Richard J. Conviser

Professor of Law
565 W. Adams St., Room 747
Chicago, IL 60661


  • Dr. Jur., University of Cologne School of Law
  • J.D., University of California, Berkeley, School of Law - Boalt Hall
  • B.A., University of California, Berkeley


Professor Conviser, who teaches courses in antitrust, corporations, business associations, and conflicts of laws, received his bachelor's and law degrees from the University of California, Berkeley, where he served on the Law Review. He also holds a Dr. Jur. from the University of Cologne (Germany) and is a member of the California and Illinois Bars.

Professor Conviser was formerly associated with the international law firm of Baker & McKenzie. Subsequently, he was appointed by the governor of Illinois to establish its first foreign operation. He served as deputy European director of this office in Brussels, Belgium. He joined the faculty of DePaul University in 1969 and came to IIT Chicago-Kent in 1973. Professor Conviser is the author of numerous publications in several languages and currently serves as editorial director of Gilbert Law Summaries.


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