Cole focuses his practice in representing individuals in the area of personal injury and wrongful death matters including medical malpractice, automotive and trucking negligence, construction negligence, products liability, premises liability and other professional malpractice.  As a trial lawyer, Cole is proud to represent victims of injustice.   Cole has successfully recovered millions of dollars on behalf of his clients through trial, mediation, arbitration, and negotiation.


  • University of Wisconsin – Madison; Bachelor of Arts in English and Political Science in 2007
  • The John Marshall Law School; J.D. 2011

Memberships and Associations:

  • Illinois State Bar Association Member
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association Member
  • The American Association for Justice
  • The National Trial Lawyers

Bar Admissions:

  • Federal Trial Bar for Northern District of Illinois
  • Northern District of Illinois 2012
  • State of California 2015
  • State of Illinois 2011

Recent Awards:

  • The National Trial Lawyers: “Top 40 Under 40”
  • “Top 10 Jury Verdicts, All Practice Areas, Illinois, 2019”
Cole H. Munvez
National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40
Top 10 Jury Verdicts 2019
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Prior to representing injured victims, Cole spent time as a defense lawyer, within the medical malpractice/professional liability and high exposure departments at insurance defense firms. Working on the defense side has given Cole a unique perspective and a competitive advantage in his representation of injured plaintiffs. Understanding how the other side thinks, and anticipating the other side’s moves, has enabled his clients to achieve significant results.

Cole is licensed to practice law in the State of Illinois (2011), the Northern District of Illinois (2012), and the State of California (2015).  Cole is also an active member in the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, the Illinois Bar Association, and the American Association of Justice.

Cole was born and raised in the City of Chicago, on the City’s north side, prior to attending the University of Wisconsin where he studied English and political science. Cole attended The John Marshall Law School, where he focused his studies in the areas of civil litigation and trial advocacy, while working full time as a law clerk for a prestigious plaintiff’s personal injury firm in Chicago.   In his free time, Cole enjoys spending time with his wife, family and friends along with playing 16″ softball and golf during the summer.