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John L. Fioti is a 1988 graduate of Elmhurst College, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance and Economics.  He graduated from DePaul University, College of Law in 1991.  He was admitted to practice law in the State of Illinois in 1991 as well as the Northern District of Illinois.  He is principally engaged in the fields of criminal law, municipal law, real estate and personal injury.


John began his career at the Cook County State's Attorney's Office in 1989.  Before starting his own practice in 2006, John was an Assistant State's Attorney who served in the Criminal Division, Civil Division and Special Prosecutions Bureau-Arson Task Force.  Mr. Fioti also served in the Criminal Appellate Division where he authored over thirty briefs and argued before the Illinois Appellate Court on various cases.


John currently serves as City Prosecutor for the City of Oakbrook Terrace.  He also serves as Administrative Adjudicator for the Village of Carol Stream.  Mr. Fioti is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association where he is serving his third term as an elected member of the General Assembly.  He is also a member of the DuPage County Bar Association, the West Suburban Bar Association and the Justinian Society of Lawyers.  Mr. Fioti currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Italian American Political Coalition (IAPC) and is also serving his second elected term on the Board of Directors for the Carol Stream Chamber of Commerce.


John has previously served as Planning Commisioner, Police Commisioner and as an elected Village Trustee for the Village of Carol Stream, Illinois. 


With 20 years litigation experience, Attorney Fioti has handled all types of criminal matters from indictment to disposition.  He is committed to providing his clients with the best possible representation while maintaining competitive and reasonable professional fees.  Attorney Fioti has a proven track record of obtaining positive results for his clients. 


Languages spoken: Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 30%
    25 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. DUI & DWI: 25%
    25 years, 500 cases
  3. State & Local Law: 20%
    15 years, 1 thousand cases
  4. Personal Injury: 15%
    11 years
  5. Real Estate: 10%
    25 years, 100 cases



Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

Attorney endorsements

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  • David Simon Meyerson

    I have known John for over 25 years since our days as Cook County Prosecutors. John has excellent skills as an attorney. He is an outstanding trial attorney, legal strategist, and he possesses a mastery of the law. He also is very personable and likable and he possesses wonderful people skills. He is highly respected by judges and fellow lawyers in the community he practices.


    David Meyerson Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Charles Andrew Gockenbach

    John is a terrific attorney who is knowledgeable and dedicated to his craft. He is well respected in his community and in the courthouse and I would recommend him to anyone.


    Charles Gockenbach Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Law Offices of John L. Fioti

900 Ogden Avenue.
Suite 371
Downers Grove, IL, 60515


ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law199108/10/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Recognized Excellence in Domestic Violence ProsecutionsConstance Morris House1996
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyLaw Offices of John L. Fioti2006 - Present
Assistant State's AttorneyOffice of the Cook County State's Attorney1989 - 2006
Association namePosition nameDuration
DuPage County Bar AssociationN/A2010 - Present
West Suburban Bar AssociationN/A2009 - Present
Italian American Political CoalitionDirector2009 - Present
Carol Stream Chamber of CommerceDirector2006 - Present
Illinois State Bar AssociationGeneral Assembly1991 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
DePaul University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1991
Elmhurst CollegeFinance and EconomicsBS - Bachelor of Science1988
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Monthly MeetingDUI, Traffic and Probate Matters2010
Monthly MeetingEstate Planning and the Probate Process2009