An Evening with Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul

Tuesday, April 2, 2019 7:00pm

Room 133 Mumford Hall

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Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul

The MU Department of Political Science presents, "An Evening with Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul," Tuesday, April 2, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. in Rm. 133 Mumford Hall. Attorney General Raoul earned his undergraduate degree from DePaul University and his juris doctorate from Chicago-Kent College of Law. He began his legal career as a prosecutor in the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office, handling matters at the trial and appellate level in the criminal, civil, and juvenile divisions of the office. He subsequently served as a senior staff attorney for the City Colleges of Chicago, handling primarily labor and employment matters. Raoul has also been a partner at two national law firms, serving in the health care and labor and employment practice groups. He was sworn in as the 42nd Attorney General of Illinois in January 2019. Raoul was born in Chicago to Haitian immigrants and brings a lifetime of legal and policy experience, advocacy, and public service to the Office of the Attorney General. On April 2, AG Raoul will talk about his career, why he chose the law and public service, and his experience so far as Illinois Attorney General.