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Law '94

“If we as judges allow chaos to take over our courtrooms, we as a society are done because we’re the last bastion,” says Judge John Fitzgerald Lyke Jr. ’94. “We’re the last line of defense to a civil...

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Law '17

Editor's note: this is an updated story from the the Fall 2023 Chicago-Kent Magazine. To read the magazine in full, follow this link . “I always envisioned being a lawyer as being in the courtroom,”...

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Law '09

Editor's note: this is a story from the the Fall 2023 Chicago-Kent Magazine. To read the magazine in full, follow this link . “I am truly a public interest attorney at heart. As a child, I wanted to...

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Law '23

Growing up in Albania, Zeta Terpollari ’23 was always drawn to American movies—particularly courtroom dramas. “My dream of becoming a lawyer and a judge began from the American courtroom,” she says....

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(LAW ’87)

An unemployed veteran with mental health issues commits a nonviolent crime in Chicago’s North Lawndale neighborhood, which could put them behind bars for years. Instead, they visit the Cook County...

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(LAW ’21)

For Roberto Martinez (LAW ’21), it was all about telling peoples’ stories. He excelled at interviews, getting clients to open up. “There’s so much need for understanding, and it goes beyond just...

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(LAW ’18)

In the final year of her exceptional law school career, Jun Qiu (LAW ’18) was named one of National Jurist’s 20 “Law Students of the Year” in 2018 for her contributions to her law school and community...

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(LAW ’19)

Elisabeth Hieber (LAW '19) has already made an impact in improving the lives of transgender, nonbinary, and gender non-conforming people. As a student, Hieber drafted a new amendment to the Human...

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(LL.M. International Intellectual Property Law ’04)

Mariano Municoy (LL.M. ’04) was already pursuing an LL.M. in Law and Economics at Torcuato di Tella University in Buenos Aires, Argentina, when he decided to take advantage of the university’s...

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(LAW ’20)

Student Bar Association President Michael McGee (LAW ’20) got an early introduction to Chicago-Kent College of Law through the law school’s Pre-Law Undergraduate Scholars Program, a rigorous three...