Stephen L. Richards

Stephen L. Richards

Criminal Defense Attorney
Chicago, IL




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Cash, Check, Credit Card

Client Reviews

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Outstanding insight/oversight and support

Posted by: a client 26 days ago.

Mr. Richards provided amazing support of our family during this difficult time. Following a shaky start with another attorney, we reached out to Mr....

Outstanding Attorney

Posted by: a client about 1 month ago.

Attorney Richards is a great attorney for any Criminal Justice Case, He is Outstanding, professional, courteous, He said My Sons future! Thanks to...
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Michael S. Waddington
Michael Waddington

Evans, GA

10 months ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse Stephen. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.
Geneva Lynette Penson
Geneva Penson

Aurora, IL

Almost 3 years ago

Relationship: Worked together on matter

Stephen Richards is known throughout the state as a first-class trial lawyer. I have had the pleasure of working with him on more than one case and...
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1985 License Status: Active And Authorized To Practice Law for the state of Illinois.
Last updated by Avvo: 02/15/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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2008 – present

Law Office of Stephen L. Richards


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1983 JD in

Brooklyn Law School


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2014 Super Lawyer

Super Lawyers


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Illinois Public Defender's Association

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2007 Classes/Seminars: New Ideas for Jury Selection

Illinois Public Defender Association

2003 The Admissibility of Expert Testimony

American Bar Association

Speaking Engagements

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2007 Capital Jury Selection

at Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education

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