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Mitchell W. Bild

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33 N. Dearborn Street
21st Floor
Chicago, IL 60602
MWB@corboydemetrio.com

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Mitchell W. Bild is a trial lawyer who practices in all areas of personal injury and wrongful death law who joined Corboy & Demetrio in 2022 as an Associate Attorney.  While attending Chicago-Kent College of Law, Mitchell worked as a Corboy & Demetrio law clerk for two years.

After he graduated from Chicago-Kent, Mitchell served as a Judicial Law Clerk assigned to the Cook County Circuit Court’s Law Division Motion Section from 2020-2022.  There he drafted written orders and conducted legal research for various judges and supervised judicial externs.

Mitchell served as a Legal Intern in the Civil Litigation Clinic at the Law Offices of Chicago-Kent College of Law in 2018 where he conducted legal research and wrote legal memoranda regarding a variety of state and federal civil litigation matters, including appellate briefs, responses to motions, and pleadings.

He also served as Executive Articles Editor of the Chicago-Kent Law Review – Volume 95, and as Junior Editor – Volume 94. He was on the Dean’s List all three years and excelled in the law school’s Moot Court Honor Society, acquiring several awards for his writing and advocacy skills including the Ralph L. Brill Best Brief Award at the 2019 Ilana Diamond Rovner Moot Court Competition in Chicago.

In addition, after his first year of law school, Mitchell served as a Judicial Extern for U.S. District Judge Joe B. McDade, Central District of Illinois.

A 2017 graduate of Michigan State University, Mitchell obtained  a B.A. in Political Theory & Constitutional Democracy, serving as President of the Mock Trial Association and earning a spot on the Dean’s List in 2014, 2015 and 2017.

Displaying impressive leadership and advocacy skills, Mitchell worked at Michigan State University’s Student Rights Advocates & Legal Services while an undergraduate for four years, serving as Director from 2016 to 2017 and Assistant Director the previous year. As Director, Mitchell oversaw a department of ten staff members that advised, assisted, and represented students in the university’s legal and judiciary proceedings. Additionally, he worked with university administration on behalf of the student body regarding policy reform, particularly with respect to Title IX policies and procedures.

Honors

CALI Excellence for the Future Award: Legal Writing I and II, Trial Advocacy 1

Legal Writing I and II Teaching Assistant, 2019-202 Academic Year

Executive Articles Editor, Chicago-Kent Law Review - Volume 95

Junior Associate, Chicago-Kent Law Review - Volume 94, Recipient of Best Editing Award, Volume 94, Issue I

Moot Court Honor Society: Ralph L. Brill Best Brief Award and Quarter Finalist in 2018 Ilana Diamond Rovner Moot Court Competition; Quarter Finalist in 2019 McGee National Civil Rights Moot Court Competition; Coach and Best Brief in 2020 McGee national Civil Rights Moot Court Competition.

Dean's Honor List: Fall 2017; Spring 2018; Fall 2018; Spring 2019; and Fall 2019, at Chicago-Kent College of Law.

Dean's List: Spring 2014; Fall 2013; Spring 2015; and Spring 2017 at Michigan State University.

President of Mock Trial Association, Michigan State University

Top 20 Nationwide Student Rights Advocate, Foundation for Individual Rights in Education

Professional Affiliations

Certified Mediator, Center for Conflict Resolution, 2020-present

Chicago Bar Association, Member

Illinois State Bar Association, Member

Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, Member

Community Involvement

Students Rights Advocates & Legal Services, Director, May 2016 - May 2017, Michigan State University

News

Attorney-Authored Articles

  • Rethinking the Federal Courts: Why Now is Time for Congress to Revisit the Number of Judges that Sit on Federal Appellate Panels
    Chicago-Kent Law Review (2020)
  • Chasing Title IX: Examining the Circular Effects of Title IX from an Unpopular Perspective, 15 Seventh Circuit Rev. 1 (2019)

Education

Clerkships

Education

Chicago-Kent College of Law, JD, 2020

Michigan State University, B.A., Political Theory and Constitutional Democracy, 2017

Admissions

Bar & Court Admissions

  • State Bar of Illinois, 2021
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