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Matt Fakhoury

Matt Fakhoury

 
  • Criminal Law, Domestic Violence, DUI & DWI...
  • Illinois
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Lawyer Rating and Reviews
Legal Knowledge
5.0/5.0
Legal Analysis
5.0/5.0
Communication Skills
5.0/5.0
Ethics and Professionalism
5.0/5.0
Rating: 10 Lawyer Rating - 10 out of 10
Matt Fakhoury is always well prepared to fight a case at trial or negotiate a good settlement for his client. Matt's experience in court is respected by everybody and especially his clients. Matt always does an excellent job for his clients and is a respected advocate
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Q. How do you know this lawyer?
  • Current or Former Co-Worker/Colleague

I highly recommend Matt Fakhoury as an experienced attorney handling all cases of criminal, traffic, DUi and expungment law. I have worked with Matt in the past, and find him to be very knowledgeable, considerate, professional and an excellent advocate for all his clients. He works hard on all his cases and does an excellent job. he is respected by everybody he deals with.

Q. In the cases you were involved in with this attorney, which of the following apply?
  • Different Client, Same Side of Case
  • Opposing Client

We have worked on cases together and I have also handled cases against Matt Fakhoury Ahmed where I was the municipal prosecutor and he was the defense attorney

Q. When did you work with this lawyer?
Over the last ten years
Q. Was this lawyer an effective advocate/counselor and why?
Yes

Matt Fakhoury was always very well prepared and had all the right information needed to properly litigate a case.

Q. Please rate this lawyer on the following:

Legal Knowledge: Excellent

Matt Fakhoury was always prepared with the correct research and law to fight and litigate his cases. He certainly does all his homework and gets the best results for his clients

Legal Analysis: Excellent

Matt Fakhoury always evaluated his cases to the fullest and is ready to negotiate a good settlement or go to trial. He fights hards for all his clients

Communication Skills: Excellent

Matt Fakhoury is very personable and very easy to talk to. He knows the law and how to negotiate very well and present his case to the court.

Ethics and Professionalism: Excellent

I have never seen Matt Fakhoury act in an improper manner. He is always honest, ethical and professional to everybody he deals with. Matt has the highest ethical standards

Q. For which practice area(s) would you recommend this lawyer?
Record expungment, criminal, DUI & traffic defense
Q. Which of the following skills does this lawyer possess?
  • Client Relations
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Legal Research
  • Litigation
  • Negotiation
  • Oral Argument
  • Problem Solving
  • Trials
Q. I would recommend this lawyer to my family and friends
Yes
Rating: 10 Lawyer Rating - 10 out of 10
I would never hesitate to recommend Matt Fakhoury to anyone needing help on a criminal or traffic case. He treats his clients well and works very hard on each case. He and I often discuss strategy on cases and he definitely fights hard to win.
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Q. How do you know this lawyer?
  • Current or Former Co-Worker/Colleague

I first met Matt randomly when we were both waiting for a Judge to come out in court. I was immediately impressed with the way he handled himself in a courtroom. This was about 5-6 years ago. At various times I have referred cases to Matt when they were in locations that I did not practice. Matt showed an excellent ability to impress clients and then do a great job on their cases. I always know that Matt will do his best for his clients.

Q. In the cases you were involved in with this attorney, which of the following apply?
  • Same Client

On a couple of occasions Matt & I have teamed up to represent a client in a serious matter. The most recent was in 2017. Matt always worked very hard on the case and had many great ideas that we used to get a great outcome for the client. Matt also made sure to keep the client up to speed on every development in the case. I enjoyed working with Matt and hope to do so again.

Q. When did you work with this lawyer?
The most recent case was in 2017. It was an attempted murder case in Chicago.
Q. Was this lawyer an effective advocate/counselor and why?
Yes

Matt was very effective. The client loved Matt as he always made sure to keep the client in the loop at every turn. Matt headed up the investigation on the case which proved critically important in ultimately getting the case dismissed. Matt did a great job.

Q. Please rate this lawyer on the following:

Legal Knowledge: Excellent

Matt is always up on the law. He is always fully prepared when he represents a client or walks in a courtroom.

Legal Analysis: Excellent

Matt knows how to analyze a case and break down the issues. As a former prosecutor, Matt knows how to look at cases from all angles. He is a very smart and well respected lawyer.

Communication Skills: Excellent

Matt is at once a humble person and yet very confident. He treats clients with great respect. He is a true professional in court and out.

Ethics and Professionalism: Excellent

Matt is extremely ethical. He is one of the most honest and straightforward people I know. A client that hires Matt will be treated well and with honesty.

Q. For which practice area(s) would you recommend this lawyer?
I would highly recommend Matt for all kinds of criminal and traffic matters for cases in Rolling Meadows, Skokie and other areas of suburban Cook County and Lake County. He also does great work in the area of expunging and sealing criminal cases throughout Illinois. I recently spoke to a lawyer in court who referred to Matt as "The Eraser" because of his work in clearing records for clients.
Q. Which of the following skills does this lawyer possess?
  • Legal Research
  • Legal Writing
  • Litigation
  • Oral Argument
  • Problem Solving
  • Trials

Matt is a very well rounded lawyer with experience as a prosecutor and a defense lawyer. He handles all aspects of the criminal justice system well.

Q. Please provide any additional comments about this lawyer
If I had a family member that needed a great lawyer for a criminal or traffic matter in Rolling Meadows, Skokie or other suburban Cook County, I would definitely recommend Matt Fakhoury. Anyone that needs a case expunged or sealed should definitely call Matt.
Q. I would recommend this lawyer to my family and friends
Yes