Dominique  Ritvo
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Dominique Ritvo

Associate

Dominique Ritvo is an associate at Donohue Brown Mathewson & Smyth.

Ms. Ritvo graduated magna cum laude from the University of Illinois College of Law in 2018. At Illinois, she was a member of the Illinois Trial Team and of the 2016 National Champion Phi Alpha Delta Mock Trial Team where she achieved Best Advocate and Top Defense Counsel. She went on to co-coach the 2017 National Champion team. She also served as an Articles Editor and published a note with the Elder Law Journal.

During her second year of law school, Ms. Ritvo was awarded the Paul Lisnek award for excellence in trial advocacy. In her final year at Illinois, she was awarded with two Rickert Awards for her Excellence in Service and Excellence in Advocacy.

While in law school, Ms. Ritvo interned in both civil law and criminal law positions. At the United States Attorney’s Office, District of Maryland, she investigated and analyzed white collar crimes, health care fraud and conspiracy case law. Ms. Ritvo also clerked at a personal injury firm and the Public Defender’s office in Champaign, Illinois.
Education
J.D., University of Illinois College of Law, 2018
• Harno Scholar
• Dean’s List
• Rickert Award Recipient, Excellence in Advocacy
• Rickert Award Recipient, Excellence in Service
• Paul Lisnek Award for Ethics & Excellence in Trial Advocacy
B.S. in Psychology, Loyola University of Chicago, 2015
Admissions
Illinois, 2018
Education
J.D., University of Illinois College of Law, 2018
• Harno Scholar
• Dean’s List
• Rickert Award Recipient, Excellence in Advocacy
• Rickert Award Recipient, Excellence in Service
• Paul Lisnek Award for Ethics & Excellence in Trial Advocacy
B.S. in Psychology, Loyola University of Chicago, 2015
Admissions
Illinois, 2018