In May of 2019, the Law Firm of Mertes & Mertes, P.C. achieved an all time record county verdict of over $2,000,000 in favor of one of its clients after a two-week medical negligence jury trial.              

Magen J. Mertes

Legal Concentration:Magen J. Mertes, attorney at the law firm of Mertes & Mertes, P.C.

  • Personal Injury
  • Workers Compensation
  • Family Law
  • Business and Contracts
  • Real Estate
  • Probate
  • Estate Planning


  • 2001 - B.A., International Business, Minor in French and Asian Studies, Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington, Illinois
  • 2004 - Juris Doctorate, American University, Washington, D.C.

Extensive Appellate Experience

Attorney Magen J. Mertes has written and argued appeals before the Illinois Second Appellate District, Illinois Third Appellate District, and Illinois Supreme Court.


  • Illinois State Courts
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois (General Bar)


  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Whiteside County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association