Who is Terra?
Terra Costa Howard is an attorney who advocates for children, the elderly, the disabled, and families in need. She is frequently appointed as their representative by the judges of DuPage County in some of the court system’s most difficult cases. Prior to her solo practice, Terra Costa Howard was an assistant public defender in the DuPage County Public Defender’s Office in the Juvenile Division. “These experiences,” commented Howard, “have given me a unique understanding of the problems faced by the people of our district from all walks of life, and the important role that government can play in shaping the lives and future of our community.”