Kevin P. Camden

Camden Law Office, LLC
Naperville, Illinois 60565

630-789-5896



Areas Of Practice

Business
Commercial
Contract
Employment
Labor
Partnership Disputes
Real Estate
Workplace

 
 



Kevin P. Camden is currently employed as General Counsel with Teamsters Local 700 in Chicago, representing over 11,000 public sector employees.


Kevin’s practice includes day-to-day responsibility for the Cook County Corrections bargaining unit, composed of 3,200 correctional officers.  In that capacity, he bargains the contract, handles grievances and arbitrations, unfair labor practice charges and other matters arising in the largest single-site jail in the country.


Kevin also represents police officers, court deputies and firefighters, as well as public works employees and government clerks in and around the Chicago area.  Additionally, in his practice with the Teamsters, Kevin works with the Illinois State Police master sergeant bargaining unit.


Prior to becoming an attorney in-house with the Teamsters, Kevin was a successful solo (Camden Law Office, LLC) representing private employers in labor and employment law.  His solo practice also included representing landlords, property developers and homeowners associations.


Kevin has litigated case on behalf of management during his career as well, including boards of education, governmental units and municipalities.  He has litigated in excess of 200 grievances, scores of unfair labor practice cases before the Illinois Labor Relations Board, as well as routinely appearing in state courts and appellate courts.


Graduating from the John Marshall Law School in Chicago, where he worked for several law firms as a clerk.  An honors graduate of Northern Illinois University, Kevin has a BA in Economics.


Kevin also teaches for Northwestern University’s School for Professional and Continuing Studies-Center for Public Safety on labor relations, discipline and discharge and federal statutory regulation as it affects police staff and command, as well as economics classes for Benedictine University’s on-line executive MBA program.


In addition to raising three children under the age of 10 with his wife, Kevin is involved in Boy Scouts as an adult leader, serves as the National President of the Fraternity of Alpha Kappa Lambda, and volunteers with his church

EDUCATION

 

J.D. - John Marshall Law School, Chicago, IL

B.A. With University Honors - Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL

 

ADMISSIONS

 

Supreme Court of the State of Illinois

United States District Court (Southern District of Illinois; Central District of Illinois; Northern District of Illinois)

 

AFFILIATIONS

 

American Bar Association; Illinois State Bar Association

 

The Fraternity of Alpha Kappa Lambda: National President (2008-Present); National Vice-President (2006-2008); National Director (2005-2006)

 

Boy Scouts of America, Des Plaines Valley Council: District Committee (2011); Pack 97 Cubmaster (2011); Pack 97 Asst. Cubmaster (2010); Pack 97 Committee Chair (2009); Eagle Scout

 

Teaching Experience

 

Adjunct Faculty - NorthwesternUniversitySchool for Police Staff & Command (2009-Present)

Teaching Discipline and Discharge, Promotion and Selection, and Labor Relations

 

Adjunct Faculty -BenedictineUniversity (2010-Present)

MBA program

 

 

CORE COMPETENCIES

 

• Contract Drafting & Negotiations   

• Litigation Management      

• Outside-of-the-Box Problem Solving          

• Employment & Real Estate Law     

• Human Resources Best Practices   

• Arbitrations / Settlements

8072 Tennessee Avenue

Willowbrook, IL. 60527

Phone: 630-789-5896 

Fax:     630-427-9041

Email: [email protected]