Juliana Stratton, Esq. has over 20 years of experience as an attorney, mediator, arbitrator, administrative judge, and neutral for class action settlements. Most recently, she was the director of the Center for Public Safety and Justice (CPSJ) at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She currently serves as State Representative of Illinois’ 5th Representative District and is J.B. Pritzker’s running mate in the upcoming campaign for Governor and Lieutenant Governor. In addition, she also teaches the negotiation skills module for Loyola University’s Mini-Executive MBA program and is a national trainer on procedural justice and conflict resolution. Juliana previously served as senior policy advisor to the Cook County Board President on matters relating to criminal and juvenile justice reform and as executive director of Cook County Justice for Children. She is a founding board member of the Chicago Children’s Advocacy Center and serves on the boards of the Juvenile Protective Association and Public Allies-Chicago. Juliana is a restorative justice practitioner and trained peace circle keeper. She lives in the Bronzeville community and is a marathoner, triathlete, and mother of three daughters.