John B. Alsterda

Campus Legal Counsel

John came to the University in October 2007 after being in private practice for eighteen years. He was appointed as UIC Campus Legal Counsel in May 2016. His responsibilities include management of in-house attorneys and professional staff at the Chicago office and supporting oversight of outside counsel retained for all legal matters arising at the Chicago campus. John is responsible for the delivery of all legal services to that campus and to its off-site locations, including the University’s healthcare system. In addition, the Chicago Claims Office reports to him. He received his undergraduate degree from The Colorado College and earned his law degree from the University of Illinois College of Law.