Chicago Criminal Defense
& Personal Injury Attorney
Experienced Representation You Can Trust
Few things in life are as stressful as a criminal accusation or being injured
or hurt by the neglect or intentional acts of others. If you have been
accused of a criminal offense or seriously injured because of someone's
neglect, carelessness or intentional acts, we can 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
Our firm was founded by former U.S. Marine Corps infantry officer and JAG attorney
Mr. Faraj has gained a national
reputation as an aggressive, unyielding, seasoned trial 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
- 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.
Watch Attorney Faraj
in the News
Attorney Haytham Faraj is routinely featured by the media for his proven advocacy in complex, high-profile cases.
There are many criminal defense and plaintiff's law firms but very
few that take the time to really get to know the client and fewer still
who are capable of representing 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.
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
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 charged with:
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. The injury results
in physical disability, pain, suffering, frustration, depression, anger
lost income and the loss of life's simple pleasures. Sometimes the
negligent or wrongful act results in the wrongful death of a loved one.
If you have suffered serious 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:
- Auto accidents:
- Wrongful death actions;
- Bicycling accidents
- Motorcycle accidents
- Train crossing accidents
- Truck accidents
- Medical negligence claims
- Birth injury
- Injury from excessive use of force
- Police brutality
- Wrongful arrests
- Wrongful termination
- Truck accidents
- Serious injury from slip and fall
- Premises liability-Injury as a result of unsafe conditions at public and
- Public transporation.
- Wrongful Death
- Personal Injury
- Civil Rights
Military Criminal 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 represents military clients under investigation
or accused of violations of the UCMJ in cases involving:
- Orders Violations and dereliction of duty
- Unauthorized Absence and desertion (UA or AWOL) (Articles 86 and 87)
- Drug offenses (Article 112a)
- False Statements
- 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 earned that 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) 809-1977
We represent clients accused of state criminal offenses in
Cook County and Dupage County, in Illinois. Haytham Faraj is an Arabic speaking attorney,
so please contact him today to obtain a consultation in Arabic or English.
"HAYTHAM WAS WORTH DOUBLE WHAT I PAID TO GET MY LIFE BACK."
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"I WAS VERY HAPPY WITH THE RESULTS."