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Alex Fawell

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Wheaton, IL

Fawell & Fawell
2100 Manchester Road, Suite 1085
Wheaton, IL 60187
Phone: 630-871-2400
Selected to Rising Stars: 2019 - 2022
Licensed in Illinois Since: 2015
Practice Areas: Family Law (80%), Criminal Defense (20%)
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Attorney Profile

As managing partner of Fawell & Fawell, Alex Fawell represents clients in Illinois in cases of family and criminal law. A former employee of the DuPage and Cook county public defender offices in both felonies and misdemeanors, he now handles cases related to drug crimes, DUI, traffic offenses, weapons offenses, sex crimes and domestic violence.

Mr. Fawell is a member of the DuPage County Bar Association and the Illinois State Bar Association, a former teaching assistant for appellate advocacy and a current teaching assistant for transnational negotiation. In 2009, he earned a Bachelor of Arts in English literature from the University of Wisconsin, then attended John Marshall Law School and obtained a Juris Doctor in 2015. While in law school, he was on the executive board of the moot court and in the 2014 Pepperdine National Entertainment Law Moot Court Competition, he was named the third best advocate.

A passionate, knowledgeable and experienced attorney, Mr. Fawell is admitted to practice in Illinois. He is a standout attorney in his field because of his advocacy for his clients, his professional work ethic and his extensive knowledge of the law and how it applies to those who have been accused of committing a crime. As clients face an uncertain future with a criminal record, he does all he can to protect their most basic rights.

He was also a federal judicial clerk for the Honorable John Darrah and placed third overall in the 2013 Saul Lefkowitz Moot Court Competition as part of the Second Place Oralist Team. Mr. Fawell’s passion for the law shines through in every aspect of his education and his career.

Practice Areas
  • 80%Family Law
  • 20%Criminal Defense
Focus Areas

Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Juvenile Law, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Same Sex Family Law, Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, Failure to Pay Child Support, False Accusations, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Parole, Probation, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence


4 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2019 - 2022

About Alex Fawell

First Admitted: 2015, Illinois

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Educational Background

  • The University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, B.A., Major: English Literature, 2009


  • Third Place Overall, Second Place Oralist Team, Lefkowitz Moot Court Competition, 2013
  • Coach, Intrascholastic Mock Trial Competition for first-year law students, The John Marshall Law School
  • Third Best Advocate, Pepperdine National Entertainment Law Moot Court Competition, 2014
  • Moot Court Executive Board, The John Marshall Law School

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • DuPage County Bar Association
  • Illinois, 2015

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Article regarding 750 ILCS 5/609.2 published in the April 2018 issue of the DCBA Breif., Author, Reconsidering Relocation, DCBA Brief, DuPage County Bar Association, 2018
  • Teaching Assistant, Transnational Negotiation, 2015
  • Teaching Assistant, Appellate Advocacy, 2013-2015
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Office Location for Alex Fawell

2100 Manchester Road
Suite 1085
Wheaton, IL 60187

Phone: 630-871-2400

Last Updated: 7/19/2021

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