A dedicated advocate, Daihana Estrada is committed to helping clients navigate complex litigation matters and achieving positive outcomes. Daihana is well-versed in virtually all stages of litigation, including pleading and motion practice, discovery, and trial.
Daihana drafts briefs, motions and memorandum and performs research on a range of legal issues. She also helps manage cases and develop litigation strategy.
As a result of her judicial clerkship experience, Daihana has a deep understanding of the litigation process. As a judicial law clerk, she conducted legal research, drafted orders and bench memos with a recommendation to a three-judge panel, and prepared drafted opinions.
During law school, Daihana gained experience as a legal intern at the American Bar Association’s Office of the General Counsel and at the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF). She also was a legal intern for the National Immigrant Justice Center, where she, under attorney supervision, won an asylum immigration case and helped her client get released from a detention center. Additionally, she was a judicial extern for the Honorable Maritza Martinez of the Circuit Court of Cook County.
Professional and Community Involvement
Member, American Bar Association (ABA)
Commissioner, ABA Commission on Hispanic Legal Rights and Responsibilities
Vice-chair, ABA Tort Trial & Insurance Practice, Women Trial Lawyers General Committee
Delegate, ABA Young Lawyers Division
Member, ABA Young Lawyers Division, Women of Color
Liaison, ABA Standing Committee on Election Law
Member, Chicago Coalition for the Homeless Scholarship Committee
Member, Hispanic National Bar Association
Member, Hispanic Lawyers Association of Illinois (HLAI)