Contributor

Victor Feraru, J.D.

Law Clerk and Author of the upcoming autobiography 'Victor's Luck.'

Victor Feraru received his B.A. in English Writing (with a minor in Peace and Conflict Studies) from Guilford College in Greensboro, North Carolina. In 2018, he received his Juris Doctorate from SIU Law in Carbondale, IL. In 2018, Feraru was named one of 20 top law students in the country by the National Jurist Magazine. Feraru worked as a volunteer for the American Bar Association’s Law Student Division, as its social media assistant. He also served as an extern for two U.S. District Court Judges, three separate terms, during his law school career. Feraru served as a Illinois Supreme Court Rule 711 law clerk for the Illinois State's Attorney's Office in Southern Illinois. Feraru was a member of the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services' Children’s Justice Task Force. There he represented the legislatively mandated position of an adult survivor of child abuse and/or neglect. Prior to being adopted as an adult, he lived in over 40 foster homes, 3 group homes, and had been homeless in his teens and early twenties. Now he is a proud son to a wonderful mother, and a doggy-daddy (of a Yellow Lab named Andy). Feraru was the 2008 winner of The Nation Magazine college writing contest with his piece "Transcending Trauma." His autobiography, Victor's Luck, will be published in late 2020.