Mohit Khare

Practice Groups:

Business and Commercial Litigation

Casualty/Tort Litigation

Governmental

Workers’ Compensation

Office Locations:

Rockford, IL

Phone: 815.963.4454

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Education

  • Juris Doctor, Northern Illinois University, 2010
  • Bachelor of Arts-Economics, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2006

Year Joined Firm

2016

 

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Mohit Khare (Associate)

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Mohit focuses his practice in the defense of civil litigation, including casualty matters and representing employers in Workers’ Compensation claims.

Prior to joining Heyl Royster, Mohit was an Assistant States’ Attorney with the Winnebago County State’s Attorney’s Office (2011-2016), where he handled various criminal matters, including misdemeanors and felonies, including as a 2nd chair handling major felonies. He has handled more than 25 jury trials and 75 bench trials/motions. His trial experience includes murders, violent crimes, property crimes, and traffic cases. Motions litigated have included motions to suppress statements, motions to quash arrest, sentencing hearings, and various other substantive legal motions. Mohit has also worked with all of the police departments in Winnebago County in authorizing charges, preparing arrests warrants, and approving search warrants. Mohit began his legal career clerking at a worker’s compensation/personal injury law firm during law school. After graduating from law school he worked at a personal injury firm prior to joining the Winnebago County State’s Attorney’s Office.

Mohit graduated from the University of Illinois-Chicago in three years with a Bachelor’s degree in Economics. He worked as an accountant for Aon for a year before attending law school at Northern Illinois University.

Publications

  • “Foul Ball! The Need to Alter Current Liability Standards for Spectator Injuries at Sporting Events,” Texas Review of Entertainment and Sports Law (2010)

Public Speaking

  • “New Recruits: The Millennial Juror”
    Heyl Royster's 32nd Annual Claims Handling Seminar 2017
  • “The Local Government Travel Expense Control Act”
    Heyl Royster Governmental Seminar 2016

Professional Associations

  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Winnebago County Bar Association

Court Admissions

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