Chad A. Baker

Chad A. Baker

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Biography

Chad A. Baker graduated from Southern Illinois University in 2012, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Management. With his Management Degree, Chad went on to work at Jimmy John’s franchise headquarters located in Champaign Illinois. There he helped train new Jimmy John’s Franchise owners and Managers how to efficiently operate the day to day operations of a Jimmy Johns.

Chad went on to obtain his law degree from Northern Illinois University College of Law in 2019. While at Northern Illinois University, Chad completed the dual degree program which earned him a Law Degree and a Masters of Business Administration. While in Law School, Chad was awarded the Clover Family Award for his accomplishments for achieving the most Pro Bono hours in his law school class and was also named to the Dean’s List. Chad volunteered at Kane County Public Defender’s Office as a 711 licensed student and at Norfolk County District Attorney’s Office as a 303 licensed student.

After graduation from Law School, Chad accepted a position at the City of Rockford’s Legal Department as an Assistant City Attorney. While there, Chad advised the Code and Regulations Committee of the City Council, the Zoning Board of Appeals, the Community Relations Committee, and the Liquor Advisory Board. Chad prosecuted Building, Zoning, Sanitation, and General Ordinance violations. He handled City Foreclosures, Demolition, Small Claims, and Petitions for Administrative Review. Chad advised the Rockford Police Department and Neighborhood Standards divisions in regard to problem properties.

While attending law school, Chad also worked as a Graduate Assistant in the Management Department for two years. Chad now works part-time as an Adjunct Professor in the Management Department where he lectures on the Legal Environment in Business.

Practice Area
    Family Law
    Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Illinois
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U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Part-time Adjunct Professor
Northern Illinois University
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Management 217: Legal Environment of Business
Assistant State's Attorney
City of Rockford Illinois
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Part-time Unlicensed Assistant
Daley Financial Partners
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Graduate Research Assistant
Northern Illinois University
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• Assisted Research Professor in Business Management Department. • Located and evaluated experimental team building research articles. • Developed research papers for publication based on experiential team building
Summer Legal 3:03 Licensed Intern
Norfolk County District Attorney's Office
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• Successfully wrote and argued various pre-trial motions. • Conducted legal research regarding various issues. • Negotiated on behalf of the Commonwealth.
Legal Intern
Kane County, Illinois
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• Successfully wrote and argued various pre-trial felony motions. • Advocated for criminal felony defendants. • Conducted legal research regarding various issues. • Negotiated on behalf of clients with Assistant Kane County States Attorney’s
Intern at Public Defenders
Kane County, Illinois
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• Successfully wrote various pre-trial felony motions. • Advocated for criminal felony defendants. • Conducted legal research regarding various issues.
Technical Account Manager
Sebis Direct
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Training Manager
Jimmy John's
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Training new franchise owners and their management how to effectively and efficiently operate a Jimmy Johns.
Education
Northern Illinois University College of Law
J.D. (2019) | Law
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Northern Illinois University College of Business, DeKalb, IL
MBA (2019)
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Southern Illinois University College of Business, Carbondale, IL
B.S. (2012) | Business Management
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Professional Associations
DuPage County Bar Association
Member
Current
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Winnebago County Bar Association
Member
Current
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State Bar of Illinois  # 6332428
Member
Current
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Contact & Map
St. Charles, IL, USA
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Naperville, IL, USA
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Wheaton, IL, USA
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