Sarah Gelsomino

Sarah Gelsomino joined People’s Law Office in the Fall of 2008. She concentrates her practice on police misconduct, wrongful conviction, representation of political activists and criminal defense cases. During law school, Sarah clerked with the Cook County Public Defenders’ Office and was the recipient of various awards, including the Sonnenschein Scholar Award which funded Sarah’s pro-bono public interest work. She is a current board member of the Chicago chapter of the National Lawyers Guild and is the co-founder of the NLG Chicago Next Gen Committee. Sarah also sits on the Advisory Board of the Irwin W. Steans Center for Community-based Service Learning at DePaul University.

DePaul University, B.A. with honors 2002
DePaul University College of Law, cum laude 2008

Court Admissions
Illinois Supreme Court
Ohio Supreme Court
Northern District of Illinois
United Stated Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit

Professional Affiliations
National Lawyers Guild
National Police Accountability Project (NPAP)