Tricia G. Bellich

Income Member

Tricia has extensive experience handling workers’ compensation and employment law matters through the appellate level in Indiana and Illinois. She is a frequent speaker throughout the country for various companies and organizations concerning claims handling, workers’ compensation practice issues, employment law concerns and workplace safety practices. Tricia possesses a unique knowledge of risk management strategies which she frequently lectures on to assist our clients. Tricia has also handled civil litigation matters including premises liability, automobile liability, medical malpractice and products liability. Tricia has substantial trial experience with numerous bench and jury trials.

In addition, Tricia has a focused interest in employment, business and construction law. She is the former President of Bellsom Electric, Inc., a Certified Women’s Business Enterprise (W.B.E.), in Indiana and Illinois. Bellsom’s projects have included the Horseshoe Casino $500 million dollar new vessel, Ameristar total vessel remodel, Majestic Pavilion Renovation and Gary/Chicago parking lot expansion. Bellsom has also partnered in projects with Lake County, Indiana, the City of Gary and Hammond Marina. Committed to safety in the workplace, Bellsom is a PICS certified contractor. During law school, Tricia served as the law clerk for the Honourable Jeffery J. Dywan, Lake County, Indiana Superior Court.

Tricia has also served as panel counsel for General Motors, LLC focusing on breach of warranty claims in Indiana and Illinois. She was selected as an honored speaker at the 20th Annual National Workers Compensation and Disability Conference and Expo in Las Vegas in November 2011.

Tricia is an active member in the local community with a passion for establishing partnerships between local business and charitable organizations. She is very active in various charitable organizations including God’s Groceries, a food pantry she has supported for many years.

DID YOU KNOW: I’m a true Hoosier fan when it comes to college hoops but a Chicago girl when it comes to football (Bears) and baseball (Cubs).

  • Education:
    • J.D., Valparaiso University School of Law, Valparaiso, Indiana, 1995
    • B.S., Management, Indiana University, Kelly School of Business, Bloomington, Indiana, 1992
  • Professional Memberships & Associations:
    • Claims and Litigation Management Alliance
    • Indiana Worker’s Compensation Institute
    • National Retail and Restaurant Defense Association
  • Seminars & Presentations:
    • 30 Indiana WC Tips In 60 Minutes, Bryce Downey & Lenkov Clients, March 2018
    • ICEF WC Masters Series, 2015
    • NBI Employment Law Seminar, 2015
    • ICLEF, 2012 and 2013
    • National Worker’s Compensation and Disability Conference and Expo, 2011
    • CEU Institute, 2010 – Present
  • Articles & Publications:
    • “CLM Michigan Worker’s Compensation Guide,” 2014
    • “Workers On The Go,” Litigation Management Magazine, 2013
    • “CLM Indiana Worker’s Compensation Guide,” 2013
    • “Building Indiana News,” 2010

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

Chicago, Illinois

312-377-1501


Schererville, Indiana

219-488-2590