Candidate — Downers Grove Township Assessor



Laura Hois and her husband Billy have lived in Downers Grove since 1985 and have two daughters, Erin and Jenny, and a son Reed James. Laura was born in DeKalb and raised in Naperville, a Naperville Central High School graduate. She has a J.D. with distinction from DePaul University College of Law and a B.A. Degree in English from the University of Illinois.

Laura is a solo practitioner in the Law Office of Laura L. Hois in Downers Grove, serving clients in the areas of real estate, estate planning and administration, and business law. Before starting her own law practice in 2010, Laura was an attorney at Peregrine, Stime, Newman, Ritzman and Bruckner in Wheaton for 2 years, and in-house counsel at McDonald’s Corporation for 19 years.

Laura volunteers at local community events and has served Downers Grove area precincts as a Republican committeeman and fundraiser for the past six years. She is an active member of DuPage County Bar Association, Illinois State Bar Association and the Downers Grove Area Chamber of Commerce. Laura was named Chicago Bar Foundation Corporate Counsel of the Year in 2006 and Volunteer of the Year, Pro Bono Center for Disability and Elder Law in 2005.

Laura presently serves as Downers Grove Township Clerk, 2013-2017 and she is Deputy Assessor at Sugar Grove Township, part-time, to gain valuable experience.

On April 4, 2017, Laura humbly asks for your vote and pledges to serve this community.