Richard F. Blass



Elmhurst, IL



Richard Blass was admitted to the bar of the State of Illinois and the Federal Bar of the Northern District of Illinois in 2003.  This year, he was sworn into the Bar of the United States Supreme Court.  He received his undergraduate training at Lewis University, an MBA from Dominican University and a Juris Doctor from the John Marshall Law School.

Mr. Blass concentrates his practice in criminal defense and public safety labor law.  Mr. Blass brings a unique prospective to the criminal defense bar by utilizing his experience as a former Special Prosecutor for the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office along with over twenty years with the Bellwood Police Department, retiring as the Deputy Chief of Police.

Mr. Blass takes his job seriously and understands what you have on the line.  He personally tailors a defense to each and every client, unique to their individual set of circumstances, and remains available, at all times, to answer questions and keep you at ease.

Do you want a bulldog to level the playing field, making it known that you’re not just going to roll over and settle?  You’ve come to the right place. He looks forward to hearing from you anytime, day or night. You may contact him directly at 630-782-2000.


Areas of Practice

  • Criminal
  • Felony
  • Misdemeanor

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 2003


  • John Marshall Law School
    • Juris Doctor
  • Lewis University
  • Dominican University
    • M.B.A.
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