Kathy M. Ryan: Lawyer with Godoy Law Office

Kathy M. Ryan

Oak Brook,  IL  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Arson
  • Firearms
  • Criminal Law
  • Assault and Battery
  • Bribery
  • Burglary
  • Criminal Appeals
  • Criminal Conspiracy
  • Criminal Defense
  • Criminal Fraud
  • Criminal Investigation
  • Criminal Prosecution
  • Drivers License Suspension
  • Driving While Intoxicated
  • Expungements
  • Extortion
  • Felonies
  • Forgery
  • Hit and Run
  • Homicide
  • Juvenile Criminal Law
  • Removal Proceedings
  • Juvenile Delinquency
  • Mail Fraud
  • Manslaughter
  • Misdemeanors
  • Murder
  • Parole and Probation
  • Post-Conviction Remedies
  • Search and Seizure
  • Sex Crimes
  • Sexual Assault
  • Shoplifting
  • Stalking
  • Theft
  • Traffic Violations
  • Vehicular Homicide
  • Victims Rights
  • Weapons Charges
  • Immigration Law
  • Consular Law
  • Citizenship
  • Deportation
  • Family Immigration Law
Contact InfoTelephone: 312-445-0591
Fax: 630-705-5258
Mailing Address2021 Midwest Road, Suite 200, Oak Brook, Illinois, 60523
University Marquette University, B.A., 1987
Law SchoolThomas M. Cooley Law School, J.D., 1993
AdmittedSupreme Court of Illinois
Memberships Illinois Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Southwest Bar Association, West Suburban Bar Association, Dupage County Bar Association, Chicago Bar Association and Illinois State Bar Association

Ms. Ryan began her legal career as an Assistant Cook County State's Attorney in 1994. Over the next seventeen years, she was promoted through various assignments within the State's Attorney's Office. Today, she uses her extensive trial experience and vast knowledge of the inner-workings of "the system" to vigorously defend her clients.

For over ten years, Ms. Ryan was a Felony Trial Assistant where she successfully prosecuted dozens of felony jury trials, including murders and sexual assaults. She has experience presenting expert testimony in various areas, including DNA, Shaken Baby Syndrome, Arson, Firearms, Drug Chemistry, Latent Fingerprints, and Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners. She has litigated hundreds of felony bench trials and motions.

As a Misdemeanor Assistant, she prosecuted misdemeanor and DUI cases. As a Preliminary Hearing Assistant, she conducted preliminary hearings and presented Grand Jury indictments. As a Felony Review Assistant, she worked closely with local law enforcement agencies who were seeking approval to file felony charges. Ms. Ryan evaluated the police investigation and interviewed victims, witnesses, and suspects to determine if charges were appropriate. Additionally, she memorialized hundreds of defendant's statements and has firsthand knowledge of police tactics used to conduct investigations and obtain confessions.

Ms. Ryan has participated in the National Criminal Justice Trial Advocacy Competition as a competition evaluator. She is currently a nominee for appointment to the Board of Governors of the West Suburban Bar Association. and the Board of Directors of the Southwest Bar Association

Professional Associations and Memberships

West Suburban Bar Association, Member

Southwest Bar Association, Member

Chicago Bar Association, Member

Illinois State Bar Association, Member

Phi Beta Kappa.

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Office Information

Kathy M. Ryan

2021 Midwest Road, Suite 200
Oak BrookIL 60523


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