Michael G. Schultz
Michael Schultz is a partner at Reno & Zahm LLP, where his practice focuses on civil litigation, estate planning, real estate and intellectual property law.
A native of Boone County, Mr. Schultz graduated from North Boone High School in 2000. He received a B.A., cum laude, in economics and political science from Knox College in Galesburg, Illinois, where he was a member of the varsity basketball team. Prior to attending law school, Mr. Schultz worked as a paralegal at Kirkland & Ellis LLP in Chicago, one of the nation’s largest law firms. At Kirkland & Ellis, he worked in the commercial litigation department assisting in the defense of businesses against class action lawsuits.
Mr Schultz received his law degree from the Southern Illinois University School of Law in 2008. He is admitted to practice before the State Courts of Illinois and the United States District Court for the Northern district of Illinois. He is a member of the Boone County Bar Association, Winnebago county Bar Association, and Illinois Bar Association.
Outside the practice of law, Mr. Schultz has taken a leadership role in the community. In 2011, he was elected by his peers to be the president of the Boone County Bar Association. Mr. Schultz was also elected to represent the citizens of Boone County on the County Board where he serves on the Finance, Public Safety, City-County, and Kishwaukee Riverfront Development committees. He is active in athletics, volunteering as a basketball coach with the North Boone High School basketball program.
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