Sonia Bychkov Green
Associate Professor of Law
Building & Room:
300 S. State Street, Chicago, Illinois 60604
Professor Sonia Bychkov Green joined the faculty in 2001 and teaches Civil Procedure, Conflicts of Law, Lawyering Skills, and a seminar she developed assisted reproductive technologies and the law. Her research focuses on conflicts of law issues in family law, access to assisted reproductive technologies, and how the law can improve rates of vaccination. Professor Green is a frequent speaker and commentator on these topics.
Professor Green emigrated from the former USSR as a child and speaks fluent Russian. She received her AB (’90), MA (’90), and JD (’93) from the University of Chicago and studied at the Hague Academy of International Law. Professor Green has spoken on panels and been interviewed about the legal and humanitarian crisis in Ukraine.
Prior to joining the faculty of UIC Law, Professor Green taught at Chicago Kent College of Law and Loyola Law School. Before moving to academia, Professor Green practiced in insurance and commercial litigation at McCullough, Campbell, and Lane and then Bates, Meckler, Bulger, and Tilson.
At UIC Law, Professor Green has served as Director of the Expert Learning Program and the Summer Pre-Law Program, and Associate Director of the Lawyering Skills Program.
Professor Green has received several awards for her teaching and is passionate about education. As a mother of four sons, Professor Green is always eager to help students find that work-life balance. Professor Green is a Fellow of the UIC Honors College, mentors students interested in studying law, and is always eager to create pathways for more students to attend law school.