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A Good Week for Lori Levin’s Clients

This week, my clients had two major victories. On Monday, the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office agreed to dismiss very serious charges against a juvenile client. After my investigators and I accumulated substantial evidence, the prosecutor office agreed that they could not go forward with its prosecution. My client, who always had faith that justice […]

Lori G. Levin Named as One of 20 Best Chicago Criminal Defense Attorneys

I am honored to have been named, once again, as one of the 20 best Chicago Criminal Defense Attorneys by Expertise.com. https://www.expertise.com/il/chicago/criminal-attorney.  The website chooses from attorneys based on reputation, credibility, experience, professionalism and availability. I am humbled to have been repeatedly chosen for this honor. #criminaldefense Lori G. Levin Attorney at Law 180 N. […]

Consequences of Possessing a Weapon at an Illinois Airport Checkpoint

With the holidays upon us, it is important that persons do not inadvertently possess a weapon at an airport checkpoint. In Illinois, under 720 ILCS 5/29D-35.1, it is “unlawful for any person to board or attempt to board any commercial aircraft, knowingly having in his or her possession a firearm…” The law does not apply […]

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 […]

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