Paul J. Lytle received his Juris Doctorate from DePaul University College of Law. Paul’s work in both trial advocacy and pre-trial litigation have been recognized with the CALI Excellence for the Future Award. Prior to the founding of the Lytle Law Group, Paul spent time working with the Office of the Cook County Public Defender, and also in private practice.
Paul collaborated in the establishment of a legal assistance program at Universidad Popular, a local community cultural center, and has volunteered his time as a staff attorney with such notable Chicago-based legal aid providers as LAF (formerly, the Legal Assistance Foundation of Metropolitan Chicago), and CARPLS (Coordinated Advice & Referral Program for Legal Services). Paul is a member of the Chicago Bar Association; the DuPage County Bar Association; the Illinois State Bar Association, and the Robert E. Jones Inn of Court.
Paul has been featured as a panelist during the Chicago Bar Foundation’s “Future of the Law Week.” Paul is a Fellow at the Justice Entrepreneurs Project, an organization committed to increasing affordable access to legal representation, through the proffer of unbundled services, flat fees and reduced rates.
Paul has five times been recognized as a Rising Star by Thompson Reuter’s Super Lawyers. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. This selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.
Paul maintains a 10/10 Avvo.com Rating and a 5/5 Avvo.com Client Rating. Avvo.com is an online marketplace for legal services, that provides lawyer referrals and access to a database of legal information consisting primarily of previously answered questions.
Paul settled nearly five-million dollars in claims on behalf of aggrieved individuals in 2020.