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ALLA CHERKASSKY GALATI

About: Alla is an attorney in the Chicago office and practices in the areas of insurance coverage and general litigation. She is also involved in pro bono matters, focusing mainly on asylum and detention matters with the National Immigrant Justice Center.

While attending law school, she served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Jon E. DeGuilio of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Indiana and interned with the United States Attorney’s Office in the Northern District of Illinois.

Pump-up song: Lose Yourself -Eminem

Fun fact: Alla's name is a palindrome!

 
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DEBI FILIPOVICH

About: Debi graduated from University of Southern California’s Marshall school of Business, and got her JD at Northwestern. Now she is works as a staff attorney at Chicago Volunteer Legal Services.

Pump-up song: My Shot - Lin-Manuel Miranda

Fun fact: Debi likes to dress up her cats and do mock trials with them.

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trevor martin

About: Trevor is a recent Northwestern Pritzker School of Law grad and associate at Richards Patent Law in Chicago. While at law school, he worked with the Donald Pritzker Entrepreneurship Law Center and participated in Northwestern's moot court and trial advocacy programs.

Before law school, Trevor received a BA in Visual and Environmental Studies from Harvard University. His love of the arts took him to New York, where he worked in non-profit theatre. That work inspired him to become an IP attorney.

Pump-up song: Umbongo - Girl Band

Fun Fact: Trevor helped invent a device for inhalable chocolate that was featured on the Colbert Report.