Alumni Attorney Talks

Alumni Attorney Talks is a virtual series that aims to provide prospective law students with helpful insights about attending law school and pursuing a legal career. This series features interviews with University of Illinois alumni working in a variety of diverse settings within the legal profession.

MICHAEL C. ROSENBLAT

Attorney at Rosenblat Law

SPECIALIZING IN FALSE CLAIMS ACT, WHITE COLLAR CRIME, AND MILITARY JUSTICE CASES AS WELL AS HEALTH CARE INVESTIGATIONS

Learn more about Rosenblat Law Here!

quick facts about michael c. rosenblat
  • Law School: UIC School of Law f/k/a John Marshall Law School
  • UIUC Undergraduate Major: Political Science
  • Mr. Rosenblat’s Three Words to Describe his Profession:

Thoughtful | Caring | Fun

CHECK OUT THIS INSIGHTFUL INTERVIEW BELOW

Alumni Attorney Talks

Alumni Attorney Talks is a virtual series that aims to provide prospective law students with helpful insights about attending law school and pursuing a legal career. This series features interviews with University of Illinois alumni working in a variety of diverse settings within the legal profession.

Judge William B. Sullivan

Cook County Circuit Court, Eleventh Judicial Subcircuit
quick facts about judge sullivan
  • Law School: DePaul University College of Law
  • UIUC Undergraduate Major: History and Music
  • Judge Sullivan’s Three Words to Describe the Legal Profession:

Credibility | Independence |Integrity

CHECK OUT THIS INSIGHTFUL INTERVIEW HERE!

Alumni Attorney Talks

Alumni Attorney Talks is a virtual series that aims to provide prospective law students with helpful insights about attending law school and pursuing a legal career. This series features interviews with University of Illinois alumni working in a variety of diverse settings within the legal profession.

GAETANO URGO

Associate attorney at davis & Campbell, LLC
focusing on litigation, in the areas of management-side labor and employment matters, municipal law, and corporate law
QUICK FACTS ABOUT Mr. Gaetano Urgo
  • Law School: DePaul University College of Law
  • UIUC Undergraduate Major: Political Science and Philosophy
  • Mr. Urgo’s Three Words to Describe his Profession:

Result | Driven | Lawyering

Alumni Attorney Talks

Alumni Attorney Talks is a virtual series that aims to provide prospective law students with helpful insights about attending law school and pursuing a legal career. This series features interviews with University of Illinois alumni working in a variety of diverse settings within the legal profession.

ANDREW GORDON

President and MANAGING ATTORNEY AT GORDON LAW GROUP

CONCENTRATING ON TAX CONTROVERSY AND COMPLIANCE, CRYPTOCURRENCY LAW, FTC DEFENSE, INTERNET LAW, AND CORPORATE LITIGATION

Learn more about the Gordon Law Group here.

QUICK FACTS ABOUT ANDREW GORDON
  • Law School: Chicago-Kent College of Law
  • UIUC Undergraduate Major: Accounting
  • Mr. Gordon’s Three Words to Describe his Profession:

Rewarding|Strenuous|Cutting-Edge

Alumni Attorney Talks

Alumni Attorney Talks is a virtual series that aims to provide prospective law students with helpful insights about attending law school and pursuing a legal career. This series features interviews with University of Illinois alumni working in a variety of diverse settings within the legal profession.

JANICE FARRELL PEA

Professor at the University of Illinois College of Law

QUICK FACTS ABOUT PROFESSOR PEA

  • Law School: University of Illinois College of Law
  • Undergraduate Major: Health Information Management
  • Professor Pea’s Three Words to Describe an Attorney:

Serendipitous | Varied | Satisfying  

Professor Pea pursued a successful career in the health industry, including earning an MBA, prior to attending law school. Following graduation, she became a law clerk with the Illinois Supreme Court while also beginning her teaching career at the University of Illinois College of Law. Learn more about Professor Pea online, click the link below to view our interview with Professor Pea!

Alumni Attorney Talks

Alumni Attorney Talks is a virtual series which aims to provide prospective law students with helpful insights about attending law school and pursuing a legal career. This series features interviews with University of Illinois alumni working in a variety of diverse settings within the legal profession.

BONITA B. HWANG CHO

OWNER & PARTNER, LAW OFFICES OF CHENG, CHO & YEE

SPECIALIZING IN IMMIGRATION AND NATIONALITY LAW

Learn more about the Law Offices of Cheng, Cho & Yee here.

QUICK FACTS ABOUT bonita b. hwang cho
  • Law School: Chicago-Kent College of Law
  • UIUC Undergraduate Major: Business Administration
  • Ms. Cho’s Three Words to Describe an Attorney:

Meaningful | Worthwhile Impactful

CHECK OUT THIS INSIGHTFUL INTERVIEW BELOW! 

Alumni Attorney Talks

Alumni Attorney Talks is a virtual series that aims to provide prospective law students with helpful insights about attending law school and pursuing a legal career. This series features interviews with University of Illinois alumni working in a variety of diverse settings within the legal profession.

SUSAN ZIELKE

ManaginG Attorney of the Eastern Regional Office of Land of Lincoln Legal Aid

Learn more about Land of Lincoln by clicking here.

Quick Facts about Susan Zielke
  • Law School: University of Illinois College of Law
  • UIUC Undergraduate Major: English Language and Literature
  • Susan’s Three Words to Describe an Attorney:

Service | Access |  Justice

CHECK OUT THIS INSIGHTFUL INTERVIEW BELOW!  

Alumni Attorney Talks

Alumni Attorney Talks is a virtual series which aims to provide prospective law students with helpful insights about attending law school and pursuing a legal career. This series features interviews with University of Illinois alumni working in a variety of diverse settings within the legal profession.

Michael Damergis

U.S. Bank, Vice President, Compliance Manager

QUICK FACTS ABOUT Michael Damergis
    • Law School: Chicago-Kent College of Law
    • UIUC Undergraduate Major:  Accounting
    • Michael’s Three Words to Describe an Attorney:

Research | Connections | Perception

CHECK OUT THIS INSIGHTFUL INTERVIEW BELOW!  

Alumni Attorney Talks

Alumni Attorney Talks is a virtual series which aims to provide prospective law students with helpful insights about attending law school and pursuing a legal career. This series features interviews with University of Illinois alumni working in a variety of diverse settings within the legal profession.

Bianca B. Brown

Chicago transit authority- Chief Attorney,    Torts Litigation 

QUICK FACTS ABOUT Bianca Brown:
    • Law School: Thomas M. Cooley Law School
    • UIUC Undergraduate Major: Political Science and Government
    • Bianca’s Three Words to Describe an Attorney:

Advocate | Insightful |Innovative

CHECK OUT Part 1 and 2 of THIS INSIGHTFUL INTERVIEW BELOW!

Part 1

Part I features a discussion on Ms. Brown’s educational and career background.

Looking for an internship?  Read and listen below in Part 2 for more information on the CTA and their internship program!

Part 2

Part II features Ms. Brown’s role in the Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA),  internship information at the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), and more!

The Chicago Transit Authority has a variety of paid internships available for college and graduate students! This is a great opportunity to gain invaluable experience from the nation’s second largest public transportation system. Internships are available during the summer and school year. There are internship opportunities for students majoring in a variety of majors from engineering to media communications to law to human resources and many more!

Click here for more information about Chicago Transit Authority Internships!