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Alberto A. Barraza
Hennessy & Roach
Chicago
associate

Alberto A. Barraza is an Associate at Hennessy & Roach’s Chicago office. He focuses his practice on Civil Litigation and General Liability Defense. Prior to joining Hennessy & Roach as an Associate, Alberto worked as a Law Clerk in our Workers’ Compensation department during his last year in law school at Chicago-Kent College of Law. Before joining the firm as a Law Clerk, Alberto worked throughout the day as an office assistant at a business law firm while attending part-time law school in the evenings. While in law school, Alberto focused his studies on litigation; interned at Chicago-Kent’s Employment Law clinic; mediated cases at the Daley Center through Chicago-Kent’s Mediation clinic; and successfully completed Chicago-Kent’s Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution certificate program. Alberto also earned the CALI award (highest grade in the class) in Pretrial Litigation, Employment Litigation, and Professional Responsibility. Alberto graduated from Chicago-Kent College of Law in December 2021 and was admitted to the Illinois Bar in May 2022.

 

Education:

Chicago-Kent College of Law, Chicago, IL

  • Juris Doctor, December 2021

University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL

  • Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, Cum Laude, May 2016

Wilbur Wright College, Chicago, IL

  • Associate of Arts, High Honors, May 2014

 

Professional Affiliations:

  • Member of the Illinois State Bar Association
  • Member of the Chicago Bar Association
  • Member of the Hispanic Lawyers Association of Illinois

Practice Areas:

  • Civil Litigation Defense
  • General Liability Defense

Licenses:

  • Admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
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