about me 

Cierra Norris is a passionate advocate for her clients as a criminal defense attorney. In Ms. Norris' practice, she vigorously litigates while also focusing on mitigation with the court systems to ensure that her clients get the best possible outcomes. Additionally, Ms. Norris takes a holistic approach in her practice by communicating with her clients and their families about the risks and the technicalities associated with the criminal justice systems.


Law Practice

The Law Office of C. N. Norris, LLC.   |   Attorney   |   2017 - Present |   

The City of Chicago's Public Defender Office   |   Law Clerk   |   2015 - 2016  |   Felony and Child Protection Divisions

Cabrini Green Legal Aid   |  Intake Volunteer   |   2014   |   

Honorable Judge Victoria S. Roberts   |   Judicial Intern   |   2014 - 2015  |   


1st Place Champion, Honorable William J. Bauer Moot Court Competition 

DePaul's Appellate Moot Court Society

DePaul College of Law Student Bar Association Supreme Court Justice

DePaul's University Black Law Student Association's Mock Trial Team


Recipient of The Illinois Judicial Council 2015 Scholarship


Dayton C. Miller Honor Society, Superior Academic Achievement, top 4%


Sigma Iota Rho, International Studies Honor Society


Pi Gamma Mu, Social Science Honor Society


Pi Sigma Alpha, Political Science Honor Society

Alpha Lambda Delta, Freshman Honor Society



Prior to opening her own law practice: The Law Office of C. N. Norris, LLC., Ms. Norris worked as a 711-licensed law clerk with the City of Chicago's Public Defender Office in the Felony and Child Protection divisions while in law school. During this time she also participated as a criminal intake volunteer for Cabini Green Legal Aid.

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