Lou J. Viverito

Lou J. Viverito

Litigation Services

Attorney Lou J. Viverito has defended hundreds of criminal, DUI and juvenile matters in his more than 35 years of practice. Mr. Viverito is a proven litigator and is well known in the Effingham and surrounding areas as a widely respected attorney. If you need assistance with an unfortunate arrest, Mr. Viverito can get amazing results for you. Contact Lou Viverito at our Effingham office for an appointment.

Practice Areas

Lou's practice is devoted to litigation in judicial and administrative proceedings:
  • Criminal law
  • DUI and traffic
  • Juvenile law

Representative Published Appeals

  • People v. Bonutti, 817 N.E.2d 489, (Ill. Sep 23, 2004)
  • People v. Bonutti, 788 N.E.2d 331, (Ill.App. 5 Dist. Apr 04, 2003)
  • People v. Thoman, 770 N.E.2d 228, (Ill.App. 5 Dist. May 24, 2002)
  • People v. Perez, 631 N.E.2d 240, (Ill.App. 5 Dist. Feb 01, 1994)
  • People v. Mitchell, 696 N.E.2d 849, (Ill.App. 5 Dist. Jun 29, 1998)
  • Roketa v. Hoyer, 763 N.E.2d 417, (Ill.App. 5 Dist. Jan 25, 2002)
  • In Re Marriage of Ingram, 176 Ill.App.3d 413, 531 N.E.2d 97, 125 Ill. Dec. 98 (5th Dist., 1988)

Admitted to Practice

  • Admitted to practice law in the Trial Courts, Appellate Courts, and Supreme Court in the State of Illinois, 1982
  • Admitted to practice law in U.S. District Court Southern District of Illinois, 1994, and U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit, 1991

Education, Memberships, and Associations

  • John Marshall Law School, Chicago, J.D., 1982, honors: Highest distinction
  • Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, B.S., 1974
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Illinois Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Effingham County Bar Association
Lou J. Viverito
Lou J. Viverito, Partner
Taylor Law Offices PC
122 East Washington Avenue
Effingham, Illinois, 62401
217-342-3925

Legal Assistant

Sandy Hodgehodge@taylorlaw.net
Assistant - Sandy Hodge
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