GEORGE J. YAMIN JR.

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  • Associate
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Chicago, Illinois

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630-773-0980
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Before joining the Sotos Law Firm in 2018, George was a successful civil litigator for the City of Chicago Law Department for twenty years, representing the City in cases involving allegations of police misconduct under federal law. George developed and implemented the City’s litigation strategy in collaboration with the Chicago Police Department, the former Independent Police Review Authority, and the City Council. He also was lead attorney for the City on some of its most challenging and high-profile cases involving systemic policing issues. In addition, George is an accomplished scholar and teacher. His doctoral dissertation was published by a university press, and he has designed and taught numerous undergraduate courses in religious studies and in constitutional law.

Areas of Practice

  • Section 1983 Municipal Liability 80%
  • Section 1983 Individual Liability 20%

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 1993

Education

  • Northwestern University School of Law, Chicago, Illinois
    • J.D. - 1992
  • Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts
    • B.A. - 1976
    • Honors: Magna Cum Laude
    • Major: Religion
  • The Unversity of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
    • M.A. - 1977
    • Major: Religious Studies
  • The Unversity of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
    • Ph.D. - 1988
    • Major: Christian Theology

Past Employment Positions

  • City of Chicago Department of Law, Senior Counsel, 1993 to 2013
  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - Chicago Regional Office, Assistant Regional Counsel, 1992 to 1993

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OFFICE LOCATION

The Sotos Law Firm, P.C.
Phone: 630-735-3300
Fax: 630-773-0980

Chicago Office:
141 W. Jackson Blvd. #1240A
Chicago, IL 60604

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