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J.D., Loyola University Chicago School of Law
B.A., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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Northern District of Illinois

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Mitchell R. Paglia

Mitchell is a zealous advocate who gives all of his clients the defense and protection they need in order to avoid liability.

Before joining Ancel Glink, Mitchell worked for the City of Chicago’s Law Department, Federal Civil Rights Litigation Division where he defended the City of Chicago in Monell claims and individual Chicago police officers in other Section 1983 matters.

Mitchell earned his law degree from Loyola University Chicago School of Law where he focused his legal education on trial advocacy.  Additionally, Mitchell spent his time working as a Guardian ad Litem for Loyola’s Community Law Center Clinic where he advocated for his minor clients’ best interests in custody disputes.  Moreover, Mitchell spent time as a Junior Editor on both the Annals of Health Law and Children’s Legal Rights Journal, the latter of which he is published in.  

Mitchell is also a graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and History with a minor in Philosophy.  

In his free time, Mitchell enjoys listening to Blues music and stand-up comedy as well as trying new restaurants and frequenting old ones alike with friends and family.  


  • Mandujano v. The City of Chicago et al., -Obtained dismissal with prejudice on behalf of the City of Chicago in a claim involving willful and wanton conduct, intentional infliction of emotional distress, and a violation of Illinois’ Hate Crime Act by demonstrating that the police officer involved in the alleged conduct was not operating within his scope of employment.


  • Comment, Legislative Update: Substance Over Form: How the United States is Fulfilling the Precepts of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child Without Having Ratified It, 35 Child. Legal. Rts. J. 188 (2015).