Joel M. Greenberg


Joel Greenberg is a member of  Addis Greenberg, LLC. Mr.  Greenberg is a litigation specialist, performing trial work for over 42 years.   Mr. Greenberg's criminal practice includes representation of clients charged with Felonies, DUI's, Misdemeanors, Traffic and Ordinance Violations. 


As a seasoned litigator, Mr. Greenberg came to the firm in 1994 from The Law Offices of Sherwin Greenberg, where he defended general negligence, premise liability and Structural Work Act cases.


From 1975 to 1991, Mr. Greenberg served as First Chair Trial Assistant with the Cook County State's Attorney's Office, where he prosecuted major felonies. With the Special Prosecutions Bureau, he was responsible for investigating, indicting, and prosecuting complex financial crimes.  He litigated more than 50 felony jury trials and in excess of 500 bench trials while serving as a Deputy Chief of the Second Municipal District of the Criminal Prosecutions Bureau.  Additionally, as a member of the Civil Actions Bureau, he represented Cook County elected officials and conducted litigation in Federal District Court and the Circuit Court of Cook County.


Mr. Greenberg holds appointments as an instructor for the National Institute for Trial Advocacy and as a Supervising Attorney for students involved in the Illinois Institute of Technology's Chicago-Kent College of Law Extern Program.  Mr. Greenberg received his Juris Doctor from the Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago-Kent College of Law after graduating from St. Louis University with a B.A.   He is licensed to practice  before the Illinois Supreme Court, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois and the Federal Trial Bar.