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Dimitrios Jim Dimeas

Dimitrios Jim Dimeas

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense

About Me

I concentrate my practice in Criminal Law. I have extensive experience throughout the State and Federal Criminal Courts in Chicago. Put my experience and knowledge to work for you!


I am also a published author having authored Chapter 1 of "Strategies for Defending Identity Theft Cases:  Leading Lawyers on Identifying Identity Theft Crime, Preparing a Thorough Defense and Managing Technological Evidence (Inside the Minds).  Thomson Reuters, 2012.

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Languages Spoken: Greek

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1992

  1. Criminal Defense: 100%
    23 years

Payment

Fees:

Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

13 total 

  • Dan M. Tsataros

    Mr. Dimeas is an outstanding attorney who I have had the pleasure of knowing for many years! He is a brilliant mind and an experienced litigator!

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    Dan Tsataros Criminal Defense Attorney
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  • Sean Cleary

    I endorse this lawyer. An extremely talented and well respected attorney in the legal community.

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    Sean Cleary Car Accidents Attorney
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Contact Info

Legal Defenders, P.C.

8770 W. Bryn Mawr, Suite 1300
Chicago, IL, 60631

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law199205/14/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
The Expired Hero of the Month Awardtheexpiredmeter.com2008

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Senior PartnerLegal Defenders, P.C.2005 - Present
Senior PartnerThe Chicago Lawyers Group, P.C.1995 - 2005
AssociatePeter A. Palivos & Associates1992 - 1995

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2008 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
People v. D. DavisCase Dismissed after Won Motion to Suppress
People v. Ezell LFinding of Not Guilty
People v. J. SmithDirected Verdict - Not Guilty

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Legal Defenders, P.C., Legal NewsLaw Allowing Police To Obtain Cell Phone Records Without Warrant Ruled Unconstitutional2011
Legal Defenders, P.C., Legal NewsSupreme Court Agrees To Hear Double Jeopardy Case2011
Legal Defenders, P.C., Legal NewsSupreme Court Hears Arguments on Louisiana Murder Case2011
Legal Defenders, P.C., Legal NewsSupreme Court Hears Arguments on GPS Tracking Case2011
Legal Defenders, P.C., Legal NewsSteady Decrease in City Crime Rate Continues2011
Legal Defenders, P.C., Legal NewsCity Turns To Cameras To Raise Revenue2011
Legal Defenders, P.C., Legal NewsWashington, D.C. Mayor Orders Police Not To Check Immigration Status of Suspects2011
Legal Defenders, P.C., Legal NewsRecord Number of Deportations2011
Legal Defenders, P.C., Legal NewsQuinn Grants 50 Pardons2011
Legal Defenders, P.C., Legal NewsSupreme Court Hears Strip Search Case2011
Legal Defenders, P.C., Legal NewsCook County Use of Electronic Monitoring Surges2011
Legal Defenders, P.C., Legal NewsSupreme Court Hears Missed Deadline Capital Case2011
Legal Defenders, P.C., Legal NewsForbes Most Dangerous Cities2011
Legal Defenders, P.C., Legal NewsSheriff Sting Nabs 100 Fugitives2011
Legal Defenders, P.C., Legal NewsSupreme Court Agrees to Hear Potentially Landmark Gun Control Case2011
Legal Defenders, P.C., Legal NewsOregon Governor Halts Executions in State2011
Legal Defenders, P.C., Legal NewsLocal Attorney Jailed For 2 Days For Missing Jury Trial2011
Legal Defenders, P.C., Legal News50 Shoplifters Arrested in Sting2011
Legal Defenders, P.C., Legal NewsBudget Passes - Cook County To Start Charging To Park At Courthouses2011
Legal Defenders, P.C., Legal NewsNew Round of Layoffs Coming To Cook County States Attorneys Office2011
Legal Defenders, P.C., Legal NewsCalifornia Medical Association Calls for Legalization of Pot2011
Legal Defenders, P.C., Legal NewsCrime Rate Decreases Nationally Fourth Year in a Row2011
Legal Defenders, P.C., Legal NewsChicago To Analyze Shootings in 2 High Crime Neighborhoods2011
Legal Defenders, P.C., Legal NewsNot Guilty of Residential Burglary in Markham After Trial2011
Legal Defenders, P.C., Legal NewsLooming Execution a Dark Chapter For American Justice2011
Legal Defenders, P.C., Legal NewsCook County Expands Tickets For Low Level Drug Offenses2011
Legal Defenders, P.C., Legal News12 Years in Prison for Crooked Cop2011
Legal Defenders, P.C., Legal NewsLife Sentences for Juveniles Convicted of Murder Upheld2011
Legal Defenders, P.C., Legal NewsCook County Deals Blow to Feds2011
Legal Defenders, P.C., Legal NewsIllinois Death Row Shut Down2011
Legal Defenders, P.C., Legal NewsCrime Rate Drops Nationwide Except in 3 Illinois Towns2011
Legal Defenders, P.C., Legal NewsChicago Crime Rate Continues to Drop2011
Legal Defenders, P.C., Legal NewsIllinois Withdraws From Federal Immigration Programs2011
Legal Defenders, P.C., Legal NewsSupreme Court Agrees to Hear Death Penalty Case Involving Missed Deadline2011
Legal Defenders, P.C., Legal NewsSupreme Court Hears Arguments on Miranda Case Involving Juveniles2011
Legal Defenders, P.C., Legal NewsSupreme Court Rules Against Man Wrongly Jailed For 18 Years2011
Legal Defenders, P.C., Legal NewsNew Body Scanners For Cook County Jail2011
Legal Defenders, P.C., Legal NewsSupreme Court Further Erodes Federal Sentencing Guidelines2011
Legal Defenders, P.C., Legal NewsCrime Rate Down But Some Numbers Troubling2011
Legal Defenders, P.C., Legal NewsBREAKING NEWS: REPORTS THAT QUINN WILL SIGN BILL ABOLISHING DEATH PENALTY IN ILLINOIS TOMORROW2011
Legal Defenders, P.C., Legal NewsSupreme Court Rules in Favor of Inmate in DNA Case2011
Legal Defenders, P.C., Legal NewsMan Serves 17 Years for Rape is Exonerated2011
Legal Defenders, P.C., Legal NewsUPDATE: Student Sues FBI For Tracking Device2011
Legal Defenders, P.C., Legal NewsFBI Sting Leads to 678 Arrests Across The Nation2011
Legal Defenders, P.C., Legal NewsEvanston Lessens Penalties for Pot Possession2011
Legal Defenders, P.C., Legal NewsSupreme Court Creates New Exception to Hearsay Rule2011
Legal Defenders, P.C., Legal NewsColorado Struggles With Driving While High2011
Legal Defenders, P.C., Legal NewsSupreme Court Rejects Appeal Over Non-Unanimous Jury Verdict2011
Legal Defenders, P.C., Legal NewsSupreme Court Rules Inmate Blew Time For Appeal2011
Legal Defenders, P.C., Legal NewsSupreme Court Considering Important 10th Amendment Case2011
Legal Defenders, P.C., Legal NewsClerk of Court Announces Layoffs2011
Legal Defenders, P.C., Legal NewsBlizzard Impacts Red Light Tickets in Libertyville2011
Legal Defenders, P.C., Legal NewsLawsuit Filed Challenging Warrantless Search of Laptops at Border2011
Legal Defenders, P.C., Legal NewsCalifornia High Court Ruling Creates Possible Supreme Court Review2011
Legal Defenders, P.C., Legal NewsAurora Expanding Use of Red Light Cameras2011
Legal Defenders, P.C., Legal NewsGovernor Ends 2010 By Granting 34 Pardons2011
Legal Defenders, P.C., Legal News2011 New Illinois Speeding Law2011
Legal Defenders, P.C., Legal NewsMissouri High Court Sides With Illegal Immigrants in Adoption Case2011
Legal Defenders, P.C., Legal NewsSupreme Court Agrees To Hear Another Miranda Case2011
Legal Defenders, P.C., Legal NewsSupreme Court Rules Against Murder Defendant Claims Against Attorney2011
Legal Defenders, P.C., Legal NewsSupreme Court Rules That Attorney Strategy on Murder Case Good Enough2011
Legal Defenders, P.C., Legal NewsOregon Medical Marijuana Gun Permit Case Goes To High Court2011

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Thomas Cooley Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1992
Loyola University ChicagoPolitical ScienceBS - Bachelor of Science1989