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IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law
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Chicago, IL 60661
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Alumni

Welcome Chicago-Kent Alumni!

The Chicago-Kent Alumni Association encourages you to get involved and stay connected with the Chicago-Kent community. Visit the Alumni Association homepage to view information for upcoming events, read up on the latest news or view alumni resources.

If you have questions or feedback for the Alumni Association, please contact us at (312) 906-5240 or alums@kentlaw.iit.edu.

Alumni in the News

  • Gary Kanter ’95 Announced as Named Shareholder of Gensburg Calandriello & Kanter

     

     

    Chicago-Kent College of Law Alumnus Gary Kanter ’95, was recently announced as a named Shareholder of Chicago law firm Gensburg Calandriello & Kanter, P.C. in recognition of over two decades of dedicated and personalized client service. With more than 20 years of legal and accounting experience, Gary has built a reputation as a strategic thinker, a creative problem solver and a responsive and dedicated lawyer and counselor. He brings a wealth of knowledge to his tax, business law and estate planning practices. 

     

     

  • Stephen Vertucci ’02 Starts New Law Firm, Law Office of Stephen Vertucci

    Chicago-Kent alum, Stephen Vertucci, ’02, recently started his own law firm, The Law Firm of Stephen Vertucci, LLC. Located in Fort Collins, Colorado, his firm focuses on family law issues. Specifically, Mr. Vertucci’s firm focuses on complex issues within family law such as child custody, child support, divorce, and spousal maintenance. At Chicago-Kent, he developed a passion for advocating for clients’ rights in the courtroom; he went on to learn effective trial techniques, cross-examination strategies, and crafting effective courtroom presentations. Upon graduating, Mr. Vertucci worked with some of the most highly regarded family law attorneys in Chicago, where he further honed his talent and passion for working in family law. Mr. Vertucci also worked as a criminal prosecutor in Arizona for several years before moving to Colorado and beginning this firm. 

  • TorHoerman Law Doubled Their Success And Gave Away 1,000 Turkeys To Madison County Families In Annual Thanksgiving Give Away

    TorHoerman Law increased their outreach these holidays and gave away 1,000 turkeys in November 2016. This year marked the third year that TorHoerman partnered with local sponsors to help residents in Alton and Granite City, Illinois. Last year, the law firm, which has strong ties to Madison County, was able to provide 500 turkeys to families in need.  The turkeys were distributed based on a first come, first serve basis. Alton Mayor Brant Walker commented that "It is tremendous that the law firm comes to help out the less fortunate." Tor Hoerman and Jessica (Paluch) Hoerman are both 1995 graduates of Chicago-Kent. Learn more about ways the TorHoerman Law gives back to the community here 

    Full story available here.

     

     

Alumni Events

  • May25

    CK Now: When Healthcare Meets Politics

    Join us for a vivid discussion on the proposed replacement of the ACA (Obamacare) and the possible benefits and consequences of these changes to our healthcare system. What will this mean not only at a federal level but for the state of Illinois? What impact will these changes have on individuals with employer-provided insurance? Who is the most at risk? These questions and more will be addressed when we discuss what happens when healthcare meets politics.

    Panelists include:
    • Alexander A. Boni-Saenz, Assistant Professor of Law, Chicago-Kent College of Law
    • Stephanie Altman, Director, Health Care Justice, Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law
    • Michael Koetting, Healthcare & Strategic Planning Consultant, Former Deputy-Director, Planning & Reform Implementation, Illinois Department of Healthcare & Family Service
    • Jennifer Welch, Executive Director, Planned Parenthood Illinois

    Key Info:
    This event is free and open to the public. We ask that you please register online in advance. Visit the program page to register.

    IL MCLE Credit: 2.0 hours
  • Jun08

    36th Annual Conference on Not-For-Profit Organizations

    You will have personal access to nationally recognized experts in the not-for-profit field who provide a comprehensive update on the cutting-edge legal, legislative, and policy developments that impact nonprofit organizational planning. MCLE credit to be determined.

    This conference is presented in cooperation with Forefront.

    Visit the program website for more information and to register online.
  • Sep12
  • Sep28

    2017 Supreme Court IP Review

    Chicago-Kent's annual Supreme Court IP Review (SCIPR) is designed to provide intellectual property practitioners, jurists, legal academics and law students with a review of IP cases from the U.S. Supreme Court's previous Term, a preview of cases on the docket for the upcoming Term, and a discussion of cert. petitions to watch.

    More information will be available at www.kentlaw.iit.edu/scipr.
  • Oct20