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About Durkin Roberts & Grohman

Durkin & Roberts, the predecessor to Durkin Roberts & Grohman was founded on March 1, 1984, by Thomas Anthony Durkin and Janis D. Roberts, with a commitment to the principle of defending the rule of law, civil liberties and international human rights by providing the highest quality representation to individuals accused of serious crimes. Christopher Grohman joined the firm in April 2015 after five years as a federal prosecutor in Chicago, two federal clerkships, and time at the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau. For more than three decades, the firm has continued providing the highest quality representation to individual criminal defendants in complex criminal trials and related civil human rights litigation.

Our firm handles legal matters in the following practice areas: Criminal Trial, Appellate, and Grand Jury Practice in all Federal and State Courts; International Extradition; Plaintiffs Civil Rights litigation, including wrongful arrest and unlawful force claims; Attorney Disciplinary Defense; Child Welfare; and Juvenile Justice. We are licensed to practice law in Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin and California. Mr. Durkin also has been admitted into the Pool of Qualified Civilian Defense Counsel to practice before the Military Commissions in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

Durkin Roberts & Grohman is currently recognized in the Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers, a distinction only given to select law practices that have earned the highest rating in the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory and have been designated as preeminent in their field by their colleagues.

Mr. Durkin was recently recognized by the Leading Lawyers Network as one of Illinois’ top 10 criminal defense attorneys. He was also awarded the "Bill Of Rights In Action Award" by the Constitutional Rights Foundation Chicago and the Frederick Douglas Human Rights Award from the Southern Center for Human Rights for his work defending the Constitution and working to protect the rights of detainees held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

Durkin Roberts & Grohman
Attorneys and Counselors

2446 North Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60614

ph: 312.913.9300  |  fax: 312.913.9235