As a leader of the Illinois State government, Senator Rock has been responsible for a wide range of progressive public policies on behalf of the people of Illinois. His distinguished legislative career has included the successful enactment of over 450 new laws ranging from the original Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act; mandatory insurance coverage for newborn children; the State’s I SEARCH (missing children’s) law; and the successful Illinois Tax Amnesty program.

 

 

 

 

Bar Admissions
Illinois, 1964
U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit, 1964
U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois, 1964
U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 1964
U.S. District Court Southern District of Illinois, 1964
U.S. Supreme Court, 1967

Education
Loyola University Chicago School of Law, Chicago, Illinois J.D. Honors: Cum Laude
St. Mary of the Lake, Mundelein, Illinois B.A. Honors: Cum Laude Major: Philosophy

Professional Associations and Memberships
Illinois Board of Higher Education, 1997 – 2002 Chairman

Past Employment Positions
Rock Fusco & Garvey, President, Senior Partner, 1993 – 2005
State of Illinois, State Senator, Senate President, 1971 – 1993

Pro Bono Activities
Chair, Equal Justice Illinois Committee, 2002
Chair, Lawyers Trust Fund, 1986 – 1992

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