Kellie Walters graduated from DePaul University with a baccalaureate in Sociology in 2001. She then spent two years working as a domestic violence counselor in an emergency shelter before beginning her legal education at The John Marshall Law School in January 2003. During that time, she was an intern at the The John Marshall Fair Housing Legal Clinic for four semesters and spent several semesters employed as a legal research assistant. In 2006, Walters obtained her Juris Doctor degree and was admitted to the Illinois Bar. Later that year, she enrolled in Northwestern Lewis and Clark Law School in Portland, Oregon, where she obtained her LL.M. in Environmental and Natural Resources Law. During that time, she wrote her LL.M. thesis on the oil drilling in southeast Nigeria, its effect on the Ogoni tribe, and the ongoing litigation. She also taught seminars at the Portland Community College about the relationship between Environmental Law and Human Rights. Upon returning to Chicago, she worked with the Civil Rights Center litigating cases involving police misconduct until they closed their doors in 2009. Ms. Walters started a solo practice focusing on state civil litigation, bankruptcy, and transactional law. In 2015, Ms. Walters began working as an adjunct faculty member at UIC - The John Marshall Law School Domestic Violence and Family Law Clinic.
The Long and Winding Road: Farmland Protection in Oregon 1961-2009
- researcher and organizer
The Walters Law Firm
350 N. Orleans St., Suite 9000N
Chicago, IL 60654
Phone: (312) 428-5890
Fax: (312) 277-7549
Call us for a free consultation!
PLEASE NOTE: No attorney-client relationship exists without a written agreement between client and The Walters Law Firm. Please do not send us any information contained in an e-mail or any attachment that you believe is highly confidential. Submitting unsolicited e-mail information to us does not constitute a request for legal advice and does not form an attorney-client relationship. This website is advertising. The content of this website does not constitute legal advice. In addition, no outcome is guaranteed.