Friday, April 5, 2013

Black History Month Speaker: Feb 3, 2013: R. Scott Rochelle

R. Scott Rochelle concentrates his practice in commercial litigation where he represents corporate clients in a myriad of areas such as premises liability, construction, and large scale loss claims. Scott gained extensive litigation experience through civil rights practice where he gained valuable experience in the federal court system. He has successfully represented municipalities, large and small, in numerous matters.

During law school, Scott served as a law clerk in the Office of the University Counsel at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign campus, where he worked closely with the university’s attorneys on large litigation matters involving civil rights, premises liability, and labor disputes.

In May 2004, Scott earned a Master of Education degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, concentrating on educational policy analysis. While at the College of Education, Scott served as a Summer Research Opportunities Research Fellow, a Pre-Doctoral Research Fellow, and a Graduate College Fellow, concentrating his research in the complexities of policy analysis within our nation’s education system.

Scott has immersed himself in community involvement and holds a masters degree in educational policy and is currently a member of the Evanston School District 202 Board of Education.

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