Alfred Younges Kirkland Sr.
Private practice, Chicago, Illinois, 1943
U.S. Army lieutenant, Infantry, 1943-1946
Private practice, Elgin, Illinois, 1946-1973
Special assistant attorney general, State of Illinois, 1969-1973
Judge, Illinois Circuit Court, Sixteenth Judicial Circuit, 1973-1974
University of Illinois College of Law
Established more than a century ago, the College shares the world-class reputation of the University of Illinois. One of 16 colleges, schools, and institutes on the University's flagship Urbana-Champaign campus, the law school is consistently ranked among the nation's top 10 public law schools and a peer of the nation's private elite. You'll find the College of Law to be a unique blend of tradition and innovation, attributes you might expect from a college sharing space with the birthplace of the light-emitting diode and the first graphical Web browser.