Matt Fakhoury | IL Defense | Defense Attorney

Matt Fakhoury, J.D.


Matt Fakhoury is a former Cook County 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).

Tel: 847-920-4540


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


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


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)