Jeanmarie Calcagno

Income Member

Jeanmarie was awarded a Juris Doctorate from the Chicago Kent College of Law, a Master of Business Administration from the Illinois Institute of Technology and a Bachelor of Science in Commerce from DePaul University. She has handled cases before the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission, Circuit and Appellate Courts. Jeanmarie began her legal career as an Assistant State’s Attorney representing Cook County in its workers’ compensation cases. Over the years she has represented employers from many different aspects of the business arena; these include small business, middle market, corporate and construction clients.

Jeanmarie brings a strong business background and insight to the practice, having also gained experience as an Assistant Vice President/Claims Manager and Workers’ Compensation Regional Product Supervisor for Zurich North America. In her role of Claims Manager, she utilized her claims and target market knowledge to identify how the organization could best serve its customers’ claim service needs. As a Workers’ Compensation Regional Product Supervisor, she was recognized as both a technical consultant and advisor both within and outside the company and provided technical guidance within the field offices. In addition, Jeanmarie also developed, prepared and implemented the claims litigation management strategy.

DID YOU KNOW: I never miss a Notre Dame football home game. Go Irish!

  • Education:
    • M.B.A., Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois, 1996
    • J.D., Chicago Kent College of Law, Chicago, Illinois, 1989
    • B.S., DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois, 1984
  • Professional Memberships & Associations:
    • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Seminars & Presentations:
    • “1st Annual Great American BDL WC Quiz,” Bryce Downey & Lenkov Clients, December 2016
    • “Lower Back Injury Claims, Lorman Education Services,” September 2016
    • “Ask A Workers’ Compensation Attorney Anything,” Bryce Downey & Lenkov Clients, December 2015
    • “Causation In Illinois Workers’ Compensation Claims,” Bryce Downey & Lenkov Clients, March 2015
    • “Workers’ Compensation Negotiation Strategies,” Bryce Downey & Lenkov Clients, May 2014     

Chicago, Illinois 312-377-1501 | Schererville, Indiana 219-488-2590

Chicago, Illinois


Schererville, Indiana