|IL||Active And Authorized To Practice Law||1976||05/16/2017|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2016|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2015|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2014|
|Top 100 Trial Lawyers||National Trial Lawyers||2014|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2013|
|Top 100 Trial Lawyers||National Trial Lawyers||2013|
|Alumni Service Award||Francis Parker School||2012|
|Top 100 Lawyers||Association of Trial Lawyers of America||2012|
|Super Lawyer||Illinois Super Lawyers||2012|
|Top 100 Lawyers||Association of Trial Lawyers of America||2011|
|Super Lawyer||Illinois Super Lawyers||2011|
|Super Lawyer||Illinois Super Lawyers||2010|
|Top 100 Lawyers||Association of Trial Lawyers of America||2010|
|Super Lawyer||Illinois Super Lawyers||2009|
|Top 100 Lawyers||Association of Trial Lawyers of America (ATLA®),||2009|
|Top 100 Lawyers||Association of Trial Lawyers of America||2008|
|Super Lawyer||Illinois Super Lawyers||2008|
|Top 100 Lawyers||Association of Trial Lawyers of America||2007|
|Super Lawyer||Illinois Super Lawyers||2007|
|Top 100 lawyers||Association of Trial Lawyers of America||2006|
|Super Lawyer||Illinois Super Lawyers||2006|
|Super Lawyer||Illinois Super Lawyers||2005|
|Public Service Award||Association of Trial Lawyers of America (ATLA®),||1994|
|Board of Governors Award||Illinois State Bar Association||1991|
|Certificate of Appreciation||Illinois State Bar Association||N/A|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Illinois Bar Foundation||Pillar of the Profession Fellow||2006 - Present|
|Illinois State Bar Association||Board of Governors||1999 - Present|
|Illinois State Bar Association||Secretary||1996 - Present|
|Illinois State Bar Association,Judicial Compensation Committee||Member||1990 - Present|
|Illinois State Bar Association,Criminal Justice Section||Member||1989 - Present|
|Illinois State Bar Association ,Credentials Committee||Chairman||1985 - Present|
|Illinois State Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Chicago Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|American Bar Association Criminal Justice Section Council||Member||2005 - 2008|
|International Bar Association, Family Law||Chairman||2005 - 2008|
|Illinois State Bar Association||Board of Governors||1992 - 1998|
|American Bar Association, Small Firm and Solo Practice Task Force||Member||1990 - 1992|
|Illinois State Bar Association ,Assembly||Member||1985 - 1998|
|Fatal DUI||Through Stephen Komie's relentless efforts Michael Penachio receives only five years for a crash that killed Danielle Baker|
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|Illinois Bar Journal; Vol. 103, No. 6||The MAGNA CARTA: 800 Years of the Rule of Law||2015|
|Illinois State Bar Association||Attorney's Bill of Rights||1992|
|Chicago Daily Law Bulletin||Illinois State Bar Association Legislation Proposed to Protect Attorney/Client Relationship||1987|
|The Bar News||Little RICO Bill Should Not Be Passed||N/A|
|Chicago Daily Law Bulletin||Little RICO in Illinois, The Case Against It||N/A|
|National College of DUI Defense, Harvard Law School Session||N/A||Master of DUI Defense||2016|
|DePaul University College of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1976|
|University of Arizona||N/A||BA - Bachelor of Arts||N/A|
|University of Arizona||N/A||MA - Masters||N/A|
|Municiapl & Law Division||DUI Meets Science (In the Coutroom)||2016|
Posted by anonymous
I was facing a potential felony conviction for a DUI. I spoke with Mr. Komie and during this first meeting I could sense Mr. Komie knew what he was doing and immediately made me feel comfortable with what he needed to do with my case. He and his associates were extremely through and diligent with my case and absolute know the ins and outs of the DUI laws and the court system. Ultimately, my felony case was dropped and it was all due to the great work of Mr. Komie, his associate Mr. Anderson and the other fantastic people of his firm. I could not be more please.
Posted by David Lozada Otero
Clerk convicted me of wrong DUI felony charge for 10 years. Stephen M. Komie vacated my wrongful conviction, I only plead to a misdemeanor and got my drivers license back. I highly recommend Stephen M. Komie. Me and my family are grateful for his service.
Posted by Masson
Do not know where to begin. I was going to school in Chicago when I got caught with a reputable amount of cannabis. Enough to where the DA wanted to charge me 3 felonies and call it a "controlled substance" instead of cannabis.... I was in cook county for more or less than a week or so and when I got out I had no clue what direction to go in.
This is when one of my family members told me to contact Mr. Komie. I called him and immediately he told me to get in his office. Next thing I knew I was on the blue L train, headed to his office on Lasalle. He met me at the door and had me in his office no more than 90 seconds of checking in with his secretary, Mary. He sat me down and heard me out, talked with me about my case and made me feel at ease about my situation. He is super professional but I could also tell he reall cared about his clients. His associate Mr. Anderson played a huge roll in my case as well and has the same passion to get the best for his clients.
I had a lot going on with me in the 3 years that we fought this case and they both were very supportive through it all.
Back to the lawyering though, to make a long story short, I was looking at having 3 felonies, 4 years felony probation, 120 hours community service, and a rediculous amount of fines and fees. Not to mention my felonies were going to stay with me my ENTIRE life! I ended up getting out of the pickle with just 2 years informal probation, a way smaller amount of fines, and just an arrest (not a conviction!) on my record which I can get rid of in 5 years (slap on the wrist)! I was going to have to do drug counseling but somehow they were able to work their magic on getting me out of that too! My final day in court was like Christmas for me!
I definitely recommend Mr. Komie and his associate Mr. Anderson to anyone in a legal bind in Illinois.
Mr. Komie and as well as Mr. Anderson both demand a lot of respect in the court room and it definitely shows. They are out to win and that is clearly what they do. So if it comes time to pick a lawyer to fight for you life, I definitely recommend Komie and Associates.