Stephen J. Feldman Democratic candidate for Circuit Court Judge
Published on Feb 19, 2014
Velma King interviews Stephen J. Feldman Democratic candidate for Circuit Court Judge.
In 2003 Steve opened the law offices of Stephen J. Feldman. The practice is general in nature with an emphasis on criminal defense and DUI defense. In his law practice Steve has engaged in motion practice and has tried many cases in both civil and criminal court. In 2011 Steve was named a “Rising Star” in Super Lawyers Magazine as an “Outstanding Young Lawyer in the area of Criminal Defense.”
Steve is also engaged as a Hearing Officer in the Administrative Hearings Department of the Illinois Secretary of State. To date, Steve has presided over more than 1,000 contested formal administrative hearings. The issue is to determine whether each individual Petitioner should regain driving privileges that have previously been suspended or revoked.
In 2011, Steve returned to his Alma Mater, The John Marshall Law School, as an Adjunct Professor where he teaches Trial Advocacy. In Steve’s course the students are taught the theory underlying the preparation and presentation of a jury trial; how to develop a theory of a case; and skills training in trial advocacy including: jury selection; opening statements; witness examination; motion practice and closing arguments.