Larry Redmond

Staff Attorney
Larry Redmond

Larry Redmond is an attorney, writer and photographer. He attended the University of Illinois at Chicago, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy with a minor in English. He later attended the John Marshall Law School, earning a Juris Doctor degree. He has worked as a criminal defense attorney representing high-profile death row inmates, several of whom were released pursuant to DNA testing. He is a member of the National Lawyers Guild. He is general counsel for the Chicago Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression. He is a staff attorney with First Defense Legal Aid. He is a member of the Perspectivists writers collective, the oldest continuously active writers’ workshop in Chicago. He has written and published four novels, a collection of short stories and a stage play. He is converting his works into screenplays for later production into movies. He studied Art and Photography at Chicago State University, and became a member of the Chicago Alliance of African-American Photographers. He is also a past member of the Washington Park Camera Club, one of the oldest continuously running camera clubs in Chicago. He has published three books of his photographs. He has seven children and three grandchildren. His hobbies include physical training and martial arts, yoga and meditation. He currently works and lives with his family in Chicago, Illinois.