MEET OUR ATTORNEYS
Reem H. Odeh Reem Odeh is a lawyer and an advocate for the Arab American community and is the Founder of the Law Offices of Reem Odeh, a leading litigation firm in Chicago, Illinois. As one of six children, she was born in Fairfax, Virginia, to Palestinian immigrants. She received her bachelor’s degree in psychology and mass communications from Saint Xavier University and her juris doctorate from the John Marshal Law School. Reem speaks and writes Arabic fluently and is a member of the Arab-American, Illinois State, American and Chicago Bar Associations. She has worked with Amnesty International and remains active in human rights causes and organizations, including the Arab American Democratic Club and the Palestinian American Women’s Association. In 2008 Reem was nominated as a Delegate for the Democratic National Convention to represent the 13th Congressional District. She has been featured in several books and articles including I Speak For Myself and Drew Peterson, Exposed. She was appointed as a Special Assistant Attorney General for the State of Illinois, and she regularly represented the State of Illinois in a full range of property condemnation proceedings in Cook and Will counties. Reem has represented clients in high profile cases, including her vital role in the case of People v. Drew Peterson in Will County, Illinois.
David Trais Attorney David Trais has been practicing immigration law for nearly a decade. David is a 2003 graduate of the John Marshall School of Law. Attorney David Trais’ expertise is in trial advocacy and appellate work where he has been acknowledged as a major force in arguing cases before judges.
WHAT OUR CLIENTS SAY:
“Reem is a legal expert. She has not only helped my wife get legal status in the US but she kept my family together. She was very helpful in the process and called to remind us of every paperwork needed. Her law team is also amazing; always friendly and professional. I would recommend her to everyone I know.”– Edwin A.
“Reem has demonstrated a high degree of expertise and her presentation was clear and immediately actionable. She was sensitive and involved. In addition, her style was open, clear and inviting to questions (and expressed appreciation for them) and willingly gave her time to responding to questions thoroughly. She is extremely enthusiastic about her work which is infectious. I certainly did recommend her to some friends and the results were that she made me look like a star. Reem also represents the next wave of dynamic lawyers on Internet culture and its impact on business.” – Sam M.