Justin Mantell - Associate
Justin Mantell is an associate with Rudolph Kaplan, and focuses his practice on commercial and residential real estate transactions and related litigation matters. Justin earned his law degree from the Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law at the University of Memphis in 2017, where he worked as a licensed student attorney in the Neighborhood Preservation Clinic representing the City of Memphis in lawsuits seeking recourse against owners of neglected, vacant, and abandoned properties. While at the University of Memphis, Justin received the Dean's Award for Excellence for the best oral advocate in legal methods. During the summer following his first year of law school, Justin served as a legal extern in the office of General Counsel to the Governor of Illinois, where he reviewed proposed legislation for legal implications and researched state labor litigation.
Justin obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree in sociology from Indiana University. While at Indiana, he served as a student manager for the Hoosiers basketball team for four years. Justin resides in Chicago with his wife, and enjoys cooking, sports, reading, and traveling. Justin is admitted to practice law in Illinois and is a member of the Chicago and Illinois State Bar Associations, as well as the Decalogue Society of Lawyers.