Sal Sheikh

Sal Sheikh

Chicago Criminal Defense & Personal Injury Attorney

Chicago, Illinois
8 years
Practice Areas
Criminal Defense, DUI Defense, Traffic Citations, Personal Injury, Civil Litigation, Digital Media & Internet Law, Real Estate
About

Bio

Chicago Personal Injury & Criminal Defense Attorney Sal Sheikh has a well-deserved reputation of excellence in providing smart, sensible, and cost-effective legal solutions to his clients.

"I serve a wide range of clientele from all socioeconomic backgrounds. Every client relationship is valued greatly and treated with dignity and respect. Each client benefits from the depth and breadth of my representation."

If you would like honest, "real world" solutions to your Criminal Defense Case or Personal Injury Claim, contact my office for a consult. My rates are reasonable and I am accessible to my clients.

Experience


Law Offices of Salim John Sheikh
Owner
2009 - Present
Criminal Defense and Plaintiff's Personal Injury Cases.
Law Offices of Richard S. Cohan
Associate
2007 - 2009
Plaintiff's Personal Injury and Workers Compensation cases.

Education


Thomas Jefferson School of Law
JD
2001 - 2005
Reviews

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Public Urination
Salim Sheikh was very helpful and professional. He helped me through this altercation with my little understanding of legal matters.
Ordinance Violation
Sal was a great lawyer to work with. He was very thorough when explaining the situation I was in and all the legal ramifications it had when I was not...
Representation in Chicago Ordinance Violation
Sal was extremely accomodating and helped me resolve my issue quickly. Sal layed out all available options and once I chose what was most suitable, h...
Very Professional, Always Working Hard for You
Sal Sheikh responded an hour after I had emailed him. I was confused about the legal implications surrounding my ticket - he was able to explain every...
Great lawyer for any type of case.
I have used Sal to help me with my credit and will use him with any other legal issues I have in the future.
Best Lawyer I Ever Had
Mr. Sheikh is the best lawyer I've ever had. He worked really hard on my case. It turned out better than I had ever hoped, thanks to this attorney. ...
Pleasantly Surprised!
I came on this site not expecting anything more than advice and I must say, I received it and much more! I was contacted by my now attorney Salim J. S...
Sal Saved my Drivers License!
I had no idea how to handle my DUI arrest, and luckily I was given the name of attorney Salim Sheikh from a friend to help move forward. I had so much...
Sal got me a great $ettlement!!!!
I tried to deal with the Insurance alone after my car crash. They would not pay all my medical bills. I came to this web site looking for advice. Afte...
Mr Sheikh was very helpful
Mr. Sheikh was tremendously helpful and extremely knowledgeable. He represented me on my behalf while I was living out of the country and was able to ...
public urinations charge
sal helped me out on a public urination charge. Sal informed me of on what the charge entailed and gave me options on what i could do. in the end, Sal...
Excellent help
I spoke with Sal briefly over the phone and he gave me excellent advice concerning a legal matter that had been bothering me for a while. My case fel...
Knows his stuff
Salim Helped me out when I received a DUI this past March. He was so personable and understanding and immediately made me feel like I was in control o...
Huge help with my DUI
When I got my first DUI a couple months ago I was very worried. I was referred to Sal by a friend of mine. I explained the situation to him and Sal ...
Great help
Sal helped me with my case promptly and efficiently, all the while representing me in court so I did not have to miss work. I would recommend him for ...
Adminstrative hearing
I was very confused when I had to go for administrative hearing. It was my first hearing and I was very tensed and annoyed. I was referred to Sal by a...
DUI
I was referred to Sal by a friend of mine that had used his services and was very happy not only with the level of attention, but also the outcome. I ...
Secretary of State Hearing
Sal Sheikh was excellent in representing me and I appreciate the help. I would recommend this attorney to anyone who wants positive results. If I ev...
Car Accident
I was rear ended by a guy who was talking on the phone not paying attention to the road. I am self employed and was unable to work for a couple of wee...
Public Urination Ordinance Violation
Salim secured the best possible resolution for me. The charge was dismissed. He was very supportive and effective.
Excellent!
Sal was so open and ready to give me assistance it gave me a breath of fresh air. The haste of Sal's response to my inquiries is definitely what attra...
Best outcome
Sal represented my cousin who was facing between 4 and 15 years of prison time in a serious felony case. After only two court appearances, my cousin ...
Bike Accident
Sal was a great help to me after I got in a bike accident. He always took time to meet with me and go over paperwork that I needed help with while wor...
Car Crash
Sal represented me for injuries I got from a Car crash. He was very responsive and kept me infomred of progress. I would recommend his services to any...
Public urinations
Mr. Sal help me with a public urinations ticket. Anyone who need help go to Mr. Sal he will take care of it for you.
Helped reduce a public urination violation to one that did not affect my record and required a minimal fine.
I contacted Salim at the last minute to assist with a public urination violation that I discovered would be in my record if I admitted to it or was fo...
Excelent Referral
Attorney Salim was very helpful with referring me to a lawyer who could help me with my case. If i do ever get in trouble in IL, he will be my first c...
Helped reduce a public urination violation to one that did not affect my record and required a minimal fine.
he was great, worked on case despite such short notice. he represented me and lowered the citation to a minimal disorderly misconduct. he was highly h...
Excellent on every level.
I recently retained the services of Sal Sheikh, and he was helpful in every way. He was very clear in telling me exactly what he could do for me, and...
Public Urination dismissed
I got a public urination ticket at the Sox game like a fool but Sal came to the rescue and got it dismissed. He's a very knowledgeable and respectful ...
Great service
I would definitely recommend Sal Sheikh, he was very responsive and clear at communicating what was going on to someone who is not familiar with legal...
Excellent lawyer
Got my public urination case dismissed! he responds back to emails very quickly, would recommend to anyone in the Chicago area!
Outstanding professional Lawyer
I had a citation for Public urination about three months ago. He helped my case and dismissed the case as i wanted. He is very professional and friend...
Thorough, hard-working, and knowledgeable
I came to Sal to represent me in a public urination case in the city of Chicago. He helped me understand the citation, possible fines and fees, as wel...
Mr. Sheikh Won Me a Big Settlement
I was hit by another car a couple months ago driving in downtown. I made an appointment and came in to the office, and he was very considerate and th...
True Professional
I hired Sal to represent me and he delivered. I did not have to attend the court date and was pleased to find out the case was dropped. He not only sa...
Just Call Sal!
Contacted Sal for a public urination citation I received by the CPD. He showed up to court on my behalf. End result: Nothing on my record and no fines...
Excellent Attorney!
Awesome Attorney! Very professional and understanding, he listened to everything we needed to say and was supportive. He gave us real possible outco...
Public Urination Citation in Chicago
Sal got my citation completely dismissed and and all fines from the city dropped. I ended up paying nothing to the city of Chicago with a spot free r...
Sal helped me out
I had an arrest in Chicago when I was visiting from New York. I called Sal and he was able to help me via phone/email and told me what to expect. He h...
Great work on my Criminal Case!
Sal was hired on retainer a few weeks before the case was to be heard at the 51st & Dan Ryan court house in Chicago. We did it all by email and he eve...
Great Attorney! I would highly recommend Fast Affordable Service
Thanks Sal! Sal represented me when I was charged with a crime. He was not only affordable, but he was always available to discuss my case with me. ...
Affordable, Responsive and I Highly Recomend Him!
Sal is affordable and very responsive. I've dealt with lawyers in the past who I felt kind of looked down on me. Not Sal, he took time out to make sur...
Great Lawyer. He was very helpful.
I have used Sal as my lawyer a few times. Last time he helped me with a debt issue that I was unable to work out on my own. He was very helpful and in...
Mrs. Deborah Purdy client
Mr. Sheikh was our lawyer for the sale of our home in the Western suburbs. He was excellent in interacting with all the parties, and his communication...
Attorney with a personal touch.
Sal worked for us when we were selling property. He was very knowledgeable and kept in touch as we moved through the process.
Public Urination Violation Reduced
Sal helped me get my Public Urination Violation reduced to Disorderly Conduct, so I won't have a criminal offense. He was very helpful and responsive ...
Great Attorney. Highly Recommended for Disorderly Conduct/Public Intoxication Cases.
Sal was actually recommended to me by a fellow medical student. I got in trouble with a police officer in downtown Chicago for being a bit rowdy. Offi...
Case Dismissed.
I was intoxicated and made some mistakes. I was scared becuase this was not my first time in trouble and had done something similar a long time ago. S...
DUI
Sal represented me in a DUI case. I had never been in trouble before. Sal helped me with all aspects of the DUI process. He explained the Secretary of...
Awesome
Sal was awesome. He kept me informed the entire way and achieved exactly what we talked about before my court date. Great job and would strongly recom...
Wreck on Expressway
A driver on the I 94 in Chicago came into our lane while I was driving with my family in the car. He smashed up the side of our car and pushed me int...
thanks
I was really, really, really nervous. Sal was patient and easy to talk to. I was placed on supervision. I will never get in trouble again, so if I eve...
Car Accident
I was in a car accident at an intersection. At first, the other cars insurance said it was my fault and that they would not pay for medical bills or m...
Great lawter
Really helpful. Replied to me fast and gave very useful suggestion. The outcome was better than I expected. I highly recommended this lawyer.
Sal Helped Me.
I was very impressed with Attorney Salim John Sheikh. I was very stressed out about a debt that I had while being a college student and then when I hi...
Great Attorney!
Sal helped me with a real estate closing. He did a great job explaining the law to me in a clear and direct manner. He was very knowledgeable and eas...
Made a Bad Situation Better
Charged with drugs. Public Defender got an offer for County time. Attorney Sal got me TASK probation. He worked with my bond and payments. I am happy ...
Excellent legal help
Mr Sheikh handled was very personable and handled a very difficult case with an extreme measure of style and grace. He seemed/seems to actually care a...
Top Notch Service
Salim was extremely helpful and responded to my legal needs right away. I was charged with a public urination citation which could've lead to further...
Excellent Lawyer
Sal provided exemplary legal services. He was always in communication and provided reassurance throughout. Extremely personable. Got my charge dismiss...
Speechless service highly recommended
I never thought things were gunna be the same after dealing with a fellonie , ever since they recommended me Mr.Sheik it was like a pass to my freed...
Helped my Brother with Marijuana and Traffic tickets. Our Family Attorney
Attorney Sheikh helped me in the past with a case involving a car crash and I have left a review for that. This time I gave his name to my brother and...
Reassuring Experience
In October I hired attorney Salim Sheikh for a car crash case. It was my first car accident and I was very nervous about the whole situation, but I wa...
Trustworthy Lawyer
Mr. Sheikh was very helpful during the trial process. Kept me informed of everything and would continuously call in order to keep me aware of what was...
Very honest and direct lawyer
I have not needed an attorney in the past. This was my first experience looking for one. I spoke to several prior to finding Sal. Others were more ...
Excellent & Awesome Attorney, Highly Recommend!
I had no prior experience for hiring an attorney, I felt I was so lucky to meet a great one. My case last more than half year, but Sal had been always...
Genuinely Good!
Really great lawyer, a true honest lawyer who actually cared about me as a client.
Represented Me for Battery of Police Officer. Happy Client
I was introduced to Sal through a family member. I was facing Felony charges at 26th & California for Aggravated Battery of a Police Officer. This wa...
Attorney Sal Sheikh represented me for criminal and civil case.
Attorney Sal represented me for a situation that I had with a person I ran a restaurant with. He was very helpful and explained the differences betwe...
represented me for my dui
he did a good job for defending me on the the forth floor at the daley center going against the state . i was involved in a car crash i was happy i wa...
Understanding and Knowledgeable
I had a case at 555 W. Harrison where I violated my probation and Sal represented me. He was very understanding of my case and came prepared. He walke...
I recommend Sal if you are in a sticky situation
Sal represented me in a criminal case that I had in a downstate rural county. I needed an attorney who was outside of the small legal community in the...
Family case
I had a case at 555 W Harrison. Sal was a great person to work with. He kept me up to date. Responded within a timely manner and he kept my confidence...
Sal got my case dismissed
I am a College Student and was charged with Retail Theft at the Courthouse on Belmont St. This was the first time I was ever in trouble. Sal was very ...
Attorney Sal Helped me with a speeding ticket that was a misdemenaor
I was a college student and would usually take the METRA to school, however on this specific day I was late for a midterm exam. I did not have enough ...
He Walks The Walk
Sal took initiative and really helped me out in a case where I had not kept up with my commitments for court. He got me an extension to take care of t...
A++
Best lawyer I've ever worked with! Outcome was way better than expected. He's really passionate about what he does and actually cares about his client...
represented me at the Daley plaza formy dui case
i got arrested at a Chicago roadside safety check. They charge me with a DUI because they found a tiny amount of cannabis in the vehicle. I went on a ...
Downtown Public Urination Ticket
Sal was knowledgeable/confident within this area of the City Code, and managed to get to my case knocked down to a lesser citation. Background: I was ...
Aggressive, compassionate, and knowledgeable attorney
Sal, very professional, personable and dedicated to my case. I came in worried and looking for advice in a situation I felt I couldn't take on alone. ...
Sal helped me with a speeding ticket
Sal was recommended to me by an ols classmate of mine. He was very personable and explained what my options were. I was afraid my licence was going to...
I am proabably not an east person to work with. Sal was paatient with me and helped a lot.
i am often told that i am a difficlt person to be around or with. i was in a car crash and my car was gone. wreck, boom, never coming back. i hurt to...
he was my lawyer for a drug charge at the world famous 26th and Califonia
sal was my lawyer for a case i cawt for having a some dope on me. i met him in court after i saw him argue sombodys violation case. i liked the way he...
Mr. Sheikh was very gracious with his time and help in our familys time of need
Mr. Sal Sheikh was very gracious with the time he gave our family in a situation we had not faced before. He listened to our concerns and was able to ...
My Attorney for a DUI I got in downtown Chicago
SAL was my attorney for a DUI I was charged with after a night out in Wrigleyville. I chose Sal after coming to this site because he made me feel comf...
Help Clear Domestic Violence
I chose Sal cause his experience Knowledge of law. He was honest with the case, helped 100% did not give B.S. Sal is a great attorney he went above & ...
Excellent advise, excellent results
I learned of Mr. Sheikh through this website, and called him late one afternoon for a criminal matter. He called back within the hour, even though it ...
Sal helped me with all the legal probkems that I came up against
I had initally hired Sal for a drug chsrge in Lake County. Well needless to say during thus time I needed his legal help for a range of things life t...
Looking for a lawyer look no further
Sal is the most personable. reliable attorney out there. I was in need of legal advice fast and I Looked online and called many different lawyers but...
Sal was my lawyer for a broken leg injury
Sal was my attorney for a broken leg I got while I was crossing the street and a car hit me. I had never had an attorney before and he helped me a lot...
Good Guy Will Work With You On Payments
I found attorney Sal online while I was lookin for attorneys for my charges. He accepted a payment plan, some money down and my bond. I was happy with...
Sal was My lawyer 5 years ago while I visited Chicago
During Thanksgiving break several years ago I was in Chicago visiting with some college friends. I got in to a bit of trouble with the law and used Sa...
Sal got my Felony DUI reduced to a misdemeanor
My DUI case was reduced from a felony to a misdemeanor in Skokie room 107. Thanks Sal. I would recommend his services.
Sal Puts Stereotypical Lawyers to Shame!
I came to Sal when I was experiencing a difficult time in my life.I was weary of having to deal with a "lawyer". Sal puts the stereotypical lawyer to ...
Better Call Sal!
I heard about Sal through Avvo and read so many great reviews about him compared to the other Chicago attorneys I read about, and I am so glad that I ...
You can actually talk to this Attorney and get answers.
I have used Sal as my legal counsel for lots of doo doo that I have stepped in. I like him because he doesn't judge and he will roll up his sleeves an...
Sal is the man
After my 2nd offense Sal was unbelievably helpful with advice and being there for me when I needed him. He's a phenomenal attorney who knows what he's...
Thanks Sal for your help
I was charged in Cook county with cocaine, vicodins, ecstasy. Sal worked for me with a down payment and my D bond. I would tell others charged to hire...
Worker injury
Sal is a very hard and dedicated lawyer, been working with him for the last year and he's helped me on not one but two different workers injury cases ...
Sal got my misdemeanor aggravated speeding reduced in Joliet
I hired Sal several years ago for a public urination charge while I was in college. I hired him again for a criminal speeding ticket I was facing whil...
Sal is Chicago's BEST criminal defense Attorney
A few months ago I made a major error in judgment in cook county which resulted in very serious felony charges and the likely prospect of jail time. ...
Sal is an excellent personal injury attorney
I had a case where I was in a car accident that wasn't my fault. The insurance company just gave me the run-around. I called Sal and he got us the s...
Better Call Sal!
My car was impounded by cpd when my boyfreind was driving it. The city wanted $4500 to get it back! The stop was shady. Needless to say Sal got me my ...
Excellent Attorney and Counselor
Salim J Sheikh was not was what I was expecting from a lawyer. He not only soothed my anxieties about my case, but he also gave me back my dignity and...
Call Sal!
Sal is one of the nicest attorneys I have ever met. He was polite, respectful, and worked hard to get my case done and over with, and WE WON! We worke...
Better Call Sal!
I LOVE his web address! Sal has helped with with a number of legal pitfalls that have popped up in my life. He remembers me when I call and is not jud...
Professional, Compassionate and gets results!
Professional, Compassionate and gets results! I hired Mr. Sheikh due to the fact that he is professional, knowledgeable, a great listener, easy to t...
Thank you Sal!
Sal was my attorney for an auto case where someone had sideswiped me originally. As that case was ongoing other issues in life appeared. Sal was an in...
How to Win Your Domestic Violence Case: Step 1 - Hire Sal.
Sal is very hard working, very busy, and he's obviously a great lawyer that cares about his clients to have received high ratings and to be juggling s...
Call Sal!
Sal helped me with a domestic case I had at 555 W. Harrison. He was really patient with me throughout the process which was very emotional for me. I a...
Thank You Sir
Sal was a breathe of fresh air when I met him. Consulting with other attorneys was a stressful and I would even go as far as to say a disappointing pr...
Robbed By Sal!
I paid Sal to handle a very easy eviction case 11 months ago and he has not done anything with my case. He has continued to not communicate, lie, ca...
Domestic Battery Case Dismissed
Mr. Sal was my Lawyer for a case at 555 W. Harrison. He told me what to expect and my case was dismissed after he showed the prosecutors a video I too...
Sal represented me for a Violation of Task probation
Sal had originally represented me for a Felony Drug charge which I got probation for in Rolling Meadows Courtroom. I had some miscommunication with my...
I was rear ended in my car on the expressway in downtown by Ohio St.
Sal was my attorney for a car crash in downtown. The girl who hit my car from the back had a bad insurance who tried to deny my claim at first. I hire...
Sal: the man, the legend.
Got in my first auto legal bind; Sal responded on a Sunday promptly to my legal inquiry and I hired him the next day. He was kind, understanding and e...
Bar Card
Certified
Illinois
July, 2009
6298844
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Malpractice Info
Not Insured
No records of malpractice found.