University Legal Services

Carrie Weeks-Kinowski

Carrie Weeks-KinowskiParalegal

Professional Background

Prior to coming to NIU, Carrie was a Paralegal in private practice and contributed to state, federal and  local court actions, conducted and documented evidentiary hearings, investigations and trial preparations related to municipal and state official representation, including arbitration and mediation proceedings.  Carrie was also liaison with several different legal offices including the Illinois Attorney General’s Office and the City of Chicago Corporation Counsel’s Office.


  • A member of the litigation team
  • Assists the University Ethics Officer
  • Assists counsel with legal research, interviews, drafting and filing of legal documents