Vitas J. Mockaitis
Vitas J. Mockaitis has 32 years of experience handling Illinois workers’ compensation claims throughout the State. He is a graduate of the University of Illinois Chicago and the John Marshall Law School. Respected as a leading trial lawyer, Vitas has briefed and successfully argued many cases before the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission during the course of his distinguished career. He was elected president of the Workers' Compensation Lawyers Association for 2021 and remains a member of the Board of Directors. With his extensive knowledge and experience in workers’ compensation law and related fields of legal practice, Mr. Mockaitis has presented numerous seminars on the theme of injured workers’ rights and benefits, addressing unions and labor organizations throughout the state of Illinois. In addition, he has authored and co-authored several guidebooks and information pamphlets concerning workers’ compensation issues as they relate to injured workers in Illinois. Subjects of the publications have included repetitive trauma and overuse injuries and injured workers’ medical rights, among other topics.