AN AGGRESSIVE COMPLEX CRIMINAL DEFENSE LAW FIRM PROVIDING THE STRONGEST DEFENSE POSSIBLE.

Robert J Kerr

: Robert Kerr. December 11, 2013. Photo by Andrew Collings.Location:

Chicago, Illinois
Phone: 312-955-4400 or 312-955-4401 (Espanol)
Fax: 312-955-4402

Areas of Practice

  • State & Federal Criminal Defense
  • All Felony & Misdemeanor Charges
  • Traffic Violations
  • Juvenile Court
  • Expungements
  • Bond Hearings
  • Preliminary Hearings
  • Motions to Suppress Evidence
  • Pre-Trial Negotiations
  • Jury Trials
  • Private Investigations
  • Secretary of State Reinstatement Hearings
  • DCFS Appeals/Administrative Hearings

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Certificate in Criminal Law, DePaul College of Law, 2005

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 2005
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 2007

Education

  • DePaul University College of Law, Chicago, Illinois
    • J.D. – 2005
  • University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana
    • B.A. – 2000
    • Major: English
  • University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland – 1999

Honors and Awards

  • Jack Carey Scholar – Law Office of the Cook County Public Defender, 2004

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member, 2007 – 2013
  • Illinois State Bar Association, Member, 2007 – 2013
  • Chicago Bar Association, Member, 2007 – 2013

Past Employment Positions

  • Law Offices of Acosta & Associates, Associate Attorney, 2005 – 2008
  • Cook County Public Defender, Clerk – Supreme Court Rule 711, 2004 – 2005
  • Americorps Member, Englewood Neighborhood, 2001 – 2002

Languages

  • Spanish