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Gal Pissetzky

About Me

Languages Spoken: Spanish, Hebrew, Polish

Practice Areas


  1. Appeals: 25%
  2. Criminal Defense: 25%
  3. Federal Crime: 25%
  4. Violent Crime: 25%



Fixed (Always)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

21 total 

  • Jonathan Drake Steele

    Highly recommend this fine lawyer.


    Jonathan Steele Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Justyna Kruk

    Gal is one of the most knowledgeable and experienced criminal defense attorneys in Chicago and throughout the State of Illinois. A gifted and tenacious litigator, Gal has successfully defended cases at both the state and federal level. His dedication to his clients is unrivaled--you can be sure he will fight for your "Not guilty."


    Justyna Kruk Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked for lawyer

Contact Info

Pissetzky & Berliner, LLC

53 W. Jackson
Suite 1515
Chicago, IL, 60604

53 W. Jackson Blvd. Suite 1515
Chicago, IL, 60604-3755



ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law200008/17/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyer2011
Top 100 Trial LawyersAssociation of Trial Lawyers of America2010
Top 100 Trial LawyersAssociation of Trial Lawyers of America2009
Top 100 Trial LawyersAmerican Trial Lawyers Association2007
Cum LaudeJohn Marshall Law School2000
HonorsUniversity of Illinois, Chicago1997
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerPissetzky & Berliner, LLC2006 - Present
PartnerMeczyk & Associates2002 - 2006
Assistant State's AttorneyCook County State's Attorney's Office2000 - 2002
Association NamePosition NameDuration
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersLifetime Member2000 - Present
Illinois State Bar AssociationN/A2000 - Present
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
www.notgalt.comView my case reviews on my website
Documentary of the Sinaloa CarterN/A
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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
John Marshall Law School, ChicagoLawJD - Juris Doctor2000
University of Illinois, ChicagoCriminal Law and Political ScienceBA1997
Speaking Engagements
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