Tony Thedford

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Chicago, IL

Thedford Garber Law
 | 53 West Jackson Blvd., Suite 638
Chicago, IL 60604
Phone: 312-767-2072
Fax: 312-754-8096
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2012, 2019
Licensed Since: 1997
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (50%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%)
Attorney Profile

A criminal defense, employment and personal injury attorney, and courtroom veteran, Tony Thedford is a partner at Thedford Garber Law. He represents those in Chicago, Illinois, and the surrounding areas and has been named by The National Trial Lawyers as a Top 100 Trial Lawyer. Currently, he is the president of the Illinois Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and a member of the American Bar Association.

Recently, Mr. Thedford earned a two-million-dollar settlement for a young man killed by police officers in Chicago in 2011 and continues to pursue justice for the victim. With experience representing hundreds of clients in both federal and state matters, he is admitted to practice in Illinois, the United States District Court for the Central and Northern Districts of Illinois, and the Federal Trial Bar.

Mr. Thedford handles felony cases of murder, attempted murder, aggravated battery and assault, sexual assault and sex crimes, drug cases, gun cases, armed robbery and burglary, possession of stolen motor vehicles, post-conviction appeals, post-trial and sentencing, parole, post-conviction petitions and habeas corpus. Along with his criminal practice, he also handles civil rights issues such as police brutality, police shootings, false arrest, false charges, illegal search and seizure, excessive force, malicious prosecution, First Amendment and free speech, jail and prisoner rights violations, prisoner abuse, denial of medical attention, employment discrimination and pregnancy discrimination.

Mr. Thedford’s personal injury practice extends to wrongful death, products liability, premises liability and nursing home negligence. A graduate of Southern College in 1992, he also obtained his Juris Doctor in 1996 from the University of Alabama School of Law.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Criminal Defense (50%): Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, Felony, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Parole, Probation, Prosecution, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence

Personal Injury - General (50%)

Focus Areas

Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, Felony, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Parole, Probation, Prosecution, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 2 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2012, 2019

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About Tony Thedford

Admitted: 1997, Illinois

Professional Webpage: https://www.thedfordgarberlaw.com/tony-thedford

Honors/Awards:

  • Top 100 Trial Lawyer, National Trial Lawyers Association
  • Illinois Super Lawyer, 2012 

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, National Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • President, Illinois Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Educational Background:

  • Southern College, 1992
Office Location for Tony Thedford

53 West Jackson Blvd.
Suite 638
Chicago, IL 60604

Phone: 312-767-2072

Fax: 312-754-8096

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Last Updated: 12/7/2018

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