Law Office of Stephen L. Richards

651 West Washington BoulevardSuite 205Chicago, IL 60661- 2166

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Updated: 11/18/2017

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

Office Info

Practice Areas

  • 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

Litigation

  • 100%

Honors

  • 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

People

Attorneys

Fees

Offers Free Initial Consultation

Accepts Credit Cards

Office Information

Address

651 West Washington BoulevardSuite 205Chicago, IL 60661- 2166

Fax

  • 773-634-8107

Email

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