Stephanie Garces

Practice Groups:

Business and Commercial Litigation

Civil Rights Litigation/Section 1983

Toxic Torts & Asbestos

Casualty/Tort Litigation

Office Locations:

Chicago, IL

Phone: 312.853.8700

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Cook County Judge Vacates $25 Million Settlement - 01/20/2016

Education

  • Juris Doctor, DePaul University College of Law, 2015
  • Bachelor of Science-Broadcast Journalism, University of Illinois, 2012

Year Joined Firm

2015

 

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Stephanie Garces (Associate)

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Stephanie concentrates her practice on business and commercial litigation, Section 1983 civil rights litigation, and toxic torts and asbestos.

Stephanie joined the firm's Chicago office as an associate attorney in 2015, after serving as a summer associate in 2014. She remained a law clerk in the firm's Chicago office during her third year of law school from 2014 to 2015.

She earned her J.D. from DePaul University College of Law in 2015 and earned her Bachelor of Science in Broadcast Journalism from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where she was on dean's list.

Stephanie is involved in DePaul University's pre-law program by speaking with prospective law students and volunteering for related pre-law events.

During law school, Stephanie interned with the in-house legal department of Walgreen Co. She also externed with the Federal Defender Program for the Northern District of Illinois. She served as an active member of the DePaul Student Bar Association and as a staff writer for the DePaul Journal of Health Care Law.

Stephanie gained valuable hands-on experience through the DePaul University College of Law Misdemeanor Clinic by trying a DUI case and successfully prevailing at trial.

Stephanie has developed a pro bono practice, including representation of U-Visa applicants through the National Immigrant Justice Center.

Stephanie is fluent in Spanish.

Professional Associations

  • Chicago Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Women's Bar Association
  • Illinois Bar Association
  • Illinois Legal Aid Online Young Professionals Board

Court Admissions

  • State Courts of Illinois
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois

Community Involvement

  • Wills for Heroes Volunteer
  • PAWS Chicago Volunteer