Michael George

Title/s:  Legal Counsel, Illinois State Board of Elections

Phone: 312.814.6452



Michael is currently serving as a Legal Counsel at the Illinois State Board of Elections, where he advises the Board on various issues, including statutory obligations, employment law, governmental ethics, privacy and voting rights, and other federal and state laws the impact the administration of elections. Before working for the Board, Michael served as an Assistant Attorney General for the State of Missouri, managing civil cases through all phases of litigation in State court and writing appellate briefs on behalf of the Attorney General’s Financial Services Division. Michael began his career as a Staff Attorney with the Illinois Legislative Reference Bureau where he researched and wrote legislation for members of the Illinois General Assembly. During law school, Michael clerked at the USEPA and interned with the Archdiocese of Chicago’s in-house counsel.


BA, Loyola University Chicago, 2009
JD, Loyola University Chicago, 2012