Cecelia M. Towns-Scott is an associate in Kopka Pinkus Dolin’s Chicago office and focuses on defense litigation, with a concentration in workers’ compensation matters.
During law school, she worked as a legal apprentice and paralegal at KPD. Prior to joining the firm, she worked in the Guardianship Office of the Department of Children and Family Services and assisted youth and their families in navigating the probate court system. She also has extensive experience as a former educator in the Chicago Public Schools. Throughout her education and career, Cecelia has been a leader and advocate for the needs of community members with families and uses her diverse life experiences as a guide to thoroughly explore creative solutions in her legal work.
Cecelia received her undergraduate degree from Xavier University (OH), her M.A. from Teachers College at Columbia in the City of New York, and her J.D. from Loyola University Chicago School of Law as part of their weekend J.D. program. Loyola University recognized her with the Social Justice Award for her leadership service and public interest.
In her free time, Cecelia enjoys marathon training and spending time with her friends and family.