Arturo Jauregui worked all types of jobs to get himself through school, until spending a large part of the 1970s as a paralegal providing immigration services in the Pilsen community. After law school, he returned to Chicago to continue providing legal services and rejoined the fight for civil rights.
He served as Regional Counsel at the Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund (MALDEF) and spent 10 years fighting for the civil rights of Latinos. As a young attorney, Arturo argued a bilingual education case before the th Circuit Federal Court, which resulted in federal guidelines establishing bilingual education in Illinois. In 1990, he was the lead attorney and architect in a federal voting rights case which resulted in the creation of the first Latino U.S. congressional district in the Midwest. Arturo also testified before the U.S. Congress in support of fair immigration laws.
In 1995, Arturo brought to life, Jauregui & Associates. Since then, they have won many multi-million dollar settlements in favor of plaintiffs.