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John Dimitrios Ioakimidis

John Dimitrios Ioakimidis

also known as John D. Ioakimidis

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, Bankruptcy & Debt

About Me

I value my clients and aggressively defend their rights.  I strive to resolve issues quickly with the least amount of expense.  Usually, by the end of the case, my clients consider me not only as their lawyer, but also as their friend. 


I am licensed to practice in all Illinois Courts, the US Court of Appeals -7th Circuit, and before the  United States Supreme Court.


 

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Languages Spoken: English, Greek

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1994

  1. Criminal Defense: 95%
    21 years, 2.2 thousand cases
  2. Bankruptcy & Debt: 5%
    21 years, 700 cases

Payment

Fees:

Fixed (Always), Free Consultation (15 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

17 total 

  • Dan M. Tsataros

    John is an outstanding attorney who zealously and passionately represents his clients in a professional manner!

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    Dan Tsataros Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Benjamin Robert Lawson

    I endorse this lawyer. John's advice is thoughtful and thorough.

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    Benjamin Lawson DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Legal Defenders, PC

Triangle Plaza- West Tower - Near O'Hare Airport
8700 W. Bryn Mawr Ave., Suite 1300
Chicago, IL, 60631

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law199405/14/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rated as Excellent AttorneyAvvo2014
Clients' Choice AwardAvvo2012
Graduate ScholarshipNortheastern Illinois Univeristy1990

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Attorney / PartnerLegal Defenders, P.C.2004 - Present
Attorney / PartnerChicago Lawyers Group, PC1995 - 2004

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Chicago Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1994 - 1998
Hellenic Bar Association at WMU Cooley Law SchoolPresident1993 - 1994

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
State of Illinois v. DDFelony Case Dismissed / No Record
State of Illinois v. QMCase Dismissed at Preliminary Hearing
416 F.3d 618: Ronald Belda, Debtor-appellant, v. Marilyn O. Marshall, Trustee-appelleCase Moot

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Legal Defenders BlobSecond Chance Probation - A Primer2014
Legal Defenders, PCChicago Criminal Attorneys Blog2014
Legal Defenders BlogTAN Card and Concealed Weapons in Illinois2012
Legal Defenders BlogCook County Felony Deferred Prosecution Program2012
Chicago Area Criminal Defense AttorneysChicago Police Posting Pictures Online2011
Chicago Criminal Area AttorneysTASC and Drug Probation - A Primer2011

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Northeastern Illinois UniversityInternational RelationsMaster of Arts1997
Western Michigan University - Thomas Cooley Law SchoolLawJuris Doctor1994
Northeastern Illinois UniversityPolitical ScienceBachelor of Arts1990
Lane Tech High SchoolCollege PrepHigh School Diploma1986

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Lincoln Park High SchoolCriminal Law Issues2008
Mayor Daley's Kid Start ProgramCriminal Law issues2007