Jill Rose Quinn has an extensive legal background, having worked in both the public and private sectors. She has a lifelong dedication to community service. Jill’s private practice experience includes working at general legal practices, where she handled a wide variety of case types. Throughout her career, she handled over 4,000 cases and performed appellate work. Jill formed her own practice in 1997 and focused on helping neighborhood residents with financial challenges, family law matters, small business operations, probate and estate planning. Jill is a current candidate for Cook County Circuit Court Judge and is the first transgender candidate for judge in Illinois. Jill is one of the few transgender legal professionals in Chicago. While she is proud of the progress our society has made, Jill knows there remains a long way to go. Being transgender has taught Jill firsthand what it is like to be marginalized and the vital importance of treating all people with fairness, decency and compassion. Her perspective will be a true asset to the bench, and her service as judge will help every person in our community have a court system in which they can have the utmost confidence. She is a member of the National LGBT Bar Association and Chicago LGBT Chamber of Commerce.
Existing and Thriving as a Trans-femme Attorney