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Chicago Criminal Defense, DUI-DWI, Accident and Injury Attorney, Civil Rights Attorney; Abogado penalista de Chicago

Morris Anyah Lawyer

Morris A. Anyah

Chicago Criminal Defense, DUI, Personal Injury Attorney, Civil Rights; 20 Years' Experience

Criminal, DUI-DWI, Accident & Injury, Civil Rights, Criminal Appeals

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Morris A. Anyah is a top Chicago criminal defense attorney, DUI attorney, criminal appeals lawyer, and personal injury lawyer. He is a former Cook County prosecutor and war crimes attorney at The Hague. He is now the pre-eminent, “go to” lawyer when people in the Chicago area search for a criminal defense attorney, a DUI attorney, a criminal appeals lawyer, or a civil rights attorney. He is a trial lawyer with a reputation for excellence and he brings a wealth of experience (over 20 years) and skill to the cases that he handles. He founded his law firm with the objective of providing the highest quality of legal representation to persons charged with serious crimes and DUI, or those who have sustained serious personal injury due to the negligence, recklessness, or willfulness of others. He recently obtained an acquittal for a defendant charged with six counts of first degree murder, after a jury trial in Chicago, and he represented former Liberian president Charles Taylor at his war crimes trial in The Hague between 2007 and 2013. As a plaintiff’s personal injury and civil rights attorney, he has filed suits and won significant monetary damages for his clients over several years of practice. Call Attorney Morris Anyah now (312) 528-9022 for a free consultation. You are one telephone call away from peace of mind!

Position Organization Location Duration
Legal Officer, Office of the Prosecutor UN International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia The Hague, The Netherlands 09/1999 - 12/2001
Attorney/ Legal Representative for Victims International Criminal Court The Hague, The Netherlands 08/2011 - 11/2012
Assistant State's Attorney Cook County State's Attorney's Office Chicago, Illinois 08/1996 - 09/1999
Attorney/ Lead Appeals Counsel Defense of Former Liberian president Charles Taylor The Hague, The Netherlands 05/2012 - 09/2013
Attorney/ Co-Counsel Defense of Former Liberian president Charles Taylor The Hague, The Netherlands 04/2007 - 04/2012
Attorney/ Trial lawyer Anyah and Associates, LLC. Morrow, Jonesboro, and Atlanta, GA 04/2002 - 02/2007
Attorney/ Trial lawyer Law Office of Morris A. Anyah, LLC. Chicago, Illinois 01/2002 - now
School Degree Major Graduation
University of Dayton School of Law JD Law School 1996
University of Illinois at Chicago MA Criminal Justice 1993
University of Illinois at Chicago BA Criminal Justice 1991
State / Court Date
District of Columbia 1998
Georgia 1998
Illinois 1996
  • Member, Chicago Bar Association;
    Member, Illinois State Bar Association;
    Member, Cook County Bar Association;
    Member, Judicial Evaluation Committee, Chicago Bar Association;
    Member, Trial Bar,U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois;
    Member, Bar of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit;
    Member, Bar of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia;
    Member, Bar of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit;
    Member, Advisory Board, African Journal of Legal Studies
  • 10 Best for Client Satisfaction, American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys (2016);

    Top 100 Trial Lawyers, National Trial Lawyers (2015)

    Alumnus of the Year Award, University of Illinois at Chicago, Department of Criminology, Law and Justice (2015)
  • “In Memoriam: Francis J. Conte," 36 University of Dayton Law Review 3: 295 - 297 (2011);

    "Balancing Rights of the Accused with Rights of Victims before the International Criminal Court" (Chapter 4) in The International Criminal Court in Search of its Purpose and Identity, Edited by Triestino Mariniello, (Routledge 2015).
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(1996) Licensed as Attorney in Illinois. Verified with Illinois State Bar Association. January 19, 2015
(1998) Licensed as Attorney in Georgia. Verified with State Bar of Georgia. January 19, 2015
(1998) Licensed as Attorney in District of Columbia. Verified with District of Columbia Bar. January 19, 2015

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Attorney Morris A. Anyah formed his law firm with the objective of providing the highest quality of legal representation to persons charged with DUI and serious crimes, or those who have sustained serious personal injury due to the negligence, recklessness, or willfulness of others. Call Attorney Morris A. Anyah now (312) 528-9022 for a free consultation.

Fee:Initial Consultation – No charge

Criminal Cases – We charge a fixed, flat amount. The amount is calculated at the beginning of the attorney-client relationship, depending on the complexity of your case. It is a fixed amount that will not change while we are handling your case. We also work out payment plans with some clients, as well as accept cash bond refunds towards payment of legal fees.

Civil and civil rights cases – No fees to you, unless we recover:
once we take on your case, we will only charge and collect legal fees, if we prevail and recover monetary damages on your behalf.

Service Type:Private

Language:English, Spanish

Update Date:2014-04-02


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53 W. Jackson Blvd., Suite 1264
Chicago, IL 60604

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