Share This Profile
Share this profile on Facebook.
Link to this profile on LinkedIn.
Tweet this profile on Twitter.
Email a link to this profile.
See other services through which you can share this profile.
This profile was last updated on 8/26/12  and contains information from public web pages and contributions from the ZoomInfo community.

J.D. Obenberger

Wrong J.D. Obenberger?

Founding Partner

Phone: (312) ***-****  HQ Phone
J. D. Obenberger and Associates
Suite 3700 Three First National Plaza 70 West Madison Street
Chicago, Illinois 60602
United States

Company Description: J. D. Obenberger and Associates - Adult Entertainment, Adult Business, and First Amendment Attorneys - XXXLAW - is a Chicago law firm serving Adult Entertainment...   more

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • J.D.
    University of Wisconsin Law School
38 Total References
Web References
J D Obenberger, J. D. ..., 26 Aug 2012 [cached]
J D Obenberger, J. D. Obenberger and Associates
XXXLAW - Key Legal Articles for Adult Webmasters and Content Producers [cached]
"Mr. Obenberger is a Chicago-based First Amendment warrior. I just read this essay he wrote, and I must say that it can be described as nothing short of brilliant and inspiring. Well done, Mr. Obenberger."
- Marco Randazza, The Legal Satyricon , A Salute to Liberty and to Fellow First Amendment Lawyer, J.D. Obenberger.
Gay Webmasters Forum | J.D. Obenberger, 19 Mar 2011 [cached]
J.D. Obenberger | Click for J.D. Obenberger's profile Gay Webmasters Forum | J.D. Obenberger
... > Forum Home > Member List > J.D. Obenberger
Search Forums Advanced Search
J.D. Obenberger J.D. Obenberger
Use the buttons below to display all posts by J.D. Obenberger.
J.D. Obenberger is the founding partner of J.D. Obenberger and Associates, a Chicago law firm specializing in First Amendment and Adult Entertainment issues. He may be reached through his websites and , or by phone at 312.558.6420.
J.D. Obenberger, an attorney ..., 1 Jan 2009 [cached]
J.D. Obenberger, an attorney at law at J.D. Obenberger and Associates in Chicago, represents and advises significant adult entertainment operations, including national and international websites and programs. Obenberger successfully defended the criminal obscenity case of Mike Jones and is preparing the defense for another obscenity case in Louisiana.
J. D. ..., 21 April 2007 [cached]
J. D. Obenberger
J. D. ObenbergerAttorney at Law
J. D. Obenberger at Associates in Chicago
J. D. Obenberger established his firm in Chicago in 1993; Starting from the representation of local and regional adult entertainment venues, he has developed an outstanding national and international reputation for representing the interests of the online entertainment community, political and religious extremists, and as an advocate of Liberty in general.His practice areas include First Amendment Law, Obscenity, Defamation, Adult Entertainment Law, Criminal Law, the Law of Privacy, and Municipal Licensing and Zoning Law.He is a popular worldwide speaker on issues of adult internet law and regulation, having spoken 47 times since 2000, before audiences in four countries, nine American states and three Canadian provinces.
J. D. Obenberger is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin Law School (J.D., 1979), the United States Army Judge Advocate General's School (1979), and the National Institute of Trial Advocacy (1986).He has been an instructor in Political Science on the college level (1982). A former elected municipal city council member, he also served as Mayor Pro-tem and on the Zoning Board of Appeals and Planning Commission.He was decorated for outstanding performance of duty as a criminal defense lawyer while a Captain of the US Army Judge Advocate General's Corps and was undefeated when he brought cases on behalf of the United States as a prosecutor.While a Captain in the Army JAG Corps, he lived in Germany for three years, and speaks fair conversational German.He successfully litigated the Mike Jones criminal obscenity case and now is engaged in obscenity criminal defense in Louisiana.
XXXLAW has represented numerous clients in North America, Europe, and the Pacific Rim, providing services in all of the legal issues confronting the webmaster and content producer: The defense of content producers and retailers accused of obscenity, copyright infringement and right to privacy representation, domain name disputes, and content reviews of adult megasites are regular parts of its practice area.
He is an active member of The First Amendment Lawyer's Association and the Free Speech Coalition.He is the author of numerous and frequently reprinted articles including "The Seven Circles of Internet Content Hell", and "Every Webmaster's Primer on Section 2257".He often provides commentary in television and print media on issues affecting online communications and has been quoted by the Wall Street Journal, the Boston Globe, Wired, AVN Online, XBIZ, YNOT News, Klixxx and numerous other publications, and has been a guest on The O'Reilly Factor.He is a popular and frequent speaker in the United States and Canada concerning Liberty in expression, having spoken at 28 international, national and regional adult Internet conferences and meetings of national trade organizations since October, 2000.
He has handled a wide variety of criminal cases, ranging from obscenity to conspiracy, aggravated kidnapping, forgery and drug cases, both as a prosecutor and as defense counsel, at trial and on appeal, and in locations as geographically diverse as Brownsville, Texas, Vicenza, Italy, and throughout Germany.Four approximately three years, appointed by the Circuit Court of Cook County, he acted as an arbitrator in the mandatory arbitration program established by the Illinois Supreme Court for civil cases.He has conducted a significant number of trials, including those tried to a jury, in both criminal and civil cases.
He has been admitted to practice regularly before the following Federal courts: the United States Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, The United States Court of Appeals for Seventh Circuit, The United States Court of Military Appeals, The United States Claims Court, and the United States District Courts for the Northern District of Illinois (Trial Bar) and the Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin.He is also admitted to practice before the Illinois Supreme Court.He may defend criminal cases in other jurisdictions with the approval of the trial court, pro hac vice.
Other People with the name "Obenberger":
Other ZoomInfo Searches
Accelerate your business with the industry's most comprehensive profiles on business people and companies.
Find business contacts by city, industry and title. Our B2B directory has just-verified and in-depth profiles, plus the market's top tools for searching, targeting and tracking.
Atlanta | Boston | Chicago | Houston | Los Angeles | New York
Browse ZoomInfo's business people directory. Our professional profiles include verified contact information, biography, work history, affiliations and more.
Browse ZoomInfo's company directory. Our company profiles include corporate background information, detailed descriptions, and links to comprehensive employee profiles with verified contact information.