There is no greater feeling than standing next to your client and hearing the words "Not Guilty."
Despite only 6.5 years as a criminal defense attorney, I've come to know that feeling well. In my short legal career, I've tried over 50 cases, ranging from murder & drug trafficking to DUIs & Domestics, and had over 150 cases dismissed. I've also been published by the Illinois State Bar Association and Kane County Bar Association, as well as been two-time guest on Illinois Criminal Law Podcast Illinoiscaselaw.com.
After passing the bar in 2011, I worked at the Kane County Public Defender's Office as an Assistant Public Defender for 6 years. During that time, I learned how to fight for the underdog. In October of 2017, I joined Robert Callahan & Associates and immediately began trying cases, winning my first major jury verdict with the firm in December of 2017 for a Cannabis Trafficking, Cl. X felony.
I strongly believes that criminal defense isn't just a job. It isn't even a career. For me, it's a lifestyle. I study the law on a daily basis to keep up with the ever evolving criminal justice world. I am always trying to find new tools and strategies for my clients' cases. Now more than ever, you need a criminal defense attorney who wakes up everyday thinking about one thing: your rights.
|IL||Active And Authorized To Practice Law||2011||07/06/2019|
|Associate||Robert Callahan & Associates||2017 - Present|
|Assistant Public Defender||Kane County Public Defender's Office||2011 - 2017|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Chicago Bar Association||Member||2018 - Present|
|Illinois State Bar Association||Member||2017 - Present|
|Kane County Bar Association||Member||2011 - 2017|
|Illinois Bar Journal||Make It Go Away: A Practical Guide to Expungement, Sealing, and other Criminal Record Reforms||2019|
|CBA Record||Is Attorney-Client Privilege Dead||2018|
|Illinoiscaselaw.com||Paul Meyers on Expungment and Sealing||2018|
|Daily Herald||Hollywood actor cop stars in Grundy County courtroom drama||2017|
|Illinoiscaselaw.com||Paul Meyers On Why Experienced Attorneys Still Confuse Impeachment, Substantive Evidence, and Prior Inconsistent Statements||2016|
|University of Tulsa College of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2011|
|Tulane University||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2006|
|People v. DH||CLASS X CANNABIS TRAFFICKING-NOT GUILTY|
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