Jacqueline B. Carroll has represented clients in state and federal courts involving Civil Rights claims, American with Disabilities Act claims, tort claims and employment disputes. Prior to joining Bernstein Law Firm in September 2017, Jacqueline was part of the Conflicts Counsel Unit, an elite unit at the Cook County State Attorney’s Office, which saved taxpayers approximately 3 million a year. Since 2006, she prosecuted more than 100 misdemeanor trials, 200 motions, presented cases to the grand jury, argued civil motions in both federal and state court, and litigated four successful jury trials.
Jacqueline brings extensive knowledge of federal court as well as trial experience to Bernstein Law Firm. She has written Seventh Circuit briefs and several criminal appeals in the First District. A personal accomplishment for her has been prosecuting child sex offenders in Cook County.
She earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Northwestern University in 1999 and her Juris Doctor degree from Loyola University Chicago School of Law in 2005. Jacqueline is admitted to the Illinois bar, and the United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois.
Jacqueline has studied at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London, England as well as Steppenwolf Theater in Chicago and Stella Adler in New York. She currently resides in Chicago and has been an active performer in the Chicago Bar Association’s Annual Bar Show for over six years.