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With 25+ years of experience, Attorney Haytham Faraj is qualified, knowledgeable, and ready to help with your serious legal matter.

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Have Your Future Defended by a Former Marine

Attorney Haytham Faraj has past experience as a military defense lawyer. His aggressive tactics and in-depth knowledge of the law can be used to help you fight against the possibility of conviction.

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Our Chicago law firm is proud to provide legal representation that you can trust! Contact us today for help in working toward your recovery.

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Few things in life are as stressful as facing a criminal accusation or being injured by the neglect or intentional acts of others. If you have been accused of a criminal offense or seriously injured because of someone's negligence, The Law Offices of Haytham Faraj, PLLC is here to help.

We possess the skill, experience and, most importantly,
the committment to obtain the results our clients expect.

Work with a Seasoned & Unyielding Trial Attorney
Chicago Lawyer Haytham Faraj

Our firm was founded by former U.S. Marine Corps infantry officer and JAG attorney Haytham Faraj. Mr. Faraj has handled numerous cases with significant media attention, gaining a national reputation as an aggressive, unyielding, seasoned attorney with an unparalleled record of jury and bench trial victories.

  • He has tried to verdict dozens of trials and has won outright acquittals or obtained better results than any offer of plea or settlement in all of them.
  • He is a proud graduate and staff member of the Trial Lawyers College which was founded by legendary trial attorney Gerry Spence
  • He received the Pro Bono Attorney of the Year Award for 2014.

Mr. Faraj commenced his legal career in the United States Marine Corps defending service members accused of violations of the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ). He represented, and continues to represent, men and women in the armed services accused of various crimes and orders violations. He now represents clients who have suffered personal injury in Chicago and Detroit. He also partners with other lawyers to represent clients who have suffered personal injury or in wrongful death actions throughout the United States.

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There are many criminal defense and plaintiff's law firms, but very few that take the time to really get to know clients—and fewer still who can represent their clients all the way through trial. Too often we get calls from clients who were forced to plead guilty to something they did not do or to accept a settlement because the lawyer lacked the skills or experience to take a case to trial. Our Chicago defense firm is different. We take our time to get to know our clients.

At The Law Offices of Haytham Faraj, PLLC, we have built a solid reputation based on trust, integrity, exceptional representation and an unshakeable commitment to our clients. Whether you have been accused of a federal crime, military crime or state crime, we can help you in defending yourself, preserving your liberty, and protecting your career and future.

We represent clients in state and federal courts facing a wide range of charges: Criminal Court


We recognize the devastating impact a serious injury or the loss of a loved one has on our lives. Becoming a victim of someone's neglect often changes the entire trajectory of a person's life, especially when their injury results in physical disability, pain, suffering, frustration, depression, anger, lost income, and the loss of life's simple pleasures. Sometimes a negligent or wrongful act results in the wrongful death of a loved one.

If you have suffered a personal injury or lost a loved one because of someone's neglect or because of someone's intentional or wrongful act, we can help. You can trust our experience, caring, committed and aggressive representation in obtaining the justice you are entitled to.

Our Chicago personal injury attorney has recovered millions for clients in cases involving:

Military Criminal Defense

Military Defense

The experience and successes achieved representing military clients gained Haytham Faraj a national reputation as one of the best known and most successful military criminal defense attorneys in the country and the world. He has represented clients in court-martial proceedings in a variety of cases all over the U.S. He continues to represent service members accused of violating the UCMJ in Article 15 proceedings or Non Judicial Punishment (NJP)(Captain's mast), in summary courts-martial, Special courts-martial and general courts-martial. He frequently represents military clients under investigation or accused of violations of the UCMJ.

Mr. Faraj often handles cases involving the following offenses:

  • Orders Violations and dereliction of duty
  • Unauthorized Absence and desertion (UA or AWOL) (Articles 86 and 87)
  • Drug offenses (Article 112a)
  • False Statements
  • Fraternization
  • Violent crimes
  • Sex crimes
  • Internet Crimes
  • Theft crimes
  • Financial crimes

Haytham Faraj's reputation as one of the top military trial attorneys in the country came from his successes in securing court martial victories in a number of high-profile cases that gained national and international prominence. He achieved those successes and reputation through his tireless work on behalf of his clients and his zealous advocacy for his client's rights. Few other military trial defense attorneys have his depth of professional and legal experience.

Call us today for a consultation: (888) 809-1877

We represent clients accused of state criminal offenses in Cook County and Dupage County, in Illinois. Haytham Faraj is an Arabic speaking attorney, so when you work with our firm you can obtain an intial consultation in Arabic or English. We urge you to call us as soon as possible to discuss your case and learn about the defense options available for your situation!

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