Stefanie Linares Hood focuses her practice in the areas of healthcare regulation, medical/dental malpractice, healthcare liability, and corporate matters. Ms. Hood also represents healthcare professionals in licensure matters and investigations before the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation.
Ms. Hood is actively involved in her community. She is an appointed Commissioner of the DuPage Housing Authority. She also sits on the board of several non-profit groups, including the Liberty Justice Center and Illinois Association of Independent Attorneys. Ms. Hood is also the Committeewoman of her precinct in Milton Township.
In 2014, Ms. Hood was nominated to run in the Illinois State Senate election. She earned the endorsement of the Chicago Tribune, as well as many local businesses, organizations and community leaders.
Ms. Hood received her undergraduate degree in Economics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2005. She also studied International Economics at Bocconi University in Milan, Italy. She graduated from The John Marshall Law School (Chicago) in 2009. While in law school, she served as a legal intern to the General Counsel of the U.S. Agency for International Development in Washington, D.C. In that capacity, she worked on issues regarding humanitarian assistance to foreign nations.