Mariam Hai was born and raised in Chicago. For undergrad she studied at Queen’s University in Canada where she obtained a BA with Honours in English Literature with a minor in Philosophy. After university, she spent time editing and researching a translation of the history of Kashmir during Partition. Ms. Hai attended DePaul College of Law where she worked as a staff writer for the DePaul Journal of Art, Technology and Intellectual Property and published an article regarding the protection of religious artifacts, with a specific focus on the protection of religious artifacts of indigenous religions, in the Fall 2013 edition. After publication she became the case notes and comments editor for the Journal from 2014-2015. In addition to her work on the Journal, Ms. Hai clerked with different civil rights firms during her time in law school, sparking her interest in the area. In her final year of law school she participated in DePaul’s Criminal Appeals Clinic working on an appeal from researching and drafting a brief to filing. Prior to joining Dvorak Law Offices, Ms. Hai worked as a law clerk for the City of Chicago. She is currently admitted to practice in Illinois as well as US district courts for the Northern, Central, and Southern Districts of Illinois.
- Illinois Bar
- U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Central, and Southern Districts of Illinois.
- Queen’s University in Canada
- DePaul College of Law
- Law clerk for the City of Chicago
- DePaul Journal of Art, Technology and Intellectual Property