Timothy A. Furman Jr.

Associate

Timothy “T.J.” is a member of the workers’ compensation team where he zealously defends employers and insurance carriers in related litigation. Tim earned his Juris Doctorate from DePaul Law School where he served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Business and Commercial Law Journal. Tim was also a dedicated member, and vice-president, of DePaul’s Moot Court Team.

In his free time, Tim enjoys attending Chicago sporting events, traveling and spending time with his family.

DID YOU KNOW: Until high school, I was a sponsored competitive BMX rider and trained with 3 people who are now Olympic qualifiers.

  • Education:
    • J.D., DePaul University College of Law, Chicago, Illinois, 2016
    • B.S., Illinois State University, Bloomington-Normal, Illinois, 2013
  • Seminars & Presentations:
    • “New Case Law You Need To Know,” Bryce Downey & Lenkov Clients, May 2019
    • “Key Differences in Illinois & Indiana Workers’ Compensation,” Bryce Downey & Lenkov Clients, August 2018
    • “You Asked For It, You Got It Part II,” Bryce Downey & Lenkov Clients, June 2017
  • Articles & Publications:
    • “Closing the Gap: Lowering & Eliminating Wage Differential Claims,” Bryce Downey & Lenkov Illinois Workers’ Compensation Newsletter, April 2019
    • “Opening the Floodgates: Senate Bill 1596’s Ramifications,” Bryce Downey & Lenkov Illinois Workers’ Compensation Newsletter, April 2019
    • “Not So Fast: Why Alleged Amputations Deserve a Second Look,” Bryce Downey & Lenkov Illinois Workers’ Compensation Newsletter, November 2018
    • “Talk is Cheap: Why Simply Testifying is Not Enough,” Bryce Downey & Lenkov Illinois Workers’
      Compensation Newsletter, August 2018
    • “Coming Off the Bench; The 5 Factors Are But Your Starting Lineup,” Bryce Downey & Lenkov Illinois Workers’ Compensation Newsletter, May 2018
    • “Employees are Not Rewarded for Being “Stressed,” Bryce Downey & Lenkov Illinois Workers’ Compensation Newsletter, February 2018
    • “Don’t Hold Back; Uninformed IME Reports Fall Flat,” Bryce Downey & Lenkov Illinois Workers’ Compensation Newsletter, July 2017
    • “Don’t Roll Over and Pay Bad Claims, STAND UP and Deny It,” Bryce Downey & Lenkov Illinois Workers’ Compensation Newsletter, October 2017
    • “Don’t Fall for the Idea that Every Workplace Injury is Compensable,” Bryce Downey & Lenkov Illinois Workers’ Compensation Newsletter, February 2017
    • “Going All In: New Jersey And The Sports Betting Landscape,” DePaul Business & Commercial Law Journal

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

Chicago, Illinois

312-377-1501


Schererville, Indiana

219-488-2590