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Law Offices of Lori G Levin, Attorney at Law, Celebrates 15th Year Anniversary

It is hard to believe that 15 years has passed so quickly. When I started my private practice, I could not have imagined that helping persons charged with offenses and helping parents/childcare workers investigated and indicated by DCFS would be so rewarding. In essence, I returned to my roots. As a law student, I practiced […]

Helping Domestic Violence Victims Who are Named as Child Abusers by DCFS

  These days, DCFS penalizes by indicating parents as child abusers who are the victims of domestic violence. The Department may indicate the parent if children are in the household when the victim is battered. Recently, I successfully assisted one mother who was the victim of domestic violence in having DCFS remove her from the […]

Lori G Levin is once again selected as one of the Top 50 Women Lawyers in Illinois

Once again, Lori G. Levin has been selected as one of the Top 50 Women Lawyers in Illinois and a Super Lawyer in the area of criminal defense. This is an honor chosen by notable colleagues. It is a privilege to achieve this status for 2024. #superlawyer #superlawyer2024 #criminaldefense #topwomanlawyer    

Happy Thanksgiving!

Have a very Happy Thanksgiving! I am thankful for my family, friends, colleagues, and wonderful clients! #thanksgiving #criminaldefense #dcfsdefense #northbrookcriminaldefense #northbrookdcfsdefense #chicagocriminaldefense #chicagodcfsdefense #ineedlegalhelpnow #lorilevinlaw

Lori G Levin, Attorney at Law, a Featured Speaker on DCFS Investigations and Administrative Appeals

It was an honor and my pleasure to speak on DCFS investigations and administrative appeals at DePaul Law School’s Schiller, DuCanto and Fleck Family Law Symposium on Child Protective Services in Illinois. I am glad to assist practitioners assist their clients in dealing with the Department. #DCFS #Parents #ChildCareWorkers #investigations #administrativeappeals

Be Kind to Lawyers Day 2023

Happy Be Kind to Lawyers Day. Here, at Lori G Levin, Attorney at Law, we prefer to be not only kind to our clients but also to be their vigorous advocate. #fakeholiday #vigorousdefense #fightingforyou #criminaldefense #dcfsdefense #chicagocriminaldefense #chicagodcfsdefense #northbrookcriminaldefense #northbrookdcfsdefense #lorilevinlaw

Securing Just Results in a DCFS investigation and a DCFS administrative appeal

This week was a good week. DCFS voluntarily unfounded the allegations against a client, making it unnecessary to proceed with her appeal. Today, other clients received letters that their DCFS investigation was deemed unfounded. It is always important when dealing with DCFS investigations and/or administrative appeals to secure experienced counsel. I am thrilled that I […]

Lori G Levin Victorious in DCFS Administrative Appeal

  So thrilled for my client who won her DCFS administrative appeal. It was my pleasure to successfully appeal her indication. I am thrilled that she will be removed from the State Central Register as a mom who neglected her child. DCFS administrative appeals can be complicated. An indication can certainly impact on child caregivers’ […]

Lori G Levin helps mother be vindicated of child medical neglect

I am so happy that I was able to convince the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services to voluntarily unfound the medical neglect allegations against my client. This mother certainly did not deserve to be on the State Central Register as a child abuser. It is so important that if you are facing a […]

Valentine’s Days are not always happy. Lori G Levin can help.

Happy Valentine’s Day! Valentine’s Day, and sometimes every day, can be challenging. Families are not always how they are portrayed by the media. If you are charged with domestic battery, or a petitioner or respondent in an order of protection case, this office handles such cases. #valentinesday #domesticbattery #orderofprotection. Hopefully, this special day is happy […]

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