Overview

Monica Pechous is a corporate associate in the Chicago office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP.

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Recognition

First Place, Illinois Local Government Lawyers Association Member Writing Competition, 2021

First Place, Center for Alcohol Policy National Essay Contest, 2020

First Place, Illinois Local Government Lawyers Association Franklin W. Klein Writing Competition, 2020

First Place, Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education Willis R. Tribler Writing Competition, 2020

First Place, Illinois Local Government Lawyers Association Franklin W. Klein Writing Competition, 2019

First Place, American Kennel Club Animal Law Writing Competition, 2019

Credentials

Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2021Illinois
  • 2021Missouri

Courts

  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri

Education

  • Southern Illinois University EdwardsvilleM.B.A.2021
  • Chicago-Kent College of Law at Illinois Institute of TechnologyJ.D.2020

    Moot Court Honor Society

    CALI Award for Excellence in Legal Writing II

    Chicago-Kent Law Review

  • University of Nevada, Las VegasB.S.B.A., Marketing; B.A., Communication Studies2018