Professor Boni-Saenz's scholarship focuses on age as a socio-legal category, legal issues in aging, and theoretical and doctrinal questions in inheritance law. His scholarly work is interdisciplinary in nature and draws on insights from several areas, including medicine, philosophy, and social policy. He has taught courses in Property, Trusts and Estates, Latinx and the Law, and Elder Law.
Currently, he teaches at Chicago-Kent College of Law as a Professor of Law. He also serves as the Associate Dean for Scholarship & Faculty Development and a Norman & Edna Freehling Scholar. Prior to joining the Chicago-Kent faculty, Professor Boni-Saenz was a Bigelow Fellow and Lecturer at University of Chicago Law School. He clerked for Chief Judge Diane P. Wood of the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. He also practiced law as a Skadden Fellow at Legal Aid Chicago, where he created a medical-legal partnership for low-income seniors with Erie Family Health Center (which would later become the Health Justice Project).
Professor Boni-Saenz earned a J.D. magna cum laude from Harvard Law School, where he was a Notes Editor on the Harvard Law Review and an Editor on the Harvard Latino Law Review. He also holds a M.Sc. with distinction in Social Policy from the London School of Economics and an A.B. magna cum laude with highest honors in Psychology and Government from Harvard College, where he was a Truman Scholar.
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