Leandro Alhambra

Leandro Alhambra

Associate Attorney

lalhambra@woodrufflawyers.com

  • Bio

Leandro Alhambra

Associate Attorney

lalhambra@woodrufflawyers.com

Leandro Alhambra,  “Lee” as we know him prides himself in providing each client with respect, compassion, and zealous advocacy. Prior to pursuing his ambition of becoming a lawyer, Lee spent two years administering UAW disability benefits for a major insurance company. Seeing firsthand some of the injustices done to working men and women, Lee made the decision to focus his talents on representing the injured worker. His thorough knowledge and understanding of the insurance industry’s policies and procedures have proven to be a tremendous asset in obtaining maximum recovery for his clients.

Since joining the firm in 2007, Leandro Alhambra has recovered millions of dollars for injured workers throughout Illinois. He prides himself not only on his zealous advocacy of his clients but also on his efforts in educating workers of their rights under the Act. He has authored a series of articles regarding workers’ compensation issues for the Chicago Dispatcher and the Fox Valley Labor News. He is an active member of the Filipino American Lawyers Association and the Asian American Bar Association.

A graduate of Loyola University Chicago, Lee received his Juris Doctor degree in 2007 from IIT-Chicago Kent College of Law, where he concentrated his studies in the areas of Trial Advocacy and Employment Law. Leandro Alhambra was the recipient of CALI award for earning the highest grade in his Trial Advocacy class, a student editor of the Employee Rights and Employment Policy Journal, and an active member in the Labor and Employment Law Society. Lee also worked for the school’s Health and Disability Clinic, assisting disabled persons apply for Social Security Disability benefits.

When Leandro Alhambra is not working, he enjoys spending time with his family and playing golf. He also enjoys rooting for his favorite sports teams, the Boston Red Sox and Celtics.

Need a personal injury or work comp attorney in Illinois? Woodruff Johnson & Evans Law Offices assists clients throughout the state, including in Chicago, Aurora, and Champaign. Call (630) 585-2320 to schedule a free consultation.

Education

  • Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology: J.D.
  • Loyola University Chicago: B.S. in Psychology, magna cum laude, 1999
    • Honors: Dean’s List, Certificate in Finance

Classes & Seminars

  • Overview of Workers’ Compensation, SEIU Local 73, Presenter

Honors & Awards

  • Leading Lawyers, “Emerging Lawyer”, 2016 – 2018
  • Selected for inclusion in the Illinois Super Lawyers® Rising Stars, 2016 – 2017

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • DuPage County Bar Association, 2008 – Present
  • Asian American Bar Association, 2010 – Present
  • Filipino American Lawyers Association, 2013 – Present
  • Filipino American Lawyers Association: Board of Directors, 2015 – 2016
  • Workers Compensation Lawyers Association, 2015 – Present
  • National Asian Pacific American Bar Association, 2015 – Present

  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • AV Peer Review Rated
  • Super Lawyers
  • Leading Lawyers
  • Award

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I would definitely recommend Woodruff Johnson & Evans to anyone I know that need legal help with a worker’s comp issue. From day one I’ve felt comfortable and was always kept informed on what was going on with my case. Mr. Haugen was always pleasant and empathetic to my case and worked diligently. I would […]

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Chris J.

Fighting for My Workers Compensation with Attorney Lee Alhambra Gave Me Peace Of Mind And Victory.

I Had A Nasty Tumble/Fall On A Cushioned Mat Behind A Desk At Work. I Had Been Totally Misinformed And Misled By Employers About Making A Full Recovery And Legal Processes. I Did Not Understand Any Legal Issues. I Contacted Woodruff Johnson & Evans And Spoke With Leandro A. Alhambra. Lee Explained To Me How […]

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I just want to thank Woodruff Johnson & Evans Attorney Jay Johnson and his legal secretary, Annie,  for helping me through this whole lawsuit nightmare. I appreciate your time and effort, and YES, I would  highly recommend you to anyone.

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It was a pleasure working with Russell Haugen and the legal team at Woodruff Johnson & Evans!

It was a pleasure working with Russ and his team!!! They explained everything thoroughly and helped me with all my needs during this difficult time! I was happy with the outcome, they were a great referral to me and I will gladly refer this office on to others!

Noelia M.

I would like to thank Dexter & the whole Woodruff team on representing me.

Would like to thank Dexter & the whole Woodruff Johnson & Evans legal team for representing me. Dex, I really appreciate you for standing on my behalf with this long journey.

Kennesha W.

Jay Johnson was on top of everything when I had issues, and kept me informed, would recommend!

Jay Johnson was on top of everything when I had issues, and kept me informed, would recommend!

Timothy T

I have complete trust, confidence and satisfaction in Attorney Russell Haugen.

I have been represented by a number of lawyers in the last 3 years with no satisfaction and no confidence. That changed when Russell Haugen took my case. Russell updated me regularly and truthfully worked on my behalf. With Russell’s council, I received a fair settlement for my losses. I have complete trust, confidence and […]

Dennis C

Lee Alhambra: kind and patient when explaining things, and a calmness that is soothing in stressful situations.

Want to say thank you to Attorney Leandro Alhambra for not just being a good lawyer but for being kind and patient when explaining things. He has calmness that is soothing in stressful situations.

Conniebelle

Lee Alhambra will represent you well and will fight for your case. Highly Recommended.

Very professional, detailed and courteous. My case was handled with ease and I’m very grateful! Woodruff Johnson & Evans Law Offices will represent you well and fight for you. Leandro Alhambra is a lawyer I would highly recommend.

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