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Laura Scarry

Laura L. Scarry, JD

Senior Instructor

Biography

Laura L. Scarry has extensive experience in all aspects of defending municipalities and municipal employees in federal courts in Illinois, Indiana and Illinois state courts. Ms. Scarry has represented a variety of public entities including school districts, public works, legislative bodies, pension boards and police departments.

The majority of Ms. Scarry’s work has been in the representation of police officers, supervisors, administrators and the police agencies they work for against claims covering a wide array of law enforcement issues such as excessive force, deadly force, search and seizure, malicious prosecution, failure to train, duty to protect, police pursuit, employment discrimination, in-custody deaths and racial profiling. What makes Laura unique is that she was also a police officer in Illinois for six years.