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Firm partner selected for Rising Stars lists

| Jan 15, 2019 | Criminal Defense |

Attorney Alex Fawell is selected to the Illinois Rising Stars list for 2019. Alex is a managing partner at Fawell & Fawell who represents clients in family and criminal law matters.

Earning this honor only four years into his legal career is a significant achievement, and further signifies the high level of excellence Alex brings to his clients every day.

Overview of the nomination process

Attorneys of merit are anonymously nominated for selection to the Super Lawyers/Rising Stars list each year. Every nominee is carefully researched by third parties and reviewed by their peers. They must also be approved by a panel of credentialed attorneys.

Attorneys selected for the Rising Stars list comprise less than 2.5 percent of attorneys in Illinois. In addition to this rigorous selection process, nominees for the Rising Stars list must have been in practice for less than ten years. These attorneys show significant achievement early on in their legal career and show considerable promise for the future.

Significant accomplishments in four years of practice

Alex’s reputation for outstanding work, credibility, peer recognition and professional success is a noteworthy accomplishment. His nomination stems from a daily drive to go above and beyond, including extracurricular work such as:

  • A teaching assistant for transnational negotiation
  • Consistently expanding his background in appellate advocacy
  • Commitment to teaching others in his legal area
  • Served as a Federal judicial clerk for the Honorable John Darrah
  • Winning participation in national moot court competitions

You can learn more about the thorough process for selecting attorneys to the Rising Stars list. We are thrilled for Alex’s nomination and wholeheartedly applaud his inclusion to the 2019 Rising Stars list. Congratulations, Alex!

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