Professor Sonia Bychkov Green emigrated from Russia as a child, and has always been
interested in international issues. She has written in language laws in the former Soviet
Union. Her current research projects revolve around conflicts of law including some
cutting edge conflicts issues such as assisted reproductive technology and same-sex
Professor Green received her BA, MA and JD from the University of Chicago. While at the
University of Chicago Law School, Professor Green was awarded a Ford Foundation
Scholarship to study at the Hague Academy of International Law. She practiced in
insurance and commercial litigation with McCullough, Campbell & Lane, and Bates
Meckler Bulger & Tilson. Before joining the John Marshall faculty, she was Assistant
Professor of Legal Research and Writing at IIT/Chicago-Kent College of Law, and she has
taught legal writing as an adjunct instructor at Loyola University Chicago School of Law.
A mother of four boys, Professor Green is passionate about education and tries to help
her students find that elusive work-life balance. She works closely with students in her
classes and in the JMLS Moot Court program, and is always willing to advise students on
their legal careers.
Professor Green teaches Lawyering Skills, Conflicts of Law, Civil Procedure and
International Law. She also teaches in the SCALES program and created a seminar called
Assisted Reproductive Technologies and the Law.
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