Concentrating in criminal law at the Law Office of Ava George Stewart in Chicago, Ava George Stewart is co-chair of the Criminal Litigation Committee of the Women’s Bar Association of Illinois, serves on the DUI Committee of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and is the Illinois Delegate for the National College for DUI Defense. Active in the ISBA, she is currently an elected Assembly Member and is past chair of its Criminal Justice Section and a past chair of its Traffic Laws and Courts Section.
A founding member of the Women’s Criminal Defense Bar Association, Ava is also a member of the Cook County Bar Association and The Lawyers Club of Chicago. She is also a fomer board member of Minority Legal Education Resources.
She received both a BSC (1989) and MSC (1998) from Northwestern University, and a J.D. from the University of Illinois College of Law (2003).