Andy Sotiropoulos

Professional Resume

Take a minute to read into the background and extensive experience Andy Sotiropoulos has. The combination of his education, continuous teaching, courses, and professional affiliations is what makes Andy Sotiropoulos the Gold Standard of Legal Advocacy in the Chicagoland area.
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BS Political Science, University of Illinois

Chicago, IL 1991

JD, Touro College, Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center

Huntington, NY 1999 (Dean's List)

Professional Affiliations

National College for DUI Defense (IL State Delegate, Impaired Driving Task Force)
DUI Defense Lawyers of America

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Illinois State Bar Association (Traffic Laws & Courts Committee)

Chicago Bar Association (Past Chairman, Traffic Laws Committee) 

Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association

Hellenic Bar Association
of Illinois


Innovative DUI Trial Tools (James Publishing) Editorial Advisory Board

Speaking Engagements

Hot Topics on DUI - Discovery Issues (Chicago Bar Association) 2004

Legal Issues in Referee Attack Cases (IL State Referee Committee) 2012

Immigration Issues in DUI Cases (Society of Kaperelioton) 2018

Seminars & Training

National College for DUI Defense
Winter Session:
-Beau Rivage Hotel
Biloxi, MS

-Menger Hotel
San Antonio, TX
-Ritz Carlton
Amelia Island, FL

Summer Session:
-Harvard University (2003)
Cambridge, MA

-Harvard University (2004)
Cambridge, MA

-Palmer House Hilton (2022)
Chicago, IL

-Palmer House Hilton (2023)
Chicago, IL

DUI Defense Lawyers Association

Summer Session:
-Blackstone Hotel
Chicago, IL

-ICLE Forum
Indianapolis, IN

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

"DWI Means Defend with Ingenuity"

-New York, New York
Las Vegas, NV

Las Vegas, NV

Impaired Driving Specialists

-NHTSA SFST Student Course (Philadelphia, PA)

-NHTSA/IACP DRE Training Overview Course (Alpharetta, GA)

-NHTSA ARIDE Course (Nashville, TN)

-NHTSA SFST Instructor Course (Alpharetta, GA)

BrATT Breath Alcohol Training & Testimony

Intox EC/IR Training Seminar-Ambassador Hotel (Chicago, IL)

Illinois State Bar Association
"Field Sobriety Testing"
-Bradley University (Peoria, IL)

"Pre-Trial Motions, Requests to Admit, and Bills of Particulars in DUI Cases"
-Hilton Hotel (Oakbrook, IL) 

Chicago Bar Association
"DUI & Blood Draws: A Practical Guide for the Defense"
-Daley Center (Chicago, IL)

"Hot Topics in Traffic Law"
-Knlas Banquets (Cicero, IL)

West Suburban Bar Association
Annual DUI Seminar
-Klas Banquets (Cicero, IL)

Arkansas Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Annual DUI Seminar
-Blagg Law Office (Fairfield, AK)

Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
Mastering Scientific Evidence in DWI/DUI Cases Seminar
Royal Sonesta Hotel (New Orleans, LA)

Appellate Cases

State v Pedro Caraballo, 127 NE3d 1116


Fluent in English and Greek
2021 Midwest Rd. Suite 200, Oak Brook, IL 60523
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