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DePaul Law Alumni Charlie Bachtell (JD '03)

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Charlie Bachtell (JD '03) is the founder and CEO of Cresco Labs.

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Dean’s Advisory Council – New Member Announcement

Dean’s Advisory Council – New Member Announcement

 /  09/09/2019  /  Posted in: Alumni News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul Law is pleased to announce that the following alumni have enthusiastically agreed to join the Dean’s Advisory Council (DAC). They... read more

DePaul Alum and Adjunct Professor Jeff Becker Named to Billboard Magazine’s Top Music Lawyers List

DePaul Alum and Adjunct Professor Jeff Becker Named to Billboard Magazine’s Top Music Lawyers List

DePaul University College of Law  /  09/03/2019  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Intellectual Property Law, Faculty News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul Law and CIPLIT congratulate alum and adjunct professor Jeff Becker, chair of Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP’s Entertainment and... read more

Alumni Spotlight – Charlie Bachtell

Alumni Spotlight – Charlie Bachtell

Brett Davinger  /  08/22/2019  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Alumni Profiles  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Charlie Bachtell (JD '03) is the founder and CEO of Cresco Labs. Throughout his career, Charlie Bachtell has provided legal and... read more

$100,000 gift to enhance and expand health law initiatives

$100,000 gift to enhance and expand health law initiatives

 /  06/21/2019  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Health Law, HLI News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Attorney Gabriel Imperato (JD ’77) and his wife Cynthia, a former judge, have made a $100,000 gift to support the health law program at... read more

Alumni Spotlight – Joseph Kish

Alumni Spotlight – Joseph Kish

 /  03/20/2019  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Alumni Profiles  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​Joseph Kish (JD '88) is a shareholder with Segal McCambridge Singer & Mahoney. Throughout his career as a litigator, Kish has... read more

$1 Million Gift to the College of Law Will Enhance Student Learning

$1 Million Gift to the College of Law Will Enhance Student Learning

 /  02/26/2019  /  Posted in: Alumni News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul Law alumnus Craig Smith and his wife, Linda Fontana-Smith, believe in the power of education.​

Teri Ross, (JD ’06), Public Interest Law

Teri Ross, (JD ’06), Public Interest Law

Emily McTavish, DePaul University College of Law  /  12/20/2018  /  Posted in: Alumni Profiles, Alumni News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Teri Ross (JD ’06), serves as the interim executive director at Illinois Legal Aid Online (ILAO), a free legal service providing... read more

Theodore Thomas, (JD '09), Public Interest Law

Theodore Thomas, (JD '09), Public Interest Law

Emily McTavish, DePaul University College of Law  /  12/20/2018  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Alumni Profiles  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Theodore Thomas (JD ’09) is an assistant public defender for the Law Office of the Cook County Public Defender. He studied finance at the... read more

College of Law Grad Already Making His Mark Helping the Community

College of Law Grad Already Making His Mark Helping the Community

Emily McTavish, DePaul University College of Law  /  06/29/2018  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Features, Pro Bono and Community Service, Public Interest Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

For one recent DePaul University College of Law graduate, work has already been in full swing by helping Supplemental Nutrition... read more

Kerry Lavelle, (JD ’89), Business Law

Kerry Lavelle, (JD ’89), Business Law

Emily McTavish, DePaul University College of Law  /  06/14/2018  /  Posted in: Alumni News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Proud alumnus Kerry Lavelle (’89) founded Lavelle Law, based in Schaumburg and with an office in downtown Chicago, more than 25 years ago.... read more

College of Law Faculty, Staff and Students Honored at 2018 Commencement

College of Law Faculty, Staff and Students Honored at 2018 Commencement

Emily McTavish, DePaul University College of Law  /  05/29/2018  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Faculty News, Features, Student News, Health Law, Public Interest Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

During the 2018 commencement ceremony, the DePaul College of Law proudly presented faculty, staff and students with individual achievement... read more

Jennifer L. Mozwecz, (JD ’08), Business Law

Jennifer L. Mozwecz, (JD ’08), Business Law

DePaul University College of Law  /  05/02/2018  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Alumni Profiles  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Jennifer L. Mozwecz (JD ’08) is one of the founding partners of SRM Law, P.C. in Chicago. Jennifer specializes in litigation. We asked... read more

Justin Gaudio, (JD '08), Intellectual Property Law

Justin Gaudio, (JD '08), Intellectual Property Law

DePaul University College of Law  /  05/02/2018  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Alumni Profiles, Intellectual Property Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Justin Gaudio (JD '08) is a shareholder with Greer, Burns & Crain. Based out of Chicago, he focuses on intellectual property law... read more

Students and Alumni Partner to Answer Legal Questions

Students and Alumni Partner to Answer Legal Questions

DePaul University College of Law  /  03/20/2018  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Pro Bono and Community Service, Public Interest Law, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

On March 2, the Pro Bono & Community Service Initiative hosted Legal Answers, a program of Illinois Legal Aid Online (ILAO). Six alumni... read more

Pro Bono and Community Service Initiative Partners with Cornerstone Community Outreach

Pro Bono and Community Service Initiative Partners with Cornerstone Community Outreach

DePaul University College of Law  /  02/21/2018  /  Posted in: Pro Bono and Community Service, Public Interest Law, Student News, Alumni News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Pro Bono and Community Service Initiative (PBCSI) partnered with University Ministries on February 17th for a day of service at Cornerstone... read more

DePaul Law Alumni Excel

DePaul Law Alumni Excel

DePaul University College of Law  /  01/29/2018  /  Posted in: Alumni News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Continuing the law school’s long-standing tradition of preparing accomplished lawyers and leaders in Chicago and throughout Illinois, 538... read more

CIPLIT® Alumni Accepts Position in Leading Research Institution

CIPLIT® Alumni Accepts Position in Leading Research Institution

Center for Intellectual Property Law & Information Technology  /  10/04/2017  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Intellectual Property Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Natasha Mangal (’17) has recently accepted a position as an Early Stage Researcher for the European IP Institutes Network Innovation Society... read more

2017 Law Alumni Award Recipients

2017 Law Alumni Award Recipients

DePaul University College of Law  /  07/15/2017  /  Posted in: Alumni News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

This May, DePaul University honored three of its most notable graduates at the 2017 Law Alumni Awards Lunch. During the annual ceremony,... read more

Announcing our Illinois Bar Foundation 2017 Fellow

Announcing our Illinois Bar Foundation 2017 Fellow

DePaul University College of Law  /  06/28/2017  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul University College of Law alumna Mallory Morgan (JD ‘17) will be joining the law school’s Civil Litigation Clin​ic​​ as a staff... read more

DePaul Law announces new partnership with MLER

DePaul Law announces new partnership with MLER

DePaul University College of Law  /  06/09/2017  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul University College of Law is excited to announce its new partnership with Minority Legal Education Resources, Inc.​ (“MLER”). After... read more

DePaul College of Law Inspired by our 287 Illinois Super Lawyers

DePaul College of Law Inspired by our 287 Illinois Super Lawyers

DePaul University College of Law  /  03/13/2017  /  Posted in: Alumni News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Illinois Super Lawyer® magazine recently recognized 287 DePaul University College of Law alumni - continuing the law school’s... read more

DePaul Law alumni support scholarship initiative benefiting incoming students

DePaul Law alumni support scholarship initiative benefiting incoming students

DePaul University College of Law  /  02/24/2017  /  Posted in: Alumni News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul University College of Law launched a fundraising initiative through Fall 2016 and Winter 2017 to increase the generosity of the... read more

IALI/Chaddick lunch lecture analyzes active shooter situations

IALI/Chaddick lunch lecture analyzes active shooter situations

DePaul University College of Law  /  11/18/2016  /  Posted in: Alumni News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul University's Sixth Annual International Aviation Law Institute and Chaddick Institute for Metropolitan Development Lunch... read more

DePaul Law alumna Ritchie named WBAI 2016 top women lawyer

DePaul Law alumna Ritchie named WBAI 2016 top women lawyer

DePaul University College of Law  /  11/10/2016  /  Posted in: Alumni News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

The Women's Bar Association of Illinois selected DePaul University College of Law alumna Meredith Ritchie as one of 2016's Top... read more

DePaul Law announces 2016 Loan Repayment Assistance Program recipients

DePaul Law announces 2016 Loan Repayment Assistance Program recipients

DePaul University College of Law  /  10/28/2016  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Public Interest Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul University College of Law is proud to announce its 2016 Loan Repayment Assistance Program award recipients. Started in 2006, the... read more

Seven DePaul Law alumni selected for 40 Under Forty

Seven DePaul Law alumni selected for 40 Under Forty

DePaul University College of Law  /  10/26/2016  /  Posted in: Alumni News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Law Bulletin Publishing Company recognized seven DePaul University College of Law alumni in its annual publication featuring 40 of the... read more

DePaul Law to co-host discussion on airline security

DePaul Law to co-host discussion on airline security

DePaul University College of Law  /  10/26/2016  /  Posted in: Alumni News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul University College of Law's International Aviation Law Institute and the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences'... read more

Alumna Jochner discusses fee shifting in marital dissolution cases

Alumna Jochner discusses fee shifting in marital dissolution cases

DePaul University College of Law  /  10/25/2016  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Family Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

The Schiller DuCanto & Fleck Family Law Center's October Lunch-N-Learn program focused on fee shifting in marital dissolution cases... read more

Family law center helps students understand new Illinois Parentage Act

Family law center helps students understand new Illinois Parentage Act

DePaul University College of Law  /  10/06/2016  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Family Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Family law attorney and alumna C​olleen Hurley (JD ’14) presented on interpreting the newly revised Illinois Parentage Act during a... read more

Alumnus Roger White inspires students to make a difference in family law

Alumnus Roger White inspires students to make a difference in family law

DePaul University College of Law  /  09/24/2016  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Family Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul’s Schiller DuCanto & Fleck Family Law Center hosted Roger White from White Scott & White, for an informal discussion... read more

DePaul joins 1871, nation’s largest entrepreneurial technology incubator; College of Law part of collaboration

DePaul joins 1871, nation’s largest entrepreneurial technology incubator; College of Law part of collaboration

DePaul University College of Law  /  07/20/2016  /  Posted in: Experiential Learning, Faculty News, Alumni News, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

With a commitment to innovation, quality education and providing real-world experiences to students, DePaul University is opening a... read more

DePaul appoints development director for the College of Law

DePaul appoints development director for the College of Law

DePaul University College of Law  /  07/19/2016  /  Posted in: Alumni News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​Tracy Krauchun (SCPS ’05, MS ’10) has been named senior director of development for DePaul’s College of Law. A longtime member of... read more

Alumna Martha Pagliari named interim director of DePaul’s legal writing program

Alumna Martha Pagliari named interim director of DePaul’s legal writing program

DePaul University College of Law  /  07/15/2016  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Faculty News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Martha Pagliari (JD ’84) will lead the Legal Analysis, Research & Communication (LARC) program as interim director at DePaul’s... read more

Alumna Shannon Schaab to lead DePaul's Law Career Services team

Alumna Shannon Schaab to lead DePaul's Law Career Services team

DePaul University College of Law  /  07/07/2016  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul University College of Law has named Shannon M. Schaab (JD ’98) assistant dean and director of Law Career Services (LCS). An... read more

Illinois Bar Foundation awards fellowship to DePaul graduate

Illinois Bar Foundation awards fellowship to DePaul graduate

DePaul University College of Law  /  06/27/2016  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul University College of Law alumna Caitlin M. Duane (JD ’16) has received a post graduate fellowship from the Illinois Bar Foundation... read more

DePaul receives $2.5 million estate gift for law scholarships

DePaul receives $2.5 million estate gift for law scholarships

DePaul University College of Law  /  05/18/2016  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul University College of Law recently received a $2.5 million gift from the estate of John O. Tucker (JD ’64). The gift will be used... read more

College of Law graduate lands public interest law ‘dream job’

College of Law graduate lands public interest law ‘dream job’

DePaul University College of Law  /  05/10/2016  /  Posted in: Student News, Public Interest Law, Alumni News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

A criminal record is like a ball and chain — even after the sentence is served, it can weigh a person down for years. An old... read more

DePaul law students, alumna receive awards for pro bono work

DePaul law students, alumna receive awards for pro bono work

DePaul University College of Law  /  05/06/2016  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Pro Bono and Community Service, Public Interest Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul University College of Law’s Pro Bono & Community Service Initiative (PBCSI) recognized 84 students who collectively reported more... read more

Immigration advocate Edwin Silverman to address DePaul College of Law graduating class

Immigration advocate Edwin Silverman to address DePaul College of Law graduating class

DePaul University College of Law  /  05/04/2016  /  Posted in: Student News, Human Rights Law, Alumni News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul University College of Law will hold its 118th commencement ceremony May 15 at the Rosemont Theatre where some 250 students will... read more

Illinois Super Lawyers recognizes 340 DePaul alumni in 2016

Illinois Super Lawyers recognizes 340 DePaul alumni in 2016

DePaul University College of Law  /  02/15/2016  /  Posted in: Alumni News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Illinois Super Lawyers® magazine recently recognized 340 DePaul University College of Law alumni —​ representing... read more

Cultivating Confidence: LARC teaches students skills for success

Cultivating Confidence: LARC teaches students skills for success

Dialogue Magazine  /  02/01/2016  /  Posted in: Experiential Learning, Faculty News, Alumni News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​​​​​What are the benefits of developing writing skills? Professor Susan Thrower has the short answer: Getting a job and keeping a... read more

Alumni profile: Tom Fahey

Alumni profile: Tom Fahey

Dialogue Magazine  /  01/27/2016  /  Posted in: Health Law, Alumni News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​​​​​Tom Fahey (JD ’80) is a well-known figure in the Chicago health law arena and something of a star among DePaul’s health law... read more

DePaul alumna successfully argues 7th Circuit immigration case

DePaul alumna successfully argues 7th Circuit immigration case

DePaul Law News  /  01/25/2016  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Human Rights Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul alumna Carla Espinoza (JD ’12) successfully argued a case before the U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals, which reversed a... read more

Four DePaul law alumni selected to 40 Under Forty

Four DePaul law alumni selected to 40 Under Forty

DePaul University College of Law  /  11/16/2015  /  Posted in: Alumni News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Law Bulletin Publishing Company recently recognized four DePaul University College of Law alumni on its annual list of the 40 most... read more

Alumnus, Chicago Legal Clinic co-founder receives Justice John Paul Stevens Award

Alumnus, Chicago Legal Clinic co-founder receives Justice John Paul Stevens Award

Dialogue Magazine  /  11/02/2015  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Public Interest Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Chicago Legal Clinic Co-Founder Edward I. Grossman (JD '81) is a recipient of the Justice John Paul... read more

Alumna receives Sun-Times Public Interest Law Fellowship

Alumna receives Sun-Times Public Interest Law Fellowship

Center for Public Interest Law  /  11/02/2015  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Public Interest Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Alumna Rocio Alcantar (JD '10) was selected by the Chicago Bar Foundation to receive a Sun-Times Public Interest Law... read more

National Law Journal readers rank DePaul law programs No. 1 in Chicago

National Law Journal readers rank DePaul law programs No. 1 in Chicago

DePaul University College of Law  /  08/26/2015  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Experiential Learning, Faculty News, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul University College of Law received first place in three program categories—clinical programs, joint JD/MBA and Master of Laws... read more

21st Annual Clifford Symposium on Tort Law and Social Policy: The Supreme Court, Business and Civil Justice

21st Annual Clifford Symposium on Tort Law and Social Policy: The Supreme Court, Business and Civil Justice

Dialogue Magazine  /  07/06/2015  /  Posted in: Alumni News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

The United State Supreme Court’s rulings on corporate interests and business entities, its resulting influence on matters of corporate... read more

Alumni Spotlight: Justin Gaudio

Alumni Spotlight: Justin Gaudio

Dialogue Magazine  /  07/01/2015  /  Posted in: Alumni News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

The New ‘Anti’ Hero Despite the ubiquity of the Internet, there is oftentimes still a befuddling, gee-whiz quality ascribed to it.... read more

Q&A with Dean Jennifer Rosato Perea

Q&A with Dean Jennifer Rosato Perea

Dialogue Magazine  /  06/15/2015  /  Posted in: Faculty News, Alumni News, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​​​​​Jennifer Rosato Perea joined DePaul on Jul 1, 2015. Rosato Perea comes to DePaul from Northern Illinois University College of Law,... read more

Latina from Chicago’s South Side blazes trail to business law

Latina from Chicago’s South Side blazes trail to business law

DePaul Newsroom  /  05/14/2015  /  Posted in: Student News, Alumni News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

It’s rarely good to scream on an airplane. Amanda Moncada was on a flight when she opened an email that made her feel like she could... read more

Renowned international law scholar and human rights advocate M. Cherif Bassiouni to address DePaul College of Law graduating class

Renowned international law scholar and human rights advocate M. Cherif Bassiouni to address DePaul College of Law graduating class

DePaul Newsroom  /  05/14/2015  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Student News, Human Rights Law, Faculty News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul University College of Law will hold its commencement May 17 at the Rosemont Theatre where some 280 students will receive their... read more

PBCSI service awards reception and Pro Bono Alumni Award recipient

PBCSI service awards reception and Pro Bono Alumni Award recipient

The Center for Public Interest Law  /  05/12/2015  /  Posted in: Pro Bono and Community Service, Public Interest Law, Alumni News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

The Pro Bono & Community Service Initiative (PBCSI) held its annual service awards reception on April 23, 2015, in the DePaul... read more

DePaul University names Jennifer Rosato Perea dean for the College of Law

DePaul University names Jennifer Rosato Perea dean for the College of Law

DePaul University  /  03/25/2015  /  Posted in: Faculty News, Alumni News, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul University has selected a nationally recognized leader in legal education as dean for the College of Law. Jennifer Rosato Perea, an... read more

Jaharis investment supports DePaul College of Law programs in intellectual property and health law

Jaharis investment supports DePaul College of Law programs in intellectual property and health law

DePaul University  /  03/16/2015  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Faculty News, Health Law, Intellectual Property Law, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

A new endowment at DePaul University College of Law will expand and strengthen scholarly... read more

DePaul takes top spot on law school list in Illinois Super Lawyers

DePaul takes top spot on law school list in Illinois Super Lawyers

DePaul University College of Law  /  02/06/2015  /  Posted in: Alumni News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul University College of Law has the largest number of graduates recognized by Illinois Super Lawyers® in 2015. This is the sixth... read more

Georgetown's Paul Butler to address race disparity and the implications of Ferguson

Georgetown's Paul Butler to address race disparity and the implications of Ferguson

DePaul University College of Law  /  01/20/2015  /  Posted in: Alumni News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Paul Butler, professor of law at Georgetown University and DePaul's 2015 Enlund Scholar-in-Residence, will discuss issues at the... read more

Alumna Megan Kossiakoff's international legal career

Alumna Megan Kossiakoff's international legal career

Dialogue Magazine  /  01/15/2015  /  Posted in: Intellectual Property Law, Art Museum and Cultural Heritage Law, Alumni News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

International lawyer Megan Kossiakoff’s (JD ’06) young career has taken her on a whirlwind world tour, from countries in Eastern Europe... read more

Alumna teaches public interest legal skills series on working with migrant children

Alumna teaches public interest legal skills series on working with migrant children

Center for Public Interest Law  /  11/21/2014  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Experiential Learning, Public Interest Law, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Rocio Alcantar (JD ’10), supervising attorney for the National Immigrant Justice Center’s Access to Counsel Project, a new initiative of the... read more

Alumni and students collaborate to help seniors during Pro Bono Week

Alumni and students collaborate to help seniors during Pro Bono Week

Center for Public Interest Law  /  11/13/2014  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Pro Bono and Community Service, Public Interest Law, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

As a way to celebrate Pro Bono Week, the Pro Bono and Community Service Initiative (PBCSI) held its annual October Donate-A-Day on... read more

Asylum & Immigration Law Clinic issues U-visa report

Asylum & Immigration Law Clinic issues U-visa report

DePaul University College of Law  /  10/29/2014  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Faculty News, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

The Chicago Daily Law Bulletin discussed the work of students and instructors in DePaul's Asylum & Immigration Law Clinic in the... read more

DePaul's LRAP award honors dedicated public interest alumni

DePaul's LRAP award honors dedicated public interest alumni

Center for Public Interest Law  /  10/29/2014  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Public Interest Law, Student News, Pro Bono and Community Service  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

On Thursday, October 2, the Loan Repayment Assistance Program (LRAP) Committee and the Center for Public Interest Law (CPIL) hosted its... read more

Creating a dialogue with Jonathan Moore

Creating a dialogue with Jonathan Moore

Anna Szymczak (JD '14)  /  07/25/2014  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Public Interest Law, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Jonathan Moore (JD ’77) is more than just a successful lawyer. His enthusiastic and dedicated litigation in important civil rights cases... read more

CPIL expands mentorship programming for students

CPIL expands mentorship programming for students

Cindy Bedrosian (JD '14)  /  07/23/2014  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Public Interest Law, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

In a rapidly changing legal market, the role of mentors is all the more critical. With this need in mind, the Center for Public Interest... read more

3YP: Strengthening DePaul's commitment to experiential learning

3YP: Strengthening DePaul's commitment to experiential learning

DePaul University College of Law  /  07/22/2014  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Experiential Learning  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

The College of Law is enriching its JD curriculum with the Third Year in Practice Program. Known as 3YP, the program gives students... read more

Alumni spotlight: Linda Friedman of Stowell & Friedman, Ltd.

Alumni spotlight: Linda Friedman of Stowell & Friedman, Ltd.

DePaul University College of Law  /  07/14/2014  /  Posted in: Alumni News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

A ticket to a Rolling Stones concert led Linda Friedman to a chance taking of the LSAT, which set the stage for her to discover a love... read more

Judge Durkin offers tips to new grads at commencement

Judge Durkin offers tips to new grads at commencement

DePaul University College of Law  /  06/05/2014  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul College of Law graduated 313 law students at its commencement on May 18, 2014. The Rev. Dennis H. Holtschneider, C.M.,... read more

Uncle and niece unexpectedly become classmates, finish law school together

Uncle and niece unexpectedly become classmates, finish law school together

Rae Kirby  /  05/12/2014  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Experiential Learning, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Armando Rios and his niece Kimberly Rios had no idea they shared a passion for law. But on the afternoon of law school orientation,... read more

Juvenile law leaders share career advice

Juvenile law leaders share career advice

Center for Public Interest Law  /  05/08/2014  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Family Law, Public Interest Law, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Students interested in juvenile law learned about careers in this area during a recent Center for Public Interest Law (CPIL) event.... read more

PBCSI recognizes record number of students, alumna for service work

PBCSI recognizes record number of students, alumna for service work

Center for Public Interest Law  /  05/06/2014  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Pro Bono and Community Service, Public Interest Law, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

At its annual service awards reception on April 22, the Pro Bono & Community Service Initiative (PBCSI) recognized a record number... read more

First DePaul team competes in Sarin Leiden International Air Law Moot Court

First DePaul team competes in Sarin Leiden International Air Law Moot Court

International Aviation Law Institute  /  04/30/2014  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Patrick Jones (JD '99, LLM candidate) and Lindsay Vanderford (JD candidate) were the first students to represent DePaul... read more

DePaul BLSA team takes second in national mock trial

DePaul BLSA team takes second in national mock trial

DePaul University College of Law  /  04/21/2014  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul's Black Law Student Association (BLSA) mock trial team placed second in the National Thurgood Marshall Mock Trial Competition... read more

NLAP co-founders honored as "Faces of Justice"

NLAP co-founders honored as "Faces of Justice"

DePaul University College of Law  /  04/16/2014  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Pro Bono and Community Service, Public Interest Law, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Illinois Legal Aid Online recognized Shaye Loughlin (JD '06) and Cheryl Price for their initiative and creativity in co-founding... read more

No. 12 ranked DePaul intellectual property law program continues innovation in legal education

No. 12 ranked DePaul intellectual property law program continues innovation in legal education

DePaul University College of Law  /  04/11/2014  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Intellectual Property Law, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul University College of Law’s intellectual property law program is ranked No. 12 in U.S. News & World Report’s 2015 Best Law... read more

Neighborhood Legal Assistance Project celebrates two years

Neighborhood Legal Assistance Project celebrates two years

Center for Public Interest Law  /  04/10/2014  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Pro Bono and Community Service, Public Interest Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Accessing legal services can be a daunting task, especially if you are low-income or homeless. Although there are 43,000 lawyers in... read more

DePaul alumna Casey shifts from archaeologist to attorney

DePaul alumna Casey shifts from archaeologist to attorney

Center for Art, Museum & Cultural Heritage Law  /  04/10/2014  /  Posted in: Art Museum and Cultural Heritage Law, Alumni News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Emily Casey (JD '12) was featured in a recent article in the Connecticut Law Tribune. Casey, an attorney at Tobin Carberry O'Malley... read more

Students learn about careers in veterans' legal services

Students learn about careers in veterans' legal services

Center for Public Interest Law  /  04/03/2014  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Pro Bono and Community Service, Public Interest Law, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

The Center for Public Interest Law (CPIL)invited alumnae Mary Meixner (JD ’08) and Margaret Kuzma (JD ’12) to discuss legal services... read more

Professor Havel addresses CBA aviation committee on passenger rights

Professor Havel addresses CBA aviation committee on passenger rights

International Aviation Law Institute  /  03/19/2014  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Faculty News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Professor Brian F. Havel, academic director of the International Aviation Law Institute, addressed the Chicago Bar Association's... read more

DePaul celebrates the 2014 Law Alumni Awards honorees

DePaul celebrates the 2014 Law Alumni Awards honorees

DePaul University College of Law  /  03/11/2014  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Public Interest Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul College of Law honored five outstanding alumni at the 2014 Law Alumni Awards Dinner on Thursday, March 6, at the Sofitel Chicago... read more

PBCSI brings legal lessons to Pritzker Elementary School

PBCSI brings legal lessons to Pritzker Elementary School

Center for Public Interest Law  /  03/10/2014  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Pro Bono and Community Service, Faculty News, Public Interest Law, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Alumni, students and College of Law Dean Mark visited Chicago Public School's Pritzker Elementary on January 29 to teach law-related... read more

CPIL hosts second public interest legal skills series on U-Visas

CPIL hosts second public interest legal skills series on U-Visas

Center for Public Interest Law  /  02/10/2014  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Public Interest Law, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

The Center for Public Interest Law (CPIL) held the first session of the five-part immigration skills series on Jan. 27. The series... read more

DePaul tops law school list in Illinois Super Lawyers, five years running

DePaul tops law school list in Illinois Super Lawyers, five years running

DePaul University College of Law  /  01/16/2014  /  Posted in: Alumni News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul University College of Law is ranked first on the law school list for the largest number of graduates recognized by Illinois Super... read more

Alumna spreading the word about Croak Student Legal Services

Alumna spreading the word about Croak Student Legal Services

DePaul University College of Law  /  01/15/2014  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Public Interest Law, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Sarah Baum has joined DePaul as the new director of Croak Student Legal Services. It is a homecoming of sorts, as Baum graduated from the... read more

Center for Legal Justice: Building a new model

Center for Legal Justice: Building a new model

DePaul University College of Law  /  12/20/2013  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Family Law, Human Rights Law, Public Interest Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Rose Rivera (JD ’09) built the Center for Legal Justice from a model she’d been quietly hatching for years. Rivera entered law school... read more

Legal service representatives highlight benefits of pro bono work

Legal service representatives highlight benefits of pro bono work

Center for Public Interest Law  /  12/11/2013  /  Posted in: Public Interest Law, Alumni News, Family Law, Pro Bono and Community Service  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

The Pro Bono & Community Service Initiative, joined by the Center for Public Interest Law, the Schiller DuCanto & Fleck Family Law... read more

Alumna Jennifer Cassel featured in DePaul's 14 Under 40

Alumna Jennifer Cassel featured in DePaul's 14 Under 40

DePaul University College of Law  /  11/26/2013  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Health Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul Magazine recently showcased 14 distinguished DePaul alumni who are making the difference in the lives of others in its eighth annual... read more

Alumna named interim director of Meadowlands Museum

Alumna named interim director of Meadowlands Museum

Center for Art, Museum & Cultural Heritage Law  /  11/25/2013  /  Posted in: Art Museum and Cultural Heritage Law, Alumni News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Heather Hope Kuruvilla (JD '11) was recently named the new interim director of the Meadowlands Museum in Rutherford, New Jersey.... read more

Illinois Supreme Court Justice Burke offers students tips on oral arguments

Illinois Supreme Court Justice Burke offers students tips on oral arguments

DePaul University College of Law  /  11/18/2013  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Illinois Supreme Court Justice Anne Burke (SCPS '76, DHL '05) offered advice to students in DePaul's Criminal Appeals... read more

Pro Bono & Community Service Initiative kicks off Pro Bono Week by serving seniors

Pro Bono & Community Service Initiative kicks off Pro Bono Week by serving seniors

Center for Public Interest Law  /  11/07/2013  /  Posted in: Pro Bono and Community Service, Public Interest Law, Student News, Alumni News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

The Pro Bono & Community Service Initiative (PBCSI) started Pro Bono Week with a bang, offering students and alumni an opportunity to... read more

DePaul supports dedicated public interest alumni

DePaul supports dedicated public interest alumni

Center for Public Interest Law  /  11/04/2013  /  Posted in: Public Interest Law, Alumni News, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

The Loan Repayment Assistance Program (LRAP) committee and the Center for Public Interest Law (CPIL) hosted its 10th annual LRAP awards... read more

Seven DePaul grads named to Law Bulletin's "40 Under 40"

Seven DePaul grads named to Law Bulletin's "40 Under 40"

DePaul University College of Law  /  10/10/2013  /  Posted in: Alumni News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul University College of Law congratulates its seven alumni selected for inclusion in Law Bulletin Publishing Company's list of... read more

Justice Breyer to speak at 2014 Clifford Symposium exploring federal Judge Jack Weinstein's work

Justice Breyer to speak at 2014 Clifford Symposium exploring federal Judge Jack Weinstein's work

DePaul University College of Law  /  10/07/2013  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Faculty News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Scholars and members of the judiciary will explore Judge Jack B. Weinstein’s impact on a wide range of topics in civil justice at the 20th... read more

Georgetown's Victoria Nourse to address legal education and civic illiteracy

Georgetown's Victoria Nourse to address legal education and civic illiteracy

DePaul University College of Law  /  09/20/2013  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Faculty News, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Victoria F. Nourse, professor of law at Georgetown University and DePaul's 2013 Enlund Scholar-in-Residence, will discuss legal... read more

Judge Wolfson honored with CBA's Stevens Award

Judge Wolfson honored with CBA's Stevens Award

DePaul University College of Law  /  09/16/2013  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Faculty News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

The Chicago Bar Association (CBA) has selected Judge Warren D. Wolfson as one of four Chicago attorneys to be honored at... read more

DePaul's Phi Alpha Delta chapter earns top awards from international fraternity

DePaul's Phi Alpha Delta chapter earns top awards from international fraternity

DePaul University College of Law  /  08/28/2013  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

The Phi Alpha Delta Story Chapter at DePaul University College of Law earned two awards and one scholarship through the 300,000 member law... read more

Alumni unwind at post-bar exam gathering

Alumni unwind at post-bar exam gathering

DePaul University College of Law  /  08/08/2013  /  Posted in: Alumni News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Relaxation and good cheer were palpable at a gathering to celebrate DePaul law alumni who completed the bar exam on July... read more

Q&A with Bob Clifford

Q&A with Bob Clifford

DePaul University College of Law  /  08/01/2013  /  Posted in: Alumni News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Chicago trial lawyer and principal at Clifford Law Offices Robert Clifford (BA ’73, JD ’76) is a familiar figure within the DePaul... read more

Alumna named 2013 pro bono service award recipient

Alumna named 2013 pro bono service award recipient

DePaul University College of Law  /  07/22/2013  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Pro Bono and Community Service  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Colby Anne Kingsbury is the 2013 recipient of the Edward J. Lewis II Pro Bono Service Award, the Chicago Bar Association and Chicago... read more

DePaul Law Black Alumni Foundation honors legacy through scholarships

DePaul Law Black Alumni Foundation honors legacy through scholarships

DePaul University College of Law  /  07/12/2013  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

The College of Law was pleased to honor Forrest Sumlar and Tejonne Vinson with the second annual DePaul Law Black Alumni Foundation Endowed... read more

Jaharis Scholar Kelli Fennel praises DePaul's constant community

Jaharis Scholar Kelli Fennel praises DePaul's constant community

DePaul University College of Law  /  06/24/2013  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Human Rights Law, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

What makes DePaul special for Kelli Fennell is the powerful experience she has gained. As part of classes through the College of... read more

Service defines DePaul law grad

Service defines DePaul law grad

DePaul University College of Law  /  06/20/2013  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Pro Bono and Community Service, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Alexandra Hochhauser, the 2013 DePaul College of Law student commencement speaker and Student Bar Association (SBA) president, could write... read more

Volunteers coach Legal Prep students to victory at mock trial competition

Volunteers coach Legal Prep students to victory at mock trial competition

Center for Public Interest Law  /  06/18/2013  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Pro Bono and Community Service, Public Interest Law, Intellectual Property Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

This past year, a team of DePaul College of Law volunteers worked with Legal Prep Charter Academy ninth graders to prepare them for their... read more

Alumni selected for inaugural class of the Chicago Bar Foundation Justice Entrepreneurs Project

Alumni selected for inaugural class of the Chicago Bar Foundation Justice Entrepreneurs Project

Center for Public Interest Law  /  06/13/2013  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Public Interest Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul law alumni Eleanor Endzel ('12), Neil Kelley ('11) and Trevor Clarke ('11) were accepted to the Chicago Bar... read more

College of Law alumni make mentoring work for new attorneys

College of Law alumni make mentoring work for new attorneys

DePaul University College of Law  /  05/23/2013  /  Posted in: Alumni News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Mentoring has a natural place in today’s connected culture. Global organizations like IBM are implementing e-mentoring programs for... read more

"Law matters," Richard M. Daley to DePaul University law graduates

"Law matters," Richard M. Daley to DePaul University law graduates

DePaul University College of Law  /  05/20/2013  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

In remarks to graduates from DePaul University’s 100-year-old College of Law, Richard M. Daley described the law as “the rulebook for... read more

Justice Ginsburg speaks at DePaul's tricentennial celebration

Justice Ginsburg speaks at DePaul's tricentennial celebration

DePaul University College of Law  /  05/17/2013  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was in Chicago May 10 to help DePaul celebrate the centennials of three of its... read more

Alumna named Lawyer of the Year by DuPage County Bar Association

Alumna named Lawyer of the Year by DuPage County Bar Association

DePaul University College of Law  /  05/14/2013  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Family Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Wendy Musielak (BUS '99, JD '03) was named DuPage County Bar Association's Lawyer of the Year in recognition of her... read more

DePaul alumna Natalie Long receives ASIL international law fellowship

DePaul alumna Natalie Long receives ASIL international law fellowship

DePaul University College of Law  /  04/26/2013  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Human Rights Law, Public Interest Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

The American Society of International Law (ASIL) recently announced 11 student and young professional winners of its 2013 Helton... read more

Clifford Symposium "A Brave New World" focuses on litigation finance

Clifford Symposium "A Brave New World" focuses on litigation finance

DePaul University College of Law  /  04/18/2013  /  Posted in: Alumni News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

The 19th annual Clifford Symposium on Tort Law & Social Policy will examine the issues of financing litigation. Twenty-two scholars... read more

Jaharis Scholar Zach Garmisa's inspiration to give back

Jaharis Scholar Zach Garmisa's inspiration to give back

DePaul University College of Law  /  04/17/2013  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Jaharis Scholar Zach Garmisa majored in psychology at the University of Illinois because he wanted to help people. He is becoming a... read more

Alumna named one of Houston's 50 most influential women

Alumna named one of Houston's 50 most influential women

DePaul University College of Law  /  04/15/2013  /  Posted in: Alumni News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Law alumna Crystal E. Ashby (JD ’86) was named one of Houston’s 50 most influential women of 2012 by Houston Woman magazine. Ashby... read more

Donate-A-Day volunteers "recharge" at Cicero's Our Lady of Charity

Donate-A-Day volunteers "recharge" at Cicero's Our Lady of Charity

Center for Public Interest Law  /  02/22/2013  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Pro Bono and Community Service, Public Interest Law, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Freezing temperatures and gray skies did not stop a dedicated group of DePaul students from volunteering at DePaul College of Law’s January... read more

Aviation law institute showcases student and faculty research in action

Aviation law institute showcases student and faculty research in action

DePaul University College of Law  /  01/04/2013  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​Thomas Wangard knew he wanted to combine his love for aviation with his passion for the law when he considered taking the law school... read more

Celebrating the Power of Our Alumni Network

Celebrating the Power of Our Alumni Network

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Dear Alumni Community: At the recent alumni awards luncheon we celebrated our outstanding alumni award recipients but—more than... read more