About Attorney J. Witherspoon
A native of Chicago's south side, J. Witherspoon witnessed both sides of the justice system and its ability to
impact lives. This inspired her to pursue a Bachelor's in Criminal Justice and later obtain her Juris Doctorate from John Marshall Law School in Chicago.
Over the last 25 years, she has held an array of positions and sat on numerous boards all centering around assisting others and improving their quality of life through the utilization of her knowledge of the judicial system. ?
J. Witherspoon regularly attends trainings and seminars to ensure that she remains current on knowledge and practices within criminal and civil law.
Domestic Violence Legal Liaison
Substance Abuse Counselor
Special Investor for Lake County State's Attorney's Office
Chief of Corrections
Chief of Diversion and Inmate Programming, In-House Counsel
Associations and Memberships
American Bar Association
Illinois State Bar Association
Lake County Bar Association
LC Committee on Discrimination
Top 100 National Black Lawyers
Professional Training/ Certification
Equal Employment Opportunity Counselor
Crisis Intervention Specialist