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Morris Anyah

Morris Anyah

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer - Chicago Medical Malpractice Attorney
  • Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Civil Rights ...
  • District of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois
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Biography

Morris A. Anyah is a top personal injury lawyer and medical malpractice attorney in Chicago. He is a former Cook County prosecutor and war crimes attorney at The Hague. Attorney Anyah is a highly experienced, respected, and an exceptionally accomplished attorney and his law firm has embraced his commitment and dedication to all clients that he represents. He is now a pre-eminent, “go to” lawyer when people search for a personal injury attorney in Chicago. Attorney Anyah is a trial lawyer who brings a wealth of experience (over 25 years) and skill to the cases that he handles. When you or your loved ones have sustained serious personal injury (including medical malpractice) that results in wrongful death, permanent disability or disfigurement, or been victims of nursing home abuse and neglect, or negligence, call a personal injury attorney that you can count on.

In addition to personal injury litigation, Attorney Anyah also handles civil rights cases. As a plaintiff’s personal injury and civil rights lawyer in Chicago, he has filed suits and won significant monetary damages for his clients over several years of practice. He is admitted to the bars of several U.S. Federal and state court jurisdictions, including in Illinois, Washington, D.C., and Georgia. Call Attorney Anyah now at (312) 528-9022. Law Office of Morris A. Anyah, LLC., 53 W Jackson Blvd #315, Chicago, IL. 60604, https://anyahlaw.com.

Education
University of Dayton School of Law
J.D. (1996) | Law
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Honors: CALI Award for excellent achievement in Judeo-Christian Ethics, University of Dayton School of Law (1996); CALI Award for excellent achievement in Jurisprudence, University of Dayton School of Law (1995)
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University of Illinois - Chicago
M.A. (1993) | Criminal Justice
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Honors: Phi Kappa Phi (1993)
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University of Illinois - Chicago
B.A. (1991) | Criminal Justice
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Honors: Dean's List
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Professional Experience
Owner/ Principal - Law Office of Morris A. Anyah, LLC.
Law Office of Morris A. Anyah, LLC.
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Owner/ Principal. Practice areas include: personal injury, medical malpractice, civil rights, and appeals/ appellate litigation in both state and Federal courts.
Lead Appeals Counsel to former Liberian President Charles Taylor
Special Court for Sierra Leone, The Hague, The Netherlands
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Appointed and served as Lead Appeals Counsel for former Liberian president Charles Taylor at his war crimes case in The Hague.
Common Legal Representative to 233 Kenyan Victims
International Criminal Court, The Hague, The Netherlands
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Appointed by Pre-Trial Chamber II of the International Criminal Court as lead counsel for 233 Kenyan victims in the case of The Prosecutor vs. Muthaura, et al.
Co-Counsel to former Liberian President Charles Taylor
Special Court for Sierra Leone, The Hague, The Netherlands
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Served as Co-Counsel to former Liberian president Charles Taylor at his war crimes trial in The Hague.
Owner/ Principal
Anyah and Associates, LLC., Atlanta, Georgia
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Engaged in private legal practice in the Atlanta Metropolitan area, handling criminal cases, personal injury cases, immigration cases, and medical malpractice cases.
Legal Officer
Office of the Prosecutor, United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY), The Hague, The Netherlands
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Worked in the appeals and trial sections of the Office of the Prosecutor. Worked on trial war crimes cases in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and in Croatia. Briefed and argued in three genocide cases on appeal before the the Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR), including the genocide case against former Rwandan prime minister, Jean Kambanda.
Assistant State's Attorney
Cook County State's Attorney's Office, Chicago, Illinois
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Served in the Criminal Appeals Division, Juvenile Justice Bureau, and Criminal Prosecutions Bureau. Wrote numerous appellate briefs and argued four cases before the Illinois Appellate Court, First Judicial District, Chicago.
Speaking Engagements
“Making Space for ‘Ethics’ in the Investigation and Prosecution of International Crimes,”, American Bar Association Fall Meeting, Section of International Law, London, England
American Bar Association
“Victims’ Participation in the Kenyan Cases before the ICC,”, Supranational Criminal Law Lectures Series, T.M.C. Asser Institute, The Hague, The Netherlands
T.M.C. Asser Institute
“Lawyers’ Immunity before International Criminal Jurisdiction,”, Paris Bar Meeting, Paris, France
Paris Bar
Awards
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
National Trial Lawyers
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
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Top 100 Trial Lawyers
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Accredited Business BBB Rating: A
Better Business Bureau (BBB)
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
National Trial Lawyers
10 Best for Client Satisfaction
American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys
Alumnus of the Year
University of Illinois at Chicago, Department of Criminology, Law and Justice
CALI Award for excellent achievement – Judeo-Christian Ethics
University of Dayton School of Law
CALI Award for excellent achievement – Jurisprudence
University of Dayton School of Law
Phi Kappa Phi
University of Illinois at Chicago
Professional Associations
Illinois State Bar
Member
Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
District of Columbia
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Georgia
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Illinois
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7th Circuit
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11th Circuit
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover - including debit cards; Square, PayPal, Bank wire transfer
  • Contingent Fees
    Applies to personal injury (including medical malpractice) and civil rights cases. For personal injury and civil rights cases – there are no fees to you unless we win and recover. Once we take on your case, we will only charge and collect attorney's fees, if we prevail and recover monetary damages on your behalf.
Practice Areas
    Personal Injury
    Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
    Medical Malpractice
    Birth Injury, Medical Misdiagnosis, Pharmacy Errors, Surgical Errors
    Civil Rights
    Discrimination, Police Misconduct
    Appeals & Appellate
    Civil Appeals, Federal Appeals
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
Law Office of Morris A. Anyah, LLC.
Contact & Map
Law Office of Morris A. Anyah, LLC.
53 W Jackson Blvd #315
Chicago, IL 60604
Telephone: (312) 528-9022