Lilly-Spells is a wife to a navy veteran, mom of four kids, and a skilled trial attorney. Right before her 16th Christmas, her favorite cousin died in an interaction with law enforcement. This experience inspired Lilly-Spells to become an attorney dedicated to helping others. Seeing this tragic incident full circle and working with upstanding officers, Lilly-Spells now wants to serve her community in a greater capacity, as judge in District Court, Department 23. For over a decade, Lilly-Spells has protected the constitutional rights of all and given a voice to the voiceless. She understands how judges' decisions are long-lasting and how judicial decisions affect people and businesses. Lilly-Spells has handled cases from beginning to end. Specializing in criminal law, she is experienced in research, writing, litigation, and oral advocacy at every stage of state court. She is dual licensed and practices civil law on a pro bono. Having served as a Court Appointed Special Advocate and an ongoing mentor, Lilly-Spells is passionate about children and dedicated to community. She promises to provide a courtroom where respect, equal access to justice, a listening ear and balanced rulings are commonplace. Lilly-Spells has the courage to make the tough decisions and the integrity to make the right decisions without regard to self-interest. She brings a level of cultural competency and work ethic that is missing from the judiciary. Lilly-Spells has dedicated her career to working for justice, so justice can work for the people. She will continue the same as your next judge.