Michael T. Manseau
Chicago, Illinois 60606
Michael earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science with a minor in criminal justice from Bradley University in 2010, graduating summa cum laude. Michael went on to earn his Juris Doctor and Certificate in Trial Advocacy from The John Marshall Law School in 2014. He earned CALI Awards for the highest grades in Criminal Procedure-Adjudication and Products Liability.
During law school, Michael interned for the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office where he clerked in the Cold Case Homicide, Human Trafficking and Narcotics Units . Through these experiences, Michael gained invaluable legal research, writing, and analysis skills. He also completed a 300-hour Rule 7-11 clinical externship that strengthened his advocacy skills.
Michael was also a research assistant to Professor Rogelio Lasso. He assisted with updating the medical malpractice and professional liability chapters of the Illinois Tort Law Manual.
Michael was admitted to the Illinois Bar in 2014. He started off his legal career at a small plaintiff’s personal injury firm in Chicago where he gained extensive courtroom and litigation experience. However, he quickly realized his true passion was for doing defense work.
Prior to joining Rusin & Maciorowski, Michael worked at another defense firm where he gained valuable experience in the field of worker’s compensation defense.
In his spare time, Michael enjoys spending time with his wife and two sons, cooking, health & wellness, exercising, and being outdoors.
- B.A. in Political Science with minor in Criminal Justice, Bradley University, summa cum laude, 2010
- J.D. with a Certificate in Trial Advocacy, The John Marshall Law School, 2014
- Illinois, 2014