Deborah Ostvig is a trial attorney whose area of practice concentrates on civil litigation defense of school districts, park districts, municipalities, and housing authorities. Deborah has successfully tried cases in both federal and state court. Deborah also won an appeal in the Illinois Supreme Court in the matter Barr v. Cunningham (District 211).
Deborah was formerly a law clerk for the Honorable Judge Stuart E. Palmer when he served as a Chancery Judge for Circuit Court of Cook County.
Deborah co-authored “Declaratory Judgments Before Exhausting Administrative Remedies” published in Northern Illinois University Law Review, Fall 2012 and was a contributing author for the IDC Quarterly, Featured Monograph, Tort Immunity Act, Summer 2014. Deborah was also a contributing author of “Survey of Municipal Law Cases” published by the Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel in 2013 and 2014.
Deborah serves as a moot court coach for one of Loyola University of Chicago’s moot court teams.