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Gerald Paul Nordgren

Gerald Paul Nordgren, American lawyer. Bar: Illinois 1979, United States District Court (northern district) Illinois 1979. Recipient Pro Bono Publico award Austin Christian Law Center, 1989.


  • Nordgren, Gerald Paul was born on September 3, 1954 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Donald Alan and Shirlee Ann (Tennyson) Nordgren.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Illinois, 1976. Juris Doctor, Northwestern University, 1979.


    • Associate Murphy, Putnick, Peters and Davis, Chicago, 1979-1980. Private practice, 1980-1981. Partner Mosher and Nordgren, 1981-1985.

      Director legal services Austin Christian Law Center, 1983-1988. Private practice Oak Park, Illinois, 1985-1990. Instructor Roosevelt University, Chicago, 1985, American Institute for Paralegal Studies, Wheaton, Illinois, 1988-1989.

      Of counsel Koykar, Frejlich & Associates, Westchester, 1989, Blair and Cole, Chicago, 1989-1990. Supervisor attorney De Paul Legal Clinic, 1990-1994. Director legal services Chicago Legal Clinic, since 1995.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Illinois 1979, United States District Court (northern district) Illinois 1979.


    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


    Elder Circle Evangelical Free Church, Oak Park, 1989-1993. Board directors Austin Christian Law Center, Chicago, 1983-1996, Circle Family Care, Chicago, 1987-1993. Member Christian Legal Society, Chicago Bar Association, Illinois State B Association, West Suburban Bar Association.



    Singing, music, sports, history.


    • Married Nancy Carol DeYoung, May 29, 1976. Children: Rachel Katherine, Caleb Donald.
    • father: Donald Alan Nordgren
    • mother: Shirlee Ann (Tennyson) Nordgren
    • spouse: Nancy Carol DeYoung
    • children: Rachel Katherine Nordgren
    • Caleb Donald Nordgren
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    Born September 3, 1954
    (age 63)