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Updated 1/31/2013
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651 West Washington Boulevard
Suite 205
Chicago, IL 60661 -2166

Phone: 773-877-3259 / 866-852-6426 (Toll Free)
Fax: 773-634-8107
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Law Firm Overview

Choose a criminal defense lawyer with the experience to make the right moves.

25 Years of Experience

Winner of National Award for Excellence in Criminal Defense

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Law
  • White Collar Crime
  • Murder -- Homicide -- Death Penalty Cases
  • Serious Felonies
  • Drug / Weapons Cases
  • Appeals -- Post-Convictions
  • Sentencing -- Mitigation
  • Civil Rights/1983
  • Legal Education
  • Legal Ethics
100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Honors and Awards

  • Kutak-Dodds Award, Defender Prize, National Legal Aid and Defender Association, 2003 - 2000

Published Works

  • Reasonable Doubt Redux, 34 John Marshall L. Rev. 495, 2001
  • The Admissibility of Expert Testimony, American Bar Association, 2003

Classes and Seminars

  • New Ideas for Jury Selection, Ilinois Public Defender Association, 2007
  • Capital Jury Selection, Illinois Institure for Continuing Legal, 2007

Representative Cases

West Practice Categories

Criminal Defense, DUI / DWI, Sexual Harassment, Traffic Ticket, White Collar Crimes

Law Office of Stephen L. Richards Attorneys
Richards, Stephen L.
Sole Practitioner

Offers Free Initial Consultation

Accepts Credit Cards

Office Information


651 West Washington Boulevard
Suite 205
Chicago, IL 60661-2166


866-852-6426 (Toll Free)




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