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  1. Civil Rights: 95%
    30 years, 80 cases
  2. Criminal Defense: 5%
    30 years, 100 cases



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People's Law Office

1180 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL, 60642-4019


ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law198411/12/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Arthur Kinoy People's Law AwardNational Lawyers Guild2003
Pro Bono AwardChicago Lawyers Committee for Better Housing1995
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerPeople's Law Office1984 - Present
Clinical Director of Public Interest Law FirmSyracuse University College Of Law1994 - 1997
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Police Accountability ProjectBoard Member1999 - Present
National Lawyers GuildAttorney Member1981 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Vodak v. City of ChicagoSettlement
Jones v. Markhamsettlement
Soto v. SotoJury Verdict
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Publication nameTitleDate
Civil Rights Litigation and Attorney Fees Annual Handbook, ed., Steven Saltzman (Thomson/West, Eagan, MN)Saving Lives: Taking a Jail Suicide Case to Court,” with Jan Susler2007
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Chicago-Kent College of Law Illinois Institute of TechnologyLawJD - Juris Doctor1984
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
CLE MeetingRepresenting Individuals Charged with Misdemeanor and Ordinance Violations as a Result of Demonstration or Protest Activity2015