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Steven H. Fagan

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Steve Fagan graduated from the University of Illinois in Urbana/Champaign with a degree in political science. He earned his law degree from Chicago-Kent College of Law. Before being admitted to the bar, Steve prosecuted for the village of Arlington Heights, Illinois under a special certificate from the Supreme Court of Illinois. He is also the proud father of partner Joseph M. Fagan's three grandchildren.

Steve began his college career as a Music Performance major, thinking of a career as a Jazz Trombone Soloist. Reality dictated that fulfillment of his aspirations towards performance art would be found elsewhere, leading Steve to a career as a trial attorney. After becoming an attorney and giving up his position as the CEO, owner and operator of “The Computer King”, a custom-order computer sales company. Steve experimented with multiple practice areas, including Real Estate law and civil litigation. Ultimately, Steve limited his practice to felony and misdemeanor Criminal, DUI and traffic trial defense.

Steve practices law with a single-minded devotion to one thing – the needs and desires of the client.  Steve is a member of the National College for DUI Defense, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Illinois Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Illinois State Bar Association, and the DuPage County Bar Association, and has taught other attorneys in Continuing Legal Education classes regarding criminal and DUI defense. In 2013, Steven was also invited to join the National Trial Lawyers Association: Top 100 Trial Lawyers, and is a founding member of the DUI Defense Lawyers Association. Steve also regularly teaches at continuing legal education courses.

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  • A Chicago area DUI Client praises Lawyer Steven Fagan

    steve was very knowledgeable and very patient as well as he was great at keeping me informed as to what was going on at all times with both of my cases and the outcome on both was great. I surely hope that I don't need him for this kind of thing again but if I did he would be the first call.
  • A DUI Client reviews Illinois DUI Lawyer Steven Fagan

    Steve was a real human being and what impressed me the most was his devotion to his client vs monetary value of his client. He never talked down to me, we were humans first at the same level then we were client/ lawyer. True professional and good man thanks Steve I will always remember you fondly.
  • A DUI Client praises Chicago DUI Attorney Steven Fagan

    Steve's confidence and knowledgability made me feel much more comfortable and at ease and confident in his ability to represent me and advise me accurately of my options. Although I did not get the outcome I was looking for, Steve did all he could under the circumstances and I would be glad t...
  • Chicago DUI Attorney Steven Fagan Went Above and Beyond

    Recently, Steven Fagan represented me in an alleged DUI case. Mr. Fagan went above and beyond while serving as counsel. He obtained and thoroughly reviewed all police data, argued the validity of certain police procedures and won the case on my behalf. I greatly appreciate Mr. Fagan's attenti...
  • High praise for Attorney Steven Fagan

    I am a good upstanding citizen, but during those few times when I have needed experienced and knowledgable counsel, I have always turned to Mr. Steve Fagan. Mr. Fagan is always there for me, day and night (can't say that about most attorneys). Mr. Fagan is not only an attorney but a human bei...
  • Criminal Sexual Assault Cook County Jury Not Guilty and then DUI dismissed

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  • Not your average lawyer!

    I cannot say enough good things about Mr Fagan and his partner Mr Davis. Without going into too much detail about my case, I can say that I was facing a very grim outlook. Charged with a felony that is almost impossible to defend, these two gentlemen were the glue that kept me together and assure...
  • Steve Fagan is a diligent attorney

    I was very pleased with Mr. Fagan's work on my behalf. He is always approachable by phone, email, and in person and answered any and all questions I had on a timely basis with the information I needed. His knowledge of the court system and prosecutors was an invaluable aid and helped me great...
  • IL DUI Client recommends Attorney Steven Fagan

    this guy is an honest attorney !!! fixed fees and honest billing also he handled my multiple cases very well...personal service for DUI DWI Also he knows his way around the courtroom a +++ i would use him again in a heartbeat!!!
  • An Chicago DUI attorney with integrity

    Steven is honest & hard-working and his knowledge of the law is superior. A pleasure to work with no matter how complicated the situation. I was lucky enough to work with Steven. I always found him to be looking for ways to do the best results for his clients.Steven always responded quickly a...
  • Steve Fagan helped me through a difficult DUI process

    I had a very good experience with Fagan, Fagan & Davis. Within 24 hours of leaving a message for Steve Fagan he returned my call. He walked me through the process and gave me an assurance that things would work out. He is knowledgeable and really showed a concern for me as an individual and d...
  • Highest recommendation from a former DUI client

    I found Steve to be very professional but not stale. He made me feel very comfortable from my initial consultation onward. I found his partners and staff to be as professional and as enjoyable to work with as Steve. As for the handling of my case, Steve was extremely responsive and explai...
  • Steve Fagan is the best investment i have made in years

    Steve was had a great combination of intelligence and personality. His knowledge of the law was only overshadowed by his ability to work the court room. My only regret is that I did not get to see him litigate in front of a jury. The artistry of his work allowed me to accept a plea agreement that...
  • Attorney Steven Fagan is highly accessible

    The fact that I did not have any legal background as well as the exacerbating circumstance that the sentence could have life changing consequences manifested in me asking him a lot of questions. He was accessible to answer all my questions, no matter how many times I have asked them before. This ...
  • Failure to Register as a Sex Offender Client in Lake county, Illinois

    Steven, I wanted to thank you for all you and Allen did for me. You have restored my faith in the system (to some degree) lol You are without a doubt the best lawyer I have ever met. I honestly felt like it was more about me and my case than your fee. That meant a lot to me. I will ...
  • Amazing Argument and No DUI

    I was amazed at Steven's professionalism, knowledge and determination. He is well informed about DUI law and will fight for you and your rights. I was an out of town driver that got pulled over for speeding and running a red light. Eventually the officer arrested me and charged me with DUI. ...
  • Thanks to Steven Fagan for helping in a time of need

    I was charged with a DUI involving an accident and was glad I found Steve Fagan. From the first meeting, I could tell this was someone who honestly cared what happened to me. He is very knowledgeable and kept me informed at every step in the process (multiple court dates). We were able to reach a...
  • Extremely grateful to Steven Fagan for help with my DUI

    We went through a nightmare of a DUI case where I could not believe these charges were brought against us because I knew we were not guilty. We went through a safety check and the next thing I knew my husband was in jail and the police were taking away our vehicle. I was with my husband coming ho...
  • A Chicago area DUI client recommends Steven Fagan

    Steve knows the law! He is not afraid of the judge. He fought for my rights on a dui case all my charges were dropped! They overextended me a plea deal but Steve and his partners knew I could beat it so they did not take the deal! They work there buts off for your rights and not just take your mo...
  • Success in my Illinois DUI Case - Thanks to Steve Fagan

    Steve Fagan was very professional and organized. In a stressful situation, it is of the greatest importance to feel comfortable and confident in your lawyer. He is extremely experienced, kind and made me feel at ease when going through my case. His staff was also responsive and efficient. My outc...
  • Attorney Steve Fagan is a good Man, very good lawyer

    Most ordinary people when faced with an ordeal such as this, feel overwhelmed, insecure, and fearful of a legal process that is already stacked against them. People feel they will be labeled for life as a Drunk or Looser as the state run ads mention. I know for myself, I also felt I let a lot of ...
  • Not guilty of DUI, thanks to Steven Fagan

    After being charged with DUI, I contacted the law office of Fagan, Fagan and Davis. Steve Fagan promptly returned my call and clearly explained in detail, Illinois DUI laws and my rights. After thoroughly recounting the events of the incident, he presented me with several options for my represent...
  • DUI isn't going to stop him from being a doctor

    A recent 5 star Google Chicago DUI review When people say, "this is the best lawyer," they base that on the fact that the lawyer helped the individual beat a case or that the lawyer is a friend or family member. When I say Mr. Steven Fagan and his associates are the best lawyers, I hav...
  • A lawyer that comes from a family tradition of lawyers

    I received excellent service. This lawyer is a bit more pricey, but he and his family is well know in the local courts and very well respected by the judges and other lawyers.

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If you are facing a Traffic Offense in the Greater Chicago area, including Cook, Lake and DuPage Counties, we will review your case with you for free.

Where do we appear in court?

Our Des Plaines location is strategically located minutes from I-294, Edens expressway and I-355. We regularly appear for Illinois DUI and Traffic ticket defense throughout Cook, Lake and DuPage county courts, which includes Chicago, Skokie, Rolling Meadows, Bridgeview, Markham, Maywood, Waukegan, Mundelein, Wheaton, Addison, Downers Grove and more.