Ms. Charkow received her undergraduate degree from the University of Notre Dame in 1989 and her Juris Doctor degree from Washington University School of Law in 1993. In law school, Ms. Charkow was the recipient of the Scholar in Law Award and an Associate Editor of the Journal of Urban and Contemporary Law. Ms. Charkow focuses her practice in the areas of special education and general school law. In addition, her legal experience includes municipal, zoning and real estate law.
- 1993 Admitted to the Bar of the State of Illinois
- Illinois State Bar Association
- Chicago Bar Association
- Illinois Council of School Attorneys
- National Council of School Attorneys