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Cosmo J. Tedone

Cosmo J. Tedone

Managing Partner at Law Offices of Tedone & Morton, P.C.
  • Criminal Law, DUI & DWI, Domestic Violence...
  • Illinois
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Summary

Prior to forming the law firm, Tedone & Morton, P.C., he was the senior associate with Chuck Bretz and Associates, P.C. for eight years along with experience as an Assistant Will County Public Defender & private practice in the area of insurance defense and general civil litigation. He was involved with several appeals that resulted in three murder convictions being overturned in 2011.

With over 20 years of experience, Mr. Tedone's current practice emphasizes in criminal defense (DUI, Suspended Driver Licenses, Drugs, Domestic Battery, Homicide and Appeals), personal injury, and Secretary of State Hearings, representing a wide variety of clientele. He represents clients in litigation matters before Federal and State Courts, arbitration & administrative agencies. Cosmo has many years of experience as a litigator trying over fifty jury trials & hundreds of bench trials and motions.

Mr. Tedone graduated from the Rochester Institute of Technology (B.A. 1990) and Thomas Cooley School of Law (J.D. 1999-Cum Laude). He received several awards and accomplishments while in law school including a Certificate of Merit in Torts and Family Law, a finalist in the school's moot court competition & a member of the law review.

He is admitted and qualified to practice in the States of Connecticut and Illinois and the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois Trial Bar.

Education
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
J.D. (1999) | Litigation
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Honors: Law Review, Graduated Cum Laude, Blook Book Awards in Family Law and Torts.
Activities: Moot Court, Law Review, Student teacher.
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Rochester Institute of Technology
B.A.
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Professional Experience
Owner of Law Offices of Tedone & Morton, P.C.
Tedone & Morton, P.C.
Current
Experienced trial attorney with over 18 years of experience, specializing in criminal law.
Senior Associate
Chuck Bretz & Associates, P.C.
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Certifications
Certificate of Merit in Torts and Family Law
Certificate of Merit in Torts and Family Law
Awards
Litigator of The Year, 2019
American Institute of Trial Lawyers
Lawyers of Distinction 2019
Lawyers of Distinction
Top 10 Attorneys, 2018
American Jurist Institute
Top Criminal Defense Attorney - 2017
America's Top 100 Criminal Defense Attorneys
10 Best in Illinois For Client Satisfaction, 2015-2017
10 Best in Illinois For Client Satisfaction
Superior DUI Attorney, 2012-2016
National Advocacy for DUI Defense (NAFDD)
Client Choice
Avvo
Nationally Ranked Superior DUI Attorney
The National Advocates
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5
Martindale-Hubbell
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
National Trial Lawyers
Top Attorney - AVVO Rating 10.0
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Professional Associations
American Association of Premier DUI Attorneys
Member
Current
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State Bar of Illinois # 6270711
Member
- Current
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Will County Black Bar Association
Member
- Current
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Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
Member
- Current
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Will County Bar Association
Member
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Connecticut
State of Connecticut Judicial Branch
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Illinois
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U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • DUI & DWI
  • Domestic Violence
  • Appeals & Appellate
  • Personal Injury
Additional Practice Areas
  • Suspended Drivers License
  • Homicide
  • Secretary of State Hearings
  • Litigation Matters
Languages
  • English
Websites & Blogs
Website
Blog
Contact & Map
Law Offices of Tedone & Morton, P.C. - Joliet Office
58 N. Chicago Street
Suite 405
Joliet, IL 60432
USA
Telephone: (815) 666-1285
Law Offices of Tedone & Morton, P.C. - Plainfield Office
15300 S. Route 59
Suite 104
Plainfield, IL 60544
USA
Telephone: (815) 733-5350