Jennifer served as a prosecutor in Cook County for over 25 years and is currently Special Advisor to Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart. Throughout her career as a prosecutor she supervised various areas of the office, including the domestic violence unit and the felony trial division. She also specialized in prosecuting domestic homicide cases. Under Sheriff Dart, she advises on policy issues and works on a team focused on solving hundreds of local cases where women have gone missing over the years. In law school, Jennifer volunteered at a domestic violence shelter and worked for the Legal Assistance Foundation assisting underprivileged women in obtaining divorces. She has three teenage sons and is committed to increasing access to quality education for women and girls around the world.