Biography

Maritza Rodriguez focuses her practice in the representation of companies in the retail, restaurant and hospitality industries in matters concerning premises liability, product liability, transportation litigation, food-borne illness, pharmacy law, security issues, and wrongful death.  Maritza researches, drafts reports, and is involved in all phases of the litigation process.  

Maritza has prior experience in the areas of workers compensation, personal injury, immigration, and criminal law.  

Maritza is proficient in conversational and written Spanish.  

Maritza is a graduate of DePaul University College of Law for her Juris Doctorate     (J.D. 2016) and a graduate of the University of Illinois at Chicago for her Bachelor’s Degree (B.A., Summa Cum Laude, 2011).  She is admitted to practice law in Illinois.  

Maritza is an active member of the American Bar Association, Chicago Bar Association, National Hispanic Bar Association, and the Defense Research Institute.

Credentials

Education

  • DePaul University College of Law (J.D. 2016)
  • Universidad Pontifica Comillas ICAI-ICADE (Study Abroad Program 2014)
  • University of Illinois at Chicago (B.A., Summa Cum Laude, 2011)

Admissions to Practice Law

  • Illinois Bar

Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • National Hispanic Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute (DRI)
 
Representative Matters

Maritza has experience in motion practice which includes motions to compel, motions to preserve evidence, and motions to dismiss.