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James Dimeas
Works at Legal Defenders, P.C.
Attended Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Lives in Schaumburg, Illinois
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Court rules that Illinois Prison has to allow prisoner to obtain death certificate of his victim:
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New Challenge to Gun Prohibition Gaining Steam.
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The world may be rocky — or perhaps even Earthlike. But there's a lot we don't know.
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Trump's Empire: A Maze of Debts and Opaque Ties
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/21/us/politics/donald-trump-debt.html

A review of the Republican presidential nominee’s holdings uncovered more debt than what is apparent on his federal election filing, and partnerships with even more liabilities.
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Google's finally released Duo, the video chat app they showed off at Google I/O. Here's how to use it!
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At the Friendly Confines. Beautiful night. 
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Science is just beginning to understand the experience of life’s end.
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The libertarian sounded about as articulate as Donald Trump when asked a basic question about Syria.
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Can You Be Charged With a DUI If You Pull Over “To Sleep it Off”?
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Great overview of Illinois Domestic Battery law.
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DEA Refuses to Reclassify Marijuana But Administration to Open Up Research of Medical Benefits.
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Trump may not be able to wiggle out of this one. Threatening violence against the President if she selects a Supreme Court Justice he doesn't agree with is inexcusable.

Trump: 'Second Amendment people' could deal with Clinton
http://www.cnn.com/2016/08/09/politics/donald-trump-hillary-clinton-second-amendment/

Donald Trump set off a fierce new controversy Tuesday with remarks about the right to bear arms that were interpreted by many as a threat of violence against Hillary Clinton.
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Chicago Criminal Defense Attorney and Author
Introduction
I am a 24-year veteran litigator with extensive trial experience who works on complex criminal cases.  I have the unique distinction of never having lost a case in DuPage County.

I have represented clients in cases involving serious state and federal charges and have been featured on WGN News, the Chicago Sun-Times, the Chicago Tribune, and numerous other publications. I have represented clients in several high profile cases, including a man involved in the Illinois Secretary of State driver's license scandal, a young man charged with a shooting of a 16 year old rival gang member on a Chicago street and who may have been framed by a corrupt Chicago Police Detective, a father charged with the murder of his 4 month old infant son in Will County, a Chicago Public School teacher charged with having sex with her underage students, a young man in DuPage County cleared of an alleged rape after a jury trial, a man charged with stabbing his former lover in the eyes numerous times and permanently blinding her, a man who was charged with being involved with the AK-47 shooting of a female friend and the subsequent attempt to dispose burn her body, as well as many other high profile cases throughout Illinois.

I started practicing law in 1992 when I started working for one of Chicago's busiest Plaintiff's personal injury firms.  Within a couple of months of becoming a lawyer, I was doing jury trials at the Daley Center, and taking on powerful insurance companies and their experienced and high priced lawyers.

I am licensed to practice in all Illinois state courts, the 7th Federal Circuit Court, and am a member of the Federal Trial Bar.  I have appeared in Federal Courts as far away as Las Vegas, Nevada.

I am also a published author having written Chapter 1 of "Strategies for Defending Identity Theft Cases: Leading Lawyers on Understanding Identity Theft Crime, Preparing a Thorough Defense, and Managing Technological Evidence (Inside the Minds)," a book published by Thomson Reuters, that helps teach attorneys how to represent defendants charged with Identity Theft crimes.  As a leading lawyer, I "wrote the book" on how to defend people charged with Identity Theft crimes and have been contacted by reporters and other authors for my opinion on such crimes.

http://store.westlaw.com/strategies-defending-identity-theft-cases-leading-lawyers-on-understanding-crime/184367/41263125/productdetail 

In 2015 I was extended an invitation to join The National Trial Lawyers:  Top 100 Criminal Defense Trial Lawyers.  Membership to this prestigious organization is obtained through special invitation and is extended only to those attorneys who exemplify superior qualifications of leadership, reputation, influence, stature, and profile as civil plaintiff or criminal defense trial lawyers.  I am currently a proud member of this prestigious organization.

Bragging rights
Experienced lawyer, proud member of The National Trial Lawyers, proud husband, father, and life long Cub fan!
Education
  • Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
    Juris Doctor, 1989 - 1992
  • Loyola University Chicago
    Political Science, 1985 - 1989
  • Gordon Tech High School
    1981 - 1985
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Male
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Other names
Dimitrios, Jim
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Occupation
Criminal Defense Attorney - I am also a published author who has co-authored a book published by Thomson Reuters for attorneys about defending Identity Theft Crimes. The book was published in 2012.
Skills
Attorney, Trials, Litigation, Author, Criminal Law
Employment
  • Legal Defenders, P.C.
    Senior Partner, 2001 - present
  • Chicago Lawyers Group, P.C.
    Senior Partner, 1995 - 2001
  • Palivos Law Firm
    Associate Attorney, 1992 - 1995
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Currently
Schaumburg, Illinois
Previously
Skokie, Illinois - Lansing, Michigan - Chicago, Illinois
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Phone
1-312-229-5500, 1-800-228-7295
Email
Fax
1-888-264-2447
Address
O'Hare Location 8770 W. Bryn Mawr Avenue, Suite 1300, Chicago, Illinois 60631-3557