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Andrew Cherkasky

Andrew Cherkasky

  • Military Law, Criminal Law
  • California, Illinois
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I knew I would be a trial lawyer as long as I can remember. I was one of those kids growing up that loved to argue about everything and anything. Parents, teachers, siblings, it didn’t matter — and the truth is, I won most of those fights. Education I attended college at the University of Wisconsin in Madison. My studies were all focused on the necessary course work to later attend law school. During college I was the captain of the mock-trial team that won third in the nation. I majored in political science, but I also had significant studies in computer science and film production. My background in computers and film will give you an incredible advantage in your case. In 2003 I began law school at Chicago-Kent College of Law. While in law school, I focused my education on courtroom trial work. Chicago-Kent is ranked in US News and World Report as one of the top three schools in the nation for courtroom training. Within the first month of law school I was hand selected as the school’s top trial lawyer prospect. I spent the next three years intensely training with one of the most highly regarded trial professors in America. During that time I traveled nationally to compete on behalf of my school. During law school I was put on scholarship for my role on the trial competition team (much like an NCAA blue-chip football player). I was formally certified the top in my class in trial advocacy during my second year. I also contributed to the authoring of a revolutionary book titled Litigation Technology. Like I said, that computer and film background is a huge tool for us to use in your case. Court-Martial Lawyer I graduated law school in 2006 and immediately passed the Illinois bar exam. I then commissioned into the United States Air Force and attended Officer Training School at Maxwell AFB in Alabama. The Air Force didn’t pay for law school or college. I joined for many of the same reasons as everyone else — I was inspired by my two grandf

Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
J.D. (2006)
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University of Wisconsin - Madison
B.A. (2003)
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Professional Experience
Judge Advocate
United States Air Force
Articles & Publications
Litigation Technology: Becoming a High Tech Trial Lawyer
Aspen Publishers
Member of the Bar
Court of Appeals of the Armed Forces
Air Force Level CGO Defense Counsel of the Quarter
Air Force Defense Counsel
Professional Associations
American Trial Lawyers Association
Honorary Member
Activities: Selected by ATLA as the top JAG of my class
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Chicago-Kent College of Law - Illinois Institute of Technology Trial Advocacy Team
Honorary Judge
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Practice Areas
    Military Law
    Veteran's Benefits
    Criminal Law
    Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Your Best Military Defense
Military Defense Blog
Contact & Map
116 Oasis
Irvine, CA 92620
Toll-Free: (844) 464-5529
Telephone: (949) 491-1661
2626 Lakeview Dr., #1408
Chicago, IL 60614
Toll-Free: (844) 464-5529
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