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Law Offices Of Kathleen T. Zellner & Associates

The Law Offices of Kathleen T. Zellner & Associates is based in the Chicago, Illinois, area. Our team of trial lawyers concentrates on winning major civil rights cases, medical malpractice claims and criminal appeals throughout the United States. We deal decisively and courageously with legal matters that profoundly affect the lives of people from all walks of life.

A National Reputation | A History Of Results

The firm is led by attorney Kathleen T. Zellner, who has earned a national reputation as a fighter for justice — justice for people whose civil rights have been violated and justice for victims of professional negligence. In spite of improbable odds, Ms. Zellner and her team have prevailed in difficult and complex cases involving:

Kathleen T. Zellner's work has been profiled in the Los Angeles Times, The Chicago Tribune, The New York Times, The Chicago Sun Times, The ABA Journal, Legal Times, Chicago Reader, The Boston Herald, The Orlando Sentinel and dozens of other publications. She has appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show, Good Morning America, The Today Show, 60 Minutes, A&E, 20/20, Dateline and Day One, in addition to many other television programs airing in the United States and abroad.

Representing Wrongfully Convicted Prisoners Nationwide | Free Consultation

The Law Offices of Kathleen T. Zellner & Associates serves clients throughout the country. Contact us for a free, confidential consultation about your legal matter.

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$15,500,000: Plaintiff Kevin Fox was falsely arrested for his young daughter's murder. Zellner persuaded the State’s Attorney to allow a private lab to test "inconclusive" saliva samples which excluded Kevin Fox with 100% certainty. Zellner successfully filed a civil rights case six weeks after Kevin Fox’s incarceration, and before the DNA exoneration, that survived all motions to dismiss. This verdict is the highest of its kind in the United States.

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The National Law Journal selection as one of the top 10 litigators in the United States in 2000

National Law Journal selection as one of the top 50 female litigators in the United States

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One of the top 10 women lawyers and the number one female criminal defense attorney in Illinois

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