Deborah Filipovich Martin

Staff Attorney, Guardian ad Litem for Minors
University of Southern California (B.S., Business Administration with a concentration in Management and Organization, 2012)
Northwestern University School of Law (J.D., 2015)

Debi first joined CVLS in 2014 as a summer intern with the GAL for Minors Program. After her internship ended, she continued her caseload throughout her third year of law school. During her time in law school, she was on the Northwestern Journal of Technology & Intellectual Propoerty as a Notes Editor. Also, she was awarded the 2014 Harold Washington Leadership Award. Graduating from law school in 2015 with service honors, Deborah was awarded with the Jay A. Pritzker Fellowship which allows her to continue her work with the GAL for Minors Program. By the time she joined CVLS as a fellow in September 2015, she already had a substantial CVLS caseload. When she isn't handling GAL cases, she loves coaching Northwestern University Mock Trial teams.