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Robert J Kerr

Areas of Practice

  • State & Federal Criminal Defense
  • All Felony & Misdemeanor Charges
  • Aggravated Robbery
  • Aggravated Speeding
  • Armed Robbery
  • Arson
  • Assault / Aggravated Assault
  • Attempted Murder
  • Battery / Aggravated Battery
  • Bond Hearings
  • Burglary
  • Civil Rights
  • Check Fraud
  • Child Pornography
  • Commercial Driver’s License Violations
  • Credit Card Theft
  • DCFS Appeals / Administrative Hearings
  • Disorderly Conduct
  • Domestic Battery
  • Domestic Violence
  • Driver’s License Suspension / Revocation
  • DUI / Drunk Driving
  • Drug Crimes
  • Drug Cultivation
  • Drug Distribution
  • Drug Manufacturing
  • Drug Possession
  • Drug Sales
  • Drug Trafficking
  • Embezzlement
  • Expungements / Record Sealing
  • Federal Criminal Defense
  • Federal Drug Charges
  • Federal Sex Crimes
  • Felonies
  • Firearm Possession
  • Forgery
  • Fraud Defense
  • Gun Charges
  • Home Invasion
  • Homicide
  • Identity Theft
  • Jury Trials
  • Juvenile Crimes
  • Kidnapping
  • Leaving The Scene of an Accident
  • Manslaughter
  • Misdemeanors
  • Motions to Suppress Evidence
  • Murder
  • Pre-Trial Negotiations
  • Preliminary Hearings
  • Prescription Drug Charges
  • Private Investigations
  • Property & Financial Crimes
  • Reckless Driving
  • Retail Theft
  • Robbery
  • Secretary of State Reinstatement Hearings
  • Sex Crimes
  • Shoplifting
  • Solicitation of A Minor
  • Speeding Tickets
  • Statutory Rape
  • Suspended / Revoked Driver’s License
  • Theft
  • Traffic Tickets / Violations
  • Violent Crimes
  • Weapon Offenses
  • White Collar Crimes

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

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