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Educating Lawyers Without the Zzzs


Alan S. Dalinka is an attorney with more than fifteen years of experience as a litigator in federal and state courts throughout the United States.  He has worked as a partner in one of the largest global law firms, and as both a law clerk and associate in one of the largest law firms in Chicago.  He also managed litigation as in-house associate general counsel for a large group of commonly-owned companies.

In addition to his legal training and experience, Alan is a graduate of the ComedySportz Chicago Training Center, the Second City Chicago Training Center, and the Second City Chicago Comedy Writing Program.


Alan S. Dalinka


Northwestern University

    School of Law, J.D.

    School of Communication, B.S.

Admitted to practice:

Supreme Court of Illinois

U.S. Supreme Court

U.S. Court of Appeals for the

    Sixth Circuit

    Seventh Circuit

    Ninth Circuit

    Federal Circuit

U.S. District Courts for the

    Northern & Central Districts

           of Illinois

    Eastern & Western Districts

           of Wisconsin

ComedySportz Chicago has been entertaining Chicago audiences with improvisational comedy shows for 25 years, and for the past ten years has been using their unique brand of improv techniques to teach businesspeople and professionals how to increase their personal communication and persuasion effectiveness. Clients have included a range of organizations from Fortune 500 companies to leading colleges and universities.

Their trainers are both working improv performers and business/corporate training professionals who know how improvisation can change attitudes, behavior, and even the entire culture of an organization. They deliver this training through memorable, interactive, and fun experiences giving participants new skills that will provide continuing benefits throughout their careers.


ComedySportz Chicago, Inc.


The ComedySportz Theatre

929 W. Belmont

Chicago, IL  60657





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