James A. Gesmer

James A. Gesmer

Rockford, Illinois

James Gesmer is a graduate of Knox College and a graduate of Indiana University School of Law. His area of practice is in Worker's Compensation and Social Security Disability, frequently speaking on Worker's Compensation issues. James is currently a member of the Illinois State Bar Association, Illinois Trial Lawyers Association and the Winnebago County Bar Association. Prior to his practice with Gesmer Law Offices, P.C., James was Assistant State's Attorney for the Winnebago County State's Attorney's Office.

Areas of Practice

  • Worker's Compensation
  • Social Security Disability


  • Indiana University School of Law, Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Knox College


  • Speaker on Worker's Compensation issues

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Illinois State Bar Association, Member
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • Winnebago County Bar Association, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Winnebago County State's Attorney's Office, Assistant State's Attorney