Susan J. Eberhardt
Susan J. Eberhardt is an associate in the Illinois office of Knight, Hoppe, Kurnik and Knight, Ltd. Susan joined the firm in April of 2018. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Western Illinois University where she studied Law Enforcement & Justice Administration, Forensic Psychology and Photographic Media. She received her Juris Doctor from The John Marshall Law School in Chicago.
Susan comes from a family of attorneys and has been exposed to the legal profession for the majority of her life. Susan currently practices in the areas of civil rights litigation, premises liability and auto negligence. These cases involve defending municipalities and their employees in a variety of claims. Some examples include allegations of false arrest, illegal search and seizure, employment discrimination and retaliation, jail conditions, fire and emergency services liability and negligence claims.
Susan is licensed to practice law in the State of Illinois. She is also admitted in the United States District Courts for the Northern District of Illinois, Central District of Illinois, Southern District of Illinois, and Northern District of Indiana.