Year of Admittance: 2017
CBA Involvement: Member of the @theBar Blog Steering Committee
Paragraph describing professional background: Teresa practices law in Chicago, Illinois and graduated magna cum laude from Loyola University Chicago School of Law. She competed on both the Vis and Uvaldo Herrera moot court teams and served as a lead article editor on the Loyola University Chicago School of Law Journal. She previously interned at the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia.
A paragraph describing interests when not billing or blogging: When I’m not working, you can find me playing violin, reading, or spending time by the lake. I also love sharks and scuba diving, so there’s a good chance I’m working on another scuba certification or planning my next dive trip.
Best Thing About Being a Lawyer: The best thing about being a lawyer is using your skills to advocate for others. We are able to provide access to the legal system to individuals who may not otherwise have the opportunity to have their voices heard.