Rose Lindsay-Guimaraes

Title/s:  Staff Attorney, Federal Defender Program

Phone: 312.621.8341



Rose Lindsay-Guimaraes is a Staff Attorney at the Federal Defender Program where she has represented hundreds of indigent clients accused of federal crimes in the Northern District of Illinois district court, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court. She regularly contributes to chapters in Defending a Federal Criminal Case, the authoritative guide to federal criminal practice, and Federal Criminal Practice, a publication of the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education. Ms. Lindsay-Guimaraes graduated from Loyola University Chicago's School of Law in 2003, where she participated in the ABA National Appellate Advocacy Competition and was a legal writing tutor. She joined Loyola's adjunct faculty in 2004. She teaches Legal Writing and Advanced Writing for Legal Practice: Criminal Law Litigation.


BA, Brigham Young, 1996
BS, Utah, 1997
JD, Loyola University Chicago School of Law, 2003