Alexander E. Porter

Attorney

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Alexander E. Porter

Attorney

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Alexander Porter is a member of the firm's Creditors' Rights and Bankruptcy and Litigation Practice Groups. 

Prior to joining Krieg DeVault, Mr. Porter served as an Associate with Ashen Faulkner, where he represented financial institutions, equipment finance companies, secured parties, note purchasers, and judgment creditors in foreclosures, evictions, replevins, breach of contract cases, and general commercial litigation. Mr. Porter has also worked as a staff attorney for a specialty consumer finance company, and as an Associate at Johnson, Blumberg, & Associates where he represented lenders in residential foreclosures and eviction proceedings.

Education

  • The University of Akron School of Law, Akron, Ohio (J.D. in Legal Studies, Dean's List, 2014)
  • The University of Akron School of Law, Akron, Ohio (M.B.A., 2014)
  • The University of Akron School of Law, Akron, Ohio (LL.M. in Intellectual Property, 2014)
  • Northern Illinois University, Dekalb, Illinois (B.A. in Political Science and History, cum laude, 2011) Emphasis: Public Law

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 2014
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, 2018

Awards and Recognitions

Scholarship Recipient, Allerton Conference, May 2019

Professional/Civic Associations

  • Legislative Liaison, Intellectual Property Committee, Chicago Bar Association, September 2015 - Current
  • Volunteers, Lawyers for the Creative Arts, April 2015 - Current
  • Associate Board Member, Legal Prep Charter Academy, July 2019 - Current
  • Member, Illinois State Bar Association, August 2018 - Current

Publications and Presentations

Author, "Can You See It? Predicting an Augmented Future for Illinois Attorneys," Illinois Bar Journal (June 2019) 

Author, "The Unlocking Technology Act of 2015: The Key to the Cell Phone Unlocking Saga?," Landslide Magazine, Vol. 9, No. 2 (December 2016)

Author, "Fox v. Dish Network: Sony BetaMax and the Ninth Circuit's Failure to Ad-Skip to the Future," Akron Intellectual Property Journal, Vol. 8, Iss.1 (2015)

Education
  • The University of Akron School of Law, Akron, Ohio (J.D. in Legal Studies, Dean's List, 2014)
  • The University of Akron School of Law, Akron, Ohio (M.B.A., 2014)
  • The University of Akron School of Law, Akron, Ohio (LL.M. in Intellectual Property, 2014)
  • Northern Illinois University, Dekalb, Illinois (B.A. in Political Science and History, cum laude, 2011) Emphasis: Public Law
Bar Admissions
  • Illinois, 2014
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, 2018
Awards and Recognitions

Scholarship Recipient, Allerton Conference, May 2019

Professional/Civic Associations
  • Legislative Liaison, Intellectual Property Committee, Chicago Bar Association, September 2015 - Current
  • Volunteers, Lawyers for the Creative Arts, April 2015 - Current
  • Associate Board Member, Legal Prep Charter Academy, July 2019 - Current
  • Member, Illinois State Bar Association, August 2018 - Current
Publications and Presentations

Author, "Can You See It? Predicting an Augmented Future for Illinois Attorneys," Illinois Bar Journal (June 2019) 

Author, "The Unlocking Technology Act of 2015: The Key to the Cell Phone Unlocking Saga?," Landslide Magazine, Vol. 9, No. 2 (December 2016)

Author, "Fox v. Dish Network: Sony BetaMax and the Ninth Circuit's Failure to Ad-Skip to the Future," Akron Intellectual Property Journal, Vol. 8, Iss.1 (2015)