Law Office of Morris A. Anyah, LLC.

Law Office of Morris A. Anyah, LLC.

Civil Rights Attorney Criminal Defense and Appeals Attorney Former Cook County state prosecutor Over 20 years' experience Distinguished record of success and accomplishments

Firm Overview

Morris A. Anyah is a top Chicago criminal appeals attorney, criminal defense attorney, civil rights lawyer, and personal injury attorney. 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 appeals lawyer, a criminal defense attorney, a civil rights attorney, or a personal injury lawyer. 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 handles cases in state and Federal courts and he founded his law firm with the objective of providing the highest quality of legal representation to persons charged with serious crimes, those appealing unfair and wrongful convictions, and those who have sustained injury due to abuse of power, or 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!
Main Office
Main Office
53 W Jackson Blvd #1264
Chicago  IL  60604
Phone
  • (312) 528-9022
Fax
  • (312) 528-9020
Websites

Fees

Free Initial Consultation?
Yes
Services Offered For Fixed Fees?
Criminal Cases We charge a fixed, flat amount;
Civil and Civil Rights Cases No fees to you, unless we recover. Our usual percentage fee of any recovery is thirty-three and a third percent.
Hourly Rates
Varies depending on the complexity of each case

Office Information

Office Hours
24 hours
Emergency After Hours
Yes
Languages Spoken
English
Civil Rights
Top Chicago civil rights and criminal defense and appeals attorney. Former Cook County prosecutor with over twenty years' experience. You are one telephone call away from peace of mind! Call Attorney Morris A. Anyah today at (312) 528-9022.
Morris A. Anyah is a top Chicago criminal appeals attorney, criminal defense attorney, civil rights lawyer, and personal injury attorney. 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 appeals lawyer, a criminal defense attorney, a civil rights attorney, or a personal injury lawyer. 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 handles cases in state and Federal courts and he founded his law firm with the objective of providing the highest quality of legal representation to persons charged with serious crimes, those appealing unfair and wrongful convictions, and those who have sustained injury due to abuse of power, or 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.

How did your firm decide on the primary area of practice(s)?

The Law Office of Morris A. Anyah, LLC., was founded with the objective of providing the highest quality of legal representation to persons charged with, or convicted of, serious crimes, or those who have sustained serious personal injury due to the negligence, recklessness, or willfulness of others. Its founder, Morris A. Anyah, is a former prosecutor and war crimes attorney, and a trial lawyer with an international reputation for excellence. He brings a wealth of experience (over 20 years) and skill to the cases that he handles and he has served as the lead trial or appellate attorney in several high-profile cases before national and international courts. Attorney Anyah is now the pre-eminent, "go to" lawyer when people search for a top civil rights and criminal defense and appeals attorney in Chicago. He is equally well-known for his work as a personal injury attorney.

What experience or education distinguishes your lawyers from others?

Morris A. Anyah is a trial lawyer with an international reputation for excellence. He brings a wealth of experience (over 20 years) and skill to the cases that he handles. He is a former Cook County prosecutor and war crimes attorney at The Hague who now handles some of the most complex criminal and civil cases before the courts. He founded his law firm with the objective of providing the highest quality of legal representation to persons charged with, or convicted of, serious crimes and those who have sustained serious personal injury due to the negligence, recklessness, or willfulness of others. He has served as lead trial or appellate counsel in several high-profile cases before national and international courts. He recently obtained an acquittal for a defendant charged with six counts of first degree murder, after a jury trial before the Circuit Court of Cook County. He represented former Liberian president Charles Taylor at his war crimes trial in The Hague between 2007 and 2012 and he has argued some of the most important genocide cases on appeal before international tribunals, including that against the former Prime Minister of Rwanda, Jean Kambanda. A former prosecutor in Chicago and at the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) in The Hague, Attorney Anyah has also represented victims of post-election violence in Kenya before the International Criminal Court. In addition to his criminal law practice in Chicago, Attorney Anyah has represented indigent defendants charged with capital felonies in the Atlanta metropolitan area. His experience also extends to plaintiffs' civil rights and personal injury litigation, and he has filed suits and won significant monetary compensation for injured victims in cases involving wrongful death, medical malpractice, and automobile accidents. Attorney Anyah's winning strategy has made him the pre-eminent, "go to" lawyer when people in and around Chicago search for a criminal defense or appellate attorney, a civil rights attorney, or a personal injury lawyer. He is admitted to the bars of several U.S., jurisdictions, including, Illinois, Washington, D.C., and Georgia, and to the List of Counsel at the International Criminal Court at The Hague, the Special Tribunal for Lebanon, and the Special Court for Sierra Leone. His commitment and dedication to his clients and their cases are unwavering, and his experience as a trial litigator leaves him uniquely-placed to successfully handle the most complex of cases.

Admitted to the Bar, State of Illinois
Admitted to the Bar, State of Illinois;
Admitted to the Bar, District of Columbia;
Admitted to the Bar, State of Georgia;
Admitted to the Trial and General Bars, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois;
Admitted to the Bar, U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois;
Admitted to the Bar, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia;
Admitted to the Bar, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit;
Admitted to the Bar, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
Member, Illinois State Bar Association

What distinguishes your law firm from others?

Top 100 Trial Lawyers, National Trial Lawyers, 2015 2018;
10 Best for Client Satisfaction, American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys, 2016;
Alumnus of the Year Award, University of Illinois at Chicago, Department of Criminology, Law and Justice, 2015;
CALI Award for excellent achievement Judeo-Christian Ethics (1996) , University of Dayton School of Law, 1996;
CALI Award for excellent achievement Jurisprudence (1996) , University of Dayton School of Law, 1995;
Phi Kappa Phi, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1993

Morris A. Anyah

Morris A. Anyah is a top Chicago criminal appeals attorney, criminal defense attorney, civil rights lawyer, and personal injury attorney. 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 appeals lawyer, a criminal defense attorney, a civil rights attorney, or a personal injury lawyer. 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 handles cases in state and Federal courts and he founded his law firm with the objective of providing the highest quality of legal representation to persons charged with serious crimes, those appealing unfair and wrongful convictions, and those who have sustained injury due to abuse of power, or 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.

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