Christopher Smith Trial Group LLC


When your civil rights have been violated, the law firm to turn to for justice in Chicago is the Christopher Smith Trial Group LLC. When the civil rights violation involves police brutality, a false arrest, an illegal search or unjustified shooting, our law firm has the experience needed to get the desired result.

We serve clients throughout Chicago, Cook County and northern Illinois, providing relentless dedication to seeing justice done. Our record of results shows that we know how to use the law to reclaim civil rights abused by police officers or corrections officers.

Our law firm also provides compassionate, skilled representation in criminal defense as well as in matters of personal injury.

Christopher R. Smith is an attorney with more than 20 years of experience, protecting clients in civil rights cases as well as in other civil litigation and criminal litigation. He has successfully litigated hundreds of civil and criminal cases.

He graduated from Boston College in 1986 and George Washington University, National Law Center, in 1989.

He founded his law firm, the Christopher Smith Trial Group LLC, in 2003. The firm’s skilled lawyers have scores of legal victories to their credit, including an award of $7.9 million in a wrongful arrest case; $3.7 million in a case of police misconduct; $4.6 million in the case of a man who died from lack of medical attention in a Cook County Jail, and $1.5 million in a police shooting and wrongful death claim.

Mr. Smith’s areas of practice include:

· Civil rights violations

· Criminal defense

· Personal injury

Certified Legal Specialties

· Illinois Capital Trial Litigation Bar, Qualified Lead Counsel

Raymond J. Smith is of counsel to the Christopher Smith Trial Group. He participates in case development, strategy and litigation in select circumstances.

Mr. Raymond J. Smith is a graduate of Notre Dame Law School. He practices in the areas of criminal defense and civil litigation.

Call 312-432-0400 to schedule an appointment with Chicago’s leading civil rights law firm.

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53 W Jackson Blvd
Suite 856
Chicago, IL 60604




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