After serving honorably as a U.S. Marine, Mr. Joyce attended some of the finest schools in the world. He has received numerous academic honors. He graduated with honors from the University of Chicago and attended China’s premier Peking University. He was chosen as a Distinguished Scholar by John Marshall Law School and graduated with honors from Northern Illinois University College of Law.
Mr. Joyce has extensive international business experience, earned while managing a multi-national corporation in Beijing, China. His duties included out-sourcing manufacturing, managing logistics, and spearheading the company’s expansion throughout Europe and America. Mr. Joyce was also represented company executives in complex immigration matters. Mr. Joyce leverages his business experience to benefit corporate clients. He also has basic Chinese language skills.
Despite his vast time abroad, Mr. Joyce has always considered Chicago home. Born and raised on the Northside, and a product of the Chicago Public School system, Mr. Joyce has a strong commitment to the city of Chicago. He has been an active member of the Cook County Democratic Party, and participates in several civic action groups. Mr. Joyce served as attache to the President of the Illinois Academy of Criminology, and helped organize summits on criminal justice attended by many of the city’s most prominent civic leaders.
The Joyce family has an established history of civil service in Chicago. Mr. Joyce continued the tradition by working for the Municipal Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago-Legal Division. The Legal Division is responsible for managing the second largest real-estate portfolio in Illinois, ensuring MWRD compliance with federal environmental regulations, and litigating all claims filed against the District. Mr. Joyce is strongly committed to maintaining a clean, healthy, and public water supply for the citizens of Chicago.
Mr. Joyce grew frustrated with the waste, fraud, and abuse rampant in business and government. He decided to become a trial lawyer to bring justice to innocent people and to punish the corrupt within the halls of power. Mr. Joyce has experience managing complex civil litigation and has helped defend criminal clients charged with serious crimes, including murder. Mr. Joyce is licensed in Illinois and is a member of the Federal Trial Bar in the Northern District of Illinois. He is also a graduate of Gerry Spence's Trial Lawyers College. Every summer, Gerry Spence invites the most talented lawyers in America to his ranch in Wyoming. There on Thunder Head Ranch, those lawyers hone their craft and share their secrets, to better serve their clients.
John Joyce is a Chicago trial lawyer dedicated to serving the people of Chicago. If you need premier legal services, contact Mr. Joyce through his firm's website: www.jpjoyce.com.