Laura G. Jennings

staff attorney

Overview

Laura brings a wealth of knowledge of what constitutes persuasive advocacy. She has experience with a wide variety of substantive fields, including disputes involving contractual matters, workers compensation, mortgage foreclosure and insurance matters. 

Laura is a former law clerk to both Justice Charles Freeman of the Illinois Supreme Court, and Justice Thomas Hoffman of the Illinois Appellate Court.  She also worked as an extern in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois for the late Judge Nicholas Bua. 

In addition, Laura has experience working at boutique law firms focused on intellectual property and personal injury law.  Laura represents a variety of individuals in pro bono matters involving landlord-tenant disputes and domestic orders of protection.

A graduate of Loyola University School of Law, she was a member of the Consumer Law Journal and recipient of the leadership and service award.

Laura is a member of the Chicago Bar Association and the Justinian Society of Lawyers.  She is an active member of several pro bono organizations, including the Public Interest Law Initiative and Legal Aid Chicago. She currently serves on the Advisory Board for Pro Bono Network, based in Oak Park, Illinois.

In her spare time, Laura enjoys playing tennis and skiing, and spending time with her husband, Jonathan, and their sons.

EDUCATION

  • Loyola University School of Law (J.D. 1991)
  • Loyola University of Chicago (B.S. 1984)