Loren Jones is a “Double Illini.” She received her Bachelors of Art degree in Global Studies from the University of Illinois in 2015 and went on graduate with honors from the University Of Illinois College Of Law in 2018. As a law student, Ms. Jones received the Rickert Award for Excellence in Service for her work in student organizations and clinical law programs. In these programs, she helped indigent clients, from a wide range of backgrounds including Spanish-speakers, students, immigrants, and elderly veterans, obtain legal relief. As an intern, Ms. Jones worked with judges on the state and federal level throughout Illinois. She sought out opportunities to work in front of the bench as well. For example, in the Federal Civil Rights Clinic, Ms. Jones went to trial representing federal inmates in their §1983 medical indifference claims. She excelled in trial advocacy, even receiving a nomination for the Paul Lisnek Award. Additionally, at The People’s Law Office Ms. Jones assisted with complex civil rights litigation, Jon Burge torture cases, as well as other community activist lawyering in Chicago. She is admitted to practice in the state of Illinois as well as the U.S. District Courts for the Northern District of Illinois.
- Illinois Bar
- S. District Courts for the Northern District of Illinois
- University of Illinois B.A. Global Studies 2015
- University of Illinois College of Law, J.D. 2018
- Cook County Bar Association
- Chicago Bar Association
- American Bar Association
- Paid Intern at the People’s Law Office
- Domestic Violence Court Advocate
- Research Assistant at the University of Illinois College of Law
Honors and Awards
Rickert Award for Excellence in Service
Pro Bono Activities
- Project P.LE.A.S.E.
- Prisoner’s Research Project