Olivia is a legal assistant at Cheney Galluzzi & Howard, LLC. Born on a Navy base in Portsmouth, VA, and raised in Chicago, Olivia has always been driven by a deep sense of justice and a desire to make a positive impact in the world. Growing up in a household with both parents serving in the Navy, she developed a strong appreciation for discipline, integrity, and service to others. Olivia graduated from the University of Iowa in 2021 with a double major in both political science and criminology, where she wrote a thesis on racial disparities in the criminal justice system.
She is most passionate about women’s rights and social justice, determined to break down barriers and pave the way for a more inclusive and equitable world. Her sights have been se t on the legal arena for as long as she can remember, as she has always been driven by her empathy for others. In the future, Olivia hopes to become a civil rights attorney-advocating for equal opportunities and acting as an advocate for those who need it the most.
Beyond her professional work, Olivia also enjoys working as a sous chef at Yardhouse on 16th St. Aside from probably working too much, her hobbies include snowboarding, hiking, indulging in the enchanting world of Harry Potter, and embarking on outdoor adventures and going to the park with her two beloved cats, Ziggy and Lucy. When time allows, she also delights in the restorative power of napping.