James Dimeas is a 24-year veteran litigator with extensive trial experience who works on complex criminal cases. James has the unique distinction of never having lost a case in DuPage County.
James represents clients in cases involving serious state and federal charges, has been featured on WGN News, the Chicago Sun-Times, the Chicago Tribune, and numerous other publications.
James started practicing law in 1992 when he started working for one of Chicago's busiest Plaintiff's personal injury firms. Within a couple of months of becoming a lawyer, James was doing jury trials at the Daley Center, and taking on powerful insurance companies and their experienced and high priced lawyers.
James is licensed to practice in all Illinois state courts, the 7th Federal Circuit Court, is a member of the Federal Trial Bar and has appeared in Federal Courts as far away as Las Vegas, Nevada.
James is also a published author having written Chapter 1 of "Strategies for Defending Identity Theft Cases: Leading Lawyers on Understanding Identity Theft Crime, Preparing a Thorough Defense, and Managing Technological Evidence (Inside the Minds)," a book published by Thomson Reuters, that helps teach attorneys how to successfully defend defendants charged with Identity Theft crimes. As a leading lawyer, James "wrote the book" on how to defend people charged with Identity Theft crimes and has been contacted by reporters and other authors for his opinion on such crimes.
In 2015 James was extended an invitation to join The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Criminal Defense Trial Lawyers. Membership to this prestigious organization is obtained through special invitation and is extended only to those attorneys who exemplify superior qualifications of leadership, reputation, influence, stature, and profile as civil plaintiff or criminal defense trial lawyers. This honor is only reserved for the "best of the best." James is currently a proud member of this prestigious organization.