Molly Armour

Lecturer in Law

Molly Armour is a criminal defense attorney in Chicago. She has a client-centered practice representing individuals facing allegations of wrongdoing in state and federal court. As a member of the Federal Defender Program’s Criminal Justice Act (CJA) panel, she is appointed to defend clients with lesser resources in the Northern District of Illinois.

Prior to opening her own law office, Ms. Armour clerked for the Honorable M. Teresa Sarmina, in the homicide division of the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas. She graduated from Temple University Beasley School of Law, where she served as Editor-in-Chief for Temple Political & Civil Rights Law Review.

Ms. Armour is a member of the Criminal Subcommittee of the Seventh Circuit Electronic Discovery Pilot Program and has previously taught Advanced Criminal Procedure at DePaul University College of Law. She currently serves as Midwest Regional Vice President for the National Lawyers Guild. In her spare time, Ms. Armour provides legal support for those advocating for social justice. She is an avid gardener.