to refer clients to him.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Sole Practitioner on 10/15/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Sole Practitioner on 10/12/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 09/28/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Associate on 09/13/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Associate on 09/13/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Associate on 10/19/09
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 10/09/09
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
4/5
4.8/5.0 Posted by a Member on 09/13/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
4/5
4.2/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 09/17/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
4/5
Communication Ability
4/5
Legal Experience
3/5
4.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 09/17/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
4/5
Analytical Capabilities
4/5
Judgment
4/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
3/5
4.0/5.0 Posted by a Managing Partner on 09/15/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
4/5
Analytical Capabilities
4/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
4/5
Legal Experience
3/5
4.0/5.0 Posted by a Managing Partner on 10/29/09
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
4/5
Analytical Capabilities
4/5
Judgment
4/5
Communication Ability
4/5
Legal Experience
4/5
4.0/5.0 Posted by a Associate on 10/19/09
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
I have been involved with Mr. Ver Steeg on several medical malpractice cases. I have known Mr. Ver Steeg to show the utmost level of dignity and ethics when practicing law. He is very intelligent and provides his clients great legal representation.
Legal Knowledge
4/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
4/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
4/5
4.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 10/13/09
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
4/5
Analytical Capabilities
4/5
Judgment
4/5
Communication Ability
4/5
Legal Experience
4/5
3.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 10/09/09
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
4/5
Analytical Capabilities
3/5
Judgment
4/5
Communication Ability
4/5
Legal Experience
2/5
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Client Reviews

Overall Client Rating

in Medical Malpractice, Contracts and Litigation
5.0 out of 5.0
Communication Ability
5.0
Responsiveness
5.0
Quality of Service
5.0
Value for Money
5.0
  • Data based on 5 reviews
  • Recommended by 5 Client(s)
  • Last reviewed on 08/29/13
Posted by a Consumer on 08/29/13
5.0 out of 5.0  
Matt was very clear from the beginning how we would proceed, and he kept to his word. He was consistent with his updates and communications all the way through the case and very persistent up until the end.
Posted by a Consumer on 02/07/13
5.0 out of 5.0  
Matt is an excellent lawyer who is capable of working with any client. He is not only personable, but is clear and precise on what needs to be done and the best way to go about the process. He is an amazing communicator and is able to break down complicated lawyer language and make sure to give the most educated choices for each of his clients. Whenever I need a lawyer, Matt will always be my first choice!
Posted by a Consumer on 01/26/13
5.0 out of 5.0  
Matthew S. Ver Steeg did great research, did all submissions promptly, kept me in the loop at all times. He was knowledgeable and personable.
Posted by a Small Business on 01/16/13
5.0 out of 5.0  
Outstanding fund of knowledge. Excellent courtroom demeanor.Extremely diligent and detail-oriented. Would recommend without reservation in any capacity.
Posted by a Corporation on 01/16/13
5.0 out of 5.0  
We have been pleased with the knowledge, promptness, proactiveness and service we have received from Attorney Ver Steeg.
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