Attorney at Law
For over twenty years, Matt Belcher has been a zealous advocate for families of injured workers in Illinois circuit courts and the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission. The son of a union carpenter and IBEW administrative assistant, Matt graduated from Creighton University School of Law and is admitted to practice before the Illinois Supreme Court, the US District Court Northern District of Illinois, the US District Court Northern District of Indiana and the United States Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit, where he is a member of the Federal Trial Bar. On October 27, 2014, Matt was nominated and successfully elected as President-elect of the national Work Injury Law & Advocacy Group (WILG.org) the non-profit membership organization dedicated to representing the interests of millions of workers and their families who, each year, suffer the consequences of workplace injuries and illnesses. Previously, Matt was the winner of the 2011 Rising Star Award. In 2012, he was first elected Secretary of WILG.org and in 2013, Matt was elevated to the position of Treasurer. In 2011, Matt was first elected to the Board of Managers of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association and was reelected in 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015. Matt has been a featured speaker representing the rights of injured workers at the 2013 North American Mining Summit, 2012 SEAK National Workers’ Compensation Seminar, the national 2012 AFL-CIO Workers’ Voice Conference and the 2011 National Workers’ Compensation and Disability Conference and has appeared on Fox News, ABC, CBS, NBC, WGN and CLTV news as an outspoken advocate for civil justice. Matt is a member of the American Association for Justice, the Workers’ Compensation Lawyers Association, Public Justice, Human Rights Watch, American Civil Liberties Union, Interfaith Worker Justice.
Attorney at Law
Bryant Greening is the co-founder of LegalRideshare, LLC. He has dedicated his career to protecting rideshare drivers, passengers and victims. Bryant has secured millions of dollars in settlements and verdicts for injured clients after accidents, batteries, and sexual assaults. Bryant advocates for clients with claims against Uber®, Lyft® and other rideshare services. He fights to ensure that clients are compensated for the costs of medical treatment, lost wages, pain and suffering and disability after rideshare accidents. Bryant is a nationally-recognized authority on rideshare accidents, injuries and insurance. He has been featured in segments and articles published by ABC, American Bar Association, BBC, Business Insider, CBS, Chicago Sun-Times, Chicago Tribune, Fortune, Fox, The Guardian, The Intercept, NBC, and more. In 2018, The Rideshare Guy blog endorsed Bryant as its “Recommended Lyft and Uber Accident Attorney.” Bryant earned his Juris Doctor from DePaul University College of Law and Bachelors of Science from Ohio University – E.W. Scripps School of Journalism. Bryant is licensed to practice law in Illinois and is a member of the Federal Bar for the Northern District of Illinois.
Kyle A. Van Slyke
Kyle A. Van Slyke practices personal injury litigation, including transportation liability, construction and general premises liabilities, DRAM shop liability, and medical malpractice. He is a dedicated advocate for injured persons. Kyle enlisted in the United States Marine Corps where he served as a paralegal before his selection to become a Marine Officer. After he completed his undergraduate studies at the University of California, San Diego, he accepted his commission and continued his military service. After nine years of service and one deployment to Afghanistan, Kyle received an honorable discharge from the military as a Captain. He then went on to earn his Juris Doctor degree from Indiana University, Maurer School of Law. While in law school, Kyle competed in the Sherman Minton Moot Court Competition and was a semi-finalist in the Indiana State Bar Association Moot Court Competition, where he argued in front of the Indiana Court of Appeals. Kyle is admitted to practice in the State of Illinois and is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association.