The Lakeshore East Law Group

Rodrick Wimberly

Managing Partner

The Lakeshore East Law Group

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Rodrick F. Wimberly is the managing partner of the Lakeshore East Law Group and has been a practicing attorney and a litigator since 1995. He initially began his career as an associate for Frazin and Fisher in Chicago, then became an associate with Howard B. Brookins and Associates in 1998 before opening his own law firm in 2000.
He holds a Juris Doctorate degree from Chicago Kent College of Law, the law school of the Illinois Institute of Technology where he was recognized for his legal writing and trial advocacy skills. In addition to his work in the legal field, Attorney Wimberly is the facilitator of the Legal Ministry of the 20,000 member Apostolic Church of God in Chicago. The ACOG Legal Ministry provides church wide forums, instruction and workshops on legal issues that affect the church community as well as to provide direct advocacy to enhance the lives of church members and those of the Chicago community. His legal excellence, passion for the law and commitment to help people in their hour of greatest need, drives the philosophy of the Lakeshore East Law Group. We are dedicated to restore people's faith in the law!

Areas of Law and Practice

Areas of Law Areas of Practice
Civil Rights Civil Rights Section 1983
Criminal Law Assault and Battery, Bribery, Burglary, Capital Offenses, Civil Forfeiture, Criminal Appeals, Criminal Conspiracy, Criminal Defense, Criminal Forfeiture, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Investigation, Drivers License Suspension, Driving While Intoxicated, DUI/DWI, Expungements, Extortion, Extradition, Federal Criminal Law, Felonies, Forgery, Habeas Corpus, Hit and Run, Homicide, Mail Fraud, Malicious Prosecution, Manslaughter, Misdemeanors, Money Laundering, Murder, Parole and Probation, Post-Conviction Remedies, Search and Seizure, Sex Crimes, Sexual Assault, Shoplifting, Stalking, Theft, Traffic Violations, Vehicular Homicide, Weapons Charges, White Collar Law, Wire Fraud, Wiretapping, Drug Offenses, Domestic Violence
Family Law Adoptions, Agency Adoptions, Alimony, Annulment, Assisted Reproductive Technology, Child Abduction, Child Abuse and Neglect, Child Advocacy, Child Care, Child Custody, Child Custody Mediation, Child Dependency, Child Protection, Child Sexual Abuse, Child Support, Child Welfare, Childrens Rights, Civil Unions, Cohabitation Agreements, Collaborative Family Law, Community Property Law, Day Care, Divorce, Divorce Arbitration, Divorce Mediation, Divorce Taxation, Domestic Partnerships, Domestic Relations, Domestic Torts, Domestic Violence, Equitable Distribution, Family Arbitration, Family Mediation, Fathers Rights, Foster Care, Gay and Lesbian Family Law, Grandparents Custody, Grandparents Visitation Rights, Independent Adoptions, International Adoptions, International Child Abduction, International Child Custody, International Family Law, Interstate Adoptions, Interstate Child Custody, Interstate Support, Juvenile Criminal Law, Juvenile Dependency, Juvenile Delinquency, Juvenile Law, Legal Separation, Marital Agreements, Marital Property Distribution, Marital Property Law, Marital Property Settlements, Matrimonial Bankruptcy Law, Matrimonial Law, Military Divorce, Name Changes, No Fault Divorce, Non-Traditional Family Law, Orphans Court Practice, Palimony, Parental Kidnapping, Parental Rights, Parenting Time, Paternity, Post Divorce Modification, Postnuptial Agreements, Premarital Agreements, Private Adoptions, Qualified Domestic Relations Orders, (QDROs), Restraining Orders, Same Sex Marriage, Spousal Support, Step Parent Adoptons, Surrogacy Law, Termination of Parental Rights, Third Party Custody, Uncontested Divorce, Visitation Rights
Personal Injury Accidents, Animal Attacks, Aquatic Injuries, Automobile Accidents and Injuries, Automobile Negligence, Bicycle Accidents, Boating Accidents, Bodily Injury, Brain Injury, Bus Accidents, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Catastrophic Injury, Commercial Vehicle Liability, Dog Bites, Electrical Injury, Head Injury, Motor Vehicle Accidents and Injuries, Motorcycle Accidents, Neurolaw, Pedestrian Injuries, Personal Injury Appeals, Product Liability, Severe Burns, Sexual Abuse, Slip and Fall, Spinal Injury, Subway Accidents, Third Party Wrongful Death, Work Place Injury, Whiplash, Wrongful Death
White Collar Crime Embezzlement, White Collar Criminal Defense, White Collar Fraud


  • Federal
  • Illinois

Employment History

  • Attorney | Rodrick F. Wimberly and Associates

    2000 - 2016

  • Managing Partner | The Lakeshore East Law Group

    2016 -

    We are a law firm that provides the experience and results of a large law firm, but with a small firm caring relationship with our clients. We specialize in personal injury/medical malpractice/civil rights and social security litigation as well as family law and federal and state criminal law. We are confident and competent in the representation of each client, committed to treating that client as if they are the only one of the firm. We will passionately use all of our skills at our disposal to fight for your rights and change the perception that tough lawyers cannot be compassionate (at least to our clients). With every case, we intend on restoring your faith in the law!

  • Associate Attorney | Howard B. Brookins and Associates P.C.

    1998 - 2000


  • Juris Doctorate | Chicago Kent College of Law-Illinois Institute of Technology

    1992 - 1995

  • B.A. in Political Science, B.A. in Legal Studies | Boston University

    1987 - 1991

    Graduated cum laude, magna cum laude in dual majors from the Liberal Arts College of Boston University.

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  • Chicago, Illinois, Cook County

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