Michael R. Bertucci
Michael is an Associate Attorney at Phillips Law Offices in Chicago. Prior to joining the firm, he clerked for the Honorable Justice Jesse G. Reyes in the Illinois Appellate Court, First District. During his work at the Appellate Court, Michael gained widespread complex appellate experience in various areas of the law, learned the complicated appellate process, and honed his legal writing skills.
As a second generation trial attorney, Michael has always had a passion for law. He clerked at multiple prominent personal injury law firms before and during law school where he assisted in complex medical malpractice, premises liability, construction liability, and personal injury litigation.
Michael earned his J.D. from Chicago-Kent College of Law in 2017 where he received the CALI Award for Academic Excellence in multiple classes and was recognized on the Dean’s List each year. He was also an active member of the Chicago-Kent Justinian Society and was honored to serve as the Vice President. Prior to attending law school, Michael earned his B.A. in Political Science (with High Distinction) with a minor in English from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.
Michael currently serves on the Executive Committee and the Membership Committee of the Justinian Society of Lawyers, and on the Scholarship Committee of the Diversity Scholarship Foundation. Michael is also an active member of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, the Illinois State Bar Association, and the Chicago Bar Association.