Josh Rohrscheib

Bolen, Robinson & Ellis
308 E. Washington Ste C
Bloomington, IL 61701

Josh Rohrscheib is a partner at Bolen Robinson & Ellis, LLP. Josh has experience in a wide variety of legal areas, but his true passion lies in helping injured people and their families.

Education & Background
Josh grew up in Central Illinois. After receiving his undergraduate degree from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana, Josh served as a policy staffer in the Illinois General Assembly. He attended the University of Illinois College of Law where he earned Juris Doctor degree, cum laude, and served as an Associate Editor of the University of Illinois Law Review. At the U of I, he was elected Student Body President and created the Legacy of Service Scholarship, which provides hundreds of students with scholarships, renewable each year that they participate in community service. The endowment of the scholarship was projected to reach $15M by 2020.

Legal Experience
Following graduation, Josh was an Associate in the Washington, DC office of a global law firm, practicing primarily in their Government Affairs Group, where he was engaged in legislative and regulatory advocacy at the federal and state level. In 2009, Josh returned to Central Illinois to gain experience in general law practice. He was a general practice lawyer with two firms in Central Illinois and served as General Counsel to a $100+ million privately held trucking company, before starting his own firm in 2012 in his hometown of Decatur. In 2015, Josh joined the Decatur firm of Bolen Robinson & Ellis, LLP, which represents plaintiffs in high stakes, complex litigation in Central Illinois and throughout the country. Since 2015, Josh has helped the firm grow, expanding to 13 lawyers in 4 offices in Central Illinois, and he has focused his practice on personal injury law.

Community Involvement
Josh loves living in Central Illinois and works to give back in a variety of ways, through a scholarship, events to recognize local teachers and nurses, and help children in Central Illinois. Josh currently serves on the Board of Directors of the McLean County Museum of History. He previously served on the Boards of Decatur Area Arts Council, Decatur Public Library Foundation, the Decatur Celebration, and the Young Philanthropists’ Giving Circle, and as President of the Decatur Chess Club. His service was recognized when he was named to the Central Illinois Business Journal’s list of 20 People Under 40 Who Make a Difference in Central Illinois. He was also previously nominated for the Greater Decatur Chamber of Commerce’s Entrepreneur of the Year Award.

Josh and his wife live in Normal, with their son Graham and three very good little dogs. They love spending time together at Miller Park Zoo, Uptown Normal, the Children’s Discovery Museum, and a number of local parks.

Awards & Memberships
Josh is a Member of the Million Dollar Advocate’s Forum, an organization limited to attorneys who have won million and multi-million-dollar verdicts and settlements. He is listed in the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory with an AV Preeminent rating, the highest rating available for ethics and legal ability, and has been designated by professional colleagues as preeminent in his field. He is rated by Super Lawyers as a Rising Star, and by the National Trial Lawyers, as a Top 40 Under 40 Illinois Plaintiff’s lawyer and as one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Illinois.

Josh is admitted to practice in Illinois (2006), the District of Columbia (2008)(inactive), and the District Court for the Central District of Illinois (2009). Josh is a member of the American Association for Justice, the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, the Illinois State Bar Association, the Decatur Bar Association, and McLean County Bar Association.