jgibson@zrfmlaw.com

PRACTICE AREAS:

  • Appellate
  • Civil Litigation
  • Local Government
  • Personal Injury
  • EDUCATION:

    John Marshall Law School (J.D., with honors, 2001)
    University of Illinois (Police Training Institute, 1995)
    St. Louis University (B.S., 1993)

    ADMISSIONS:

    Illinois, 2001

    FOLLOW:

    Jennifer J. Gibson

    Jennifer J. Gibson practices entirely in the fields of civil litigation and civil appellate litigation. Gibson has tried half a dozen cases to jury verdict during her career and has clerked for two justices during her six-year tenure in the Illinois Second District Appellate Court. She is a former police officer.

    Gibson’s litigation and appellate work at Zukowski, Rogers, Flood & McArdle since 2007 has focused on such areas as:

    • collections litigation
    • municipal and local government prosecutions
    • police disciplinary matters
    • employment law
    • family law
    • eminent domain
    • land use
    • contract disputes
    • annexation and annexation agreements

    For a list highlighting Gibson’s various recent appellate cases and Rule 23 orders during her time at Zukowski, Rogers, Flood & McArdle, please link to the following experience list.

    Gibson, a resident of Crystal Lake, enjoys swimming, biking, softball and bowling. She is a former chair of the Nunda Township Republican Central Committee, the third largest committee in McHenry County.

    PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

    McHenry County Bar Association, Illinois State Bar Association

    PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS

    PRIOR EMPLOYMENT

    Before joining Zukowski, Rogers, Flood & McArdle, Gibson was a law clerk from 2001 to 2007 for Justice Fred A. Geiger and Justice Barbara Gilleran Johnson, both of the Illinois Second District Appellate Court. Prior to that, she interned with the McHenry County state’s attorney and the U.S. attorney. Gibson graduated from the Police Training Institute at the University of Illinois before serving as a police officer in Sterling.

    CIVIC AND CHARITABLE

    Gibson is a founder and board member of Catholic Assistance Missions, a 501(c)(3) organization active in many McHenry County parishes. The group provides monetary assistance and goods to underdeveloped countries, especially to the poor of Haiti. She also serves currently on the board of directors of the McHenry Area Chamber of Commerce.

    PRO BONO

    On a pro bono basis, Gibson helped Catholic Assistance Missions incorporate as a nonprofit. She also has represented a client in a forcible eviction matter.