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Chicago, Il Criminal and Civil Appeals Attorney

Thousands of Illinois residents suffer because of mistakes made by their attorneys or even judges. An experienced appellate attorney well versed in Illinois appellate law can help correct some of these mistakes.

Greater Chicago based criminal and civil appellate attorney Omer Jaleel can help fight injustice you or your loved ones are suffering.

At Jaleel Law PC we are experienced in effectively handling criminal and civil appeals.


We Shaped Illinois Law

A hallmark of the American legal system is that the appeal courts create new law when they issue published decisions. Thousands of new cases are decided by the appellate courts each year but only a few are ever worthy of being published. Only cases that involve novel issues, overturn other cases, or involve issues of first-impression ever become published opinions. Omer Jaleel has been involved as the lead appeals attorney on numerous cases that have been published opinions. We thrive on knowing where the law was, where the law is today, and where the law is headed. We relish the challenge of pushing the law forward and help shaping it for the better.
Experience to Win From Start to Finish

Regardless of where you are in your case, we have the experience to make a difference. Appeals attorney Omer Jaleel has tried cases before a jury and a bench and we have counseled attorneys on how to try and their cases or how to preserve the record on appeal. Of course our bread and butter is appellate advocacy. We have handled cases at the appeals level ranging from murder, divorce and child custody cases, to business litigation. Our appellate advocacy doesn't end there we have the experience to fight on your behalf all the way to the Supreme Court. In fact, Mr. Jaleel has been involved in a case that was overturned by the Supreme Court. Our experience is second-to-none, whether in a trial court or in an appeals court we know what it takes to win.
Nationally Recognized Appeals Attorney

Jaleel Law has built a reputation of being a zealous advocate for its clients. Led by Omer Jaleel, we are not afraid to think out of the box or to push the law forward. This reputation is why Mr. Jaleel is a nationally recognized appeals lawyer who has been selected as a Top One Percent attorney and why he carries a Superb rating. Mr. Jaleel is proud of the awards and accolades that he has won but he is most proud of the families that he has brought justice to.


People v. Addolfo Davis

Case involving the constitutionally of mandatory life sentences for juvenile offenders and whether a new law applies to a case on collateral review such as a post-conviction petition.
People v. Salvador Ruano

Case involving the search and seizure provision of the 4th Amendment to the United States Constitution.
People v. Pierre Houseworth

Case involving the ineffective assistance of counsel and criminal insanity
In re the Marriage of Usma Iqbal

Appeal in divorce case involving child custody and property distribution.
People v. Dalmanic Simmons

A case involving the filing of successive post-conviction petitions
People v. Dabney Tatum

An excessive sentence case that also dealt with the requirements for a positive identification.
People v. Robert Jocko

Supreme Court case that involved pre-trial Krankel hearings.

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Excellent attorney. Accountable. Always shows on time. Strives for customer needs and wants. You feel like you are really backed during the entire process.


Illinois civil appeals encompass a wide variety of cases. Essentially, any direct appeal other than in a criminal case falls under the civil appeal umbrella. In fact, post-conviction petitions and writs of habeas corpus are civil proceedings. Litigants that are unsuccessful in trials involving family law, negligence, medical malpractice, business litigation, contract disputes, and any other civil case may appeal if they lose at trial. If you need help from an experienced civil appellate attorney in Illinois contact us today!
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Criminal appeals occur one of two ways. The first occurs when the State files an interlocutory appeal after losing a pre-trial motion. The other way is after a defendant is convicted following a trial. Jaleel Law P.C. knows what it takes to win we are led by a former appellate prosecutor who knows what your opponent on appeal is thinking and what their course of action will be on appeal. If you have any questions about appeal contact an experienced Illinois criminal appellate attorney
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We are experienced in handling all types of Illinois criminal appellate cases.



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