Richard Hanus

Richard Hanus

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Immigration Attorney in Chicago, IL

Law Offices of Richard Hanus
 | 161 North Clark Street, Suite 2500
Chicago, IL 60601
Phone: 312-357-0033
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2008, 2014 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1988
Practice Areas:
  • Immigration: Consumer (50%),
  • Immigration: Business (50%)
Attorney Profile

The Law Offices of Richard Hanus, established in 1990, represents individuals, families and businesses in Illinois and across the U.S. in all areas of U.S. immigration law.  With offices in Downtown Chicago, Elgin and Waukegan, Richard Hanus provides counsel for cases arising out of family as well as employment relationships and defends individuals in removal proceedings.  Mr. Hanus is a graduate of Northwestern University (B.S.) and the University of Illinois (J.D.). As a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, Mr. Hanus has served on numerous committees and is a frequent lecturer on immigration law topics for local and national continuing legal education programs.  Mr. Hanus has chaired Chicago Volunteer Legal Services’ pro bono Immigration Law Clinic for more than a decade and has twice received their Distinguished Service Award. He is a contributor to the Wall Street Journal and a frequent commentator in local and national news media, including PBS’ Frontline.   

About Richard Hanus

Admitted: 1988, Illinois

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Honors and Awards:

  • Received Chicago Volunteer Legal Services Distinguished Service Award in 1990 and 2006., Chicago Volunteer Legal Services, 1990

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Chicago Volunteer Legal Services, volunteer attorney.    ARK Chicago legal aid clinic, volunteer attorney.  ARK Chicago - Board of Directors - 2003 through present, including services as President and Chairman of Board 2010 - present., 1990

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

Office Location for Richard Hanus

161 North Clark Street
Suite 2500
Chicago, IL 60601


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Last Updated: 10/7/2016

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