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Nehad Zayyad is an Attorney at ZAYYAD LAW OFFICES, P.C. Prior to being admitted to the bar, Nehad has worked for two years at an Immigration Law Firm; additionally he worked for a year at the Cook County Public Defender’s Office. He is an attorney dedicated to the practice of Criminal Defense, Traffic Violations, as well as matters regarding Immigration & Nationality Law. He regularly practices law before Illinois Circuit Courts. His expertise includes felonies, misdemeanors, felony and misdemeanor DUI cases, Drug Crimes, Murder, manslaughter, Fraud cases, Forgery, Weapons Charges, Domestic Violence, Sex Offenses, Burglary, Robbery, Theft, Juvenile Cases, Parole, Probation Violations, as well as many others. With a Juris Doctor from Thomas M. Cooley Law School, and his commitment to protect the rights of the accused, Nehad Zayyad is committed to excellence in meeting your legal needs.

Nehad does on occasion appear before the U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security, Immigration Courts.

Nehad remains a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, Chicago Bar Association, Illinois State Bar Association, American Bar Association, and the Arab-American Bar Association.

Tel: (708) 576 – 4300       



Languages spoken: Arabic

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Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 50%
  2. Immigration: 50%



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Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Dany Bourjas

    I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Zayyad is a competent attorney and is very well-versed in criminal law. I would highly recommend him as an attorney!


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  • Kendall D. Hartsfield

    Nehad is a very hard working and thoughtful attorney. Of course, I'm happy to endorse this lawyer.


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Contact info

9723 Southwest Highway
Oak Lawn, IL, 60453


ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law201005/17/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyZAYYAD LAW OFFICES, P.C.2010 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Cook County Bar AssociationMember2014 - Present
Chicago Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
Arab-American Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Thomas M. Cooley Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2008
Governors State UniversityCriminal JusticeBA - Bachelor of Arts2001