Ms. DeLeon earned her B.A. in History and Legal Studies from Northwestern University in 2010 and her J.D. from Chicago-Kent College of Law in 2014. During law school, Ms. DeLeon was a member of the Moot Court Honor Society and a finalist in the Charles Evans Hughes Moot Court Competition. She was also the recipient of the CALI award for outstanding legal writing, and earned a 4.0 GPA in trial advocacy and appellate advocacy courses. Ms. DeLeon additionally served as an editor of the Seventh Circuit Review, a law journal dedicated to examining relevant issues addressed by the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals.
Ms. DeLeon’s practice focuses primarily on medical malpractice, toxic tort litigation, and general liability defense. She has extensive experience handling cases involving serious personal injuries, such as paralysis, brain damage, complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), systemic infections, permanent neurological disorders, cerebrovascular accidents, bowel perforations, and several different types of cancers. Ms. DeLeon’s experience extends to all phases of litigation, including appellate advocacy and participation in multiple jury trials.
Ms. DeLeon is a 2017 graduate of the International Associate of Defense Counsel (IADC) Trial Academy, one of the oldest and most respected programs for developing defense trial advocacy skills. In 2019 and 2020, Ms. DeLeon was named a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers Magazine, an honor bestowed upon just 2.5% of Illinois attorneys.
Ms. DeLeon is a member of the Illinois Bar Association and the Chicago Bar Association. She is also a member of the Hispanic Lawyer Associate of Illinois (HLAI) and the Latino Alumni Association of Northwestern University (LANU).