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   3Steven A. GreenbergChicago(312) 879-9500steve@greenbergcd.comsteve@greenbergcd.comGreenberg Trial Lawyerswww.stevengreenbergcriminaldefense.comwww.stevengreenbergcriminaldefense.comgreenbergsteven.jpgCriminal Defense Law: DUICriminal Defense Law: Felonies & MisdemeanorsCriminal AppealsDUI and DWI
Steven A.
Greenberg Trial Lawyers
53 W Jackson Blvd Ste 1260
Chicago IL 60604
Ph.(312) 879-9500 Fx.(312) 650-8244
Recommended by peers in:    Extensive Experience in:
Criminal Defense Law: DUI    Criminal Appeals
Criminal Defense Law: Felonies & Misdemeanors    DUI and DWI
Advisory Board Member
County:  Cook
Litigator:  Yes

Practice Description:  
Steven Greenberg has defended those charged with serious crimes since 1986. Each case is individually analyzed, researched, and investigated. Steve is often called upon to rescue clients after other attorneys have hopelessly thrown up their hands. He is renowned and respected for an aggressive, skillful, quality defense.

His keen skills allow him to find issues and defenses that have escaped other attorneys, saving the client. Knowing that every criminal defendant faces life changing circumstances, and that the outcome of their case will, one way or another, affect the rest of their and their family's lives, he brings unique fervor to their defense. Known for his creative and tenacious approach, he fights for the accused to win.

A nationally recognized expert, Steve is constantly called upon by the national media to offer his legal insight. He appears as a guest on Headline News, Fox News, CNN, CBS and locally. Known for his knowledge of the law, he is the longtime chairman of the Brief Writing Committee of the Illinois Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

For your convenience, he may be reached either at his office, (312) 879-9500, or on his cell phone, (312) 399-2711.

Notable Cases and Results:  
People v. Gibson, 15-20-25-to Life: sentencing statute found unconstitutional (Ill.S.Ct.)

City of Chicago v. Morales, U.S. Supreme Court

United States v. Peugh, Wrote U.S. Supreme Court amicus brief

People v. Lipscomb-Bey, convicted of murder, serving life sentence; obtained reversal on appeal; not guilty on retrial

People v. Ligon, capital murder case, not guilty

People v. White, murder case, not guilty

People v. Kittler, reversed murder conviction on appeal; not guilty on retrial

People v. Luera, serving 60-years for murder, post-conviction petition granted; case dismissed

People v. Green, not guilty — 10 kilos

People v. Rios, not guilty — 35 kilos

People v. Yarbrough, motion to suppress; case dismissed — 10 kilos

People v. Drew Peterson

People v. Marshall, appellate reversal

Bar Admissions:  
Illinois, 1986
United States District Court
  Northern District of Illinois, 1987
  N.D. Trial Bar, 1990
  Central District of Illinois, 1991
  Northern District of Indiana, 1991
7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, 1991
United States Supreme Court, 1995

Year of Birth:  1960

Law School:  Northern Illinois University College of Law, J.D., 1986

Undergraduate School:  Indiana University, B.S., 1982

Representative Clients:  
People charged with the most serious crimes

Bar/Professional Association Involvement:  
Certified Capital Litigation Lawyer
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Illinois Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  Amicus Chair
  Brief Writing Committee
Illinois State Bar Association
  Criminal Justice Section Council

Awards; Honors;Distinctions
Litigation Counsel of America:
  Invitation-only society limited to top 1/2 percent of trial lawyers
Illinois Super Lawyers
Leading Lawyers, 2003-present
  Top 10 Illinois Criminal Defense Lawyers
Top 100 Lawyers, National Trial Lawyers

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