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Dziedziak & Marcus, P.C.
James I. Marcus

100 W. Monroe St., Suite: 309
Chicago IL 60603
(312) 443-5600

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Dziedziak & Marcus, P.C.

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Chicago Criminal Defense and Personal Injury Attorneys

Dziedziak & Marcus - Illinois Trial Lawyers - Wrongful Death - Drug Crimes

The Chicago trial attorneys of Dziedziak & Marcus have decades of personal injury and criminal defense experience, but we have never lost sight of the values of client service. While investigating an accident compensation claim, we make sure that your family has what it needs to handle the demands of daily living, as well as the strains of a civil trial. For more specific information about our experience and our approach to client service, contact us in Chicago.

Personal Injury Help Centered on Your Well-Being

Illinois fatal accident attorney John Dziedziak has been litigating personal injury and wrongful death cases for 25 years. He takes special pride in his ability to get the investigation of an accident scene underway immediately, and frequently obtains critical facts and access to witnesses that the insurance investigators overlooked. With his clients, however, he takes his time. He makes sure that you have a clear understanding of the challenges and opportunities that underlie every legal or strategic decision that he presents to you.

From botched LASIK surgery and workplace accidents, to severe brain injury or wrongful death claims, Dziedziak & Marcus is prepared to take on property owners, doctors, insurance companies, and other responsible parties on your behalf. Our wealth of experience and commitment to holding those accountable for your injuries, while protecting your rights and interests, can help you find the fair compensation that you will need to move on in life following a devastating injury or loss.

Protect Your Rights with an Experienced Criminal Defense Attorney

Chicago criminal defense lawyer James Marcus has represented persons accused of state and federal crimes for 30 years, but before that he had a successful career as a federal prosecutor. On several occasions, he was selected by the U.S. Justice Department to serve as a Special Prosecutor on especially sensitive matters around the country. He has also recently appeared on the Canadian Broadcasting Company (CBC) as a legal commentator, as well as numerous times on local broadcast TV. He also emphasizes a fast response in his approach to client service, and he does some of his best work before his client has even been indicted.

A criminal conviction can have life-altering consequences that few can overcome. A criminal record or registration as a sex offender can make find a home, job or meaningful life difficult for years to come. At Dziedziak and Marcus, we offer our clients extensive criminal defense expertise to help them avoid jail or prison, and a lifetime of social stigma. We are available to protect your rights in complex criminal cases, including:

Our depth of experience handling criminal cases in Illinois and across the nation at the federal court level can help you preserve your freedom and your reputation.

Find the Experience and Attentive Service You Deserve

Dziedziak & Marcus has developed a reputation for exemplary legal representation in the Chicago area, across Illinois and beyond. Whether we are providing legal commentary to the CBC, being interviewed by major broadcast networks on high-profile cases, or fighting hard to protect the rights of everyday citizen, we pride ourselves on serving clients with the highest degree of professionalism, integrity and dedication to justice.

When you face an uncertain future due to a catastrophic injury or federal charges in a methamphetamine bust, our personal injury or criminal defense attorneys are ready to put their extensive knowledge and litigation skills to work for you.

For further information about all of the legal services we offer, visit our Practice Areas page, or better yet, give us a call in Chicago at 312-443-5600. We'll be happy to tell you more about how we can help you resolve your legal concerns.

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Attorney Profiles
 

Dziedziak & Marcus - Chicago Personal Injury - Criminal Defense

Contact Dziedziak & Marcus in Chicago if you or someone in your family has been severely injured in an auto collision or a workplace accident, or if you're facing serious state or federal criminal charges. Both John F. Dziedziak and James I. Marcus are veteran trial lawyers who emphasize thorough case investigation and attentive client service.

Illinois medical malpractice attorney John Dziedziak is a 1982 graduate of DePaul University School of Law. He's a member of the Laser Eye Surgery Malpractice Litigation Group, the Construction Site Accident Litigation Group, and the Vaccine Injury Group through the American Trial Lawyers Association. A longtime member of many professional organizations, since 1997 he has served on the Board of Managers of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association. For more information about his professional background, click on his name.

Chicago criminal trial lawyer James I. Marcus had a distinguished career as a state and federal prosecutor before turning to private criminal defense in 1982. A 1970 graduate of Loyola University Chicago School of Law, he's an Illinois SuperLawyer. Early in his career, he served in the prestigious Honors Program of the U.S. Justice Department, and also served repeatedly as a Special Prosecutor in difficult federal grand jury investigations. He now applies his understanding of grand jury proceedings for the benefit of his criminal defense clients. Click on his name to find out more about his legal career.


John F. Dziedziak

James I. Marcus

 

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Attorney Profile

Dziedziak & Marcus - Chicago Personal Injury - Criminal Defense

Contact Dziedziak & Marcus in Chicago if you or someone in your family has been severely injured in an auto collision or a workplace accident, or if you're facing serious state or federal criminal charges. Both John F. Dziedziak and James I. Marcus are veteran trial lawyers who emphasize thorough case investigation and attentive client service.

Illinois medical malpractice attorney John Dziedziak is a 1982 graduate of DePaul University School of Law. He's a member of the Laser Eye Surgery Malpractice Litigation Group, the Construction Site Accident Litigation Group, and the Vaccine Injury Group through the American Trial Lawyers Association. A longtime member of many professional organizations, since 1997 he has served on the Board of Managers of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association. For more information about his professional background, click on his name.

Chicago criminal trial lawyer James I. Marcus had a distinguished career as a state and federal prosecutor before turning to private criminal defense in 1982. A 1970 graduate of Loyola University Chicago School of Law, he's an Illinois SuperLawyer. Early in his career, he served in the prestigious Honors Program of the U.S. Justice Department, and also served repeatedly as a Special Prosecutor in difficult federal grand jury investigations. He now applies his understanding of grand jury proceedings for the benefit of his criminal defense clients. Click on his name to find out more about his legal career.


John F. Dziedziak

James I. Marcus

Practice Overview

Experienced Trial Attorneys in Chicago, Illinois

Dziedziak & Marcus - Criminal Defense - Personal Injury - Wrongful Death

The lawyers at Dziedziak & Marcus in Chicago represent personal injury and wrongful death clients in medical malpractice cases, motor vehicle collisions, worksite accidents and other injury accidents. We also defend persons accused of serious state and federal crimes involving drugs, fraud, sexual misconduct, and more. To take advantage of over 55 years of combined legal experience and our reputation for putting your needs first, contact us at our Chicago office.

State and Federal Criminal Defense

On the criminal defense side of our practice, a highly experienced criminal law attorney is available to handle misdemeanors, felonies and appeals at various state and federal courts. In addition to dealing with conventional matters such as search and seizure, we have the expertise to address the ever-changing rules and regulations affecting immigration status and the consequences facing undocumented workers. We emphasize and excel in complex criminal cases involving the following:

While our criminal defense practice serves the needs of clients throughout the Chicago Metropolitan area and greater Illinois, we also represent clients elsewhere in the United States, especially in Florida and Nevada.

Personal Injury and Wrongful Death

In the personal injury area of our practice, our skilled injury compensation lawyer is not afraid to meet negligent individuals, professionals, businesses, and insurance companies head on. In every client's case, our mission is to help ensure those responsible for injury or loss of a loved one are held liable for providing just financial compensation to cover medical bills, lost wages, future care expenses and more. We focus on the following kinds of claims:

In personal injury and wrongful death cases, we primarily serve clients in the Greater Chicago area and throughout Northern Illinois.

Experience and Attentive Service

To schedule a free consultation with our highly skilled personal injury or criminal defense attorneys about your legal concerns, contact Dziedziak & Marcus in Chicago. We bring to every case a proud legacy of respected legal representation defined by a commitment to your success.

Find out more specific information about personal injury and criminal defense by visiting our practice center pages on construction accidents, drug crimes and white collar crimes.

John Dziedziak

John F. Dziedziak 
Chicago, Illinois
Partner
phone (312) 443-5600
fax (312) 443-5601
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Litigation Percentage:
100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation
Bar Admissions:
Illinois, 1982
U.S. Federal Courts, 1982
U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 1983
U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit, 1983
U.S. Court of Federal Claims, 2002
Education:
De Paul University College of Law, Chicago, Illinois, 1982
J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence

Bradley University, College of Business, Peoria, Illinois, 1979
B.S., Bachelor of Science
Major:  Accounting

Professional Associations and Memberships:
Illinois State Bar Association, 1982 - Present


Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, 1982 - Present


Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, 1997 - Present
Board of Managers

Association of Trial Lawyers of America, 1983 - Present


Illinois Advocate Society, 1992 - Present


American Association for Justice, 2006 - Present

James Marcus

James I. Marcus 
Chicago, Illinois
Partner
phone (312) 443-5600
fax (312) 443-5601
email Email Me

Chicago criminal trial lawyer James I. Marcus had a distinguished career as a state and federal prosecutor before turning to private criminal defense in 1982. A 1970 graduate of Loyola University Chicago School of Law, he's an Illinois SuperLawyer. Early in his career, he served in the prestigious Honors Program of the U.S. Justice Department, and also served repeatedly as a Special Prosecutor in difficult federal grand jury investigations as well as prosecutions. He now applies his understanding of grand jury proceedings for the benefit of his criminal defense clients.

Mr. Marcus has served as a legal commentator for the Canadian Broadcast Company as has appeared on local broadcast stations on several occasions.

Click on his name to find out more about his legal career.

Litigation Percentage:
80% of Practice Devoted to Litigation
Bar Admissions:
Illinois, 1970
U.S. District Court of the District of Columbia
U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois
U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois
U.S. District Court Western District of Kentucky
U.S. Court of Appeals District of Columbia Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court, 1983
U.S. Tax Court, 1987
Education:
Loyola University Chicago School of Law, Chicago, Illinois, 1970
J.D.

University of Illinois, Champaign, Illinois, 1967
B.A.

Representative Clients:
National banks
Corporation
Municipalities
Corporate officers and politicians charged with criminal offenses
High profile individuals
Major real estate development companies under investigation for fraud
Individuals under investigation by the U. S. Attorneys office
References:
Chase Bank
Seigle Lumber
Swedish Trade Commission
British Consul General of Chicago
Honors and Awards:
Honors Program, U.S. Department of Justice

Past Employment Positions:
Williams & Marcus, Ltd., Partner, 1981 - 2006

Law Offices of James I. Marcus, Sole Practitioner, 1976 - 1981

Northern District of Illinois, Assistant United States Attorney, 1972 - 1976

United States Department of Justice, Washington, D.C., Trial Attorney, 1970 - 1972

State of Illinois, Assistant Attorney General

United States Army, Captain, 1968 - 1977

United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, Special Assistant

United States Attorney for the District of Colorado, Special Assistant

United States Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky, Special Assistant

United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia, Special Assistant

Governor of the State of Illinois for Extradition, Special Counsel

Illinois Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission – Hearing Board, Commissioner

Illinois Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission - Inquiry Board, Commissioner

Illinois Department of Public Health, Administrative Law Judge


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