Mr Lijtmaer graduated from Northwestern School of Law in Chicago. His article criticizing the felony-murder rule in Illinois was selected for publication in Northwestern’s prestigious Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology.
Prior to moving to Southern California, Mr. Lijtmaer worked as an associate at a top-ranked New York law firm in the white-collar group and general litigation.
Mr. Lijtmaer founded LIJT LAW to focus his practice exclusively on criminal defense and immigration. He prides himself on his unparalleled relationships with his clients and his consummate professionalism both in and out of the courtroom.