Austin C. Monroe is a trial attorney handling cases in Illinois. These cases have included physician and other healthcare malpractice, trucking and automobile liability, construction and premise liability, and other claims for catastrophic injury. Mr. Monroe has been heavily involved in complex cases, from the filing of suit through trial.

At Penn State Law, Mr. Monroe was a member of the school’s national trial team, as well as an editor, and later executive board member, of their Environmental Law Review.

Mr. Monroe completed his undergraduate studies at Lindenwood University in St. Charles, Missouri. He was also a pitcher for the university’s baseball team and was named an Academic All-American.

Mr. Monroe has been named an “Emerging Lawyer” by Leading Lawyers, Law Bulletin Media, awarded to less than 2% of lawyers licensed to practice in Illinois. He has also been named a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers, Thomas Reuters, an honor given to no more than 2.5% of lawyers in the state.

Education

  • Lindenwood University – B.A. – 2009
  • Penn State University Dickinson School of Law – J.D. – 2012
    • AAJ National Trial Team
    • Environmental Law Review
      • Executive Editor of Comments – 2011-12
      • Associate Editor – 2010-11

License

  • Admitted to the Illinois Bar – 2012

Honors

  • “Emerging Lawyers” by Leading Lawyers, Law Bulletin Media
  • “Rising Stars” by Super Lawyers, Thomas Reuters

Author/Presenter

  • Webinar, “Sexual Harassment Prevention Training,” Illinois Chiropractic Society (July 16, 2019).
  • Co-author: Case Study, “Experts Bolster Defense in Patient Burn Case,” published by Risk Management Division at NCMIC.com (May 29, 2020).
  • Webinar, “Sexual Harassment Prevention Training,” Illinois Chiropractic Society (August 17, 2021).