Illinois Criminal Lawyers

Jason B. Stevens
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Arlington Heights, IL Criminal Law Lawyer with 15 years experience

I have specialized in criminal, DUI & traffic defense for over 14 years. During that time period I have assisted clients extensively with felonies, misdemeanors, DUIs, simple traffic matters, CDL protection,... Read More »
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Merrill K Davis
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Northfield, IL Criminal Law Lawyer

Merrill K. Davis is an Attorney at The Davis Law Group, P.C. Ms. Davis received her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a major in Legal Studies. Ms. Davis received her J.D. from Loyola... Read More »
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Rafael J. Guzman
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Gurnee, IL Criminal Law Lawyer with 29 years experience

The John Marshall Law SchoolNew York
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Maria G. Antoniolli
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Winfield, IL Criminal Law Lawyer

Maria G. Antoniolli, or “Gabby,” grew up in DuPage County, attending Hinsdale South High School in Darien. She went on to attend the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and,after graduation, Gabby was hired by... Read More »
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David J. Winer
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(847) 336-9111 9 N County St #100
Waukegan, IL 60085
Free ConsultationWaukegan, IL Criminal Law Lawyer with 31 years experience
Criminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Traffic Tickets
Illinois Institute of Technology
David Winer and the Law Office of Winer & Winer have been a presence in Lake County for many decades specializing in DUI/Traffic & Criminal defense.

It is critical to hire a local lawyer with intimate knowledge of the legal environment. 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 been chosen several times to lecture and teach other lawyers about Criminal,...
Andrew Weisberg
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(773) 694-8129 20 N Clark Street, Suite 2200
Chicago, IL 60602
Free ConsultationChicago, IL Criminal Law Attorney with 22 years experience
Criminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
University of Missouri - Columbia
A+ Rated with the BBB and with well over 100 5-Star reviews online, Andrew M. Weisberg is a highly successful criminal defense attorney. Call Now for a Free and Immediate Consultation at (773) 694-8129. Mr. Weisberg returns most calls within 15 minutes! Don't trust your freedom and future to lawyers who practice in multiple areas of law. It is critical to hire an attorney solely dedicated to the practice of criminal defense. Mr. Weisberg commits 100% of his practice to defending those who have been accused of a crime in Chicagoland. His sole mission is to provide the best representation...
Donald J Ramsell
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(800) 342-5384 128 S County Farm Rd
Wheaton, IL 60187
Free ConsultationWheaton, IL Criminal Law Lawyer with 34 years experience
Criminal, 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.
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 10 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 DUI and criminal 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 criminal law, DUI and traffic cases. His philosophy regarding the practice of law is not only to be his clients’...
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...
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,...
Ronald L. Bell
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Libertyville, IL Criminal Law Lawyer with 39 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.
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...
Matt Fakhoury
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(847) 920-4540 10024 Skokie Blvd.
Suite 210
Skokie, IL 60077
Free ConsultationSkokie, IL Criminal Law Attorney with 13 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...
Mr. Stephen A Brundage
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Wheaton, IL Criminal Law Attorney with 28 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...
Timothy Martin
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Wheaton, IL Criminal Law Attorney with 25 years experience

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... Read More »
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Gus Kostopoulos
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Chicago, IL Criminal Law Lawyer with 20 years experience

Gus Kostopoulos is a former prosecutor with over 18 years experience successfully handling criminal defense matters. Read More »
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Robert M Motta
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Chicago, IL Criminal Law Attorney with 17 years experience
(312) 281-9911 161 N. Clark St
Suite 1600
Chicago, IL 60601
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Divorce and White Collar Crime
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
Robert Motta II is the Managing Partner at Motta & Motta LLC. He concentrates his law practice in criminal defense, DUI, divorce & family law. Robert was named 2014 Top 100 National Trial Lawyer and is known in the legal community for his unparalleled pre-trial and trial strategies.
Patrick J Weiland
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Chicago, IL Criminal Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(312) 238-9007 33 N Dearborn St
Suite 1850
Chicago, IL 60602
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Stockbroker Fraud and White Collar Crime
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
Prior to forming the Law Offices of Dolci & Weiland, Pat worked at DuPage County State’s Attorney’s Office for nearly 10 years, handling all types of felony, misdemeanor and traffic cases. As a misdemeanor Assistant State’s Attorney, Pat was assigned to prosecute over 10,000 Driving while Under the Influence (DUI) cases. During his six years as a Felony Assistant State’s Attorney, Pat handled thousands of felony cases including felony traffic and DUI cases, complex white collar crimes, as well as violent crimes, such as armed robbery, aggravated criminal sexual assault, and first degree murder.
Morris Anyah
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Chicago, IL Criminal Law Attorney with 22 years experience
(312) 528-9022 53 W Jackson Blvd #1264
Chicago, IL 60604
Criminal, Appeals, Personal Injury 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...
Brian Polinske
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Edwardsville, IL Criminal Law Attorney with 26 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...
Purav Bhatt
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Chicago, IL Criminal Law Attorney with 10 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...
Michael Rosenblat
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Northbrook, IL Criminal Law Lawyer with 34 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...
Brandon K. Davis
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(847) 390-8500 191 Waukegan Rd
#305
Northfield, IL 60093
Free ConsultationNorthfield, IL Criminal Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
Criminal, Cannabis Law, DUI and Traffic Tickets
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
Brandon K. Davis is an Attorney at The Davis Law Group, P.C. where he represents clients charged with DUI, criminal and traffic-related offenses. Mr. Davis regularly represents those facing the suspension, revocation or cancellation of their driving privileges. Mr. Davis received his Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a major in Political Science and a minor in Business. Mr. Davis received his J.D. from Chicago-Kent College of Law. Mr. Davis is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association as well as the Chicago Bar Association.
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 26 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...
Omar Khan
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Oakbrook Terrace, IL Criminal Law Lawyer with 4 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.

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David John Shestokas
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BERWYN, IL Criminal Law Attorney with 32 years experience
(312) 451-5550 1933 WISCONSIN AVE
BERWYN, IL 60402-1604
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Real Estate and Traffic Tickets
The John Marshall Law School
Mr. Shestokas earned his B.A. in Political Science from Bradley University in 1975 and his Juris Doctor from The John Marshall Law School, cum laude, in June of 1987. He also studied law at Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland. Mr. Shestokas is the author of Get Your Illinois Suspended License Back. He has appeared in court on cases involving suspended/revoked driver's licenses more than 10,000 times as a prosecutor or a defense attorney. He is the feature writer in the area of Law, Crime & Justice for the online magazine, Suite 101. David J. Shestokas concentrates...
Mr. Gal Pissetzky
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Chicago, IL Criminal Law Attorney with 19 years experience

Gal Pissetzky is a fearless trial lawyer who defends his clients’ rights with vigor and tenacity. Located in Chicago, Mr. Pissetzky has over 18-years of experience handling complex state and federal felony charges in... Read More »
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Gary W. Wangler
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Belleville, IL Criminal Law Lawyer with 37 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 experienced... Read More »
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Patrick Nelson
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Wheaton, IL Criminal Law Attorney with 19 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...
Stacey A. McCullough
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Wheaton, IL Criminal Law Attorney with 25 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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William Wolf
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Chicago, IL Criminal Law Attorney with 25 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...
Carlos H. Davalos
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Villa Park, IL Criminal Law Lawyer with 6 years experience
(773) 312-0234 54 E. St. Charles Road
Villa Park, IL 60181
Criminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
James E. Rogers College of Law, University of Arizona
At The Law Offices of Carlos H. Davalos we concentrate in providing clients with aggressive representation in Felony, Criminal, DUI, and Major Traffic cases. Mr. Davalos's work is recognized nationally and locally as exceptional in the area of Criminal and DUI defense. Attorney Davalos has been recognized by the lawyer ratings organization Super Lawyers as being one of the top tier criminal defenders in the State. Similarly the Top 100 National Trial Lawyers organization has selected Mr. Davalos as being one of the top trial lawyers in the state of Illinois. Mr. Davalos retains membership in the National College...
Sal John Sheikh Esq.
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Chicago, IL Criminal Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(312) 532-8554 542 S. Dearborn Street
Suite 510
Chicago, IL 60605
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Chicago Personal Injury& Cook County Criminal Defense Attorney Sal Sheikh has a well-deserved reputation of excellence in providing smart, sensible, and cost-effective legal solutions to his clients. "I serve a wide range of clientele from all socioeconomic backgrounds. Every client relationship is valued greatly and treated with dignity and respect. Each client benefits from the depth and breadth of my representation." If you would like honest, "real world" solutions to your Chicago Criminal Defense Case or Chicago Personal Injury Claim, contact my office for a consult. My rates are reasonable and I am accessible to my clients.
David L. Freidberg
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Chicago, IL Criminal Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(312) 560-7100 70 W Madison St
#1450
Chicago, IL 60602
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
St. Mary's University School of Law
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 fight it out in court. We pride ourselves on providing our clients the most powerful and aggressive criminal defense available in the Chicagoland area. We handle all criminal cases, including drug offenses, rape, assault and murder. Experienced, Compassionate, Aggressive Criminal Defense If you have been charged with a crime, you want to know your attorney will take a sincere interest in your case...
Misty J. Cygan
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(800) 825-9260 15 N Northwest Hwy
Park Ridge, IL 60068
Park Ridge, IL Criminal Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
Criminal, Business, DUI and Employment
Shepard Broad Law Center, Nova Southeastern University
Misty has worked hard to become an attorney, which was her dream. She earned her two undergraduate degrees while being on active duty in the United States Air Force. She graduated summa cum laude from North Carolina Wesleyan College with dual degrees. During her four years in the military, Misty was responsible for producing a weekly flying and aircraft maintenance schedule for a fleet of 24 F-15 fighter jets. Misty also provided support for Operation Noble Eagle in response to the 9/11 attacks.

At the core of Misty’s practice is her love of the law and her desire to help people....
Mr. Matthew D. Keenan
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(847) 568-0160 9239 Gross Point, Suite 202A
Skokie, IL 60077
Skokie, IL Criminal Law Attorney with 26 years experience
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...
Rachel Hernandez
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St. Charles, IL Criminal Law Attorney with 14 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...
Emilio Moretti
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(312) 861-1084 875 N. Michigan Avenue
Suite 3100
Chicago, IL 60611
Free ConsultationChicago, IL Criminal Law Attorney with 18 years experience
Criminal, DUI and Traffic Tickets
The John Marshall Law School
Mr. Emilio Moretti was raised in the Chicagoland area. He attended The John Marshall Law School in Chicago and upon graduation started his own law practice, focusing primarily on representing individuals in criminal and traffic related matters. As his practice evolved, he has also successfully represented individuals in personal injury and worker’s compensation cases.
Sara Vig
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Springfield, IL Criminal Law Lawyer with 10 years experience

University of Illinois College of Law7th Circuit and Illinois
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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 experience... Read More »
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Kendall D. Hartsfield
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Oakbrook Terrace, IL Criminal Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(312) 345-1700 One Lincoln Centre, 18W140 Butterfield Road
15th Floor
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181
Criminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Traffic Tickets
Thomas M. Cooley Law School
Attorney Kendall D. Hartsfield is a graduate of Western Illinois University, Governors State University, and Thomas M. Cooley Law School, where he received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science, Master of Arts in Political and Justice Studies, and Juris Doctorate, respectively. Mr. Hartsfield’s diverse background ranges from experience representing indigent defendants for the Will County Public Defenders Office, to experience as an educator for the City Colleges of Chicago, for which he taught courses to pre-trial detainees at the Cook County Department of Corrections.

Attorney Kendall D. Hartsfield is admitted to practice throughout the State of Illinois, and is...
Evan Winer
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Waukegan, IL Criminal Law Lawyer with 31 years experience
(847) 336-9111 9 N. County Street
Suite 100
Waukegan, IL 60085
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Traffic Tickets
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
With 30 years of legal experience, Evan Winer is a highly-experienced Lake County defense attorney representing clients in the areas of Criminal, DUI, Traffic, Juvenile and Secretary of State License Reinstatement Hearings. A Graduate With Distinction (Cum Laude) from the University of Iowa and a member of Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s oldest and most prestigious academic honors society, Evan attended Loyola University of Chicago School of Law where he graduated and was admitted to the Illinois Bar in 1988 and the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois in 1989. After working in the civil litigation...
Tina T Tran
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Chicago, IL Criminal Law Lawyer with 3 years experience
(773) 609-3637 208 S. Jefferson St.
Ste. 204
Chicago, IL 60661
Free ConsultationCriminal and Bankruptcy
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Tina T. Tran (known to her close friends as Ty) is a second-generation Vietnamese American. As an ardent social justice advocate, Tina is committed to providing accessible, affordable, and affirming legal support and advocacy to people of all backgrounds and circumstances. She prides herself on giving her clients the fresh start they deserve, whether that be through filing for Bankruptcy, or through the Expungement and Sealing of criminal records. Tina grew up in the California Bay Area, and she learned early on about the wide discrepancies between people of different economic or racial backgrounds and their access to the...
Sharon R. Mulyk
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Glen Ellyn, IL Criminal Law Attorney with 19 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...
Diane M Ainsworth Esq.
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Chicago, IL Criminal Law Lawyer with 31 years experience
(312) 984-0398 203 N. LA SALLE ST.,
Suite 2100
Chicago, IL 60601
Criminal, Appeals, Personal Injury and Probate
Northwestern University School of Law
Attended Noroton School in Darien, Conn,; Graduated from Emma Willard School. Alumnus: Operation Crossroads Africa - Ivory Coast ; Exchange Student to University of Lorraine, France.
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.
Patrick G. King
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East Alton, IL Criminal Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(618) 462-8405 205 West Main Street
East Alton, IL 62024
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Personal Injury and Traffic Tickets
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
The King Law Firm, LLC is a trial practice focused on Personal Injury, Criminal Defense, Traffic & DUI's, and Driver's License Reinstatement. Patrick established his law practice in his hometown of Alton, IL. The firm offers a variety of legal services to individuals, families, public entities, and small businesses. Patrick 's wife - Stephanie - also practices in the areas of Estate Planning, Guardianships, and Probate. Patrick serves the legal interests of his hometown and the greater St. Louis Metropolitan Area. The practice is built on strong professional relationships and clear communications with all clients. The legal process can be...
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 20 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,...
Ken Wang
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Naperville, IL Criminal Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(630) 470-6900 1717 N. Naper Blvd. #200
Naperville, IL 60563
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Family and Traffic Tickets
University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign
Former President of the McDonough County Bar Association, and named as one of the top 40 lawyers under the age of 40 by the American Society of Legal Advocates and the National Trial Lawyers Top 40 under 40. CALI award for excellence winner for trial advocacy. Former First Assistant State's Attorney of the McDonough County Bar Association. Managing Attorney at the Law Office of Ken Wang. Admitted to the Federal Bar of the Northern District of Illinois and the Federal Trial Bar.
Michael J. Brennan
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Orland Park, IL Criminal Law Lawyer with 33 years experience
(708) 460-9300 16521 S. 106th Court
Orland Park, IL 60467
Free ConsultationCriminal, Civil Rights, DUI and Personal Injury
The John Marshall Law School
Michael J. Brennan has been a practicing Personal Injury and Criminal Defense trial lawyer since 1985. He graduated from John Marshall Law School with his Juris Doctorate and was an assistant state’s attorney on behalf of the People of the State of Illinois at the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office. He has had over 30 years of trial experience handling State and Federal Criminal Defense Matters and Personal Injury cases from motor vehicle accidents to workplace injuries. In 1996, he formed his own law firm, Law Offices of Michael J. Brennan, P.C. Michael’s aggressive dedication to...
David Mennie
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Northfield, IL Criminal Law Attorney

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Evan Winer
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Waukegan, IL Criminal Law Lawyer with 31 years experience

With 30 years of legal experience, Evan Winer is a highly-experienced Lake County defense attorney representing clients in the areas of Criminal, DUI, Traffic, Juvenile and Secretary of State License Reinstatement... 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.