Alex Fawell

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Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Wheaton, IL

Fawell & Fawell
 | 2100 Manchester Road, Suite 1075
Wheaton, IL 60187
Phone: 630-871-2400
Selected To Rising Stars: 2019 - 2021
Licensed Since: 2015
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law (80%),
  • Criminal Defense (20%)
    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


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    Rising Stars: 2019 - 2021

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    Admitted: 2015, Illinois

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    • 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

    Educational Background:

    • The University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, B.A., Major: English Literature, 2009
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    Office Location for Alex Fawell

    2100 Manchester Road
    Suite 1075
    Wheaton, IL 60187

    Phone: 630-871-2400

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    Last Updated: 8/27/2020

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