Phone: 312.629.8800 ext. 203
Office 105 W. Madison St.
Chicago, Illinois 60602
email: [email protected]
Tobias B. Rodriguez received his Juris Doctor degree at Chicago-Kent College of Law and is licensed to practice law in Illinois. Mr. Rodriguez received certificates in both Labor and Employment Law and Public Interest Law, and he earned a CALI Award for having the highest grade in his Legal Writing 3 course. He received his Bachelor of Arts at Princeton University, where he majored in Psychology and earned a certificate in Gender and Sexuality Studies.
While in law school, Mr. Rodriguez was a Supervising Manager at the Self-Help Web Center, helping pro se litigants at the Daley Center, President of the school's LGBTQ student organization Lambdas, and an Auction Chair for the Kent Justice Foundation's annual spring auction, raising money for public interest student summer scholarships. In recognition of his volunteer work, Mr. Rodriguez was awarded a Dean's Distinguished Public Service Award. He was also a student editor for the Employee Rights and Employment Policy Journal, part of the law school's nationally recognized Institute for Law and the Workplace.
During law school, Mr. Rodriguez gained experience as a judicial intern for the Honorable Judge Thomas J. Kelly of the Circuit Court of Cook County, Domestic Relations Division. Mr. Rodriguez also interned for the Cook County Office of the Public Defender, Felony Division, a prestigious family law firm, a numerous legal aids and government offices.
Prior to joining Nemeroff Law Offices, Mr. Rodriguez completed a prestigious Equal Justice Works Fellowship at a Chicago legal aid. He litigated in the Circuit Court of Cook County on behalf of currently and formerly incarcerated parents, advocating to reunite families. Before law school, Mr. Rodriguez worked in digital communications for non-profits and the New York City Mayor's Office. He now focuses his practice in personal injury, medical malpractice, wrongful death actions, transportation liability, uninsured/underinsured motorist claims, premises liability, nursing home abuse claims and work injuries. Mr. Rodriguez brings his passion for helping vulnerable individuals to his work at Nemeroff Law.
Mt. Rodriguez is an active member of Chicago's LGBTQ bar association, LAGBAC, as well as Illinois' Latino bar association, HLAI. He stays active in Chicago at his local CrossFit gym, and through running and biking. He appreciates exploring new neighborhoods and watching live musicals, plays, and concerts.