Robin Babcox-Poole

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Practice Areas

• Civil Litigation, State and Federal Courts
• Personal Injury and Property Damage Litigation
• Police and Criminal Defense Litigation
• Medicare Compliance Consultation
• Trusts and Estates
• General Law Practice

Education

  • Rockford East High School, Rockford, Illinois (llinois State Scholar, Who’s Who)
  • Rock Valley College, Rockford, Illinois (A.S., General Sciences)
  • Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois (B.S., Biological Sciences
  • University of Maryland, School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland (M.S., Medical Pathology); Pathologist Assistant Program, American Society of Clinical Pathology Fellowship
  • Northern Illinois University College of Law, DeKalb, Illinois (Juris Doctor, Magna Cum Laude); Law Review Member, Winner of the Closing Argument Competition

Admissions to Practice Law

• State of Illinois, 2014
• United States District Court for Northern District of Illinois, General Bar and Trial Bar, 2014

Professional Membership and Committees

• Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA) member, 2014-present
• Winnebago County Bar Association (WCBA) member, 2014-present
• Boone County Bar Association (BCBA) member, 2017-present
• National Alliance of Medicare Set-Aside Professionals, 2018-present

Certifications & Community Involvement

∙ Arbitrator for the Seventeenth Judicial Circuit, 2017-present
• ICHCC Medicare Set-Aside Certified Consultant, 2015-present
∙ Kids at Heart, Volunteer Coordinator, Children’s Safe Harbor, 2018 Fundraiser
• Rockford Chamber of Commerce, Leadership Rockford, 2016/2017 Class
• Rockford Day Nursery, Board Member, 2016-2018
• Pro Bono services for the Zeke Giorgi Legal Clinic, 2015-2018
• National Wheelchair Basketball Association Regional Classifier, 2017-present
• Rockford Junior Chariots’ Parent Booster Club, 2017-present

Biography

Robin was born and raised in Rockford, Illinois. Before becoming an Attorney, Robin practiced a Pathologists’ Assistant in surgical and autopsy pathology. Prior to joining the firm, her practice of law was focused on Medicare compliance in workers’ compensation cases. During law school, Robin was a member of the Northern Illinois University Law Review, clerked for the Seventeenth Judicial Circuit Court, was a 711 intern with the Boone County Public Defender’s Office, and completed a one-year internship with the Federal Defender Program of the Northern District of Illinois, Western Division.

Robin, her husband, and their three children currently reside in Belvidere, Illinois. Robin is a huge fan of wheelchair basketball and her son’s wheelchair basketball team, the Rockford Junior Chariots.