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Expert Witness

Judge Shapiro has credible experience and a track record of success as an expert witness, providing efficient preparation, quick response time, and a strong courtroom presence in civil litigation and criminal defense trials. His poise and credibility hold him in regard with judges, attorneys, and juries throughout the Chicagoland area.

Cases as Expert Witness
– In the Draiman vs. Seiden case, Judge Shapiro testified in front of a jury for a plaintiff in a legal malpractice case involving over $1 million in attorneys fees.

– Testified before the American Academy of Forensic Scientists panel chaired by a former U.S. Attorney concerning the validity of expert odontology testimony.

– Judge Shapiro testified as expert former Assistant U.S Attorney as to reasonableness of fearing investigation and prosecution by Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

Testimony as Expert Witness

“Judge Shapiro was beyond fantastic as our expert. He was our star witness after the appellate court had remanded our case for expert testimony and he was straight out of central casting.”

– Kenneth Ashman, counsel for plaintiff

Areas of Expertise

Civil Litigation
Assault & Battery
Criminal Trespass
Disorderly Conduct
Domestic Battery & Violence
Driver’s License Reinstatement
Drug Crimes
DUI Defense
Federal Crimes
Possession of Marijuana/Cannabis
Public Indecency
Residential Burglary
Retail Theft/Shoplifting
Sex Crimes
Theft Crimes
Traffic Violations
Violent Crimes
Weapons Charges/Gun Crimes
White Collar Crimes
Legal Editing
Wedding Officiant


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