Our Attorneys

Roisin Duffy-Gideon

Contact Roisin
  • Miner, Barnhill & Galland, P.C.
    325 N. LaSalle St. Suite 350
    Chicago, IL 60654
  • (312) 626-1018


  • The University of Chicago Law School, J.D. (2018) – Honors: High Honors; Pro Bono Honors; Order of the Coif; Kirkland & Ellis Scholar; Rubenstein Scholar; Comments Editor & Diversity Committee Co-Chair, The University of Chicago Law Review
  • Harvard University, B.A. in Social Studies (2012) - Honors: Magna cum laude; Citation in Spanish; Certificate in Latin American Studies; 2012 Steve Reifenberg Traveling Fellowship; 2012-2013 Fulbright Grant for research in Venezuela (visa not granted)

Roisin joins Miner, Barnhill & Galland in 2021 following clerkships in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.

In 2018 Roisin graduated with high honors from the University of Chicago Law School, where she was a Comments Editor on the Law Review and Co-President of the Public Interest Law Society. During law school, Roisin worked in the Federal Criminal Justice Clinic and took part in the clinic’s groundbreaking litigation against the ATF’s selective enforcement of federal firearm and narcotics laws. She also represented indigent clients in housing court and on other matters in the Civil Action Practice at the Bronx Defenders. Roisin co-chaired a team of students that conducted the Law School’s first ever comprehensive study on the experiences of women students.

Before law school Roisin worked at the City Bar Justice Center in New York City, assisting low-income families in foreclosure cases and representing families experiencing homelessness at public benefits hearings. She also lived for a year in Chiapas, Mexico, and worked at a grassroots community development non-profit. Roisin graduated magna cum laude from Harvard College in 2012 after studying abroad in Peru, Cuba, and Venezuela.


  • Mallika Balachandran, Roisin Duffy-Gideon, and Hannah Gelbort, “Speak Now: Results of a One-Year Study of Women’s Experiences at the University of Chicago Law School,” 19 U. Chi. Legal Forum 647 (2019).
  • Roisin Duffy-Gideon, “Pay it Backward: Buy-Money Repayment as a Condition of Supervised Release,” 84 U Chi. L. Rev. 1933 (2017).

Bar Admissions

Illinois (2020)

New York (2019)

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