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Amil Alkass

Criminal defense Attorney at Rolling Meadows, IL

4.7   28 reviews
  • Licensed for 20 years
    State IL
    Acquired 2003
    Status
    Active and Authorized to Practice Law No misconduct found

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About Amil

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Languages: Speaks Assyrian (Not on the list of languages)

Location

ALKASS LEGAL SERVICES, LLC.
1551 Algonguin Road
1060
Rolling Meadows, IL, 60008

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Reviews

4.7 / 5.0
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Posted by anonymous | January 16, 2024
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
The GOAT
Amil Alkass helped me get custody of my 3 children from an abusive and narcissistic ex. He was professional in court and updated me on what was going on with my case. easy to talk to and very personable. I would recommend.
Posted by Yolanda | August 12, 2022
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Great lawyer
Hired Amil Alkass for my traffic matter. Got case dismissed on first court date. Walked our paying nothing to Crook County!
Posted by Jesse | August 4, 2022
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| Hired Attorney
Great to work with
Represent me in a divorce. Great and easy to work with. Easy to talk to and get a hold off. Gave me his cell phone number too. Got my child support stopped and didn't have to pay old support. Highly recommend this guy.
Posted by Jack | July 28, 2022
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Great lawyer
Amil Alkass helped me with my domestic battery charge. Got the case dismissed and got my op dismissed. Quick and easy. Highly recommend.
Posted by Sofia | April 20, 2018
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| Hired Attorney
Amil Alkass is wonderful.
Mr. Alkass took my Case pro-bono after meeting with him. I am so grateful for all that he has done for me and my children. I was scared and worried but having Mr. Alkass as my lawyer made it so so so much better. He’s smart, knows the law, and i think he know everyone in court. My case was in rolling meadows. I’m so happy and thank him so much for taking my case and getting my support
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Posted by Eva | March 9, 2018
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Excellent!
Mr. Alkass is an excellent lawyer!!!! He made a process that was scary so much easier. He told me what i should expect and it turned out true. He is really masterful in front of the judge. My husband’s lawyer was a liar and obnoxious Mr. Alkass handled him effortlessly. i will admit he’s not cheap but comoared to other lawyers i spoke with he’s worth every cent.
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Posted by anonymous | September 30, 2016
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Wonderful
I hired Amil Alkass because I was being investigated by DCFS. He took on DCFS immediately and challenged them on their methods and their violations of my rights!!! Because of him, my investigation was terminated and the case was closed after 3 months of a nightmare with them. I hired him and 8 days later it was over. HE IS AN AMAZING LAWYER. I hope I never need him again but I know I can trust him with protecting me and my family.
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Posted by John | August 11, 2016
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Great divorce lawyer
Met with Amil Alkass last month for my divorce case. I was referred to him by a family friend of mine because I was told he was just a wonderful and smart attorney. I feel so comfortable knowing I am being protected and my rights will not be pounded on by my evil soon to be ex. Working with Mr. Alkass has been just wonderful. I HIGHLY RECOMMEND HIM TO ANYONE.
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Posted by anonymous | January 21, 2015
Knowledgeable, Trustworthy, and Reliable
I fully endorse Amil Alkass as a divorce lawyer. He is knowledgeable and pragmatic in his approach to resolving my divorce case. My wife had a bulldog of a lawyer and he tamed her. No regrets hiring Amil Alkass and Lavelle Law as my guy!!!!
Posted by anonymous | November 13, 2014
Great lawyer
Mr. Amil Alkass was hired to finish up a divorce I had for over two years which my first lawyer never finished. I am now divorced and could not be any happier. I highly recommend Mr. Alkass!!!!!
Posted by anonymous | May 9, 2014
Good lawyer!
Excellent lawyer. Hired Amil Alkass to represent me on a divorce case. My spouse and her lawyer kept trying to take my kids away from me. Mr. Alkass got me visitation right away even though my wife would not let me see my kids for over 9 months. We finished the case and he got me shared custody. Thank you thank you thank you!!!!
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Posted by Mary | May 6, 2013
Great lawyer and a great guy!
I would highly recommend Amil Alkass. Very experienced, knowledgable, and assertive. I know many people do not like lawyers, but he's the exception. An excellent person to work with. He is so personable and seems to know everyone in court, even my judge! Very happy with what he's done for me.
Posted by Sargon | March 14, 2013
Excellent Divorce Lawyer.
I hired Amil Alkass for my child support case. He got me a great result with my case. His knowledge of the law and his court style is excellent. I have and will continue to recommend him.
Posted by Donna | December 22, 2012
I recommend Amil Alkass
Referred to Amil Alkass from a friend of mine who used his firm for her will. I used him to review my di orce settlement. Great attorney--he is both really personable and professional.
Posted by John | September 11, 2012
Overall a Great Attorney
Amil Alkass represented me on a pro bono basis after my first attorney withdrew because I could no longer afford to pay him to finish up my divorce and custody. Before meeting and hiring Mr. Alkass, I only had a two hours of vistiation with my son because my first lawyer failed to do anything to change that even though I always asked for that order to be changed. After hiring Mr. Alkass, I now see my son about 45% percent of the time and because of that i pay no child support!!! He did a great job closing out my custody case and my divorce, I could not be any happier. Without him, I would have ended up seeing my son maybe a day a week and still would not have finished with the divorce case. He is a great lawyer! Thank you, Mr. Alkass!
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Posted by Sherry | August 31, 2012
Very VERY knowledgeable.
Met with Amil Alkass for a consultation and hired him for an ongoing divorce. He is extremely knowledgable and answered my questions without sugar coating them or blowing smoke like some of the other attorneys I consulted with. He was honest nd straightforward and what he told to expect happened that way in court. He has the experience to handle cases from start to finish. He is great and so down to earth, a really likable man. I would hire him for any other legal work and would most definitely refer him to EVERYONE I know!!!!!!!!
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Posted by Tim R. | January 6, 2012
Helped me close out my case.
I had a previous lawyer that was not moving my case along. He would have status after status with no progress. I fired my previous lawyer and retained Amil Alkass of Lavelle Law. Mr. Alkass sat with me for an 1+ hours at the initial meeting and discussed what my concerns were and what problems I was having with my first attorney and what issues needed to be resolved. Mr. Alkass, within 6 weeks, was able to set a trial date, negotiate a settlement with my wife, and concluded the case! Great to work with because he doesn't talk down to you. He approaches a divorce with a goal of settling the case rather than wasting money away on fees.
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Posted by anonymous | August 30, 2011
Great lawyer
I found him by searching for local lawyers . Mr. Alkass handled a divorce case for me. Great work, responsive, and easy to work with.
Posted by Sarah | March 24, 2011
Great lawyer
Very great at what he does. Very compassionate and knowledgeable and very responsive. Divorce is a bad time but he seemed to make it less painful. thanks, Amil!!! ,
Posted by Janice | September 27, 2010
Hire Him
Let me first say that Mr. Amil Alkass is a professional, knowledgeable, and compassionate lawyer. He understands how emotional and stressful a divorce can be and guided me through my experience; he explained it "like having a death of a close family member; the emotions are all the same" He was RIGHT!! Whenever I had a question or needed advice about any issue, I would ask and he would respond in a way that explained things without over complicating the matter. Unfortunately, a divorce was not a place I wanted to be at this stage of my life, but working with Mr. Alkass made it a positive experience. My Husband was intent on dragging the case out and really had no reason to make it a quickie divorce. Amil explained my options for moving the case along and we eventually finalized the case with my husband really just walking out of the house. I hope to never divorced ever again, but working with Amil made it a bit more tolerable. I met with 2 other lawyers before I hired Amil Alkass' firm, and the first lawyer seemed to only discuss the retainer and nother else, the second lawyer, although nice, seemed to busy to return my calls to even schedule the time to meet with me for my consultation! If you need a divorce lawyer, hire Mr. Alkass!
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Cost

Rates
  • Free Consultation 60 minutes
  • Pro bono 20 %
  • Retainer Always
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 9.4 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Attorney/Owner
  • Alkass Legal Services LLC
  • 2022 - Present
  • PARTNER
  • LAVELLE LAW, LTD.
  • 2007 - 2022
  • ATTORNEY
  • LAW OFFICE OF STEVEN H. MEVORAH
  • 2005 - 2007
  • Attorney
  • CONSUMER LEGAL SERVICES, P.C.
  • 2003 - 2005
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Education

  • John Marshall Law School, Chicago
  • JD
  • 2003
  • University of Illinois, Chicago
  • 1998

Associations

  • Northwest Suburban Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2014 - Present
  • The American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Member
  • 2014 - Present
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2005 - Present
  • DuPage County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2004 - Present
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2003 - Present
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic

Honors and Awards

  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2016
  • Emerging Lawyer
  • Emerging Lawyer
  • 2016
  • Rising Star
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2015
  • Emerging Lawyer
  • Leading Lawyers Network
  • 2015
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2014
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Attorney endorsements

Received (12)
Given (10)
Endorse Amil
Divorce and separation Attorney | Jan 06
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"Amil is a tough but professional and competent opposing counsel."
Family Attorney | Nov 12
Relationship: Co-worker
"Amil Alkass is a conscientious, well-respected attorney who works tirelessly for his clients, and will guide them through every step of their case. He has commonsense solutions to the complex problems that face all family law attorneys and is both ethical and effective in getting results. I endorse Amil and recommend his services."
Family Attorney | Nov 09
Relationship: Co-worker
"Amil is an incredible family law attorney. His knowledge of the law and the legal system are second to none. You will not find a more impressive advocate. I would not hesitate to recommend Amil to anyone in need of a family law attorney, including my family members and friends - I can think of no higher praise."
Family Attorney | Oct 15
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"Amil’s compassion and experience make him a great advocate for his clients. Amil is highly respected in family law and is an excellent attorney."
Unknown Attorney | Oct 12
Relationship: Co-worker
"Amil exemplifies what you want to have in a family law attorney. Attentive, sensitive, tenacious, and above all, understands the law and knows how to obtain the best results for his clients. With over 10 years of experience and numerous accolades in tow, I highly recommend Amil."
Unknown Attorney | Aug 21
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer with no reservation. An extremely talented and well respected attorney in the legal community. Very hardworking and diligent. Consistently achieves superior results. Advice is always practical and on point. I recommend to anyone looking for an attorney who knows the law and truly cares about protecting the rights of clients and achieving the most favorable result possible. I endorse this lawyer."
Divorce and separation Attorney | Jul 15
Relationship: Co-worker
"Amil has assisted very many individuals in some of the most difficult situations of their lives, which involves issues of divorce, child custody, visitation issues, child support issues, and numerous other family law situations. His grasp of the law is extremely thorough and he has an ease and comfort in the courtroom. He will advise his clients of their options in each case and will not shy away from a trial if it is warranted. He is an excellent attorney."
Unknown Attorney | Jun 23
Relationship: Co-worker
"Amil is an experienced and highly skilled family law attorney. I have worked closely with him on a number of matters, and can therefore attest to his knowledge and skill as both a negotiator and a litigator. Amil has an incredibly broad base of knowledge in the areas of divorce, custody, and child support, and is a zealous advocate for his clients. In addition, Amil serves as a trusted advisor to his clients, maintaining compassion and understanding during what is often an extraordinarily emotional and challenging time in the client’s life. I endorse him without reservation."
Divorce and separation Attorney | Jun 12
Relationship: Co-worker
"Unfortunately, there is always someone in need of legal help related to a failing marriage, or disputes over child custody. And if you are one of those people, I would highly recommend contacting Amil. He's sensitive to each client's situation and ultimately will get the best result possible for his clients."
Divorce and separation Attorney | Jun 09
Relationship: Co-worker
"I know Amil to be exceptionally talented in the practice of law, but beyond that he understands that there is a human element particularly in the area of family law. His ability to work with stressed and emotional clients with empathy and compassion is excellent, all while fighting hard for their rights with the highest levels of integrity, professionalism and skill."
Divorce and separation Attorney | Jun 09
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer. Amil is very professional and diligent in advocating for his clients' rights. His knowledge in his practice areas has garnered him an excellent reputation in the field."
Divorce and separation Attorney | Mar 14
Relationship: Co-worker
"Amil manages the Family Law Practice Group at Lavelle Law, Ltd. Amil fully understands the divorce, custody, child support laws of Illinois, and has the ability to communicate the complexity of those laws and rights provided thereunder to his clients. Amil takes time to understand his clients' needs, and show compassion in such a sensitive are of the law. He is talented and a strong advocate for his clients. I would not hesitate recommending Amil to my friends or family. 5-stars and A+."
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Rolling Meadows Criminal defense Lawyer Amil Alkass
Amil Alkass
Criminal defense Attorney
Rolling Meadows, IL
Licensed for 20 years
Free Consultation