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Daniel S. Alexander

Daniel S. Alexander

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, Personal Injury, Civil Rights, DUI & DWI

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About Me

Experienced and aggressive criminal defense attorney, handling all charges from DUI to drug cases to murder, in State, federal, and suburban courts.  Also many years of experience in personal injury and civil rights cases, with verdicts and settlements totalling over $10 million.  A proven track record as an aggressive and successful trial lawyer.  Multi-million dollar jury verdicts against the City of Chicago and Cook County, Illinois.  Many not-guilty criminal verdicts at both state and federal level. Successful appellate work including victories in the Illinois Appellate Court, Illinois Supreme Court, 7th Circuit, and United States Supreme Court.  University of Chicago Law School Honors grad.


Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1989

  1. Criminal Defense: 40%
    25 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. Civil Rights: 25%
    25 years, 500 cases
  3. Personal Injury: 25%
    25 years, 750 cases
  4. DUI & DWI: 10%
    25 years, 50 cases



Hourly ($200-500/hour), Contingent (20-50%), Retainer (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

1 total 

  • Joshua Bateman Kutnick

    Dan is a veteran trial attorney who has obtained highly successful results for his clients. His research and writing skills are excellent.


    Joshua Kutnick Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Law Offices of Daniel S. Alexander

820 W Jackson Blvd Ste 300
Chicago, IL, 60607-3071



ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law198908/17/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
litigation attorneyMcDermott Will & Emery1989 - 1991


Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Bar AssociationN/A1983 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
People v. TateWon unanimous reversal by the Illinois Supreme Court of the Illinois Appellate Court

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Chicago Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1989