ROSA MARIA SILVA
Assistant Cook County Public Defender
Entity: Law Office of the Cook County Public Defender
Rosa has been an Assistant Cook County Public Defender for over a decade. She currently works on the Murder Task Division at 26th and California. She has tried over 100 bench trials and over sixty felony jury trials. She recently received the Vanguard Award for her contributions to making the law and the legal profession more accessible and representative of the community at large. She also was part of the 26th Street Readers, which tutored elementary school students at Kannon Elementary in the Lawndale neighborhood.