Scott D. Pollock & Associates, P.C. | Elizabeth Bruen
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Elizabeth Rompf Bruen
Associate Attorney
Tel: (312) 444-1940
Fax: (312) 444-1950

Ms. Bruen has over 10 years of experience practicing immigration law.  She joined the firm in 2007 and graduated cum laude from DePaul College of Law and cum laude from the University of Notre Dame.

Ms. Bruen was a staff attorney and clinical instructor for the DePaul College of Law Asylum and Immigration Law Clinic in Chicago. She was previously a judicial law clerk at the Executive Office of Immigration Review and case manager / legal coordinator for the Marjorie Kovler Center for the Treatment of Survivors and Torture. She has served as chair of the Immigration & Nationality Law Committee of the Chicago Bar Association and the Asylum Office and Executive Office of Immigration Review Liaison Committees for the American Immigration Lawyers Associations Chicago Chapter.  She was recognized as an Illinois Rising Star in 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014.


Professional Associations & Memberships

  • Chicago Bar Association (Past Chair of the CBA’s Immigration and Nationality Law Committee and Member of the CBA’s Legal Aid Committee’s Serving Non-English Speaking Clients Subcommittee and Continuing Legal Education Committee)
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association (Current Member of the Customs and Border Protection Liaison Committee for the Chicago Chapter; Past Chair of the Asylum Office, Executive Office of Immigration Review, and Office of Chief Counsel Liaison Committees for the Chicago Chapter; and Past Member of the Ethics Committee and the Midwest Conference Planning Committee)
  • University of Notre Dame Club of Chicago, and the Board of Directors for the Immigration Project (Current Vice-Chair)
  • Past Member of the Illinois Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild
  • Alumni Board and Board of Directors for Amate House, a volunteer program of the Archdiocese of Chicago


  • Illinois Super Lawyers, Rising Stars Edition, Chicago Magazine (2011 - 2015)