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Paulina Okreglak, Immigration Law Clerk | McEntee Law

As a proud Polish immigrant & U.S. citizen, Paulina enhances McEntee Law Group's legal services with her personal immigrant experience. Paulina is fluent in Polish & working toward her law degree at Chicago-Kent College of Law. Learn more about what Paulina brings to McEntee Law Group!


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About Paulina Okreglak:

Paulina Okreglak was born in Krakow, Poland, and moved to the Southside of Chicago as a child. Growing up, she spent all her summers back in Poland on her grandparents' farm, where she maintained her Polish culture and traditions. Paulina attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she received her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Polish, with a Certificate in European Studies. She also studied abroad at Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia.

Paulina is working towards her Juris Doctor at Chicago-Kent College of Law and is a candidate in International and Comparative Law Certificate Program. She is focusing her studies on international law, U.S. immigration law, and human rights. She is a member of the International Moot Court Honor Society at Chicago-Kent. Paulina joined McEntee Law Group in August 2017.

Education:

·      Chicago-Kent College of Law: Juris Doctor - Present
·      Macquarie University: Study Abroad - Fall 2014
·      University of Wisconsin-Madison: B.A. in Political Science & Polish, Certificate in European Studies - 2015


Membership:

·      Student Member, American Bar Association
·      Student Member, Women's Bar Association of Illinois
·      Student Member, Illinois State Bar Association


Work History:

Before joining McEntee Law Group, Paulina worked at The Law Offices of Chicago-Kent College of Law's Family Law Division for Professor Rhonda de Freitas, where she drafted pleadings and discovery documents, researched and wrote pre-trial motions, and assisted in pre-trial court appearances.