Ms. Piccione joined Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard, P.C. in 2015 and concentrates her practice in the areas of business law and litigation.
Ms. Piccione graduated Cum Laude from Loyola University Chicago School of Law in 2002 and began her legal career as a criminal prosecutor for the DuPage County State’s Attorney’s Office.
At the state’s attorney’s office, she soon earned the 1st Chair Attorney position in charge of the Domestic Violence courtroom where one of her greatest achievements was successfully prosecuting a foster mother and Chicago public school teacher for severely abusing her developmentally disabled son whom the defendant had coached to testify on her behalf. After successfully trying hundreds of bench and jury trials in both the misdemeanor and felony divisions, she earned a Special Commendation Award for her service and left the Office to become an associate at a Chicago area law firm where she focused on business law and litigation, criminal defense, and family law.
While practicing as an associate, Ms. Piccione developed a passion for business law, and particularly, small business start-ups and the art of raising capital for small businesses. Ms. Piccione co-founded and launched her own start-up company to produce, market, and distribute a botanical liqueur called ‘Hum.” In 2010, Ms. Piccione became the Chief Executive Officer of The Hum Spirits Company in 2010 and served on company’s Board of Managers.