List of famous alumni from UIUC College of Law, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from UIUC College of Law include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished UIUC College of Law alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended UIUC College of Law are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from UIUC College of Law.
Examples of graduates on this list: Jesse Jackson, Jr., Tim Johnson and more.This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to UIUC College of Law?” and “Which celebrities are UIUC College of Law alumni?”
Jesse Louis Jackson, Jr. is a former Democratic American Congressman who represented Illinois's 2nd congressional district in the United States House of Representatives from 1995 until his resignation in 2012. He is the son of activist and former presidential candidate Jesse Jackson, and, prior to his career in elected office, worked for his father in both the elder Jackson's 1984 presidential campaign and his social justice, civil rights and political activism organization, Operation PUSH. Jackson's wife, Sandi Jackson, served on the Chicago City Council. He served as a national co-chairman of the 2008 Barack Obama presidential campaign. Jackson established a consistent liberal record on ...more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Greenville, South Carolina, United States of Americasee more on Jesse Jackson, Jr.
Sandra Lee "Sandi" Jackson was elected to the Chicago City Council as an alderman of the 7th ward of the City of Chicago in the 2007 municipal elections held on February 27, 2007. She succeeded Darcel A. Beavers who had been appointed by Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley after the 2006 November elections to succeed her father William Beavers, Jackson's rival, as alderman of the 7th Ward. Jackson resigned from Chicago City Council, effective January 15, 2013. On February 20, 2013, Jackson plead guilty to one count of filing false tax returns. On August 14, 2013, she was sentenced to one year in prison for filing false income tax returns. She is the wife of former U.S. Congressman Jesse Jackson, ...more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Kittery, Maine, United States of Americasee more on Sandi Jackson
Timothy Vincent "Tim" Johnson was the U.S. Representative for Illinois's 15th congressional district, serving since 2001. He is a member of the Republican Party and did not run for re-election in 2012. ...more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Champaign, Illinois, United States of Americasee more on Tim Johnson
Albert Ernest Jenner, Jr. was an American lawyer and one of the name partners at the law firm of Jenner & Block. He served as assistant counsel to the Warren Commission; as a member of the U.S. National Commission on the Causes and Prevention of Violence; and as special counsel to the House Judiciary Committee during the Watergate Scandal. ...more on Wikipedia
Age: Died at 81 (1907-1988)
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States of Americasee more on Albert E. Jenner, Jr.