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Abby Bochenek

The Bellows Law Group, P.C.

Chicago, IL, USA


Abby Bochenek practices in the areas of employment law and employment litigation. Ms. Bochenek was admitted to the State Bar of Illinois in 2013 and received her J.D. from Chicago-Kent College of Law with a concentration in Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution. At Chicago-Kent, Ms. Bochenek participated in the Society of Women in Law and was elected President and Events Chair. Ms. Bochenek was also one of twelve graduating students inducted into Chicago-Kent’s Bar and Gavel Society, a society reserved for those who have distinguished themselves through outstanding service to the law school, the community, and the legal profession. Ms. Bochenek is published in Chicago-Kent’s Seventh Circuit Review and acted as a peer editor her third year. She is additionally certified as a mediator by the Center for Conflict Resolution. Prior to joining the Bellows Law Group, P.C., Ms. Bochenek served as a judicial extern at the Circuit Court of Cook County; additionally, she clerked for the Law Offices of Chicago-Kent’s Employment and Civil Rights Clinic and for a boutique employment law firm.

In 2007, Ms. Bochenek graduated magna cum laude from Vanderbilt University with a Bachelor of Science degree. She majored in Human and Organizational Development and minored in Corporate Strategy. Ms. Bochenek is an active member of the Vanderbilt University Alumni Association’s Chicago chapter. Prior to law school, Ms. Bochenek worked as a Media Associate at Starcom Worldwide.

Areas of Practice:

Employment Law
Employment Litigation

Bar Admissions:

Illinois, 2013

Education:

Chicago-Kent College of Law, Chicago, Illinois J.D. with a certificate in Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution May 2013

Honors: Society of Women in Law President, 2012-2013; Events Chair, 2011-2012 Bar and Gavel Society Inductee, May 2013

Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee Bachelor of Science
Major: Human and Organization Development
Minor: Corporate Strategy
May, 2007 Honors: Magna Cum Laude

Professional Associations and Memberships:

Chicago Bar Association
Illinois State Bar Association
Women’s Bar Association of Illinois

Publications:

SEVENTH CIRCUIT REVIEW: Abby Bochenek, The Cat’s Revenge: Individual Liability Under the Cat’s Paw Doctrine, 8 SEVENTH CIRCUIT REV. (2012), at http://www.kentlaw.iit.edu/Documents/Academic%20Programs/7CR/v8-1/bochenek.pdf - See more at: http://www.bellowslaw.com/abby-bochenek/#sthash.gMMRVC0G.dpuf
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