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Illinois Appellate Court Issues Major Decision for Intellectually Disabled Adult

Yesterday, the First District Illinois Appellate Court issued a major decision in People of the State of Illinois v. William Coty, 2018 IL App (1st) 162383, https://https://www.illinoiscourts.gov/Opinions/AppellateCourt/2018/1stDistrict/1162383.pdf,  that sentencing an intellectually disabled adult with an IQ score between 55 and 65 to 50 years in the penitentiary for predatory criminal sexual assault of a minor […]

US Supreme Court Issues Decision in Favor of Cell Phone Location Privacy

Today, in Carpenter v. United States, __ US __ (No. 16-406) (June 22, 2018),  the United States Supreme Court determined law enforcement must obtain a search warrant to obtain a person’s movements obtained through records tracking cell-phone site locations. The Court reiterated that individuals have a reasonable expectation of privacy in their physical movements and […]

Lori G. Levin Named as 2018 Leading Lawyer

I am thrilled to have been named, once again, an Illinois Leading Lawyer in Criminal Defense. Lori G. Levin Attorney at Law 180 N. LaSalle, Suite 3700 Chicago, IL 60601 312-767-2356 [email protected] www.lorilevinlaw.com   (Meetings may also be scheduled in the Northern Chicago suburbs upon request.)

The Equal Rights Amendment: Time to Ensure Equality for Women

Here is the link to my article on the Equal Rights Amendment to the United States Constitution: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/equal-rights-amendment-time-has-come-ensure-womens-equality-levin/?published=t The time has come to ratify to the ERA. Lori G. Levin Attorney at Law 180 N. LaSalle #3700 Chicago, IL 60601 312-767-2356 [email protected] www.lorilevinlaw.com  

Lori G. Levin is Appointed Chair of the Illinois State Bar Association’s Women and the Law Committee

I am honored and pleased to have been appointed Chair of the Women and the Law Committee of the Illinois State Bar Association for the 2018-19 bar association year. The Women and the Law Committee has done some very important work to promote ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment to the US Constitution and to […]

Court Closures

Due to inclement weather, the Circuit Court of Cook County is closed today with the exception of adult bond hearings and juvenile detention hearings. The Circuit Court will also be closed on Monday, in celebration of Abraham Lincoln’s birthday.https://www.cookcountycourt.org/MEDIA/ViewPressRelease/tabid/338/ArticleId/2592/Circuit-Court-of-Cook-County-to-close-Friday-February-9-2018.aspx The United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois is also closed today. The […]

Illinois Appellate Court Cites Article by Lori G. Levin in Its Opinion About Stalking Orders of Protection

I am honored to have been cited by the Illinois Appellate Court’s 4th District in Ivancicts v. Griffith, 2017 IL App (4th) 170028 https://www.illinoiscourts.gov/Opinions/AppellateCourt/2017/4thDistrict/4170028.pdf. The Appellate Court cited my article, Stalking No Contact Order Act, that appeared in the November 2011 edition of The Catalyst, the Illinois State Bar Association’s Women and the Law Committee’s […]

Illinois DCFS Administrative Appeals

Following an investigation of abuse or neglect of a child, the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) may determine that the subject of the investigation has committed those acts. This finding may be occur even if criminal charges are not lodged against the alleged perpetrator and even if the family is not referred […]

Lori G. Levin Profiled in the Catalyst

I am honored to have been profiled in the Catalyst, the Illinois State Bar Association’s Women and the Law newsletter. https://https://www.isba.org/committees/women/newsletter/2017/09/spotlightwomenandlawmemberloriglevin. Lori G. Levin Attorney at Law 180 N. LaSalle, Suite 3700 Chicago, IL 60601 312-767-2356 [email protected]  

Your Lollapalooza Take Away Should Not Be the Services of a Criminal Defense Attorney

If you are attending Lollapalooza, please make certain while you enjoy the entertainment that you follow the law. Almost every year, my services as a criminal defense attorney are needed for Chicagoans or out-of-town attendees. Please make follow the posted rules, pay all necessary charges and do not bring contraband into the venue. A weekend […]

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