Illinois Criminal Lawyers

James G. Dimeas
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Schaumburg, IL Criminal Law Attorney with 25 years experience

-25 years of experience handling criminal cases in Cook County, DuPage County and Kane County, as well as federal courts as far away as Las Vegas. -Rated “Superb”, the highest classification possible... Read More »
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Bill Vig
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Springfield, IL Criminal Law Attorney with 13 years experience

I grew up in Menard County, Illinois, attending Petersburg PORTA schools and graduating from PORTA High School. I then attended Western Illinois University in Macomb, Illinois, where I graduated magna cum... Read More »
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Donald J Ramsell
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Wheaton, IL Criminal Law Lawyer with 33 years experience

Donald J. Ramsell, author of several DUI articles and books, is the one of the few DUI defense attorneys to appear and argue on a DUI case before the United States Supreme Court in its entire 213 years of... Read More »
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Larry Davis
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Northfield, IL Criminal Law Lawyer with 42 years experience

Larry A. Davis graduated from Northwestern University (B.A. cum laude, 1973) and DePaul University (J.D. 1976). He is currently the principal of The Davis Law Group, P.C. in Northfield, IL . His practice is... Read More »
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Donald J Ramsell
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Wheaton, IL Criminal Law Lawyer with 33 years experience
(800) 342-5384 128 S County Farm Rd
Wheaton, IL 60187
Free ConsultationCriminal, Appeals, DUI and Traffic Tickets
DePaul College of Law
Donald J. Ramsell, author of several DUI articles and books, is the one of the few DUI defense attorneys to appear and argue on a DUI case before the United States Supreme Court in its entire 213 years of existence. In his 33 year career his firms have defended 15,000 clients.
(800) 342-5384 12 S. Riverside
Ste 2-I
St. Charles, IL 60174
(800) 342-5384 1 S. Church
Ste 1200
Tucson, AZ 85714
James G. Dimeas
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(847) 807-7405 120 W Golf Road
Suite 110
Schaumburg, IL 60195-3618
Free ConsultationSchaumburg, IL Criminal Law Attorney with 25 years experience
Criminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
-25 years of experience handling criminal cases in Cook County, DuPage County and Kane County, as well as federal courts as far away as Las Vegas.
-Rated “Superb”, the highest classification possible by AVVO, the organization that rates every attorney in the nation.
-Recognized as one of the "Top 100 Criminal Defense Trial Lawyers" by The National Trial Lawyers. This designation is only reserved for the “best of the best” and only for a very few distinguished attorneys.
-Named a "Best DWI Attorney" by Best DWI Attorney in 2017.
-Recognized as a...
Moe Ahmad
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(312) 702-0878 121 South Wilke Road
Suite 301
Arlington Heights, IL 60005
Free ConsultationArlington Heights, IL Criminal Law Attorney with 9 years experience
Criminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Attorney Mohammad (Moe) Ahmad attended Western Michigan University Cooley Law School where he earned a juris doctorate degree with a concentration in litigation. Moe is a former prosecutor of the CCSAO. With a decade of experience as an attorney, Moe has extensive experience in both criminal and real estate law. He tried thousands of criminal, traffic and DUI cases. Now in private practice, Moe continues to maintain a reputation for being well-skilled, fair and honest.

Moe’s primary practice areas consist of real estate transactions, criminal law, DUI and traffic cases. His philosophy regarding the practice of law is not only...
405 North Wabash Ave
Chicago, IL 60611
Larry Davis
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Northfield, IL Criminal Law Lawyer with 42 years experience
(847) 390-8500 191 Waukegan Rd
#305
Northfield, IL 60093
Free ConsultationCriminal, Cannabis Law, DUI and Traffic Tickets
DePaul University
Larry A. Davis graduated from Northwestern University (B.A. cum laude, 1973) and DePaul University (J.D. 1976). He is currently the principal of The Davis Law Group, P.C. in Northfield, IL . His practice is now concentrated in the area of DUI Defense and administrative hearings before the Secretary of State. He was a co-drafter of the original Illinois Summary Suspension Law and drafted revisions to the current Illinois MDDP law on behalf of the ISBA. He is a member of the legislative subcommittee for the ISBA Traffic Laws and Courts Section Council. He is a chapter author...
Steven H Fagan
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(847) 635-8200 950 Lee St
Ste 200
Des Plaines, IL 60016
Free ConsultationDes Plaines, IL Criminal Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
Criminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Traffic Tickets
Northwest Suburban Bar Association and Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
Steven Fagan is an experienced defense attorney who devotes his practice to the areas of DUI, criminal, and traffic law in the Chicago community as a member of the knowledgeable team of Fagan, Fagan & Davis. Attorney Fagan received his undergraduate degree from the University of Illinois – Urbana-Champaign in 1995 before earning his Juris Doctor from Chicago-Kent College of Law in 1998. He is admitted to practice law by the Illinois State Bar Association and is a member of the National College for DUI Defense, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Illinois Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers,...
(312) 477-0540 161 N. Clark
Suite 1662
Chicago, 60601
Ronald L. Bell
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Libertyville, IL Criminal Law Lawyer with 38 years experience
(847) 495-6000 1113 S. Milwaukee Ave. Suite 204
Libertyville, IL 60048
Criminal, DUI, Family and White Collar Crime
The John Marshall Law School
Attorney Ronald L. Bell has extensive litigation and negotation experience and has held former positions such as the Assistant Illinois Attorney General and Chief Corporate Counsel to a $250 million dollar company. Ronald Bell has argued and/or presented cases before the United States Supreme Court, Illinois Supreme Court, 7th Circuit Court of Appeals and every Illinois appellate court. Attorney Bell has top academic credentials and he was the top student in his law school class at the age of 23, a former editor of the law review and graduated college at the age of 20.
Omar Khan
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Oakbrook Terrace, IL Criminal Law Lawyer with 3 years experience
(630) 529-9377 One Lincoln Centre
18W140 Butterfield Road, Floor 15
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181
Criminal, DUI, Immigration and Traffic Tickets
The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law
Attorney Omar F. Khan received his Juris Doctorate from The Ohio State University – Moritz College of Law and is admitted to practice in Illinois and in front of the Executive Office for Immigration Review. Mr. Khan's practice of law is focused on immigration law and criminal matters which create immigration issues.

Before founding Khan Nayyar & Associates, Mr. Khan was an Assistant State's Attorney working for the Winnebago County State's Attorney Office. Prior to that, Mr. Khan was a law clerk for Judge J. Edward Prochaska in the 17th Judicial Circuit Court of Illinois.

With experience in both criminal and civil...
Michael Rosenblat
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Northbrook, IL Criminal Law Lawyer with 33 years experience
(847) 480-2390 707 Skokie Blvd
#600
Northbrook, IL 60062
Criminal, Health Care, Military and White Collar Crime
The John Marshall Law School and University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign
Michael C. Rosenblat graduated from the University of Illinois, Urbana, and The John Marshall Law School in Chicago, Illinois. Upon graduation from law school, Mr. Rosenblat enlisted in the US Army (1987 – 1993) and, in 1994 became an Assistant Attorney General with the Illinois Attorney General's Office in Chicago, having served as Deputy Chief Criminal Prosecution, Deputy Chief Medicaid Fraud Control Unit (lead prosecutor), and Deputy Chief Special Litigation. Michael C. Rosenblat has been sought out as a speaker and an author. He has made presentations to colleagues as well as co-authored a guidebook for attorneys practicing...
(847) 480-2390 22 W Washington St 15th floor
Chicago, IL 60602
Andrew Weisberg
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(773) 908-9811 20 N Clark Street, Suite 2200
Chicago, IL 60602
Free ConsultationChicago, IL Criminal Law Attorney with 21 years experience
Criminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
University of Missouri - Columbia
Andrew M. Weisberg is a highly successful criminal defense attorney focusing on criminal defense and criminal defense only! When you are charged with a crime, you need a criminal defense lawyer who eats, sleeps and drinks criminal law cases. Don't trust your freedom and future to lawyers who practices in multiple areas of law. It is critical to hire an attorney solely dedicated to the practice of criminal defense.

It is also important to find a criminal defense lawyer with great experience in court. Do not leave serious legal matters to those unfamiliar with the demands of courtroom battle. If...
(847) 807-1075 10024 Skokie Boulevard
Skokie, IL 60077
(773) 908-9811 44 N Michigan Ave
#1200
Chicago, IL 60611
Purav Bhatt
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Chicago, IL Criminal Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(773) 791-9682 1655 S Blue Island
#312
Chicago, IL 60608
Free ConsultationCriminal
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
Being represented by The Law Offices of Purav Bhatt means you are represented by one of the top criminal defense lawyers in Chicago who is well prepared, attentive and here for you. Rest assured that you and your matter will get the individual time and attention you and your matter deserve. As a former Cook County State’s Attorney, Mr. Bhatt has the experience to handle felony and misdemeanor cases, traffic cases and other legal matters as well as an understanding of the prosecution’s goals and objectives. During his time as a prosecutor, Mr. Bhatt successfully tried hundreds of bench...
Brian Polinske
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Edwardsville, IL Criminal Law Attorney with 25 years experience

A former prosecutor, I gained insight into what the government looks at when prosecuting defendants. I have successfully conducted many jury trials (100+). From Murder to Drug Trafficking to DUI I have... Read More »
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Daniel Walsh
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Joliet, IL Criminal Law Lawyer with 13 years experience

I am a life long Will County Resident and former Will County Prosecutor. I was involved in some of the highest profile cases in Will County, including cases that were featured on national television. Read More »
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Matt Fakhoury
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(847) 920-4540 10024 Skokie Blvd.
Suite 210
Skokie, IL 60077
Free ConsultationSkokie, IL Criminal Law Attorney with 12 years experience
Criminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
Saint Louis University School of Law
When you’re facing tough charges, you need a tough lawyer. Matt Fakhoury is an aggressive criminal defense attorney who will put your needs and your rights first! As a former prosecutor, Mr. Fakhoury knows the legal system from an insider's perspective--and that helps you get the results you deserve. Mr. Fakhoury is also an Adjunct Professor at DePaul University, where he teaches law courses in the undergraduate sociology department. With years of experience as a lawyer and professor, Mr. Fakhoury has tried numerous bench and jury trials for his clients with outstanding results. If you were arrested and charged...
(847) 920-4540 1600 Golf Rd.
Suite 1200
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008
(847) 920-4540 1136 S. Delano Court West
Suite B201
Chicago, IL 60605
David J. Winer
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Waukegan, IL Criminal Law Lawyer with 30 years experience
(847) 336-9111 9 N County St #100
Waukegan, IL 60085
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Traffic Tickets
Illinois Institute of Technology
David Winer has been a presence in Lake County for decades specializing in DUI/Traffic & Criminal defense.

It is critical to hire a local lawyer with intimate knowledge of the legal environment as David Winer has been very active as a current member of the Criminal/Traffic Law committee and Chairman of the Lake County Lawyer Referral Service and a past member the Editorial Board & Contributing Author of the Lake County Docket and Chairman of the Juvenile Law Committee.

David has lectured on Secretary of State hearings through Continuing Legal Education seminar at the Lake County Criminal Law Seminar, Probation Dept, College...
(847) 336-9111 9933 Lawler Street
Suite 402
Skokie, IL 60077
Rachel Hernandez
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St. Charles, IL Criminal Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(630) 888-0017 619 W. Main Street
Suite D
St. Charles, IL 60174
Criminal, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Northern Illinois University, College of Law and Western Illinois University
Rachel Hernandez began her career with the Community Crisis Center in 1999 and now serves on their Board of Directors. The center is a not for profit domestic violence shelter and social service agency in Elgin. Rachel has a passion for helping others and community building and attended NIU College of Law committed to pursuing those goals.
After graduating, she served as an assistant state's attorney handling a variety of criminal and civil matters in Boone and Winnebago Counties, with a particular passion for seeking justice for children and victims of violent crimes. As an assistant state's attorney, she managed a...
Jeremy W. Sackett
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Edwardsville, IL Criminal Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(618) 692-8225 315 N. Main St. Suite 1
Edwardsville, IL 62025
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Family and Personal Injury
Southern Illinois University - Carbondale
Jeremy Sackett is a former prosecutor with 10 years of courtroom intensive experience. He now represents clients in matters of criminal defense, personal injury, traffic violations, and DUI's.
Mr. Stephen A Brundage
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Wheaton, IL Criminal Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(630) 260-9647 1749 S Naperville Rd
Suite 105
Wheaton, IL 60189
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Divorce and Traffic Tickets
DePaul College of Law
My law enforcement background as an investigator, instructor, evidence technician and police officer provides a key advantage to clients of my criminal defense practice. I have practiced law in Illinois for 27 years, helping thousands of clients obtain the best possible outcome when facing criminal charges, from DUI and traffic offenses to serious felonies such as drug charges and sex crimes. Our law firm, serving DuPage, Kane, and Cook counties, also offers strong advocacy in divorce, custody and related issues, as well as and personal injury, real estate, and wills and trusts. For experienced, personalized representation in your legal...
Mr. Matthew D. Keenan
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Skokie, IL Criminal Law Attorney with 25 years experience
(847) 568-0160 9239 Gross Point, Suite 202A
Skokie, IL 60077
Criminal, DUI, Education and Traffic Tickets
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
A criminal and school law attorney with over 20 years of experience, I have successfully represented clients all over the Chicago area in criminal, DUI and school law matters. My practice includes DUI, felony, criminal, misdemeanor, homicide, internet crime, retail theft, traffic offenses, cyberstalking, drug or narcotics crimes such as drug possession or drug dealing, weapons violations, domestic battery and juvenile crime. I also represent families involving school cases including residency and academic disciplinary hearings. In addition, I co-authored 5 chapters in Illinois Jurisprudence Criminal Law and Procedure, Vols. 1 and 2 (LexisNexis 2014) including chapters on arrest and...
William Wolf
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Chicago, IL Criminal Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(312) 888-1124 53 West Jackson Blvd. Suite 1515
Chicago, IL 60604
Free ConsultationCriminal, Cannabis Law, DUI and White Collar Crime
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
William Wolf has been a criminal defense lawyer for 25 years. He has an extensive amount of experience handling all kinds of cases ranging from homicide to sex crimes to narcotics.

Mr. Wolf excels in strategic thinking which has helped him serve thousands of people to win at trial or get the best deal possible. He has vast experience in jury trials, bench trials, and motion hearings to protect his clients from overzealous law enforcement and prosecutors.

He has been published in the State of Illinois and nationally on topics including defending homicide cases, cross-examining expert witnesses, and Confrontation Clause...
Warren J. Breslin
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Chicago, IL Criminal Law Attorney with 39 years experience
(312) 321-9070 401 N Wabash Ave
#35F
Chicago, IL 60611
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Traffic Tickets
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
You will not find better representation than through Warren J. Breslin Law Offices. My firm has the experience and acclaimed legal ability to win your case. Very few lawyers and firms stand up to the extensive scrutiny of Martindale-Hubbell to receive the highest AV Rating that allows a listing in the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers.

More than 150 colleagues and judges from multiple Chicago area counties acknowledged my firm’s legal abilities to recommend my firm’s AV Preeminent status. The Martindale-Hubbell 100-year-old directory is where lawyers look for lawyers with the best abilities. You will not find a better attorney to...
Timothy Martin
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Wheaton, IL Criminal Law Attorney with 25 years experience
(630) 480-0604 610 East Roosevelt Road
Suite 200
Wheaton, IL 60187
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Traffic Tickets
The John Marshall Law School
Timothy P. Martin Wheaton, Illinois Managing Partner and Chief Litigator 630-474 -8000 Office 630-480-0692 Fax Email Tim@Timmartinlaw.com Timothy P. Martin, a resident of DuPage County, is a Partner with the LAW OFFICES OF MARTIN & KENT, LLC. Mr. Martin received his Juris Doctorate from the John Marshall Law School, Chicago, Illinois. While in law school, Mr. Martin served as an associate editor of the John Marshall Law Review. His work on the law review lead to a nationally published article in the area of criminal law. In 2009, Tim Martin was elected President of the...
Patrick Nelson
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Wheaton, IL Criminal Law Attorney with 18 years experience
(630) 480-4280 1749 South Naperville Road
Suite 105
Wheaton, IL 60189
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Divorce and Traffic Tickets
The John Marshall Law School
As an experienced litigator with over 18 years of experience, I have extensive experience handling the following types of cases: divorce, child custody, visitation, child support, alimony (maintenance), property division, modification and support enforcement, QDRO's (division of retirement accounts), criminal law, DUI, traffic tickets, juvenile and expungement.

I believe that representing clients is a great responsibility and privilege. I enjoy helping people through a difficult time. I take a personal approach to each client and to each case. Every client that retains me receives personal attention and knows that their interests truly matters to me. You will...
Trent West
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Nokomis, IL Criminal Law Lawyer

Our firm is rooted in Montgomery County with two offices to better serve the area. I handle many cases in the surrounding counties (Macoupin, Bond, Fayette, Christian, and Shelby County) as well. We have... Read More »
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Andrew Weisberg
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Chicago, IL Criminal Law Attorney with 21 years experience

Andrew M. Weisberg is a highly successful criminal defense attorney focusing on criminal defense and criminal defense only! When you are charged with a crime, you need a criminal defense lawyer who eats,... Read More »
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Brian Polinske
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Edwardsville, IL Criminal Law Attorney with 25 years experience
(618) 692-6520 701 N Main St
Edwardsville, IL 62025
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Personal Injury
Saint Louis University School of Law
A former prosecutor, I gained insight into what the government looks at when prosecuting defendants. I have successfully conducted many jury trials (100+). From Murder to Drug Trafficking to DUI I have won my clients cases. Let my 26 years of trial experience work for you. My practice is primarily criminal defense oriented. Madison, St. Clair, Jersey, Macoupin, Monroe, Montgomery, Clinton, Calhoun, Fayette and Bond counties are the counties I concentrate in.

Unlike other attorneys, we don't practice in other areas such as bankruptcy, collections, or small claims. We prefer to concentrate our efforts in...
Jeffrey Ryan Hall
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Peoria, IL Criminal Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(309) 699-4691 316 SW Washington St.
Suite 1A
Peoria, IL 61602
Free ConsultationCriminal, Cannabis Law, DUI and Traffic Tickets
Southern Illinois University - Carbondale
Jeffrey R. Hall has practiced law since 2004, concentrating in the area of Criminal Law, DUI/DWI and Traffic Law. He began working as an Assistant State’s Attorney in Tazewell County, IL. Prior to that service, Mr. Hall worked as an intern/clerk at the venerable law firm of Miller, Hall & Triggs, LLC where he handled matters in Real Estate and Business. As an Assistant State’s Attorney, Mr. Hall prosecuted in the traffic and misdemeanor divisions, as well as the Felony Traffic Division. Mr. Hall gained experience as an aggressive trial attorney winning most of his...
Jeremy Wang
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Wheaton, IL Criminal Law Lawyer
(630) 712-9264 610 E. Roosevelt Road
Suite 200
Wheaton, IL 60187
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
Southern Illinois University - Carbondale
Jeremy Wang of Wheaton, Illinois, is a successful trial-tested criminal, traffic, and DUI defense lawyer. 630-712-9264. Free 20 minute consultations.DuPage County Attorneys is a division of the Wheaton law firm, J. Wang Law, LLC.

When he first started his legal career, Jeremy often heard complaints of the lack of attention clients received from attorneys they have used in the past. These well established lawyers may have been so busy - they did not have the time to give each client the attention that they needed. As a young attorney, this is how Mr. Wang built his law practice over the...
2660 S Cherry Hill Road
A1
Joliet, IL 60433
Stephen Komie
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Chicago, IL Criminal Law Lawyer with 42 years experience
(312) 263-2800 1 N. LaSalle St.
Suite 4200
Chicago, IL 60602
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
National College for DUI Defense at Harvard Law School and DePaul College of Law
Stephen M. Komie is the founder of Komie and Associates, and he has over 40 years of experience successfully representing clients in state, federal, and international trials and appeals. Mr. Komie is best known for high profile cases such as his defense of Sandra Fabiano for child abuse and John Carroccia for murder, which were widely reported in the Illinois media. He has helped numerous clients achieve victory in criminal and civil trials across Illinois and the United States.

Mr. Komie provides his clients with dedicated, tenacious defense against criminal charges, and he has won many landmark decisions, including the 1995...
Dominick R Dolci
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Oakbrook Terrace, IL Criminal Law Lawyer with 28 years experience
(630) 261-9098 17W662 Butterfield Rd
#304
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Divorce and White Collar Crime
The John Marshall Law School
Dominick Dolci is a family law and criminal defense attorney in DuPage County, IL. Dominick acts as the Managing Partner at the Law Offices of Dolci & Weiland, with offices in Oakbrook Terrace, IL and Chicago, IL.
(312) 238-9007 134 N LaSalle St
#1515
Chicago, IL 60602
Juneithaa S Shambee
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Evanston, IL Criminal Law Lawyer with 6 years experience
(773) 741-3602 701 Main Street
Suite 203
Evanston, IL 60202
Criminal, Bankruptcy, Family and IP
Northern Illinois University
A Chicago native, Juneitha Shambee has shown passion and dedication to law since a young age. Working vigorously to make strides in her education, she uses that same tenaciousness to achieve results in every case she touches. She has taken on challenges beyond what many attorneys her age would face, personally and professionally, such as battling large firms in copyright issues and achieving excellent settlements for her clients, and even taking on challenging criminal cases and getting them dismissed in the preliminary stages. Although Juneitha is the first college graduate and professional in her family, she did not let...
Ken Gano Jr
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Charleston, IL Criminal Law Lawyer with 38 years experience
(217) 345-6111 303 6th St
Charleston, IL 61920
Free ConsultationCriminal, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Family
Northern Illinois University
b 1952, Graduate Northern Illinois University, 1980
Charles A. Canning
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Elgin, IL Criminal Law Attorney with 34 years experience
(847) 742-0420 40 N. Airlite
Suite 3
Elgin, IL 60123
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Divorce and Traffic Tickets
University of Illinois College of Law
Attorney Charles Canning has represented clients throughout Kane County and across Northern Illinois for over 30 years. He assists clients with cases in the following practice areas:
S. Janaan Hashim
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Chicago, IL Criminal Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(708) 361-3600 225 W. Washington Blvd
Suite 2200
Chicago, IL 60606
Free ConsultationCriminal and Arbitration & Mediation
DePaul University
Atty. Janaan Hashim focuses her criminal law practice exclusively on expungements and sealing of records and other forms of post-conviction relief.

Since graduating from law school Janaan has always worked in the criminal justice field, first as an Assistant Appellate Defender with the State of Illinois and then in private practice at the trial level until shifting her focus on expugements in 2015.

Janaan volunteers her time and legal expertise at Cabrini Green Legal Aid where she assists pro bono petitioners with both their Expungement and Sealing of Records petitions and court representation when the State objects to their petitions.

Janaan's other...
Tatiana D. Czaplicki
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Chicago, IL Criminal Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(312) 672-9628 5356 W. Diversey Ave
Chicago, IL 60639
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Real Estate and Traffic Tickets
DePaul College of Law and Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Solo practice focusing on criminal law, traffic defense & DUI matters (including Drivers License Suspensions and Driver's License reinstatement hearings in front of the Illinois Secretary of State), municipal court, real estate and, administrative hearings as well as litigation. Practice includes matters heard in the Counties of Cook, Lake, Du Page, and McHenry. Sit as an Arbitrator for the Circuit Court of Cook County as well as serve as a bar attorney for the Chicago Bar Association. In the real estate practice I provide counsel on transactions, closings, sales, and purchases pertaining to residential and commercial real estate. ...
David L. Freidberg
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Chicago, IL Criminal Law Lawyer with 23 years experience

Welcome to the Chicago, Illinois, Law Offices of David L. Freidberg, P.C., a premier Chicago criminal law attorney who knows how the system works and when to negotiate or simply take the gloves off and... Read More »
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Gary W. Wangler
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Belleville, IL Criminal Law Lawyer with 36 years experience

Experienced professional legal representation for criminal defense, drug cases, divorce, child custody and support, adoption, domestic violence, DUI/DWI, lawsuits, trials and appeals. Gary Wangler is an... Read More »
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Donald J Cosley
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Rolling Meadows, IL Criminal Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
(847) 253-3100 1855 Rohlwing Road
Suite D
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
The John Marshall Law School
Donald J. Cosley has practiced law since 1994 and is admitted to practice in Illinois, the U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, and the U.S. Supreme Court. Donald Cosley assisted many clients in divorce and related family law, criminal defense, DUI, traffic violations, and drivers' license reinstatements. He prides himself on his firm's ability to provide aggressive and personable service to clients from all walks of life. Mr. Cosley belongs to several professional associations. He is a member of the Chicago Bar Association, the Illinois State Bar Association, and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers....
William Gaston McLean III
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Chicago, IL Criminal Law Attorney with 6 years experience
(312) 714-5603 401 S LaSalle St.
Ste. #801R
Chicago, IL 60605
Criminal, Family and Immigration
Florida Coastal School of Law
I am a Chicago and Miami lawyer practicing family- and employment-based immigration law, and removal and deportation defense and appeals. I also work with criminal and family law issues as they arise in the context of immigration cases.
(305) 434-0731 932 SW 82nd St.
Miami, FL 33144
Sharon R. Mulyk
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Glen Ellyn, IL Criminal Law Attorney with 18 years experience
(630) 852-1100 45 S. Park Road
Suite 230
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
Criminal, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
The John Marshall Law School
Sharon R. Mulyk is a partner with Mulyk, Laho & Mack, LLC, where her practice is concentrated in family law and collections. Sharon is an active member of the DuPage County Bar Association, where she served as the President from 2012-2013. Sharon has also served, by appointment, as the DCBA Associate Counsel, Chairman of the Family Law Committee Chairman for the Membership Committee, Judiciary Committee, Planning Committee, CLE Committee and has volunteered her time to act as a Judicial Intervention Leader. She is the Past President of the DuPage Association of Women Lawyers and Past President of the DuPage...
Stacey A. McCullough
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Wheaton, IL Criminal Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(630) 665-7300 1737 South Naperville, Rd.
Suite 100
Wheaton, IL 60189
Criminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Juvenile
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Stacey A. McCullough's career has been focused on the successful defense of the criminally accused in DuPage County for over 20 years. She has firmly established her advocacy skills through hundreds of hearings and trials for offenses ranging from traffic violations to felonies. Stacey's experiences and involvement in the legal community have instilled in her the understanding that each case and client she takes on is unique and important. She reviews all circumstances thoroughly and provides clients with explanations of proceedings, potential challenges, and possible outcomes. Clients can be confident Stacey's representation is personal, honest, respectful and dedicated.

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(630) 665-7300 309 Walnut Street
Unit B
St. Charles, IL 60174
Andrew Cherkasky
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Chicago, IL Criminal Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(844) 464-5529 2626 Lakeview Dr., #1408
Chicago, IL 60614
Free ConsultationCriminal and Military
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
I knew I would be a trial lawyer as long as I can remember. I was one of those kids growing up that loved to argue about everything and anything. Parents, teachers, siblings, it didn’t matter — and the truth is, I won most of those fights. Education I attended college at the University of Wisconsin in Madison. My studies were all focused on the necessary course work to later attend law school. During college I was the captain of the mock-trial team that won third in the nation. I majored in political science,...
(844) 464-5529 116 Oasis
Irvine, CA 92620
Michael John Young
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Westchester, IL Criminal Law Attorney with 23 years experience
(708) 410-0090 9842 Roosevelt Road
Westchester, IL 60154
Free ConsultationCriminal and DUI
The John Marshall Law School
I am a DUI and Criminal Defense Attorney. I take pride in my work and work hard to obtain great results.
John P. Houlihan
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Wheaton, IL Criminal Law Attorney with 31 years experience
(630) 933-9220 534 W. Roosevelt Road
Wheaton, IL 60187
Criminal, Bankruptcy and Real Estate
Drake University Law School
Mr. Houlihan was admitted to the State Bar of Illinois in 1986. He is also admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois as a member of the trial bar. He has been admitted to the Capital Litigation Trial Bar of the State of Illinois to represent criminal defendants in death penalty cases. Mr. Houlihan is a member of the DuPage County Bar Association, where he has served as Co-Chairman of the Younger Members Committee (1988-1989); Chairman of the Criminal Law Committee (1990-1991); and Chairman of the Membership Committee (2000-2001). He is...
William K. Gullberg Jr.
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Monmouth, IL Criminal Law Lawyer with 39 years experience
(309) 734-1001 122 W Boston Ave
2nd Floor
Monmouth, IL 61462
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Personal Injury
University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign
Bill Gullberg is an experienced litigator in a range of legal matters. In addition to being licensed to practice law in Illinois, Bill is a member of the National College for DUI Defense, the federal district bar of the Northern and Central Districts of Illinois, and the federal trial bar of the Northern District of Illinois. The difference Bill brings to the case is a passion for representing the rights, freedom, and property of his clients. Experience and professionalism is one thing - experience and professionalism with a true passion and focus for achieving a just and...
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Peoria, IL 61615
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Bettendorf, IA 52722
Morris Anyah
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Chicago, IL Criminal Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(312) 528-9022 53 W Jackson Blvd #1264
Chicago, IL 60604
Criminal, Appeals, Civil Rights and White Collar Crime
University of Dayton School of Law
Morris A. Anyah is a top criminal defense and criminal appeals attorney in Chicago. He is a former Cook County prosecutor and war crimes attorney at The Hague. He is now one of the pre-eminent, “go to” lawyers when people search for a top-notch criminal defense or criminal appeals attorney in Chicago. He recently obtained an acquittal for a defendant charged with six counts of first degree murder, after a jury trial before the Circuit Court of Cook County, and he represented former Liberian president Charles Taylor at his war crimes trial in The Hague. Attorney Anyah is a trial...
Steven R. Roach
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Wheaton, IL Criminal Law Attorney with 20 years experience
(630) 573-8500 1755 S. Naperville Road
Suite # 100
Wheaton, IL 60189
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Personal Injury and Traffic Tickets
DePaul College of Law
The "Law Offices of Steven R. Roach" is a full service criminal defense practice with office locations in Chicago, Schaumburg, and Wheaton, Illinois. We provide tough, experienced, effective representation on behalf of adults and juveniles throughout the greater Chicagoland area, and all surrounding suburbs. We are pleased to offer a free consultation. Our practice areas include, but are not limited to, Personal Injury, Criminal defense, Worker's Compensation, DUI, Traffic, Driver's License Revocation Reinstatement, FOID Firearm Owners Rights Reinstatement. To contact one of our law offices, call 312-421-8820 / 847-685-6000 / 630-573-8500. You may also contact us...
(847) 685-6000 1701 E. Woodfield Road, Suite # 1101
Schaumburg, IL 60173
(773) 545-8849 8501 W Higgins Rd
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Chicago, IL 60631
David S. Olshansky
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Arlington Heights, IL Criminal Law Attorney

Attorney Mohammad (Moe) Ahmad attended Western Michigan University Cooley Law School where he earned a juris doctorate degree with a concentration in litigation. Moe is a former prosecutor of the CCSAO.... Read More »
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Arrested or facing criminal charges?

Criminal law addresses the government's prosecution of individuals who have been accused of committing a crime. Such laws may be federal, state, or local. The prosecution represents the people of a particular jurisdiction, and acts on behalf of the government by bringing a case against an accused. Under the U.S. Constitution, a person accused of a crime may have the right to a criminal defense attorney during interrogations and certain other times before and during a trial.

Whether you are under police investigation, have been arrested, or are facing charges, having an advocate familiar with the criminal justice system.

Most jurisdictions classify crimes as felonies or misdemeanors, with felonies being the more serious offenses with the possibility of more severe sentences. Some criminal lawyers focus on a specific area of criminal defense law, such as white-collar crime, drug offenses, theft crimes, or violent crimes. You should consult with a criminal defense lawyer early on in the process to preserve options, such as diversion programs or plea bargains.

When hiring a criminal defense attorney, you should evaluate the experience and fee structure of the attorney. Some offer a free consultation to discuss your case.


Accomplice liability: If a person aids, assists, or encourages another in the commission of a crime, they are criminally liable as an accomplice to the crime.

Self-defense: The claim that an act otherwise criminal was legally justifiable because it was necessary to protect a person or property from the threat or action of another.