Heyl Royster

Steven Getty

Practice Groups:

Casualty/Tort Litigation

Long Term Care/Nursing Homes

Medical Malpractice Defense

Workers’ Compensation

Office Locations:

Rockford, IL

Phone: 815.963.4454

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Education

  • Juris Doctor, Thomas Cooley Law School, 2011
  • Bachelor of Arts-Political Science, Western Illinois University, 2008

Year Joined Firm

2021

 

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Heyl Royster

 

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Steven Getty (Associate)

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Steve currently focuses his practice in the representation of employers in Workers’ Compensation claims.

Steve began his practice as an Assistant State’s Attorney in the Winnebago County State’s Attorney’s Office. He has extensive jury trial experience in both first-chair and second-chair positions. Further, he has litigated many substantive legal motions, including motions to suppress physical evidence and statements, as well as civil statutory summary suspension hearings.

Steve diversified his legal career in 2015, shifting the focus of his practice to the field of Workers’ Compensation.

Steve received his Juris Doctor from the Thomas M. Cooley Law School in 2011 and his Bachelor of Arts from Western Illinois University in 2008.

Publications

  • “Wage Differentials and the Challenge to Find Suitable Employment,” Below the Red Line - Heyl Royster Workers' Compensation Newsletter (2017)

Public Speaking

  • “Exercise More: Running for (Re)Election?”
    Heyl Royster Governmental Seminar 2016
  • “Safety Audits – Compliance with OSHA and other safety standards – ‘Do they apply to my business?’”
    Heyl Royster “Avoiding Litigation” Seminar, Rockford 2016

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association

Court Admissions

  • State Courts of Illinois

Community Involvement

  • RAMP’s Financial Committee