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At Fotopoulos Law, we strive to provide each and every client the most comprehensive legal protection and guidance when you are faced with a legal battle of any sort. Litigation defense can be very stressful task to handle, but with the Law Office of John S. Fotopoulos, P.C. in your corner, we help you get back to living a normal life while our attorney’s successfully tackle the case at hand. Built with a downtown look and atmosphere in mind, every client is sure to be greeted with a warm and friendly “Welcome” from the very moment you walk through our office doors andbegin to appreciate the vast legal knowledge our attorney’s bring to the table. Don’t wait and experience for yourself why so many stress-free clients chose Fotopoulos Law as their trusted name in legal protection. Call us today and schedule your meet & greet session in our Orland Park office. 708-226-9000


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Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 30%
  2. DUI & DWI: 30%
  3. Personal Injury: 30%
    16 years
  4. Family: 10%



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Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Law Office of John S. Fotopoulos, P.C.

14496 John Humphrey Drive
Orland Park, IL, 60462


ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law200005/11/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
10 Best Client SatisfactionAmerican Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys2015
10 Best for Client SatisfactionAmerican Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys2015
Top 100 LawyersThe National Advocates2015
Recommended for Cook County Circuit Court JudgeHellenic Bar Association of Illinois2014
"10 Best" DUI/DWI Attorneys for Client Satisfaction in IllinoisAmerican Institute of DUI/DWI Attorneys2014
Who's Who of prominent professionalsContinental Broadcasting Network2014
10 Best Under 40American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys2014
Clients' Choice AwardAVVO2014
Top 10 Attorney AwardNational Academy Of Personal Injury Attorneys2013
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
ShareholderLaw Office of John S. Fotopoulos, P.C.2000 - Present
AssociateFraterrigo, Beranek, Feiereisel & Kasbohm2000 - 2000
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2015 - Present
Hellenic Bar AssociationMember2015 - Present
City Club of ChicagoMember2015 - Present
Cook County Bar AssociationMember2014 - Present
Chicago Bar AssociationMember2014 - Present
Illinois Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2013 - Present
National Rifle AssociationMember2009 - Present
Illinois State Bar AssociationMember2000 - Present
John Marshall Alumni AssociationMember2000 - Present
Will County Bar AssociationN/AN/A
John Marshall Law SchoolNew attorney mentor2012 - 2013
Southwest Bar AssociationBoard Member2003 - 2004
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State v. John Z.Not guilty on all counts
James Ryan v. Fox News and Better Government AssociationAffirmed
State v. ContreasJury found client not guilty.
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Publication nameTitleDate
Courthouse NewsJudge sues Fox News2010
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
John Marshall Law School, ChicagoLawJD - Juris Doctor2000
University of Illinois, ChicagoAccountingOther - Bachelors1992
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Training Seminar for Conceal Carry requirementsIllinois Conceal Carry2014
Robert Morris CollegeLitigation2008
Career SeminarLegal Profession/ Education2005