Steven L. Boldt

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  • Northern Illinois University College of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2010
    Editor-in-Chief, Northern Illinois University Law Review
    Outstanding Contribution to Scholarly Publications
    Associate Justice, Moot Court Society
  • Illinois State University, B.S., History, Secondary Education, summa cum laude, 2006

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan

Speeches,Publications And Presentations

  • Speaker, The Component Parts Defense - Overview and Strategies in Products Liability Cases, presented to the Chicago Bar Association, Oct. 2, 2019
  • The Death of the Stream of Commerce in Aviation Litigation, ABA Mass Torts Litigation Practice Points, Oct. 24, 2018, available at
  • Speaker, New Practical Considerations When Seeking and Opposing Personal Jurisdiction in Products Liability Cases: Tips for Both Sides, presented to the Chicago Bar Association, Sept. 5, 2018.
  • Speaker, Real-World Effects of Personal Jurisdiction Decision on Filing and Defending Aviation Cases, presented to the ABA, National Institute on Aviation Litigation, June 14, 2018.
  • Speaker, The Latest on Federal Preemption of Aviation Cases, presented to the Chicago Bar Association, Sept. 6, 2017.
  • Recent Developments in Aviation and Space Law, 51 Tort Trial and Ins. Prac. L.J. 307 (Winter 2016)
  • Speaker, Overview of Notable Aviation Decisions 2015, presented to the Chicago Bar Association, Dec. 2,2015.
  • Speaker, Litigation Fundamentals in Modern Times, presented to the American Bar Association, Tort Trial, and Insurance Practice Section, Aviation Litigation Conference, Oct. 22-23, 2015.
  • WHEN IN DOUBT, REPORT: U.S. Supreme Court Set to Weigh-In On Aviation and Transportation Security Act Immunity, AMM Client Alerts (Dec.2,2013) available at


  • For Better or Morse: The Seventh Circuit's Recent Switch to Pickering and the Implications Morse v. Frederick May Have on Teacher Speech, Bar Briefs, Kane County Bar Association, Sept. 2009.
  • Note, TOY STORY: Being Right for the Wrong Reasons in the Search for a Greater Freedom, 1 N. Ill. U. L. Rev. Online 1 (2009), available at