Martin graduated from Marquette University with a bachelor’s degree in history and English literature in 2001. He earned his law degree from the Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego, California, while also earning a certificate in Global Legal Studies from the iconic Jagielonian University in Krakow, Poland.
Martin is an active member in the Polish community and prides himself on being fluent in Polish. A perpetual student of history, Martin’s passion outside of the law is Military History, especially as it pertains to the plight of the Polish people throughout the centuries. Originally destined for a career of a historian, Martin interned at the Auschwitz State Museum in Oswiecim, Poland, as a museum-guide and research assistant. He began his legal practice as intern at the Warsaw and Paris offices of the prestigious and internationally recognized law firm of Gide Loyrette & Nouel.
When not working, he spends time with his family and races BMX.
Admissions & Qualifications:
- Illinois Bar, 2008
- United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, 2008
Areas of Practice:
- Workers’ Compensation
- Personal Injury
- Family Law & Divorce
- Estate Planning & Probate Matters
- Employment Law
- Business & Corporate Law
- Criminal Law & Traffic Violations
Memberships & Affiliations:
- American Bar Association
- Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
- Illinois State Bar Association
Boleslaw Gubernat is an experienced lawyer with an emphasis in automobile, construction, workers compensation, medical malpractice, family, traffic, and other cases. Boleslaw takes particular pride in representing those most in need of help of a lawyer-people unfamiliar with the legal system and those who have nowhere to turn. Boleslaw has dedicated his career to helping people who have found themselves caught in difficult situations. Attorney Boleslaw Gubernat is dedicated to standing up for the injured and abused. He is passionate about seeing that his clients receive justice.
Boleslaw graduated cum laude from the John Marshall Law School, where he also served as a member of the Law Review, the highest academic honor program. While serving on the Law Review, Boleslaw wrote a comment on the status of the “distraction” exception to the doctrine of no liability of the Illinois owners and occupiers of land for “open and obvious” dangers. Besides writing his comment, Boleslaw assisted the editorial board of the John Marshall Law Review in researching, editing and preparing numerous articles for publication. When at law school, Boleslaw also received a CALI Certificate of Excellence for his achievements in the study of Civil Procedure.
Boleslaw’s passion for law began back in his native Poland where he graduated from the University of Maria Sklodowska-Curie School of Law receiving a final grade of “excellent” on his diploma. Also, Boleslaw’s thesis on juvenile delinquency in court statistics after the fall of communism in Poland was also graded “excellent.”
After moving to the United States and before becoming a licensed attorney, for several years, Boleslaw was working as a paralegal with a high-volume personal injury litigation firm. While a paralegal, Boleslaw assisted in handling hundreds of personal injury, workers’ compensation, traffic and other types of cases from start to finish.
Boleslaw dedicates his career to helping people balancing effective settlement strategies, pro-active litigation with a warm, caring character and personal attitude towards clients. His philosophy as an attorney is that his clients come first.
If you have been injured through someone else’s negligence, you can rely on Boleslaw Gubernat for aggressive representation and personal service and attention. You and your case are important to us. Each client is treated like a family member, and we spend the time with each client to better understand each individual’s needs and objectives. If you are seeking strong legal representation in a personal injury, workers’ compensation, family, traffic and other cases, contact attorney Boleslaw Gubernat for a free consultation.