Ricardo Lugo joins the Law Offices of Jeffery M. Leving, Ltd.


Ricardo Lugopic
Ricardo Lugo
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Possessing more than three decades of experience as a fathers’ rights attorney based in Chicago, Jeffery Leving focuses on safeguarding relationships between children and their fathers. Recently, Jeffery Leving announced the addition of former Cook County Assistant State’s Attorney and Super Attorney Ricardo Lugo to his legal team.

Known for achieving consistent results in his field, Mr. Lugo possesses extensive experience in protecting children while representing them in complex cases involving juvenile neglect and abuse. His work as a litigator in criminal defense cases has enabled fathers with low incomes to avoid prison time in child support arrears matters. He also held diverse responsibilities with the Cook County Clerk of Court as Chief Deputy Clerk, Chief Investigator, and Deputy General Counsel.

Born into a large Chicago family where a strong work ethic was emphasized, Mr. Lugo maintains a core commitment to inclusion and diversity in his professional activities. Actively involved with the Spanish Action Committee of Chicago and the Puerto Rican Bar Association, he holds a seat on the Attorney Panel of the Hispanic National Bar Association. Aside from his professional pursuits, Ricardo Lugo recently announced his engagement to television personality Star Jones, the former co-host of The View.


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