Mary Bird has worked in the area of children's rights and education for over twenty years. She practiced as a supervising attorney at the Office of the Public Guardian and as a staff attorney in the Children's Rights Project of the Legal Assistance Foundation of Chicago. Ms. Bird has represented children, parents, and relative caretakers in the Abuse and Neglect Division of Juvenile Court.
B.A., Catholic University of America, 1980
J.D., Loyola University Chicago School of Law, 1987