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Nenye Uche

Nenye Uche

Uche P.C.
  • Criminal Law, DUI & DWI, White Collar Crime ...
  • Illinois
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Reviewed by R. Joseph Kramer May 27, 2020
Rating: 10 Justia Lawyer Rating - 10 out of 10
Nenye handles matters for clients all over the Chicagoland area, often appearing in court in multiple jurisdictions in one day. He knows intimately how to obtain the best result for his clients. If that requires a trial, he will obtain the best possible result for his clients because his ability as a trial lawyer is easily in the top 1% of practicing attorneys.
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Summary

A former Cook County criminal and DUI prosecutor, Attorney Uche is a nationally recognized criminal and DUI defense attorney. Attorney Uche has successfully defended and won acquittals for his clients in hundreds of cases that span broad areas of criminal law including but not limited to: DUI charges, murder charges, gun/weapons charges, drug charges and financial crimes amongst others

For instance, Attorney Uche has successfully argued and persuaded the Illinois Appellate Court in People v. Litiwn 2015 IL App (3d) 140429, to throw out his client’s conviction and 12-year sentence for drug trafficking; a case now often cited as legal precedent. Also, in People v. Holt, Attorney Uche got murder charges dismissed against his client by successfully filing a pre-trial motion to dismiss murder charges.

Beyond his success in criminal defense, Attorney Uche has handled numerous high-profile cases that have been featured in prominent media outlets such as The Guardian and CNN. Additionally, Attorney Uche has been recognized by his peers as well as prominent legal organizations. For example, Attorney Uche is the recipient of a Top 40 Lawyer under 40 Award from The National Trial Lawyers. Also, Attorney Uche’s courtroom successes culminated with his selection for inclusion to the Illinois Super Lawyers Rising Stars list; no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the State of Illinois are named to the Rising Stars list.

Attorney Uche’s commitment to the law was demonstrated at an early stage in his career. For example, upon graduating from one of the most prestigious Law schools in the Midwest, the University of Wisconsin Law School, Attorney Uche was the recipient of a string of advocacy awards, some of which included: the 2007 Best Attorney Award at the Stanford Law School Mock Trial Invitational Competition in California, as well as the 2006 Best Petitioner’s Brief Award at the August A. Rendigs National Products liability Moot Court Competit

Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • DUI & DWI
  • White Collar Crime
  • Domestic Violence
  • Traffic Tickets
Additional Practice Area
  • Federal Crimes
Video Chat and Conferencing
  • FaceTime
  • Google Hangouts
  • Skype
  • Zoom
  • WhatsApp
Fees
  • Free Consultation
    Attorney Uche does not charge any fee for an initial consultation. Attorney Uche conducts such initial consultations until you are fully satisfied.
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    Attorney Uche accepts credit cards and debit cards, including Visa, Master Card and Discover.
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Attorney Uche understands that access to an effective Attorney should not be determined by how much you make. As a result, Attorney Uche has flexible fee agreements such as, flat fees, hourly fees or installment payments.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Illinois
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Assistant State's Attorney/Criminal Prosecutor
Cook County State's Attorney's Office
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As a criminal prosecutor with the Cook County State's Attorney's Office, Attorney Uche successfully prosecuted over a thousand criminal and DUI cases. Some of the cases Attorney Uche successfully handled include fraud, drugs, guns and violent crime charges.
Judicial Extern to Justice Louis Butler (Rtd)
Wisconsin Supreme Court
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Assisted the Justice in preparing briefs, opinions and memoranda pertaining to a wide variety of cases under appeal, including, criminal matters.
Education
University of Wisconsin - Madison
J.D. | LAW
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Honors: Best Attorney Award, Stanford Law School Mock Trial Invitational Competition (California, 2007). Best Petitioner's Brief Award, August A. Rendigs National Products liability Moot Court Competition (Ohio, 2006). Mathys Memorial Award for Appellate Advocacy (Wisconsin, 2007). Competition Chair, University of Wisconsin Moot Court Board (2006-07). Member, University of Wisconsin Mock Trial Team (2006-07).
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Awards
Rising Stars
Illinois Super Lawyers
Attorney Uche’s courtroom successes culminated with his selection for inclusion to the Illinois Super Lawyers Rising Stars list; no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the State of Illinois are named to the Rising Stars list.
Top 40 under 40
The National Trial Lawyers
Attorney Uche has been selected to the top 40 under 40 list of trial attorneys as a recognition of his successes in the courtroom.
Top 40 under 40
The National Black Lawyers
Attorney Uche has been selected as a top 40 under 40 trial attorney in recognition of his successes in the courtroom.
Professional Associations
Chicago Bar Association
Member
- Current
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Cook County Bar Association
Member
- Current
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Contact & Map
Uche P.C.
314 N Loomis St
#G2
Chicago, IL 60607
Telephone: (312) 380-5341
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