Victor Pioli is a partner at Johnson & Bell, Ltd. in Chicago, Illinois.  For more than 15 years, Mr. Pioli has represented all manner of professionals against malpractice claims, including lawyers, accountants, appraisers and other real estate professionals.  Mr. Pioli has first or second chaired more than a dozen professional malpractice jury trials to verdict in both state and federal court.  He has also successfully obtained summary dismissal of numerous professional malpractice claims.  He has served as a member of the Illinois State Bar Association’s Civil Practice and Procedure and Bench and Bar section council steering committees.  Mr. Pioli frequently lectures and writes about issues related to legal malpractice claims and professional liability matters.