Law Schools In Illinois

There are 100 accredited law schools in Illinois for faculty who teach law classes to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of law and law training in Illinois, which includes law training at the following levels:

  • Law Certificate
  • Associates degree in Law
  • Bachelors degree in Law
  • Masters degree in Law
  • PhD degree in Law


Schools

  1. Aurora University

    347 S Gladstone Ave, Aurora, Illinois 60506-4892

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  2. Southwestern Illinois College

    2500 Carlyle Ave, Belleville, Illinois 62221-5899

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  3. Black Hawk College

    6600-34th Avenue, Moline, Illinois 61265-5899

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  4. Blackburn College

    700 College Ave, Carlinville, Illinois 62626

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  5. Bradley University

    1501 W Bradley Ave, Peoria, Illinois 61625-0001

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  6. Carl Sandburg College

    2400 Tom L. Wilson Boulevard, Galesburg, Illinois 61401

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  7. Chicago State University

    9501 S. King Drive, Chicago, Illinois 60628-1598

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  8. University of Chicago

    5801 S Ellis Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60637

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  9. City Colleges of Chicago-Kennedy-King College

    6301 S Halsted St, Chicago, Illinois 60621-2709

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  10. City Colleges of Chicago-Olive-Harvey College

    10001 S Woodlawn Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60628-1696

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  11. City Colleges of Chicago-Harry S Truman College

    1145 W Wilson Ave., Chicago, Illinois 60640-6063

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  12. City Colleges of Chicago-Richard J Daley College

    7500 S Pulaski Rd, Chicago, Illinois 60652-1299

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  13. City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College

    30 E Lake St, Chicago, Illinois 60601-2449

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  14. City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College

    4300 N Narragansett, Chicago, Illinois 60634-1500

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  15. Danville Area Community College

    2000 E Main St, Danville, Illinois 61832-5118

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  16. DePaul University

    55 E Jackson, Chicago, Illinois 60604

    132 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  17. College of DuPage

    425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn, Illinois 60137-6599

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  18. Elgin Community College

    1700 Spartan Drive, Elgin, Illinois 60123-7193

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  19. Elmhurst College

    190 Prospect Ave, Elmhurst, Illinois 60126-3096

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  20. Governors State University

    1 University Pky, University Park, Illinois 60484

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  21. Greenville College

    315 E. College Ave, Greenville, Illinois 62246

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  22. University of Illinois at Chicago

    601 S Morgan, Chicago, Illinois 60607

    150 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  23. Benedictine University

    5700 College Rd, Lisle, Illinois 60532-0900

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  24. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

    601 E John Street, Champaign, Illinois 61820-5711

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  25. Illinois Central College

    One College Drive, East Peoria, Illinois 61635-0001

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  26. Illinois Eastern Community Colleges-Olney Central College

    305 N West Street, Olney, Illinois 62450

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  27. Illinois Institute of Technology

    3300 S Federal St, Chicago, Illinois 60616

    111 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  28. Argosy University-Chicago

    225 N. Michigan Ave, Ste 1300, Chicago, Illinois 60601

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  29. Illinois State University

    North and School Streets, Normal, Illinois 61790-1000

    160 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  30. Illinois Valley Community College

    815 N Orlando Smith Ave, Oglesby, Illinois 61348-9692

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  31. John A Logan College

    700 Logan College Road, Carterville, Illinois 62918-2500

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  32. The John Marshall Law School


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  33. John Wood Community College

    1301 S 48th Street, Quincy, Illinois 62305-8736

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  34. Joliet Junior College

    1215 Houbolt Rd, Joliet, Illinois 60431-8938

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  35. Judson University

    1151 N State St, Elgin, Illinois 60123-1498

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  36. Kankakee Community College

    100 College Drive, Kankakee, Illinois 60901

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  37. Kaskaskia College

    27210 College Rd, Centralia, Illinois 62801

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  38. Kendall College

    900 N. North Branch St., Chicago, Illinois 60642

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  39. Kishwaukee College

    21193 Malta Rd, Malta, Illinois 60150-9699

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  40. College of Lake County

    19351 W Washington St., Grayslake, Illinois 60030-1198

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  41. Lake Land College

    5001 Lake Land Blvd, Mattoon, Illinois 61938

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  42. Lewis and Clark Community College

    5800 Godfrey Rd, Godfrey, Illinois 62035

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  43. Lewis University

    One University Parkway, Romeoville, Illinois 60446-2200

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  44. Lincoln College

    300 Keokuk St, Lincoln, Illinois 62656

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  45. Lincoln Land Community College

    5250 Shepherd Rd, Springfield, Illinois 62794-9256

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  46. Loyola University Chicago

    1032 W. Sheridan Rd, Chicago, Illinois 60660

    119 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  47. MacCormac College

    29 E. Madison, Chicago, Illinois 60602-4405

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  48. MacMurray College

    447 E. College Ave, Jacksonville, Illinois 62650-2590

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  49. McHenry County College

    8900 US Hwy 14, Crystal Lake, Illinois 60012-2761

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  50. Millikin University

    1184 W Main St, Decatur, Illinois 62522-2084

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  51. Moraine Valley Community College

    9000 W. College Parkway, Palos Hills, Illinois 60465-0937

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  52. Morton College

    3801 S Central Ave, Cicero, Illinois 60804-4398

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  53. Northern Illinois University

    1425 W. Lincoln Hwy., Dekalb, Illinois 60115-2828

    194 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  54. Northwestern College in Chicago

    4829 North Lipps Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60630

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  55. Northwestern University

    633 Clark St, Evanston, Illinois 60208

    12 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  56. Northeastern Illinois University

    5500 N Saint Louis Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60625-4699

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  57. Oakton Community College

    1600 E Golf Rd., Des Plaines, Illinois 60016-1268

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  58. Olivet Nazarene University

    One University Avenue, Bourbonnais, Illinois 60914-2271

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  59. Parkland College

    2400 W Bradley Ave, Champaign, Illinois 61821-1899

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  60. Prairie State College

    202 South Halsted Street, Chicago Heights, Illinois 60411-8226

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  61. Quincy University

    1800 College Ave, Quincy, Illinois 62301-2699

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  62. Rend Lake College

    468 N Ken Gray Pky, Ina, Illinois 62846

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  63. Richland Community College

    One College Pk, Decatur, Illinois 62521-8512

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  64. Robert Morris University Illinois

    401 S State Street, Chicago, Illinois 60605

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  65. Rock Valley College

    3301 N Mulford Rd, Rockford, Illinois 61114-5699

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  66. Rockford Career College

    1130 South Alpine Road, Rockford, Illinois 61108

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  67. Roosevelt University

    430 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60605-1394

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  68. University of St Francis

    500 N Wilcox St, Joliet, Illinois 60435-6188

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  69. Saint Xavier University

    3700 W 103rd St, Chicago, Illinois 60655

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  70. University of Illinois at Springfield

    One University Plaza, Springfield, Illinois 62703-5407

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  71. Sauk Valley Community College

    173 Illinois Rt 2, Dixon, Illinois 61021

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  72. Shawnee Community College

    8364 Shawnee College Rd, Ullin, Illinois 62992

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  73. Southeastern Illinois College

    3575 College Road, Harrisburg, Illinois 62946

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  74. Springfield College in Illinois

    1500 North Fifth Street, Springfield, Illinois 62702-2694

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  75. Southern Illinois University Carbondale

    Carbondale, Illinois 62901-4512

    170 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  76. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

    Il State Rte 157, Edwardsville, Illinois 62026-1001

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  77. South Suburban College

    15800 South State Street, South Holland, Illinois 60473-1200

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  78. Triton College

    2000 5th Ave, River Grove, Illinois 60171-1995

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  79. Waubonsee Community College

    Rte 47 at Waubonsee Drive, Sugar Grove, Illinois 60554-0901

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  80. Western Illinois University

    1 University Circle, Macomb, Illinois 61455

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  81. Harper College

    1200 W Algonquin Rd, Palatine, Illinois 60067-7398

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  82. ITT Technical Institute-Mount Prospect

    1401 Feehanville Road, Mount Prospect, Illinois 60056-9823

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  83. Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus

    7725 South Harlem Avenue, Bridgeview, Illinois 60455

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  84. Brown Mackie College-Quad Cities

    1527 47th Ave, Moline, Illinois 61265

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  85. Heartland Community College

    1500 West Raab Road, Normal, Illinois 61761-9446

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  86. Illinois Eastern Community Colleges-Frontier Community Coll

    Frontier Drive, Fairfield, Illinois 62837

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  87. Illinois Eastern Community Colleges-Lincoln Trail College

    11220 State Hwy 1, Robinson, Illinois 62454

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  88. Illinois Eastern Community Colleges-Wabash Valley College

    2200 College Drive, Mount Carmel, Illinois 62863

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  89. ITT Technical Institute-Orland Park

    11551 184th Place, Orland Park, Illinois 60467

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  90. Argosy University-Schaumburg

    999 North Plaza Dr., Suite 111, Schaumburg, Illinois 60173-5403

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  91. ITT Technical Institute-Oak Brook

    800 Jorie Boulevard, Suite 100, Oak Brook, Illinois 60523

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  92. University of Phoenix-Chicago Campus

    1500 McConnor Pkwy Ste 700, Schaumburg, Illinois 60173-4395

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  93. American InterContinental University-Online

    5550 Prairie Stone Pky-Ste 130, Hoffman Estates, Illinois 60192

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  94. Rasmussen College-Illinois

    6000 East State Street, Fourth Floor, Rockford, Illinois 61108-2513

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  95. Ellis University

    111 N Canal St Ste 380, Chicago, Illinois 60606

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Cities

  1. Law Schools in Chicago, IL24 Schools
  2. Law Schools in Rockford, IL3 Schools
  3. Law Schools in Springfield, IL3 Schools
  4. Law Schools in Schaumburg, IL2 Schools
  5. Law Schools in Quincy, IL2 Schools
  6. Law Schools in Joliet, IL2 Schools
  7. Law Schools in Moline, IL2 Schools
  8. Law Schools in Decatur, IL2 Schools
  9. Law Schools in Peoria, IL2 Schools
  10. Law Schools in Elgin, IL2 Schools
  11. Law Schools in Normal, IL2 Schools
  12. Law Schools in Champaign, IL2 Schools
  13. Law Schools in Edwardsville, IL1 Schools
  14. Law Schools in Mount Carmel, IL1 Schools
  15. Law Schools in River Grove, IL1 Schools
  16. Law Schools in Cicero, IL1 Schools
  17. Law Schools in Godfrey, IL1 Schools
  18. Law Schools in Carbondale, IL1 Schools
  19. Law Schools in Evanston, IL1 Schools
  20. Law Schools in Kankakee, IL1 Schools
  21. Law Schools in Belleville, IL1 Schools
  22. Law Schools in Carterville, IL1 Schools
  23. Law Schools in Calumet City, IL1 Schools
  24. Law Schools in Bourbonnais, IL1 Schools
  25. Law Schools in Greenville, IL1 Schools
  26. Law Schools in Harrisburg, IL1 Schools
  27. Law Schools in Chicago Heights, IL1 Schools
  28. Law Schools in Dixon, IL1 Schools
  29. Law Schools in Olney, IL1 Schools
  30. Law Schools in Crystal Lake, IL1 Schools
  31. Law Schools in Romeoville, IL1 Schools
  32. Law Schools in Robinson, IL1 Schools
  33. Law Schools in Des Plaines, IL1 Schools
  34. Law Schools in Bridgeview, IL1 Schools
  35. Law Schools in Oglesby, IL1 Schools
  36. Law Schools in Grayslake, IL1 Schools
  37. Law Schools in Orland Park, IL1 Schools
  38. Law Schools in Galesburg, IL1 Schools
  39. Law Schools in Carlinville, IL1 Schools
  40. Law Schools in Palatine, IL1 Schools
  41. Law Schools in Palos Hills, IL1 Schools
  42. Law Schools in Macomb, IL1 Schools
  43. Law Schools in Jacksonville, IL1 Schools
  44. Law Schools in Mount Prospect, IL1 Schools
  45. Law Schools in South Holland, IL1 Schools
  46. Law Schools in Lincoln, IL1 Schools
  47. Law Schools in Dekalb, IL1 Schools
  48. Law Schools in Aurora, IL1 Schools
  49. Law Schools in East Peoria, IL1 Schools
  50. Law Schools in Woodridge, IL1 Schools
  51. Law Schools in Ullin, IL1 Schools
  52. Law Schools in Elmhurst, IL1 Schools
  53. Law Schools in Oak Brook, IL1 Schools
  54. Law Schools in Centralia, IL1 Schools
  55. Law Schools in Glen Ellyn, IL1 Schools
  56. Law Schools in Lisle, IL1 Schools
  57. Law Schools in Danville, IL1 Schools
  58. Law Schools in Fairfield, IL1 Schools
  59. Law Schools in Malta, IL1 Schools
  60. Law Schools in Sugar Grove, IL1 Schools
  61. Law Schools in Mattoon, IL1 Schools
  62. Law Schools in Ina, IL1 Schools

Statistics

Professional Trends

Illinois Vs. National Law Employment

Illinois 92,230
National 2,096,250

Approximately 4% of the country's law professionals work in Illinois state.

Employment Growth for Law professionals In Illinois

93,880 99,570 95,040 92,750 92,230
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Law is a shrinking field in Illinois. In Illinois, 1,650 less law professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of law professionals has shrunk by 2%. This decline is slower than the national trend for law professionals which shows a 3% increase in the number of law professionals working around the nation.

Law VS. All Professions salaries in Illinois

$65,246 $64,471 $74,901 $78,061 $68,417
$46,261 $48,114 $49,602 $50,552 $51,250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Illinois, as the number of law professionals is declining, the salaries earned by law professionals are increasing. The mean salary for law professionals in 2006 was $65,246 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $68,417 per year.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Illinois

10th percentile
$43,441
25th percentile
$53,449
50th percentile
$65,763
75th percentile
$80,914
90th percentile
$99,556

Thus, there was a 5% growth in law professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Illinois state, within the field of law, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid law professionals earn 32% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Illinois

Court Reporter
$50,450
Criminal Justice
$44,558
Criminology
$71,697
Forensic Accounting
$72,010
Forensic Science
$72,990
Homeland Security
$42,660
Law
$68,417
Paralegal
$48,230
Public Administration
$88,022

In Illinois, law professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Law programs available for each degree type for all schools in Illinois

associate
92
bachelor
48
master
31
doctor
14
Certificate
75
Total260

The number of students graduating from the 100 accredited law schools in Illinois is decreasing. In Illinois, there were 9,308 graduates in 2006. And there were 5,938 graduates from law courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 36% percent decrease in the number of law school degree or certificate graduates in Illinois. A majority of these graduates, or 35%, graduated with a associate's degree in law.

Law Faculty Salaries in Illinois

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