Lauren T. Scalzo

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Chicago Attorney Lauren T. Scalzo

Lauren Scalzo is a trial attorney dedicated to the representation of injured persons. She began her career as a trial attorney specializing in insurance and personal injury defense for car accident cases. During this time, Lauren first-chaired numerous jury trials to favorable verdict. Her experience as a defense attorney lends her a unique perspective in representing personal injury clients. Lauren joined Winters Salzetta O’Brien & Richardson, LLC as an associate in Summer 2018. She brings extensive litigation experience as well as an unwavering commitment to helping others in their time of need.

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Bar Admissions:

  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, 2019
  • Federal Trial Bar, 2019
  • State of Illinois, 2014
  • State of New York, 2014


  • Michigan State University College of Law, 2013, J.D.
  • University of Rochester, 2009, B.A. Political Science and English

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, 2018 – Present
  • Illinois State Bar Association, 2019 – Present
    • Appointed to Judicial Evaluation Committee, 2020 – Present
  • Crisis Text Line, Crisis Counselor, April 2018 to present
  • Out of the Darkness Walk for Suicide Prevention, Co-Captain, September 2018
  • Stonewall Kickball, an LGBTQ & Ally, community-based non-profit organization, Team Member, 2016 to present
  • Stonewall Bocce, Team Member, 2017 to present
  • New York Women’s Bar Association, 2013-2014
  • Moot Court Trial & Advocacy Board, MSU Law, Trial Team Member, 2011-2013
  • Geoffrey Feiger Trial Practice Institute, MSU Law, 2011-2013
  • Delta Gamma Sorority, Recruitment Adviser, Michigan State University, 2010-2011
  • Delta Gamma Sorority, Vice President of Recruitment, University of Rochester, 2008-2009
  • Delta Gamma Sorority, Vice President of Rituals, University of Rochester, 2007
  • Delta Gamma Sorority, Fundraising Chair, University of Rochester, 2006

Honors and Awards:

  • Illinois Super Lawyers - Rising Stars for 2021: Selected by peers through independent research based on high peer recognition and professional achievement and ethical standards.
  • Semi-Finalist, American Association of Justice Mock Trial Competition, 2013
  • Dean’s List, MSU Law, 2012 & 2013
  • Third Place, MSU Law Mock Trial Competition, 2011
  • Best Direct Examination, MSU Law Mock Trial Competition, 2011
  • Dean’s List, University of Rochester, 2007-2009

Relevant Past Employment Positions:

  • Parrillo Weiss LLC, Insurance Defense, Trial Attorney, 2015–2018
  • Conifer Realty, LLC, Real Estate Development for Low-Income Housing, 2014-2015
American Association of Justice American Board of Trial Advocates Illinois State Bar Association Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
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