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Municipal Prosecutor and Former Public Defender Mia McPherson Runs for Circuit Court Judge

Mia McPherson

Mia McPherson, who has been serving Illinois communities for over 23 years, announces that she is running for 18th Judicial Circuit Court Judge in DuPage County. Mia has developed a comprehensive understanding of a multitude of legal matters during her varied and extensive career, and she is incredibly well-respected among her clients, fellow lawyers, law enforcement, courthouse personnel, and others involved in the legal landscape of DuPage County.

Mia McPherson boasts an extensive career as an attorney and public servant. Her background as a prosecutor and public defender provides her with a breadth of legal knowledge. Licensed to practice in the state of Illinois since 1998, Mia began her legal career as an assistant public defender in the DuPage County Public Defender’s office. In addition, Mia has prosecuted multiple types of municipal cases for a number of cities and villages in DuPage County and opened her own solo practice in 2009.

The Law Offices of Mia S. McPherson, P.C. offer knowledgeable and strategic legal guidance in criminal defense and family law cases. Mia is a fierce advocate for her clients, and her well-rounded legal experience enables her to expertly serve them and protect their rights. She offers compassionate representation and skilled negotiation while navigating her family law clients through matters such as property division, child support, and parenting time.

Mia continuously demonstrates her strong leadership qualities through her involvement in professional associations and throughout her community. In October of 2009, Mia earned her certification as an Illinois Administrative Hearing Officer. Currently, Mia serves as chair of the Criminal Law Section of the DuPage County Bar Association. She has served as president of two of the area’s most prominent associations: the DuPage County Bar Foundation (2020-2021) and the DuPage County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (2018-2020).

As a committed public servant and community member, Mia provides pro bono legal services, and she also spends time volunteering with organizations such as the Haymarket Center Leadership Council, Elmhurst Hospital Foundation, and the DuPage County Expungement Clinic.

Mia McPherson’s qualifications, integrity, leadership abilities, and commitment to DuPage County make her an outstanding candidate for Circuit Court Judge in DuPage County.

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Learn About Who Supports Mia McPherson

During her career, she has built relationships with defense attorneys, prosecutors, judges, law enforcement officials, and administrative and courtroom personnel in multiple communities throughout DuPage County. She has received endorsements from public figures, members of legal organizations, and others who believe that she will advance the cause of justice as a Circuit Judge.

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