Category Archives: Firm News

Category Archives: Firm News

Lori G. Levin’s Law Office 6th Anniversary

Six years ago today, I started my private practice. I had left a rewarding career in public services, first as a prosecutor and then as Executive Director of the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority. When I started this law office, I never knew that this chapter of my professional life would be the most rewarding. […]

Lori G. Levin Re-Elected to Illinois State Bar Association’s Assembly

I am thrilled to announce that I have been re-elected to the Illinois State Bar Association’s Assembly. I am also humbled to have received the most votes of anyone from Cook County. Bar association participation is important not only to give back to the profession but also to help hone my skills. I look forward […]

Lori G. Levin named Leading Lawyer

I am humbled and honored to have been named as a Leading Lawyer for Criminal Defense Law: Felonies and Misdemeanors. The selection is a result of a peer review process where only 5 per cent of all Illinois attorneys are chosen. The selection process is outlined on the Leading Lawyer website at: I am […]

Lori G. Levin Named a 2015 Illinois Super Lawyer

I am humbled and honored to announce that I have once again been named as a top attorney in the State of Illinois as a Super Lawyer. Only five per cent of attorneys in the state are given that designation each year. Super Lawyers chooses attorneys to receive that honor by using peer nominations as […]

Client Receives Clemency from Illinois Governor

Yesterday, one of my clients was granted clemency for a felony conviction received when he was a young man. Illinois Governor Pat Quinn granted 232 clemency petitions per the State Journal Register. The full list may be found in a link embedded in the article. It was a long and arduous process for my […]


I am proud and humbled to announce that I will be receiving the Matthew Maloney Tradition of Excellence Award by the Illinois State Bar Association. I could not be more thrilled to be honored by this wonderful organization. Lori G. Levin Attorney at Law 180 N. LaSalle, Suite 3700 Chicago, IL 60601 [email protected]

Chicago Bar Association program on “Finding Your Practice Area”

Yesterday, it was my pleasure to participate in a Chicago Bar Association program on “Finding Your Practice Area.” As I have posted before, /2/post/2014/04/mentoring.html, both formal and informal mentoring is important for lawyers to become accomplished. After having been the recipient of so much good advice by informal mentors, it is my pleasure to “pay […]


I am pleased to announce that this is another week of success stories. Today, I received a final administrative decision determining that the Department of Children and Family Services’ indicated finding of abuse against a client was unwarranted; our request for expungement of the record was granted. This is the second time this month, where […]


Mentoring, both formally and informally, has always been an important component of the legal profession. Good legal skills cannot be learned merely by attending law school. During my long career, I have been fortunate to have an excellent mentors who have become my friends. In order to “pay it forward,” and at the request of […]

New Year gratitude

The new year is upon us. Generally, I remind my readers to celebrate responsibly and to refrain from drinking and driving. Although I will do so again, this post is more about gratitude. Thank you for reading my blog posts and for those of you who have contacted me through this blog. I hope that […]

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