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Nicole Roti

Of Counsel

Nicole R. Roti is a life-long Chicagoland resident. She graduated from DePaul University in 2000 and received her law degree from Chicago-Kent College of Law in 2004. Following law school Nicole was Assistant Corporation Counsel for the City of Chicago, Torts Division. She defended the City of Chicago in premises liability, civil rights and wrongful death claims, trying over 30 cases to verdict.

Nicole is of counsel to Duncan Law Group, LLC, handling personal injury, medical malpractice and wrongful death claims. Her extensive experience and trial practice make her a valuable member of the Duncan Law Group team.

She currently resides in Elmhurst, Illinois with her husband, Peter Alvarez, and their three young children. She’s active in her community, serving on various boards and associations.


  • Chicago-Kent College of Law, Chicago, IL
  • J.D. with Honors, 2004
  • DePaul University, Chicago, IL
  • Bachelor of Arts, Communications, 2000


  • Admitted to the Illinois State Bar, 2004
  • Admitted to the United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois, 2007
  • Admitted to the United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois, Trial Bar, 2007


  • Law Offices of Chicago-Kent, Chicago, IL
  • Certified Mediator/Alternative Dispute Resolution Clinic, 2003
  • Chicago-Kent Moot Court Honor Society
  • National Team 2002 – 2003
  • Moot Court Honor Society, Vice President of the Executive Board 2003-2004
  • Chicago Bar Association Moot Court Competition – First Place Team, Best Brief Award, 2004

Chicago Bar Association

  • Young Lawyers Section
  • Co-Chair of the CBA Annual Moot Court Competition 2005 – 2008
  • State v. Bean, a Multimedia Interactive Mock Trial Program 2007
  • This joint effort of the Chicago Bar Foundation (CBF), Constitutional Rights Foundation Chicago (CRFC), and the Young Lawyers Section of the Chicago Bar Association (YLS) received the 2007 Outstanding Service to the Public Project Award from the American Bar Association Young Lawyer Division.

Association Memberships

  • Illinois Bar Association
  • Women’s Bar Association of Illinois