Damon Cheronis

Law Offices of Damon Cheronis
53 W. Jackson
Suite 1750
Chicago, IL 60604

Our attorney, Damon M. Cheronis, handles each case personally to provide each client with the vigorous defense and personal service they require. Attorney Cheronis practices exclusively in criminal defense and is respected as a skilled trial attorney.

In 2008, 2009 and 2010, attorney Cheronis was listed as a Rising Star in the area of criminal defense in Super Lawyers in conjunction with Chicago Magazine. This honor is based on peer review and is bestowed upon a mere 2.5 percent of Illinois attorneys.

Attorney Cheronis is licensed to practice law in state and federal court. He has been admitted pro hac vice or has tried cases in: Arizona, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Texas and Wisconsin. He has defended clients against a broad range of criminal charges, including murder, conspiracy, R.I.C.O, drug possession and sales, white collar crimes, violent crimes, sex crimes, theft offenses and weapons charges.

Areas of Practice

Criminal Law

Bar Admissions


U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois

U.S. District Court Eastern District of Wisconsin

U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit

U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois Trial Bar


Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois
Honors: Law Review
Honors: Graduated with Honors

Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, Illinois
B.A. (Cum Laude)
Major: History

Professional Associations and Memberships

Chicago Bar Association, Co-Chair YLS Criminal Justice Section

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member