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Emily Stine is an Associate in the Litigation Practice Group.
Emily began her legal career at Smith, Johnson & Antholt, LLC, where she gained extensive experience litigating civil rights lawsuits including police brutality, wrongful conviction, and First Amendment retaliation.
Prior to joining Freeborn, Emily was a Judicial Extern for the Hon. John Z. Lee, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division, where she helped draft judicial opinions concerning the Fourth and Fifth Amendments and due process wrongful conviction claims pursuant to Section 1983. During law school, Emily worked as a Judicial Extern for the Hon. Ronald A. Guzman researching, analyzing, drafting, and editing opinions.
United States District Court
Northern District of Illinois
Central District of Illinois
Law School: DePaul University College of Law, J.D., 2011
Law School Honors/Involvement:
summa cum laude
Order of the Coif
DePaul Law Review
Managing Editor of Lead Articles
Undergraduate School: Purdue University, B.A., interpersonal communication/political science, 2008
Undergraduate School Honors/Involvement:
Golden Key International Honour Society
Clarence E. Dammon Dean's Scholar Program Scholarship
Freeborn & Peters LLP, litigation associate, 2015-present
Hon. John Z. Lee, Northern District of Illinois, judicial extern, 2014
Smith, Johnson & Antholt, LLC
Associate attorney, 2011-2014
Law clerk, 2010
DePaul University College of Law, Criminal Appeals Clinic, extern, 2010
Hon. Ronald Guzman, Northern District of Illinois, extern, 2009