Christina Papavasiliou

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Top Rated General Litigation Attorney in Chicago, IL

Christina Anna Papavasiliou, Attorney at Law
 | 180 N LaSalle St, Suite 3700
Chicago, IL 60601
Phone: 312-379-9580
Fax: 312-264-0813
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2020
Licensed Since: 2004
Practice Areas:
  • General Litigation (40%),
  • Criminal Defense (20%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Employment & Labor: Employee (10%),
  • Criminal Defense: White Collar (10%),
  • Construction Litigation: Consumer (10%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Greek
Attorney Profile

Attorney Christina Papavasiliou is the founder and owner of Christina A. Papavasiliou, Trial Attorney, in Chicago, Illinois. A top-rated trial lawyer with more than 15 years of legal experience, Ms. Papavasiliou provides exceptional, effective counsel and support to a diverse range of clients throughout the greater Chicagoland area who have legal challenges involving any of the following:


·Legal negotiation

·Civil rights

·Employment law

·Criminal law

·Business litigation

·Personal injury litigation

Having served for years as an assistant state's attorney early in her legal career, Ms. Papavasiliou gained invaluable experience in all stages of criminal and civil procedures and trial advocacy. Along with her outstanding trial abilities, she also has extensive experience with arbitration, and she currently serves as an arbitrator for Cook County.

Whether fighting for her clients at trial or advocating on their behalf during less formal proceedings, Ms. Papavasiliou maintains an unwavering focus on her clients' needs and goals in order to help them achieve the favorable outcomes they seek as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible. Recognized for her success, she has earned top ratings from her peers along with numerous testimonials and referrals from her satisfied clients.

A 1998 graduate of St. John's College, Ms. Papavasiliou obtained her Juris Doctor from the University of Illinois College of Law in 2004. She holds her admission to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Northern and Central Districts of Illinois as well as the U.S. Supreme Court.

During her more than six years as a senior assistant state’s attorney with the Champaign County State’s Attorney’s Office's Civil Division, she acquired considerable experience working with some of the most prominent law firms in her area, and she served on numerous legal teams that dealt with highly complex civil and criminal cases. This experience led her to open her own private practice, where she uses the skills and resources she obtained to the maximum benefits for her clients.

Active in her legal community, Ms. Papavasiliou is a member of the Chicago Bar Association, the Chicago Women’s Bar Association, the Illinois State Bar Association, the American Bar Association and the Hellenic Bar Association.

Practice Areas
  • 40%General Litigation
  • 20%Criminal Defense
  • 10%Personal Injury - General
  • 10%Employment & Labor
  • 10%Criminal Defense: White Collar
  • 10%Construction Litigation
Focus Areas

Litigation, Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Murder, Sex Offenses, Theft, Criminal Domestic Violence, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Whistleblower, Sexual Harassment, White Collar Crime, Construction Defects


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Super Lawyers: 2020

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About Christina Papavasiliou

Admitted: 2004, Illinois

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Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Arbitrator, Circuit Court of Cook County’s Mandatory Arbitration Program.
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • Illinois
  • Hellenic Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Chicago Women’s Bar Association

Educational Background:

  • St. John’s College, B.A., 1998
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Office Location for Christina Papavasiliou

180 N LaSalle St
Suite 3700
Chicago, IL 60601

Phone: 312-379-9580

Fax: 312-264-0813

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Last Updated: 12/19/2019

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