Representative Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz (D)
|Senator 17th District|
|248-W Stratton Office Building|
|Springfield, IL 62706 |
|1812 Waukegan Road|
|Glenview, IL 60025 |
|Years served: January 2019 - Present|
Committee assignments: Higher Education; Immigration & Human Rights (Vice-Chairperson); Judiciary - Civil (Chairperson); Judiciary - Criminal; Civil Procedure & Tort Liability; Family Law & Probate; Commercial & Property; Higher Ed-Campus Activities (Sub-Chairperson); Firearms and Firearm Safety.
Biography: Full-time legislator; human rights attorney; B.A., Indiana University, J.D., Loyola University Chicago School of Law, L.L.M, Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law; former litigation attorney at Winston and Strawn; founding member and co-chair of the Illinois Unaccompanied Children's Task Force; former Director of the North Suburban Legal Aid Clinic; former board member of the Glenview Education Foundation; lives in Glenview with her husband and three sons.