Bethany Whittles Harris, Esq.

Bethany Whittles Harris
Tel. (312) 262–6700
Fax. (312) 262–6710  

Bethany Whittles Harris handles complex personal injury, nursing home negligence and medical malpractice cases. Since graduating law school in 2012, Bethany has tried multiple cases to verdict and has been involved in numerous multi-million dollar settlements on behalf of injured clients in medical malpractice, trucking accident, and construction injury cases.

During law school, Bethany clerked with the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office in the felony trials division. She also worked as a legal extern for Hon. Allen Goldberg (Ret.) of the Circuit Court of Cook County, Law Division.


  • Western Michigan University B.A. Political Science, Summa Cum Laude (2007);
  • Chicago-Kent College of Law J.D.
    • Vice President Society of Women in Law
    • Student Bar Association Representative
    • Dean’s Honor List

Admitted to Practice

  • Illinois (2012)
  • Northern District of Illinois (2013)
  • Federal Trial Bar (2016)
  • US Supreme Court (2017)

Professional Affiliations

  • Women’s Bar Association of Illinois
    • Director
    • Co-Chair of Community Outreach
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association

Community Involvement

  • Brothers Big Sisters of Metropolitan Chicago, Leadership Board – Vice President, Board Development
  • The Women’s Treatment Center:
    • Benefit Organizer
    • Volunteer – Clothing Room
  • Chicago Cares Project Leader

Professional Awards

  • Illinois Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2016 – 2018, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Birth Injury
  • Wrongful Death
  • Motor Vehicle Litigation
  • Construction Litigation
  • Trucking Accidents
  • Nursing Home Injuries



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