Renée L. Monfort

Adjunct Professor


Professor Renée L. Monfort practices professional liability defense, healthcare law, and civil litigation at the law firm of Heyl Royster, in Urbana, Illinois. She has served as a guest lecturer in the College of Law Trial Advocacy Program since 1999.

Professor Monfort is admitted to the bar in Florida and Illinois, U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois, and the U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit. She is a member of the Champaign County Bar Association, DeWitt County Bar Association, Florida State Bar Association, and the Illinois State Bar Association. She is a charter member of the East Central Illinois Women Attorneys Association and is a member of the Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel, Defense Research Institute, Illinois Society of Healthcare Risk Management, Illinois Association of Healthcare Attorneys, Association of Trial Lawyers of America, American Health Lawyers Association, and the Bar Association of Central and Southern Federal Districts of Illinois.

Professor Monfort presented “Winning the Malpractice War” at the TRA Risk Management Seminar in 2001.

Firm bio


JD Stetson University Law School
BS Murray State University



Trial Advocacy