About Judge Daniel O. Tiernan


  • Illinois State Bar Association – Highly Qualified
  • Asian American Bar Association – Qualified
  • Black Women Lawyers’ Association – Recommended
  • Chicago Council of Lawyers – Qualified
  • Cook County Bar Association – Recommended
  • Decalogue Society of Lawyers – Highly Recommended
  • Hellenic Bar Association – Recommended
  • Hispanic Lawyers Association of Illinois – Qualified
  • Lesbian and Gay Bar Association of Chicago – Recommended
  • Puerto Rican Bar Association – Recommended
  • Women’s Bar Association of Illinois – Recommended


  • Northern District of Illinois
  • Federal Bar
  • Illinois Bar


  • Association of Inspectors General
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Cook County Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Southwest Bar Association
  • South Suburban Bar AssociationWomen’s Criminal Defense Bar Association


Northern Illinois College of Law, DeKalb, IL
Juris Doctor conferred May 1995

Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL
Bachelor of Arts, English, May 1992

Brother Rice High School, Chicago, IL
Class of 1987

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