Sam L. Amirante
Pen Name: None
Born: 1948 in Chicago, Illinois
Sam grew up in Norridge, Illlinois and is a graduate of Loyola University and Loyola University School of Law.
Biographical and Professional Information
Sam L. Amirante is a retired judge and lawyer. His first case after leaving the Office of the Public Defender was The People of the State of Illinois v. John Wayne Gacy. In 1988, he was appointed to the bench as an Associate Judge of The Circuit Court of Cook County where he served until his retirement in 2005. He is now the principal attorney of the firm of Sam L. Amirante and Associates, P.C. Amirante authored procedures adopted by the Illinois General Assembly such as the Missing Child Act of 1984 (I-SEARCH), which is credited with helping to locate more than 3,000 missing children.
- Defending a Monster, Skyhorse Publishing, 2011 - written with Danny Broderick
Titles for Purchase and at Your Library
John Wayne Gacy: Defending a Monster
Release Date: 2011-08-01
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