Shenonda Tisdale was born and raised in Joliet, IL. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Illinois State University and received her Juris Doctor from Northern Illinois University College of Law. Ms. Tisdale has been licensed tto practice law since 2006.
She was assigned to the Traffic/Misdemeanor Division of the Will County Public Defender's Office until 2008 when she was promoted to the Felony Division. In addition to her felony caseload, Ms. Tisdale is involved several of the diversionary specialty courts: Drug Court, Adult Redeploy Illinois (ARI), and Veteran's Court.