Law Clerk, Rogelio is a second-year law student from Chicago-Kent College of Law. Rogelio is a first-generation Mexican-American whose parents are originally from Mexico but settled in the Chicagoland area. As a student, Rogelio is a member of the Hispanic Lawyers Association of Illinois, the Bar Representative on the Chicago-Kent Hispanic-Latinx Law Student Association Executive Board, the Treasurer of the Chicago-Kent Student Humanitarian Network, and a member of Chicago Kent’s Student Alumni Board. Additionally, Rogelio is the Vice-Chair of Communications of the Hispanic National Bar Association – Law Student Division.
Rogelio graduated with his bachelor’s degree from Benedictine University where he majored in Accounting and obtained a minor in Political Science. Rogelio is also an alumnus of the Emma Bowen National Foundation, a national organization that provides diverse students with internships in the media industry.
Rogelio is fluent in Spanish. He is passionate about helping diversify the legal profession, helping out the Latinx community, and helping others in the process. Rogelio is a former collegiate athlete and in his spare time, enjoys coaching soccer.