Lori Levin

Experienced criminal and juvenile lawyer
Contact: 312.972.3756
Law School: Georgetown University Law Center - Georgetown University


About Lori Levin
For more than 30 years, Lori G. Levin has been a well-respected and successful litigator handling cases in the Illinois criminal and juvenile justice systems. She is a forceful, yet compassionate, advocate. Let her experience work for you.
Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • Domestic Violence
  • DUI & DWI
  • Juvenile Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Drug Offense Defense
  • Felony and misdemeanor defense
  • Robbery and Property Crime Defense
  • White Collar Crime Defense
Professional Experience
Lori G. Levin, Attorney at Law
Experienced attorney handling criminal and juvenile defense. Also experienced in civil and criminal mental health as well as guardianship issues. In addition to hands-on legal experience, numerous speaking engagements on criminal and juvenile justice, women's, elder law, and mental health topics.
Executive Director, Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority
Directed state agency dedicated to improving criminal justice and oversaw a budget of more than $100 million in criminal justice grants and justice research. Chaired Illinois Integrated Justice Information Systems Implementation Board and served on various boards including Illinois Violence Prevention Authority, Illinois Family Violence Coordinating Council, ReDeploy Illinois (Juvenile Justice), and Governor’s Community Safety and Re-Entry Working Group
Supervisor, Seniors and Persons with Disabilities Division, Cook County State'a Attorney's Office
Former Supervisor, Seniors and Persons with Disabilties Division of the Cook County State's Attorney's Office. Directed prosecution and investigation of white collar financial exploitation, violent crimes, abuse and neglect cases in the community and in long-term care facilitities. Supervised civil commitment and forced treatment of mentally ill persons in crisis. Over course of 20+ years at Cook County State's Attorney's Office tried more than 50 felony and civil jury trials. Have appeared in numerous divisions within the Circuit Court of Cook County including Criminal, Juvenile Justice, Child Protection, First Municipal, County, Probate and various suburban districts.
Georgetown University Law Center - Georgetown UniversityJ.D.
Activities: Georgetown Criminal Justice Clinic.
University of Illinois - Urbana-ChampaignB.S.Journalism
Professional Activities
Criminal Law Committee Member Chicago Bar Association 2009-Current
Member Womens Criminal Defense Bar Association 2009-Current
Standing Committee on Women and the Law Member Illinois State Bar Association 2007-Current
Details: Helped coordinate and moderate continuing legal education programs on women and girls in the criminal and juvenile justice systems. Contributor to newsletter.
Criminal Justice Section Council Member Illinois State Bar Association 2005-Current
Details: Contributor to newsletter.
Chair, Standing Committee on Continuing Legal Education Illinois State Bar Association 2011-2013
Details: Chair of committee that coordinates the continuing legal education programs for the Illinois State Bar Association.
Board of Managers Decalogue Society of Lawyers 2011-2013
Co-Chair, Legal Problems of the Elderly Committee, Criminal Justice Section American Bar Association 2007-2010
Strategic Planning Committee Member Chicago Bar Association 2005-2006
Chair/Co-Chair, Women in the Criminal Justice Community Committee American Bar Association 1998-2006
President Women's Bar Association of Illinois 2004-2005
Liaison from Criminal Justice Section to ABA Commission on Women American Bar Association 1998-2001
Co-Chair American Bar Association/American Psychological Association Symposium on Psychology and Criminal Law, Washington, DC 1999-1999
Vice-Chair for Professional Development/Continuing Legal Education, Criminal Justice Section American Bar Association 1997-1998
Assistant Secretary, Criminal Justice Section American Bar Association 1988-1989
Matthew Maloney Tradition of Excellence, Illinois State Bar Association
This award is given to an attorney who is in solo or small firm practice for zealous advocacy and service to the profession and bar.


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    Attorney at Law
    180 North LaSalle
    Suite 3700
    Chicago, IL 60606
    Telephone: 312.972.3756