I’m Victor M. Feraru – A Writer & New York Attorney
Victor M. Feraru is an attorney who has experienced the legal system from both sides. He has gumption and works hard for his clients. He grew up in the school of hard knocks and has truly “been there.” He lived in over 40 foster and group homes, and was homeless in his teens and early twenties. Much later in life, after being adopted, he received his B.A. from Guilford College in Greensboro, North Carolina, then his J.D. from Southern Illinois University School of Law. He has devoted his life to helping others.
In 2018, Feraru was named one of 20 top US law students for activism by the National Jurist Magazine. He worked as a social media assistant for the American Bar Association’s Law Student Division. In law school, Feraru served as an extern for two U.S. District Court Judges and as a law clerk for the Illinois State’s Attorney’s Office in Southern Illinois, where he worked on serious felony and civil matters.
Feraru was appointed to the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services’ Children’s Justice Task Force as a law student. There he represented the position of an adult survivor of child abuse and neglect. He was a regular contributor to The Huffington Post, and is an avid writer. He prides himself on being an ethical advocate who works hard to get the best possible results for his clients.
“I have never been especially impressed by the heroics of people convinced they are about to change the world. I am more awed by those who struggle to make one small difference.”
– Ellen Goodman