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Languages spoken: French

Practice areas


  1. Speeding Ticket: 20%
  2. Federal Crime: 20%
  3. Criminal Defense: 20%
  4. DUI & DWI: 20%
  5. Civil Rights: 20%

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  • Mina Stojicic Zardkoohi

    Scott is one of a kind. He has an immense experience in criminal defense but is also uniquely perceptive and caring attorney. Highly respected, tenacious in representing his clients, and hard-working without losing a human touch often lacking in the field of criminal defense. Client should rest assured that their case is being handled with intelligence, experience and utmost dedication.


    Mina Zardkoohi Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Mark V. Clay

    I highly endorse Mr. Frankel. Very knowledgeable and caring attorney who produces great results in representing clients! I want all people with legal problems to contact him first.


    Mark Clay Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Frankel & Cohen

The Monadnock Building
53 W. Jackson Blvd., Suite 1615
Chicago, IL, 60604


ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law198705/11/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Lead Attorney Capital Litigation BarIllinois Supreme Court2003
Becker Award for Leadership and ScholarshipOhio State Law School1985
Rightmire Award for Leadership and ScholarshipOhio State College of Law1984
Leading LawyerLeading Lawyers in AmericaN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
53 W. Jackson, Suite 1615Frankel & Cohen1992 - Present
Assistant Public DefenderCook County Public Defender's Office1989 - 1992
AssociateMayer Brown & Platt1987 - 1989
Law ClerkUnited States District Court (S.D. Ohio)1985 - 1987
Association namePosition nameDuration
Chicago Counsel of LawyersN/A2012 - Present
Chicago Bar AssociationDirector1994 - Present
Federal Trial Practice Course, Chicago Bar AssociationCo-chair1992 - 1993
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
People v. DeFilippoOutright reversal for client
United States v. WarrenN/A
People v. WilliamsonNot Guilty
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Ohio State University Moritz College of LawLaw, Editor in Chief Law ReviewJD - Juris Doctor1985
Oberlin CollegeGovernment and EconomicsBA - Bachelor of Arts1985
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Criminal Law CommitteeFederal Criminal Practice Overview2011
Trial Skills CourseTrial Practice2010
Trial Skills CourseDemonstration of Cross-ExaminationN/A