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Harris Law Firm is designed to take care of our clients during a traumatic time. That includes offering free consultations and reasonable rates for our services. 
"The right to a trial is a core principle of the American legal system. Depriving Americans of these essential liberties undermines the Constitution while doing nothing to strengthen us as a nation." ...............John Garamendi




Areas of Practice:

Personal Injury / Medical Negligence / Criminal Defense

 

Education:

Medical Negligence Seminar, 2007

Federal Criminal Practice, 2004

Federal Trial Bar Course, 2002

Professional Trial Lawyers College of Advocacy, 2001

Nuts and Bolts of Medical Negligence, 2000

J.D., Howard University School of Law, 1998

B.S., Tennessee State University,1995

 

Bar Admissions:

Supreme Court of Illinois

United States District Court for the Northern
District of Illinois

United States District Court for the Western
District of Michigan

United States District Court for the District of Idaho


Professional Activities:

The Board Of Managers of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association

Cook County Bar Association, Former Chairman Criminal
Law Committee Illinois Trial Lawyers Association

Chicago Bar Association, Section on Tort Litigation

Member, American Bar Association, Section on Tort Litigation

Member, National Bar Association

Member, Howard University School of Law Alumni Chapter


 

After graduating from high school, Attorney Harris attended Tougaloo College located in Tougaloo, Mississippi.  While matriculating at Tougaloo College he was a Member of– Who’s Who Among American College and University Students;Member-Dean’s List; and President (Polemarch) of the Gamma Rho Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. 


Prior to graduation, Attorney Harris served his country by enlisting in the United States Army.  He served on active-duty for three years in the United States Army Military Intelligence Command.  His duties included translating both spoken and written Chinese into English.  Receiving an honorably discharge from the United States Army, Attorney Harris returned to college at Tennessee State University where he completed the requirements for a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science.

 

After receiving the degree from Tennessee State University,
Attorney Harris received a merit scholarship to attend Howard University School of Law located in Washington, D.C.  While at Howard University,  Attorney Harris was one of the student founders of the Howard Law Entrepreneurship & Economic Liberty Association.  

 

Attorney Harris began his career at the Office of the Cook
County State’s Attorney / Criminal Prosecutions Bureau. 
On May 1, 2000, he left his position as a prosecutor in the Fifth Municipal District of the Cook County Circuit Court to form Harris, Mitchell & Dinizulu, LLC.

 

In 2008, Attormey Harris left Harris Mitchell & Dinizulu, LLC and formed Harris Law Firm, P.C.  Since forming Harris Law Firm, he concentrates his practice in the areas of Personal Injury, Medical Negligence and Criminal Defense.  He has recovered millions of dollars in compensation for his clients who were injured by the negligence of others.  Also, Attorney Harris has earned the reputation as an aggressive defender of those charged with crimes.

         

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