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.
Chicago-Kent College Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
Juris Doctor, Summa Cum Laude
Valedictorian, Order of the Coif, Class Rank: 1/224
2014 – 2017
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.
Activities and Societies: Chicago-Kent Law Review (Executives Articles Editor), Moot Court Honors Society, Kent Legal Scholars.
Awards & Accolades
- Recipient, IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, “Outstanding Pro Bono Service Award,” 2019
- Recipient, “Ilana Diamond Rovner Award for Excellence in Appellate Advocacy,” 2016
- Best Advocate, 2015 Stetson National Pretrial Competition