Matthew H. Hector

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Associate
Location:
Oak Brook, Illinois
Phone:
630-413-9054
877-900-9298
Fax:
630-575-8188
Email:
Matthew Hector has been practicing law since 2004. He received his undergraduate degree in English and German from the University of Alabama, where he was a member of the University Honors Program and a resident of the Mallet Assembly. Mr. Hector received his J.D., cum laude, from The John Marshall Law School in 2004 as well as his L.L.M., with honors, in Information Technology and Privacy Law in 2007. He maintains the firm's blog, has published extensively, and was a staff editor for The John Marshall Law Review.

Areas of Practice

  • Bankruptcy Law
  • Mortgages & Foreclosures
  • Consumer Bankruptcy
  • Civil Litigation
  • Copyrights
  • Computer Law

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 2004
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 2010

Education

  • John Marshall Law School, Chicago, Illinois
    • L.L.M. - 2007
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Major: IT & Privacy Law
    • Law Review: John Marshall Law School of Law Review, 2005 - 2007
  • John Marshall Law School, Chicago, Illinois
    • J.D. cum laude - 2004
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Law Review: JMLS Law Review, Staff Editor
  • The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama
    • B.A. - 1998
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Major: English
    • Major: German

Published Works

  • iMob, The Escapist Magazine
  • For The Children! A Critique of the Illinois Safe Game Act, The Escapist Magazine
  • The Twenty-Sixth Annual John Marshall International Moot Court Competition in Information Technology And Privacy Law October 18-20, 2007: Bench Memorandum, Reis, Sorkin, Kelali, Diehl, Encinas, Hector, Spada, Tseng, Venkat (Contributing Author), 25 J. Marshall J. Computer & Info. L. 305, Spring, 2008
  • Kevin Mitnick Knows Your Greatest Weakness, American Bar Association Section of Technology for the Litigator, Gavels and Gears Winter, 2007
  • Protecting Your Personal Privacy: A Self-Help Guide for Judges and Their Families, Leslie Ann Reis, Editor and Principal Author, Chicago Bar Association and The John Marshall Law School Center for Information Technology and Privacy Law, Fall, 2006
  • The Twenty-Fifth Annual John Marshall International Moot Court Competition in Information Technology And Privacy Law October 26-28, 2006: Bench Memorandum, Sorkin, Benitez-Morgan, Carter, Greubel, Hector, Keaty, Rodriguez (Contributing Author), 24 J. Marshall J. Computer & Info. L. 673, Summer, 2006
  • Contracts – A Brief Overview, A Business & Legal Primer for Game Development, G. Boyd, B. Green, et. al. (Contributing Author), Charles River Media; 1 edition, ISBN 1584504927, November 30, 2006
  • Do We Really Have No Place to Hide?, 24 John Marshall J. Computer & Info. L. 35, Fall, 2005
  • Privacy to Be Patched In Later - An Examination of the Decline of Privacy Rights, 36 J. MARSHALL L. REV. 985, Summer, 2003
  • Consumer Defense, A Tactical Guide to Foreclosure, Bankruptcy and Creditor Harassment, 2011

Classes/Seminars

  • Speaker, The Twenty-Seventh Annual John Marshall International Moot Court Competition in Information Technology and Privacy Law, The John Marshall Law School, October 28, 2010
  • Instructor, Real Estate Law Division, Continuing Legal Education Seminar, Residential Foreclosure Defense, Chicago Bar Association Young Lawyers' Section, September 14, 2010
  • The Patriot Debates Webcast, The National Strategy Forum and the Carthage Group, Pritzker Military Library, October 19, 2005

Honors and Awards

  • Superlawyers Rising Star, 2011

Languages

  • German
  • English

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Phi Alpha Delta
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