After graduation, Michelle moved to Chicago and spent 6 years working at a plaintiff’s side firm specializing in personal injury, nursing home neglect, medical malpractice and mass tort litigation.
While at this firm, she served as lead attorney regarding mass tort litigation surrounding defective hip replacements. Michelle joined Disparti Law Group in 2017. She now focuses her practice solely on personal injury and is licensed to practice before the Illinois State Courts.
About Michelle Bernstein In Her Own Words
In her free time, Michelle enjoys running, traveling and volunteering with The Junior League of Chicago and the Gift of Hope.
Bar Admissions: Chicago, Illinois State Court and Northern District of Illinois Federal Court
Speaking Engagements: Seminar on Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect at Evergreen Park Public Library
CLE’s: National Institute for Trial Advocacy trained in Deposition skills
Michelle's Skills, Compassion
Michelle graduated with honors from Miami University, where she majored in Political Science and minored in Business Legal Studies and Marketing. She went on to attend the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, and received her J.D. in 2011. While in law school, Michelle enjoyed being a member of her school’s Moot Court team. She also worked as a law clerk at a plaintiff’s side law firm specializing in personal injury and workers’ compensation, clerked for The Honorable Arthur Engoron at the New York Supreme Court and spent a semester as an intern at the New York City Law Department.
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