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  1. Criminal Defense: 50%
  2. White Collar Crime: 50%

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Monico & Spevack

20 South Clark Street.
Suite 700
Chicago, IL, 60603


ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law197311/12/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2015
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2014
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2013
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2012
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2011
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2010
Best Lawyers in AmericaN/A2007
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Best Lawyers in AmericaN/A1991
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Board of Criminal LawyersVice President2003 - Present
National Institute for Trial AdvocacyMember2001 - 2003
American Board of Criminal LawyersPresident-Elect1989 - Present
National Institute for Trial AdvocacyMember1983 - 1984
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMemberN/A
American College of Trial LawyersMemberN/A
Illinois Bar FoundationFellowN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
Matthew Bender publicationFederal Criminal Practice: A Seventh Circuit Handbook2006
Matthew Bender publicationFederal Criminal Practice: A Seventh Circuit Handbook2005
Matthew Bender publicationFederal Criminal Practice: A Seventh Circuit Handbook2004
Matthew Bender publicationFederal Criminal Practice: A Seventh Circuit Handbook2003
Matthew Bender publicationFederal Criminal Practice: A Seventh Circuit Handbook2002
Matthew Bender publicationFederal Criminal Practice: A Seventh Circuit Handbook2001
Matthew Bender publicationFederal Criminal Practice: A Seventh Circuit Handbook2000
The Champion magazineImpeachment in White-Collar Crimes: Practical Ideas & Suggestions1999
Chicago LawyerCongress Should Re-Think RICO1990
UnknownEthical Problems Not Made For Television1987
Illinois State Bar AssociationReduction of Sentence Under the Comprehensive Crime Control Act of 19841986
National Law JournalNew Regime for Reporting of Currency Transactions1986
American Bar Association publicationUndercover Investigations Involving the Judicial Process1984
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Northwestern University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1973
Georgetown UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1969
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Indiana Continuing Legal Education ForumThe Effective Closing Argument: How to Make Them Remember2005
14th Annual International Heart and Vascular ConferenceStaying on the Right Side of the OIG2005
NACDL Midwinter Meeting and SeminarThe Defense of Medicare Fraud Prosecutions2003
National CLE ConferenceRecent Medicare Fraud Prosecutions: From Drug Companies To Doctors and Their Lawyers!2003
National CLE ConferenceThe Defense of Insider Trading Prosecutions2001
Chicago Inn of CourtThe Art of Cross-Examination1999
NACDL Annual Meeting & SeminarImpeachment in White Collar Cases1998
IICLEPlea Bargaining Practice and Techniques in Federal Court1998
UnknownFederalization of State Crime1994
NACDL, Fall MeetingDo Numbers Lie?: The Financial Expert1993
IACJ Annual MeetingCross Examination of Expert Witnesses in Financial Crimes1993
UnknownMentors & Whistleblowers: Young Lawyers Ethical Concerns1993
UnknownCivil Justice Reforms1992
Criminal Law Committee and IACJClosing Argument - Making Sense of It1992
UnknownThe Federal Sentencing Guidelines for Organizations: Having the Government As Your Partner1990
UnknownEthical Problems For Government Lawyers1987
UnknownMoney Laundering: Present State of the Law1987
UnknownEffects of the 1984 Comprehensive Crime Control Act on the Business Community1985
UnknownGovernmental Intervention with the Attorney-Client Relationship1985
UnknownRepresenting Corporations and Their Employees in Agency and Grand Jury InvestigationsN/A

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