Cherish M. Keller
Associate Professor of Legal Research and Writing for LL.M. Programs
Professor Keller joined IIT Chicago-Kent's full-time faculty in 2011 after teaching as an adjunct professor for two years in Chicago-Kent's Legal Research and Writing Program. She currently serves as the law school's writing specialist and teaches Legal Writing 4 for International LL.M. Students.
From 2006 to 2010, Professor Keller was an attorney in the litigation practice group at Winston & Strawn LLP in Chicago. She represented clients in a variety of areas, including various patent matters, the Lanham Act, defamation, and on a pro bono basis, inmate grievances.
Professor Keller graduated from Chicago-Kent in 2006 with high honors and is a member of the Order of the Coif. While a student at Chicago-Kent, she won first place in the Institute for Law and the Humanities Paper Prize Competition, served as a notes and comments editor for the Chicago-Kent Law Review, interned in the U.S. Attorney's Office, won three moot court competitions, and was a vice president of the Moot Court Honor Society. In 1998, she earned a B.S. degree with high honors in elementary education from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.