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Erin Clifford

Erin Clifford


Erin Clifford is the Director of Marketing and Business Development at Clifford Law Offices. She provides overall management of strategic business development, such as planning, coordinating, and implementation of marketing and business plans.

Erin Clifford grew up in the Northwest suburbs of Chicago and attended Northwestern University as an undergraduate, where she majored in Secondary Education with a concentration in English. After graduating, Erin taught high school English in the Chicago Public Schools for five years. Thereafter, she matriculated to DePaul College of Law, earning her Juris Doctorate. Erin then clerked for five years at the Illinois Appellate Court, First District for the Honorable Justice Terrence J. Lavin and then for a period as legal counsel at the Cook County Treasurer’s Office.

In addition to her development work at Clifford Law Offices and legal background, Erin is the Founder of Erin Clifford Wellness and Rockstar Doggy Momma. She became a Holistic Health Coach through the Institute for Integrative Nutrition’s Health Coach Training Program and works with families, professionals, and corporations in creating and maintaining healthy lifestyles through nutrition, life and wellness coaching. As an authority figure in the wellness industry, Erin gives speaking engagements in all areas of wellness – from nutrition, to exercise, to healthy lifestyle management. Her expertise in wellness has earned her media attention from publications such as Shape Magazine, US News and World Report, Prevention Magazine, and more.

Erin is an advocate of giving back and helping the Chicago community. She is currently the board chair of Lawyers Lend-A-Hand, an organization that channels the legal community’s resources to promote mentoring and tutoring programs in disadvantaged Chicago communities through distributing grants, as well as its in-house tutoring and mentoring program. She also serves as a board member on the Friends of Prentice Board, an organization committed to superior healthcare spanning the full spectrum of a woman’s life. In addition, Erin serves as a board member for the Chicago High School for the Arts. ChiArts is a Chicago Public School dedicated to fostering scholar-artists through its intensive pre-professional training program in the arts, combined with a comprehensive college preparatory curriculum. She is also on the WTTW and WFMT Board of Trustees.

Erin Clifford’s passion for legal matters, health and wellness, and involvement in the Chicago community has made her a proud addition to the Clifford Law Offices team. She is currently working on a master’s degree in mental health counseling at Northwestern University.

  • Education
    • DePaul College of Law, Juris Doctor, May 2012
    • Northwestern University, Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education with a Concentration in English, June 2002
  • Professional Associations and Memberships
    • WTTW, Board of Trustees
    • WFMT, Board of Trustees
    • Lawyer’s Lend-A-Hand, May 2015 – Present
    • Friends of Prentice, May 2017 – Present
    • Chicago High School for the Arts, Board of Directors, September 2018 – Present
    • American Counseling Association
    • American Bar Association
    • Chicago Inn of Court
    • Chicago Bar Association
    • Illinois State Bar Association
    • Legal Marketing Association
  • Past Employment Positions
    • Cook County Treasurer’s Office, Legal Counsel, January 2018 – April 2019
    • Illinois Appellate Court, First Judicial District, Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable Terrence J. Lavin, September 2012 – December 2017
    • Clifford Law Offices PC, Law Clerk, August 2008 – August 2012
    • Steinmetz Academic Center, English Teacher, August 2003 – June 2008
    • Buffalo Grove High School, Building Substitute, August 2002 – June 2003

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