Attorney Jennifer Holder was born in Massachusetts and grew up in Belvidere, Illinois. Jennifer attended the University of Chicago where she earned her Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology in 2009.
Jennifer received her Juris Doctor from DePaul University College of Law where she graduated Cum Laude and earned a Certificate in Public Interest Law. During law school, she gained significant legal experience in the area of criminal records relief while interning at several legal aid agencies in Chicago and was awarded the Benjamin Hooks Distinguished Public Service Award for completing over 200 hours of pro bono work.
Jennifer started her legal career as an Assistant Public Defender in Winnebago County where she gained experience in the defense of traffic, DUI, misdemeanor and felony charges as well as representing parents in juvenile abuse & neglect cases. Before joining DeRango & Cain, she practiced at a local general practice firm where she represented clients the areas of civil litigation and family law. She now focuses her practice on family law.
- Family Law
- Child Support & Maintenance
- Juvenile Abuse & Neglect
- DCFS Appeals
- Special Education Law
- University of Chicago, Chicago, IL – Bachelor of Arts
- DePaul University College of Law, Chicago, IL – Juris Doctor
- Illinois, 2015
- U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 2022