John Weiss

John Weiss, Honors Scholar, Class of 2005

Chicago-Kent Honors Scholar

Class of 2005

Mr. Weiss graduated from the University of Wisconsin–Madison in 2001 with a B.S. in English. He worked at a small Chicago real estate and estate planning law firm for one year before enrolling at IIIT Chicago-Kent. Mr. Weiss graduated from Chicago-Kent in December 2004. While at Chicago-Kent, Mr. Weiss worked at Illinois Legal Aid Online, which maintains three websites that present legal information for legal aid attorneys, attorneys engaged in pro bono work, and pro se litigants. Additionally, he spent time working in the school's criminal defense clinic with Professor Richard Kling.

Mr. Weiss now works for Zurich North America in the Mass Litigation Department. At Zurich, Mr. Weiss handles complex claims involving allegations of injury or property damage that occur over multiple years.

Writings

2005 Honors Scholars Seminar Paper

An Exception to the Prison Litigation Reform Act's Exhaustion Requirement Where Justice Demands It