Trial Experience:

Irving started as a Cook County prosecutor from 1976-1981 where he prosecuted every type of criminal action including homicide and serious felony matters. Since 1981 he has worked exclusively as a Criminal Defense Attorney in Illinois. In the last 38 years he has defended hundreds of felony trials, including over 75 jury trials, and he has obtained more than 25 acquittals in first degree murder cases alone.

Since 2012, Leah has defended clients in dozens of trials, hearings, and motions, many of which she has served as the lead attorney and won.

•August 2018, Delarosa - Finding of Not Guilty on all charges in a First Degree Murder jury trial in the courtroom of Judge Thomas Gainer.
•March 2018, Rico - Finding of Not Guilty on Attempt First Degree Murder in the courtroom of Judge Thomas Byrne
•July 2017, Blackmon - Motion for New Trial granted, First Degree Murder charge dismissed, defendant released in courtroom of Judge Thomas Byrne
•December 2016, Ortiz - Finding Not Guilty on all charges in Attempt First Degree Murder trial in the courtroom of Judge Carol Howard
•September 2016, Clark - Finding of Not Guilty on all charges in a First Degree Murder trial in the courtroom of Judge William Hooks
•August 2016, Price- Finding of Not Guilty on all charges in Armed Robbery trial courtroom of Judge Neera Walsh
•January 2014, Johnson - Finding of Not Guilty on all charges in an Armed Habitual Criminal jury trial in the courtroom of Judge William Kunkle.
•2012, Dada - Finding of Not Guilty on all charges in an Armed Robbery jury trial in the courtroom of Judge Michael Brown
•2008, Ramirez - Finding of Not Guilty on all charges in First Degree Murder jury trial in the courtroom of Judge Thomas Hennelly
•2004, Dixon - Finding of Not Guilty on all charges in First Degree Murder jury trial in the courtroom of Judge Kenneth Wadas
•2003, McGee - Finding of Not Guilty on all charges in first degree murder jury trial in the courtroom of Judge Camille Willis