Goal III Disability Member-at-Large (2022 – 2025)
Retired Attorney Cook County Public Defender in Chicago Illinois
University of Missouri – Columbia 1983
Denise worked as an Assistant Public Defender for the Office of the Cook County Public Defender for 30 years and before that a staff attorney at the Will County Legal Assistance Program Inc.
She has served as Chair of the ABA Commission on Disability Rights, member of the Center for Diversity and Inclusion; member of Children and the Law/Youth-at-Risk, and member of the Commission on Disability Rights. She has also served on the House Nominating Committee/Goal III Member-at-Large Disability. She has served on the House Steering Committee and the Resolution and Impact Review Committee.