Chicago's Finest Law Firm
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About

Illinois attorneys who win cases in criminal court in Chicago and Cook County. Helping people buy and sell homes, real estate development and powers of attorney, wills and trusts.

 

Attorneys

 
 

OWNER

Audrey Cosgrove

From working at the prestigious Office of the Cook County Public Defender to opening her own practice in 1998, Audrey has represented criminal defense  clients for nearly 27 years. She law clerked at Phelan, Pope and John Ltd. and the City of Chicago Board of Ethics. She has been an Administrative Law Judge for the Illinois State Police Merit Board, Illinois State Board of Education and the Illinois Tollway. The Cosgrove Law Firm L.L.C. is a State of Illinois certified WBE. She advises Chicago Public Schools "Friends of" groups, refugee resettlement groups, local business associations and other not for profit businesses.

 

Education

THE JOHN MARSHALL LAW SCHOOL
Juris Doctor, 1990

UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT CHICAGO
B.A., Political Science and Psychology, 1986

Activities & Affiliations

• Thousand Waves Martial Arts and Self Defense NFP - Board
• Pulaski Elston Business Association - Vice President
• Advocates Society - Historian

Bar Admissions

• Illinois, Northern District of Illinois and District of Puerto Rico

 

 
 

Attorney

Thomas Cosgrove

Thomas focuses on criminal defense, administrative hearing defense and municipal law.  He is a former City of Chicago police officer, Illinois State Appellate Defender Capital Trial Unit and Federal Public Defender in the District of Puerto Rico. Thomas has the distinction of having secured the second DNA exoneration in Illinois history and being featured on Frontline episode "Justice Derailed."

 

Education

THE JOHN MARSHALL LAW SCHOOL
Juris Doctor, 1992

WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY
B.A., CRIMINAL JUSTICE, 1982

Activities & Affiliations

• Illinois Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys, Board
• DUI Committee, Chair

Bar Admissions

• Illinois, Northern District of Illinois