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Alexander Salerno’s Client Reviews

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  • 5.0 stars

    Posted by a client

    Saved my life

    I was looking at a 15 to 60 year sentence and Mr. Salerno took my case all the way to the illinois Supreme Court and won it! The original judge disagreed with attorney Salerno and found me guilty but he never abandoned me he kept fighting and won my case in the appellate and Supreme Court of illinois! I owe my life and my family future to him!

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  • 1.0 star

    Posted by a Criminal Defense client

    WORST LAWYER EVER!!!!!!

    MY BROTHER HIRED SALERNO 13YRS. AGO,HE PROLONGED THE TRIAL FOR FIVE YEARS!!! DURING THOSE FIVE YEARS WE WOULD CALL HIM FOR INFO ON THE CASE, HE WOULD NOT RETURN OUR CALLS, HIS SECRETARY WOULD TELL US HE'S IN COURT ALL THE TIME, ETC. FINALLY WENT TO TRIAL, LOST THE CASE AND WAS QUICK TO SAY WE'LL RETRIAL. HE WAS QUICK TO GET A HOLD OF US TO CHARGE US ANOTHER $15,000.00, IF WE WERE LATE ON A PAYMENT, YES HE'S SECRETARY CALLED FOR THAT!!! FINALLY PAID HIM THE ENTIRE MONEY, AND ALL OF SUDDEN SAME CRAP ! NO CALLS BACK!!! TO FIND OUT A COUPLE OF YEARS AGO, MY BROTHER RECEIVED A LETTER STATING HIS MOTION FOR RETRIAL WAS DENIED DO TO A TECHNICALLY HIS LAWYER FAILED TO SUBMIT MATTER IN A TIMELY MATTER!!!!! SO, HE SCREWED MY BROTHER OVER, MY FAMILY WITH ALL THE MONEY WE PAID HIM, TO THIS DAY WE HAVEN'T RECEIVED A CALL, LETTER OR ANYTHING FROM THAT A**H*** !!!! BE CAREFUL WHO YOU TRUST TO REPRESENT YOU, BECAUSE THAT'S YOUR LIFE HE'S GOING TO SCREW UP, NOT HIS!! AND I'M GLAD SOME OF YOUS DID GET YOUR MONEYS WORTH!!!

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  • 5.0 stars

    Posted by Sean

    Good lawyer and good guy. Definitely would recommend, did superb job.

    Salerno is a great criminal defense lawyer. I was introduced to him by my neighbor, a cook county assistant district attorney. Didn't keep me very well informed, but that was alright with me. The quick briefing as we stood in line to enter the courthouse was sufficient, since he was always well prepared in court. I was told by multiple lawyers who came highly recommended that at least one year jail time was the best possible scenario. He got me off with probation and just 40 hours community service. He also managed to get my seized property returned from the police, including money, enough to cover his services and the court and probation fees. Couldn't be more satisfied with an attorney's performance.

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  • 5.0 stars

    Posted by a Criminal Defense client

    The best I've seen

    After reading articles and researching Mr. Salerno I hired him to handle a very complicated legal criminal matter. He was well prepared........the trial took months and it was clear he was respected by the other lawyers who were very well known and skilled lawyers....but the were not even in close in ability and persuasiveness to Mr. Salerno. After I was acquitted I found out that Mr. Salerno has handled the biggest criminal cases in Chicago over the years. He never told me that and was very low key.....never bragged about his experience. I was surprised by his abilities. The jury loved him and his presentations.

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  • 5.0 stars

    Posted by Pete

    Excellent attourney

    Alexander was a strong well spoken attorney who helps me out of a bind. I went to three other attorneys who told me I would do at least six years in jail, and attorney salerno won my case and was reasonable with the price. I actually stumbled upon mr salerno after he won another case in the courthouse my case was pending in, and approached him for help.

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  • 2.0 stars

    Posted by a Criminal Defense client

    Great Escape Artist

    I hired Mr. Salerno for my son and paid him a good sum of money. Mr. Salerno disappeared, never returned my phone calls, had his secretary always tell me he wasn't in, never answered his cell phone, he showed up at hearings late with lots of bad excuses. After doing nothing the first time he wanted a bunch more money to contineu with the case and fix his own mistakes. Worst attorney I ever had who came highly recommended by local friends

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  • 5.0 stars

    Posted by Rick

    Superb one of a kind get it done kind of guy

    Alex has represented me many of times and has gone out of his way to help me. I would recommend him to anyone looking for someone who knows the system. This guy is the best .

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  • 5.0 stars

    Posted by Heath

    Underestimated

    When I first met with Attorney Salerno I was not overly impressed but a family member of mine spoke very highly of him. I ended up taking my case to trial and as I have had other Attorneys represent me on criminal matters in the past, Attorney Salerno was absolutely the best Attorney I have ever had. I would like to say that he far exceeded my expectations of him. He was excellent at trial. It was like I had a close family member representing me at trial. I honestly cannot say enough about Attorney Salerno.

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  • 5.0 stars

    Posted by Charlie

    Salerno review

    Mr. Salerno represented me in a lawsuit against my former employer. He worked for me in recovering a substantial 6 figure judgement. If you are looking for an attorney who is going to give you the facts, he is honest to a fault with the specifics of your case. He knew my case better than I did.

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  • 5.0 stars

    Posted by a Criminal Defense client

    Superb Lawyer

    i had a criminal case against me and Mr. Salerno got me off and with no fines. He is a great lawyer

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