Founding Attorney

Julio Costa is a founding partner of the law firm Costa Ivone, LLC, and focuses his practice exclusively on personal injury and worker’s compensation cases. A true roll-up-your-sleeves attorney, Julio’s no-nonsense approach against insurance companies makes him a fierce advocate for injured victims. He has successfully litigated cases involving all types of work-related injuries and complex, catastrophic third-party personal injury/work injury cross-over cases.

Julio Costa

In the last five years alone, Julio has recovered over $32 million dollars for his injured clients. Some notable recoveries involved complex work-injuries including paralysis, quadriplegia, serious brain and spine injuries, and work-related death cases. He has argued cases before the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission, Circuit Courts and the Illinois Appellate Court.

A native Spanish speaker, Julio was born in Lima, Peru, and raised in Chicago’s Humboldt Park area. He brings a unique perspective to his practice that provides diverse clientele an added level of understanding following a serious injury. In the community, Julio is proud to serve as a member of several prominent legal and charitable organizations. Julio has been recognized as a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers magazine from the years 2015-2019, an honor bestowed on the top 2.5 attorneys in the state under the age of 40. Additionally, Julio was recognized as an “Emerging Lawyer” in Illinois by Leading Lawyers for the years 2016-2019, as well as being honored the “Top 40 Under 40” award by National Trial Lawyers Association for years 2018 and 2019.

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