Symone Shinton

Symone Shinton

Associate

Symone Shinton has hands-on experience in each stage of the life of a lawsuit. She practices on a wide variety of complex commercial litigation matters in both state and federal court, including complex business litigation, product liability litigation, contract interpretation, and disputes involving partnerships and corporations. She also volunteers her time representing various pro bono clients.

Capabilities

Recognition & Leadership

  • Recipient, “Ilana Diamond Rovner Award for Excellence in Appellate Advocacy,” 2016
  • Best Advocate, 2015 Stetson National Pretrial Competition
  • Member, Chicago Bar Association
  • Member, Chicago Young Professionals
  • Member, Women’s Bar Association

Credentials

Education
  • J.D., summa cum laude, Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology, 2017
    • Valedictorian
    • Order of the Coif
    • Executive Articles Editor, Chicago-Kent Law Review
    • CALI Awards for highest grades in: Appellate Advocacy, Criminal Law, Constitutional Law, International Trade Law, Law, Literature and Feminism, Legislation, Products Liability, Torts, and Trial Advocacy I
    • Member, Kent Legal Scholar Honors Society
    • Member, Moot Court Honors Society
    • Member, Trial Advocacy Team
  • B.S., summa cum laude, Florida State University, 2014
Admissions
  • Illinois
Languages
  • Spanish, Conversational