(312) 635-0770

Trust. Experience. Professionalism.

Trust. Experience. Professionalism.

The Law Offices of Timothy Carter are dedicated, accomplished and reliable. We provide results and case resolution that our clients demand.


The Law Offices of Timothy Carter are focused on client needs, case assessment, strategy and successful resolution. We develop a strong working relationship with our clients, maintain focus on appropriate pretrial motions and trial strategy, and provide detailed case management and a firm determination to achieve our goals.



Tim Carter began his legal career as an Assistant State’s Attorney in Cook County. As a prosecutor, Tim successfully tried hundreds of bench and jury trials from traffic related offenses to First Degree Murder. An experienced litigator, Tim was certified as lead counsel by the Illinois Supreme Court to litigate capital cases.

Promoted to First Chair in the Felony Trial Division at 26th and California, Tim supervised and trained other prosecutors while personally handling the most complex and violent criminal cases. During his sixteen year career as a prosecutor, Tim honed his skills and developed into the seasoned trial attorney that he is today.

As a criminal defense attorney for over 10 years, Tim is accomplished as skillfully defending clients in traffic, misdemeanor, juvenile and felony courts, continuing to litigate high profile cases involving complex litigation, sexual assault and first degree murder. Defending his clients’ Constitutional Rights, Tim has successfully argued motions based on violations of the 2nd, 4th, 5th, and 6th Amendments. This practice takes him county-wide and bordering counties.


Tim grew up in the Chicagoland area, graduated Magna Cum Laude from DePaul University, and received his law degree from University of Illinois Chicago School of Law. Tim counsels and mentors our youth in the community. Tim serves as a Moot Court Judge for University of Illinois Chicago School of Law, Mock Trial evaluator for high school students, and continues to train young lawyers. Tim is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association, the Chicago Bar Association, and the Cook County Bar Association.

Trust the attorney that is accomplished and knowledgeable of the law. Trust the attorney who has over 26 years of complex trial experience. Trust the attorney who trains others. Trust The Law Offices of Timothy Carter.

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Tim Carter

Our Office

53 West Jackson Boulevard
Suite 928
Chicago, IL 60604