Steven Fagan has been a practicing attorney since 1998, handling courtroom matters as simple as traffic violations and more complicated issues like felony and misdemeanor criminal and DUI trials. Outside the courtroom, he has years of experience in residential real estate law, protecting clients buying and selling their homes.
Steven graduated from the University of Illinois in Urbana/Champaign with a degree in political science and 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.
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. With over 25 years in practice, Steve has experience in multiple practice areas, including Real Estate law and civil litigation. For over a decade, Steve focused on felony and misdemeanor Criminal, DUI and traffic trial defense, but client demand has prompted a return to helping clients with buying and selling their homes.
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. Steven is also a founding member of the DUI Defense Lawyers Association. Steve also regularly teaches at continuing legal education courses, and is a featured Illinois Speaker for US Law Shield at firearms self defense seminars. He is also a founding member of Kehilat Chovevei Tzion synagogue, and served as it's head of security for nearly 3 years.