Loyola University Chicago

School of Law

Part-time Faculty A-M

Tatia C. Gibbons Laforme

Title/s: Chief Legal Counsel, Office of the Cook County Clerk

Phone: 312-603-5285

E-mail: Tatiacg@gmail.com


Tatia Gibbons is Legal Counsel in the Office of the Cook County Clerk regarding Real Estate and Tax services. Previously, Ms. Gibbons served as an assistant state’s attorney, supervising attorneys in the Civil Division of the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office. Ms. Gibbons led a team of attorneys in tax, revenue and local government matters, advising county officials on relevant issues, and assisted attorneys with tax litigation and the appellate process.  Ms. Gibbons has argued cases in the Illinois Appellate and Illinois Supreme Courts and briefly contributed in private practice. She has instructed appellate advocacy at Loyola University since 2012.

Contact Information:
Office of the County Clerk
118 N. Clark Street, Room 434
Chicago, Illinois 60602


B.A., University of Illinois 1990
J.D. With Honors, The Ohio State University 1994