Thomas C. Hallock
Attorney Thomas C. Hallock is committed to providing his clients skillful,
aggressive, and effective representation. Thomas focuses his representation
in the areas of criminal defense, civil rights, and criminal records.
Thomas understands that facing a criminal charge can be one of the most
serious, stressful, and life-altering events you will ever face. If you
are accused of committing a crime, your choice of attorney may significantly
affect the rest of your life. Thomas is committed to fighting relentlessly
on your behalf to achieve the best possible outcome. He has helped defend
people charged with everything from traffic offenses, to white-collar
crimes, to large-scale drug conspiracies. Additionally, he has helped
clients avoid arrest altogether by convincing authorities not to pursue charges.
Thomas graduated from Loyola University Chicago School of Law, J.D., where
he received a
Leadership & Service Recognition Award, a
Public Interest Recognition Award, a
Certificate in Advocacy, and was a member on the Dean's List. During law school, he served
as an intern at the Federal Defender Program for the Northern District
of Illinois and at Cabrini Green Legal Aid (CGLA). At the Federal Defender
Program, he received the
Judge William J. Campbell Intern-At-Law Award for his commitment, contribution, and competence in the area of criminal
law. At CGLA, he was named the
Justice Robert E. Gordon Scholar for his significant advocacy on behalf of low-income clients. Prior to
law school, Thomas graduated
summa cum laude from Northern Illinois University, B.A., where he received a
Centennial Scholarship and was a member of the national honor society Phi Beta Kappa. He graduated
with High Honors from Rock Valley College, A.A., where he received a
Writing Recognition Award for excellence in writing.
Thomas is a proud member of the Chicago Bar Association, the Illinois State
Bar Association, the Seventh Circuit Bar Association, the American Bar
Association, the Illinois Association for Criminal Justice, the Illinois
Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and the National Association
of Criminal Defense Lawyers. He is admitted to practice in all Illinois
courts and is a member of the federal Trial Bar in the Northern District
of Illinois and the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals.
Thomas is a patriotic supporter of our country's civil liberties and
is proud to protect them from incremental but systemic encroachment.
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