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Kwame Raoul

Kwame Raoul

Kwame Raoul was born in Chicago to Haitian immigrants. Kwame started his legal career nearly 25 years ago as a prosecutor in the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office, practiced as a labor and employment attorney for the City Colleges of Chicago, and currently serves as a partner in the health law group of Quarles & Brady. In 2004, Kwame was appointed to fill the vacancy left in the legislature by former State Senator Barack Obama’s election to the U.S. Senate. Since then, he’s been a leading voice at the state Capitol for equal rights, criminal justice reform, and access to healthcare.

Guest Appearances
October 29, 2018

The Illinois Attorney General Election Edition, Part I: Kwame Raoul

Kwame Raoul talks why he's running in this election and how he views the Office of Attorney General in an increasingly partisan age.