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More than 25 years ago, six attorneys started a law firm which quickly developed a national reputation as a preeminent litigation law firm.

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Paul D. Pastorini

Paul Pastorini joined Connolly Krause LLC in May of 2022 as a law clerk while attending DePaul University College of Law. During law school, Mr. Pastorini also served as a Teaching Assistant in Legal Writing I and II, Applied Legal Skills, and the Academic Success Program, as well as judicial extern in the Domestic Relations Division of the Illinois Circuit Court of Cook County for the Honorable Judge William Boyd. He received the CALI award in Advanced Torts and graduated DePaul University College of Law in May of 2023.


Prior to attending law school, Mr. Pastorini earned two advanced writing degrees and worked for an insurance defense law firm as a paralegal in Grand Rapids, Michigan.


During his free time, he enjoys cooking, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.




Office: (312) 446-7223

  • Premises Liability

  • Products Liability

  • General Tort Litigation

  • Illinois State Bar Association

  • Chicago Bar Association

  • BA, Marist College, 2008

  • MA, Seton Hall Univ., 2011

  • MFA, UNC-Wilmington, 2014

  • JD, DePaul Univ. College of Law, 2023

  • Illinois 2023

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