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

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

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My attorney, Jay Johnson, was efficient and there for me when I needed help with my work-related injury. Whenever I had an issue related to my employers’ insurance adjuster, he took care of it. Jay protected my rights when I was wrongfully charged medical bills and collectors. Jay always made himself available when I had  […]

Peter

El Sr. Jay Johnson fue genial. Me guió paso a paso a través de su proceso. Lo recomendaría en caso de alguna lesión laboral.

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Rodrigo G.

Work Compensation Attorney Leandro Alhambra Fought Hard For My Case. I Highly Recommend Him. Great Communication.

Leandro Alhambra at Woodruff, Johnson & Evans did an excellent job. From the time I first contacted him, he was professional and caring. He kept me informed even during the pandemic and he fought to get me a good settlement. I recommend him highly!

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Great Law Firm to Work With! They Stay On Top Of Everything! Thanks So Much!

They are on top of everything. Great people to work with! Thank you so much for everything you done for me.

Deanna S.

I’m so glad I hired this firm when I was hurt at work! They got my work comp checks coming in!

I hired this firm when I got hurt at work. I’m glad I did because my company wasn’t sending any checks. Leandro got my checks coming after talking to workers compensation. The work comp company wasn’t easy to deal with. I’m glad I could relax and let Leandro and Kristal go after them. It took […]

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