Pasquale Neri

Meet Pasquale Neri

Pasquale Neri grew up in Chicago. He attended the University of Illinois at Chicago, majoring in political science, with a specialization in local governance and a minor in international relations. After graduating, he accepted a job as the legislative aide for one of Chicago’s city council members.

From there, Pasquale went on to attend DePaul University’s School of Law, where he was a member of the law review journal, externed for a federal appeals court judge, and won awards for his work in five different subjects: Contract Law, First Amendment Speech and Association, First Amendment Religion,
Election Law, and Conflicts of Laws. Pasquale graduated law school summa cum laude and Order of the Coif in 2015. Then he passed the Illinois bar exam and obtained his license to practice.

Although he enjoyed success in numerous capacities, Pasquale became disillusioned with Chicago. He decided to leave the city, moved to California, and later settled down in Arizona’s Verde Valley. Along the way, he wrote two novels and became father to his adorable son, Gabriel. While Pasquale pursues his law license in Arizona, he is performing legal research and writing for LaBenz Law.