Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Tilton was a Staff Attorney in the Housing Practice Group at Legal Aid Chicago, where she represented tenants in eviction court or at administrative hearings. In addition to defending tenants from unwarranted evictions, she challenged uninhabitable living conditions, such as lead poisoning, and source of income discrimination. Ms. Tilton served on a grant to work specifically with survivors of domestic violence.
Ms. Tilton graduated from Stanford Law School, where she co-founded Stanford Advocates for Immigrants’ Rights, organized legal clinics for the Native American Law Students Association, co-lead the Immigration Pro Bono, and worked as a student attorney in the Immigrants’ Rights Clinic, where she successfully represented a domestic violence survivor at a final deportation hearing.
Ms. Tilton volunteers with the Greater Chicago Food Depository and recently finished her first marathon with the Chicago Coalition Team to End Homelessness at the 2021 Chicago Marathon.