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LAUREN MIGLIORATO

195A Elizabeth Court ~ Bartlett, IL 60103


Phone (630) 306-2609
lmf32584@westpost.net

BAR ADMISSIONS: Licensed to practice law in Illinois since 2009


EDUCATION
NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF LAW, DeKalb, IL
Juris Doctor, Cum Laude, May 2009 *Class Rank: Top 50%
> Dean's List; Fall 2006, Fall 2007, Spring 2008, Fall 2008, Spring 2009
> Pro Bono Certificate: Completed over 60 hours of pro bono service
> Illinois State Bar Association, Law Student Committee Representative (2007-200
9)
> Student Bar Association, Illinois State Bar Association Liaison (2008-2009)
> Women's Law Caucus, Member (2006-2009)
> Public Interest Law Society, Member (2006-2009)
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT URBANA-CHAMPAIGN, Champaign, IL
Bachelor of Liberal Arts and Sciences in Psychology and English with Honors, May
2006 *GPA 3.69
> Dean's List: Fall 2003, Spring 2004, Fall 2004, Spring 2005, Fall 2005
> English Honors Program
> Studied Italian language and Business at CENTRO STUDI IDEA Verona, Verona, Ita
ly - Fall 2004
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
CARPLS, Chicago, IL October 2010 - Present
Volunteer Attorney - Coordinated Advice & Referral Program for Legal Services
* Promulgate advice and documents regarding consumer debt, family law, and landl
ord-tenant issues.
CHICAGO LEGAL CLINIC, Chicago, IL October 2009 - May 2010
Volunteer Attorney - Chancery Advice Desk
* Advised clients of their legal rights and gave assistance in the filing of pro
se motions in mortgage foreclosure cases, administrative review of agency decis
ions and name changes.
SLINGERLAND & ASSOCIATES, Sycamore, IL August 2008 - May 2009
Law Clerk
* Drafted personal injury and negligence complaints, jury instructions, interrog
atories, replies to motions for summary judgment and a reply to a motion for rec
onsideration. Researched case law and drafted memos.
ZEKE GIORGI LEGAL CLINIC, Rockford, IL August 2007 - May 2009
Licensed Attorney/Mediator (711 Status)
* Mediated small claims disputes; facilitated discussions between parties; draft
ed orders of agreement.
* Assisted in resolving landlord-tenant and debtor-creditor disputes.
NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY, DeKalb, IL August 2007 - May 2009
Graduate Teaching Assistant - College Learning Enhancement Program
* Taught communication skills courses, developed curriculum, graded coursework a
nd evaluated progress.
DEKALB COUNTY PUBLIC DEFENDER'S OFFICE, Sycamore, IL May 2008 - August 2008
Licensed Attorney (711 Status)
* Discussed legal options with clients; negotiated plea agreements, and presente
d agreements to the judge.
BEST, VANDERLAAN & HARRINGTON, Wheaton, IL May 2006 - Aug 2007
Legal Secretary/Law Clerk
* Handled day to day civil litigation office operations, researched legal issues
and drafted interrogatories.
THE DAILY ILLINI, Champaign, IL August 2005 - May 2006
Copy Editor - Edited articles, evaluating content for essential components, wrot
e headlines and verified facts.