Alexis Karkula

Alexis KarkulaAlexis is a trial attorney at Sherwood Law Group. She concentrates her practice in all aspects of personal injury and civil litigation. Alexis has successfully represented her clients in all types of injury actions, including medical malpractice cases, motor vehicle and trucking accidents, product liability cases, slip and fall injuries, premises liability cases, animal bites, construction negligence, nursing home negligence, wrongful death, and catastrophic personal injuries.Prior to joining the Sherwood Law Group team, Alexis proficiently defended corporations and individuals against complex litigation matters including professional and medical liability matters, premises liability actions, construction negligence and commercial litigation cases.

Alexis provides skillful, knowledgeable, and aggressive representation in order to obtain the best possible outcome for her clients. She has successfully litigated personal injury matters in both state and federal courts in Illinois, represented clients on appellate matters before the Illinois Appellate Court and the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, and obtained settlements for both individual and corporate clients.

As a result of her achievements, Alexis has been recognized by Super Lawyers Magazine as a Rising Star which is a recognition only given to the top 2.5% of attorneys in Illinois under the age of 40.

A Chicago-native, Alexis graduated from Saint Ignatius College Prep in 2009 and returned to Chicago to earn her juris doctorate from DePaul University College of Law in 2016 after graduating from Miami University in 2013 where she earned a B.A. in Philosophy.

Her compassion for helping others extends beyond the courtroom, as Alexis is actively involved in community, charitable and professional organizations throughout the City of Chicago and State of Illinois.

To contact Alexis Karkula for a free consultation or to discuss representation, please email her at or call 312-627-1650.

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