Contact Information:
536 North Bruns Lane, Suite 1
Springfield, Illinois 62702
Telephone: (217) 698-0202
Facsimile: (217) 698-0203


  • Principal of The Law Offices of Frederic W. Nessler and Associates, Ltd.
  • Executive Committee of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
  • Secretary of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association

Juris Doctorate, 1977 cum laude, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago-Kent
B.S., 1974, University of Illinois College of Agriculture
(Past Vice President, Sachem Honorary Society; past Vice President, Omnicron Delta Kappa Honorary Society; Gamma Sigma Delta, Honor Society of Agriculture)
Graduate of National Institute of Trial Advocacy – Advanced Trial Advocacy Skills
Graduate of National College of Advocacy – Advanced Course in Trial Advocacy
Graduate of Lawyers Post Graduate Clinic – Trial Technique Institute

ADMITTED: 1977 Illinois; 1990 Colorado

Mr. Nessler has represented and continues to represent injured persons and workers in all varieties of injury cases throughout Illinois. Mr. Nessler practices plaintiffs' personal injury law handling catastrophic injury cases including vehicular injury, workers compensation, defective products, clergy misconduct, chemical exposure, explosions and fire, premises liability, animal attacks and medical negligence.

Mr. Nessler has lectured, and continues to lecture, on personal injury, tort law and related topics.

Mr. Nessler is a life-long resident of Central Illinois. He and his family also manage diverse farming interests including land, cattle, swine and grain, which affords him an extensive agricultural background in handling a variety of farm-related cases.

Mr. Nessler started his law practice in 1977 in Lincoln, Illinois. Today, he maintains five office locations throughout Illinois. He has been selected by the Leading Attorney Network, Inc. as a Leading Illinois Attorney in the area of Personal Injury Law: General. He has had outstanding results including million dollar and multi-million dollar recoveries in a variety of tort cases in the last quarter century.

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