Larose & Bosco, Ltd.

      Joseph A. Bosco

      LL.M., McGill University, Institute of Air and Space Law, 1986
      J.D., Loyola University, 1982
      B.A., University of Notre Dame, 1979

      Practice Areas
      Aviation Litigation
      Construction Litigation
      Catastrophic Personal Injury/Wrongful Death
      Commercial Litigation
      Civil Litigation

      Bar Admissions
      1982, Illinois
      2002, Michigan

      U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, 1983
      U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois, 2002
      U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, 1999
Joseph A. Bosco was born in Oak Park, Illinois, November 26, 1957; admitted to bar, Illinois, 1982; admitted to bar, Michigan 2002; U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, 1983; U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois, 2002; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, 1999; Education: University of Notre Dame (B.A. 1979); Loyola University (J.D. 1982); McGill University, Institute of Air and Space Law (L.L.M. 1986). His published works include a myriad of articles on various subjects including space law, aviation law, wrongful death litigation, and construction litigation published in such journals as the Air and Space Lawyer, Trial Lawyers Guide, Journal of Air Law and Commerce, Pepperdine Law Review and the Northrop University Law Journal of Aerospace Business and Taxation.

Mr. Bosco concentrates in aviation litigation, construction litigation, and both plaintiff and defense catastrophic personal injury, wrongful death litigation, as well as commercial litigation matters. Mr. Bosco was selected for inclusion in the Illinois Super Lawyers® in 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018.

Mr. Bosco also has been an Instructor of Air and Space Law at Loyola University of Chicago, School of Law, and a member of the International Court of Aviation and Space Arbitration, the Lawyers' Pilots Bar Association and the American Bar Association. He is a member of the Helicopter Association International, the Chicago Bar Association, and the Illinois State Bar Association. He is also formerly a member of the International Society of Barristers.

Mr. Bosco is a Martindale-Hubbell AV rated attorney who specializes his national practice in complex civil litigation matters, including aviation, products liability, construction, commercial, catastrophic injury and wrongful death litigation. He is also a former member of the General Assembly of the Illinois State Bar Association and a current member of the Aviation Law Section of the Chicago Bar Association.

During his legal career, Joe Bosco has been involved in many complex catastrophic aviation litigation matters. Some notable examples include litigation arising out of: Korean Airlines Flight 007 Disaster on September 1, 1983; the grounding of the Oil Tanker, AMOCO Cadiz off the coast of Brittany, France on March 16, 1978; the crash of Philippine Airlines Flight 206 on June 26, 1987 near Baguio City, the Philippines; United Airlines Flight 232 near Sioux City, Iowa on July 19, 1989; the mid-air collision involving a Sun Oil helicopter and Lycoming Air Services aircraft in lower Merion, Pennsylvania on April 4, 1991 (resulting in six deaths, including the late Senator John Heinz).

Mr. Bosco has also been involved in numerous other litigation matters arising from products liability, general aviation, construction, automobile, and industrial accidents, and has litigated in various forums both nationally and internationally including Saipan in the Northern Mariana Islands, and in various states including Illinois, Wisconsin, Michigan, Indiana, Alaska, California, Texas, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Florida, Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Louisiana, Georgia, Kentucky and Ohio. Mr. Bosco has also been involved in numerous construction and commercial litigation matters, and has extensive experience in construction wrap-up insurance program litigation. He has worked with a variety of insurance brokers and underwriters on wrap-up construction projects including the Delta Airlines construction at Hartsfield Atlanta International Airport and the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport; Scott Air Force Base in Mascoutah, Illinois; United Airlines Maintenance Facility at the Indianapolis International Airport; and the International Terminal Project at O'Hare International Airport.

Chicago Office:
200 N. LaSalle, Suite 2810, Chicago, IL 60601
p: (312) 642-4414 f: (312) 642-0434

Michigan Office:
135 S. Whittaker, New Buffalo, MI 49117
p: (269) 469-8440 f: (269) 469-8442

Panama Office:
PH Terranova No. 15-A, Calle Primera,
El Cangrejo, Panama City, Panama
p:011-507-6615-4740 or 011-507-6614-3839

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