Tara Shelke

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F: 312.345.9860
E: tshelke@amm-law.com
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Attorney Profile

Tara Shelke is an associate with Adler Murphy & McQuillen LLP. She joined the firm in 2015 and defends product liability claims in national and international aviation incidents and physical injury and property damage claims asserted against regional and national clients.

Prior to joining Adler Murphy & McQuillen LLP, Tara defended personal injury, property damage, construction negligence, medical malpractice, and dental malpractice matters. Tara also served as a judicial clerk for the Hon. Bill Taylor on the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois.

In law school, Tara served as a judicial extern for the Hon. Charles P. Kocoras on the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. She was a quarterfinalist at the August A. Rendigs National Products Liability Moot Court Competition. She competed in the Thomas Tang Moot Court Competition where she won her regional competition and was best oralist and a semifinalist at the national competition.

Tara coaches the Thomas Tang moot court team for The John Marshall Law School. 



  • The John Marshall Law School, J.D., 2010
  • Colorado State University, B.S., Biology, 2005

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois


  • E-Discovery and Attorney Sanctions, CBA Record, April 2011.