Mr. Sowers graduated from Texas Christian University with a Bachelors in Business Administration (BBA) in 1982. He then attended The John Marshall Law School in Chicago and earned a Doctorate in Juris Prudence in 1986. Mr. Sowers was admitted to the Illinois Bar on November 6, 1986. Since his admission to the bar he has handled nothing but personal injury claims which arise out of medical, hospital and nursing home negligence, products liability, school and municipality negligence, motor vehicle collisions, slip and falls and wrongful death. Mr. Sowers began his practice defending insurance companies in personal injury matters until 1998 when he determined his legal skills and desire to help injured individuals and families were better suited to helping people instead of defending insurance companies.
Don has obtained numerous multi-million settlements and jury verdicts on behalf of his clients over the three decades he has practiced law. He has obtained successful settlements and Jury Verdicts in Cook, DeKalb, DuPage, Grundy, Kane, Knox, LaSalle, McClain, McHenry, Peoria, Sangamon, and Will, and Winnebago counties.
Mr. Sowers is a member of the Federal Trial Bar, Illinois State Bar Association, the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, The American Association of Justice and is licensed to practice in the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals.
Mr. Sowers has five children; a daughter and a four sons. He played college and semi-professional baseball and his hobbies include golf, hiking, camping and bike riding. Some examples of settlements and Jury Verdicts Mr. Sowers has obtained for his clients are as follows:
- 9 million and 6 million dollar settlements inBirth Injury Cases;
- 3 million dollar Jury Verdict vs. Infectious Disease Doctor.
- 6 million dollar Jury Verdict against a Gynecological Urologist;
- 650,000.00 settlement in a Nursing Home Neglect case;
- Over 30 million dollars in other personal injury cases through settlements and Jury Trials.