Matt Fakhoury, J.D.

Matt Fakhoury, J.D. 2018-04-19T11:10:15+00:00

Matt Fakhoury is a former prosecutor and currently a Chicago Criminal Defense Attorney. Mr. Fakhoury is also an Adjunct Professor at DePaul University where he teaches law courses in the undergraduate sociology department.

Mr. Fakhoury has tried numerous bench and jury trials and has practiced in all areas of Cook County (Chicago – 26th Street and California, as well as Chicago’s First Municipal District Branch Courts, The Second Municipal District (Skokie), The Third Municipal District (Rolling Meadows), The Fourth Municipal District (Maywood), The Fifth Municipal District (Bridgeview), and The Sixth Municipal District (Markham).

Practice Areas

Criminal Law: Felony, Misdemeanor, DUI Charges, Traffic Violations, License Reinstatement, Probation Violations, Drug Offenses, Domestic Crimes, Violent Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Fraud, White Collar Crimes, Weapons Charges, Warrants, Expungements and Sealings.

Law School

Saint Louis University School of Law, 2005

  • Concentration: Criminal Law and Trial Advocacy
  • College: DePaul University, 2002
  • Major: Bachelor of Science in Commerce

Member

Chicago Bar Association, Northwest Suburban Bar Association, Arab American Bar Association, Illinois State Bar Association

Biography

Assistant State’s Attorney, Cook County (2006 – 2011) – Criminal Appeals, Criminal Division, Felony Review, Felony Preliminary Hearings, Grand Jury Indictments, Misdemeanor Bench and Jury Trials, Felony Bench and Jury Trials, Expungements and Sealings.

Adjunct Professor, DePaul University (2007 – Present)

News and Media Coverage

Judge reverses herself, charges dropped in gun case after ruling
Chicago Tribune

Charges dropped in 2011 Carpentersville drive-by shooting
Daily Herald

More convicts could get a clean slate under proposed law

Chicago Tribune
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Stacy Komers

Stacy Komers is “Of Counsel” to The Law Offices of M. Fakhoury, LLC as well as the owner of Komers Law, located in Orland Park, Illinois. Matt and Stacy met as prosecutors in the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office and subsequently left the State’s Attorney’s Office in 2011. They now work together to give you the best combination of legal expertise in Chicago.

While a prosecutor, Stacy litigated issues of paternity, child support, and enforcement in the Child Support Enforcement division of the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office. She was then promoted to the Juvenile Abuse/Neglect Division working alongside the Department of Children and Family Services. Stacy then gained experience in the Juvenile Delinquency Division trying felony and misdemeanor trials. Currently, in her private practice, in addition to defending criminal cases and litigating petitions to expunge and seal, Stacy also focuses on domestic relations cases, civil orders of protection, DCFS administrative appeals, and small claims cases. Stacy also provides legal services with clemency petitions, health care waivers, certificates of relief from disabilities, and certificates of good conduct.

Stacy Komers received her Juris Doctorate from Loyola University Chicago, School of Law in Chicago, IL. While in law school, she clerked at the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office. Prior to law school, Stacy clerked at an appellate law firm, Horvitz & Levy, LLC in Encino, CA. Stacy graduated magna cum laude from the University of California, Los Angeles. Stacy is licensed to practice in both Illinois and California. She is a member of the Chicago Bar Association.

Practice Areas

CRIMINAL, FELONY AND MISDEMEANOR, TRAFFIC, DUI, EXPUNGEMENTS/SEALINGS, GOVERNORS PARDONS, DOMESTIC RELATIONS, DIVORCES, CHILD SUPPORT, PATERNITY, SMALL CLAIMS.

Law School

LOYOLA UNIVERSITY CHICAGO SCHOOL OF LAW

Member

CHICAGO BAR ASSOCIATION

Biography

BORN IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND GOT A BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREE IN POLITICAL SCIENCE FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF CA, LOS ANGELES IN 2000. CLERKED FOR AN APPELLATE FIRM, HORVITZ & LEVY, LLC IN ENCINO, CA BEFORE LAW SCHOOL. MOVED TO IL TO ATTEND LOYOLA UNIVERSITY CHICAGO SCHOOL OF LAW, OBTAINED BY J.D. IN 2004. CLERKED FOR THE COOK COUNTY STATE’S ATTORNEY’S OFFICE WHILE IN LAW SCHOOL. BECAME AN ASSISTANT STATE’S ATTORNEY IN 2004. ASSIGNED TO THE CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT DIVISION, JUVENILE JUSTICE BUREAU ABUSE/ NEGLECT AND DELINQUENCY DIVISION, AND THEN FELONY REVIEW UNIT. ENTERED PRIVATE PRACTICE IN 2011. ADJUNCT PROFESSOR AT GOVERNORS STATE UNIVERSITY FOR SPRING AND FALL 2017. LICENSED IN IL IN 2004; CA IN 2005.