Rebecca completed her juris doctorate at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law in May of 2001, after completing her undergraduate political science degree at Southern Illinois University in May of 1998. She clerked for the Honorable Judge Gerald R. Solomon of the Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas and entered private practice in 2003. After 9 years in private practice in Pennsylvania, she returned to Southern Illinois. Rebecca is a wife and mother and enjoys the outdoors, running and yoga. She loves Southern Illinois and is grateful for the opportunity to serve her community.