Ramon Moore

Law Office of Ramon A. Moore
150 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 2800
Chicago, IL 60601

Criminal charges are a serious matter. You need a dedicated and experienced attorney to guide you through the criminal proceedings and to represent you. Whether you’re facing a traffic offense, DUI, or a felony, your livelihood and freedom may depend on the representation you choose. Attorney Ramon A. Moore has the experience and skill to defend you against criminal charges.

Legal Experience
11 years as prosecutor with the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office
Wrote over 25 appellate briefs and argued in appellate court
Wrote and argued People v. Gorosteata, which is a published opinion concerning search and seizure law
Tried over 60 felony and misdemeanor jury trials and over 200 felony and misdemeanor bench trials
40 Felony juries/ 20 Misdemeanor juries
Felony juries include: First Degree Murder, Attempt First Degree Murder, Aggravated Battery, Weapons offenses, narcotics, Sexual Assault.
-Misdemeanor juries include: DUI, Driving on Suspended, resisting arrest. Battery.
Argued countless motions to suppress
Handled traffic matters
Trial Supervisor  supervised team of prosecutors
Branch 66, handled indictments for first degree murder and sex cases; examined witnesses before the Grand Jury
Prepared and argued over 300 bond hearings

Legal Experience
Law Office of Ramon A. Moore  Defending individuals accused of committing criminal acts; traffic, misdemeanor and felony offenses. Counseling individuals who are being investigated by law enforcement.

Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office  Assistant State’s Attorney-Felony Trial Division, 26th and California

Extensive criminal litigation experience:

Litigated felony jury trials and bench trials on a daily basis and argue various legal motions.
Coordinated with various police agencies in reviewing felony charges, search warrants, arrest warrants, and continued law enforcement investigations.
Authored numerous appellate briefs in the First District of Illinois, including the published opinion People v. Gorosteata, 374 Ill. App. 3d 203, (1st 2007). (Oral argument heard; affirmed the trial court’s decision to deny the defendant a Franks hearing in a narcotics case.)
Presented witnesses and victims to the Grand Jury for felony indictments and interviewed defendants for felony charges.
Maintained and managed discovery in a busy felony courtroom.

Kane County State’s Attorney’s Office  711 Law Clerk

Litigated numerous bench trials under the supervision of licensed attorneys.
Negotiated plea bargains under the supervision of licensed attorneys.
Assisted attorneys in managing heavy caseloads on a daily basis.

Hogar de Cristo  Legal Assistant

Assisted attorneys who represented juveniles incarcerated in the Chilean prison system by research and clerical duties.
Improved knowledge of the Chilean legal system by accompanying attorneys to juvenile detention centers and court.

Northern Illinois University College of Law, Dekalb Illinois  Juris Doctorate, June 2005; Bar Admissions- State of Illinois-October 2005

*NIU Dean’s Grant Recipient
*Black Law Student Association, Member
*Moot Court Competition, Participant
*North Central Illinois Innocence Project, President

Lake Forest Collage, Lake Forest, Illinois Undergraduate Studies, 1998-2002  Degree: Bachelor of Arts, Political Science and Spanish- May 2002

*NCAA Division III Football
*Deerpath Leadership Scholar

Universidad de Diego Portales, Santiago, Chile; Study Abroad Program, Fall 2000

Studied Chilean law, politics, economics and culture

The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 and the National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys Top 10 in Illinois.