Lauren A. Freeman, Esq.
Freeman Legal Consulting and Expert Witness Services, LLC
Law Enf & Criminal Justice Expert Witness
Prosecutorial Misconduct, Prosecutor Misconduct, Wrongful Conviction, Reverse Conviction, Malicious Prosecution, Abuse of Process, Brady Violations, Discovery Violations, Investigative Misconduct, Civil Rights Violations, Felony Review Assessment, Prosecutorial Immunity, Prosecutorial Ethics
In April 2017, Lauren retired from the Cook County State's Attorney's Office after a distinguished 30-year career during which she handled some of Chicago's highest-profile prosecutions. Lauren’s extensive prosecutorial and investigative review experience positions her as a valuable independent consultant for case assessment, consulting, and expert witness work in civil and criminal cases alleging prosecutorial misconduct.
During her first decade as an A.S.A., Lauren handled appeals, misdemeanors, domestic violence cases, felony review, preliminary hearings, grand jury investigations/indictments, narcotics prosecutions, sex crimes, child exploitation, and the gamut of felony cases, including first-degree murders. She litigated countless felony motions and trials in some of the busiest courtrooms in the country. The final 12 years of her career, she was assigned to the Special Prosecutions Bureau's Professional Standards Unit, focusing on the investigative review, indictment, and p...