Senior Associate Attorney, Huma Rashid has been with Wigell Law Group since 2012.
Rashid graduated in 2011 with a Juris Doctorate from John Marshall Law School. She graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts from North Central College, where she was named to the Dean’s List. She was sworn into the Illinois State Bar Association in May of 2012, and has maintained her membership.
- National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
- Chicago Bar Association
- Federal Criminal Bar Association
- Will County Bar Association
- Cook County Bar Association
- DuPage County Bar Association
- Illinois Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Attorney appearances include:
- Licensed in the State of Illinois
- Northern District of Illinois (Eastern and Western Division)
- Central District of Illinois
- Northern District of Indiana (Eastern and Western Division)
- Southern District of Iowa
- District Court of Minnesota (Eastern)
- District of Missouri, 7th Circuit Court of Appeals
In addition to criminal defense, Ms. Rashid is an expert in social media and blogging in the legal field. As an expert on ethics and policies relating to social media, she has published articles, served on panels, and had several speaking engagements.
Prior to working at Wigell Law Group, Huma Rashid worked as a Researcher at Law Offices of Carolyn Elefant / MyShingle.com (2009 – 2013) analyzing legal ethics opinions, FERC regulations, and contract work. In 2008, she founded Business Casual Superstar, Inc. The blog was named as one of Forbes Manazines Top 20 Work Fashion on blogs for Women and was nominated as one of the American Bar Association’s top blawgs for three years.
At the Wigell Law Group, Huma Rashid experience spans state and federal, felonies and misdemeanors, and juvenile cases. She also has been the attorney on multiple federal and state jury trials and bench trials. Additionally, she has filed multiple appeals and briefed to ruling in the First and Second District Court of Appeals in the State of Illinois. She also has experience briefing and arguing before the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals.