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Stephen M. Komie, American attorney. Illinois State Bar Association board Governors award 1991., Recipient National Public Service award Association of Trial Lawyers of America 1994., Certificate Appreciation by Chicago Bar June 1984, February 1987 and by Illinois State Bar Association June 1986, September 1990, October 1990.


Komie, Stephen Mark was born on January 22, 1949 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Leonard D. and Miriam (Wineberg) Komie.


University of Arizona (Bachelor of Arts, Master of Arts). De Paul College of Law (Juris Doctor, 1976). De Paul College of Law (Juris Doctor, 1976).

National College of Criminal Defense Lawyers and Public Defenders (1977).


Worked at Law Offices of, Komie and Associates (Chicago, Illinois) specializing in International Law, Civil Law, Criminal Law, Driving While Impaired, Drug Crimes, Family, Child Abduction, Adoptions, Litigation, Money Laundering. Admitted to the bar, 1976, Illinois, United States. Supreme Court, United States.

Court of Appeals, Sixth, Seventh and Eighth Circuits, United States. District Court, Central, Northern and Southern Districts of Illinois, United States. District Court, Northern District of Indiana, United States.

District Court, Eastern District of Michigan, United States. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri, United States. Tax Court and Illinois Supreme Court.

Recipient: Public Service Award for Pro Bono Service, American Trial Lawyers Association, 1994. Illinois State Bar Association Board of Governors Award, 1991. Illinois State Bar Association Certificate of Appreciation, June 1986, September, 1990, October 1990.

Chicago Bar Certificate of Appreciation, June, 1984, February, 1987. Author: "Attorney's Bill of Rights," Adopted by the State Bar, June, 1990. "Illinois State Bar Association Legislation Proposed to Protect Attorney/Client Relationship," Chicago Law Bulletin, March 12, 1987.

"Little RICO Bill Should Not Be Passed," The Bar News, June 1984. "Little RICO in Illinois, The Case Against It," Chicago Law Bulletin, April, 1984. Founding Member, Illinois Attorney's for Criminal Justice, 1984.

Member: American Bar Association Small Firm and Sole Practice Task Force, 1990-1992. Illinois State Bar Association, Judicial Compensation Committee, 1990. Member: Chicago Bar Association (Chairperson: Criminal Law Committee.

Defense of Prisoner Committee. Liaison, American Bar Association Criminal Justice Section Counsel), Illinois State Bar Association (Secretary, 1996—. Member: Board of Governors, 1992—.

Assembly, 1985-1998; By-Laws Assembly Committee. Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Committee. Chairman: Credentials Committee, 1985.

Criminal Justice Section, 1989. Professionalism Committee, 1991-1992. Traffic Courts and The Law Committee).

International Bar Association. Illinois Bar Foundation (Director). (Also Member, Drunken Driving Defense Lawyers of Illinois, Ltd.).


Member American Bar Association (solo practice and small firm practice task force 1990-1992, elected member criminal justice section council, since 1995), Illinois Bar Association (member assembly 1985-1991, vice chairman 1988-1989, chairman 1989-1990, vice chairman committee professionalism 1990-1991, chair since 1991, board governors 1992-1998, 99—, secretary 1997-1998), Chicago Bar Association (chairman criminal law committee 1983-1984, defense of prisoners committee 1986-1987), National Association Criminal Defense Lawyers (parliamentarian 1988-1989, 90-91, board directors 1983-1986), Illinois Bar Foundation (board directors 1988-1990, 92—), Illinois Attorneys for Criminal Justice (treasurer 1991-1992), Lincoln Inn of Court, International Bar Association (chair family law committee).


Children: Stewart Micheal O'Malley Komie and Lauren Jane Catherine Komie.