Alden, Illinois Criminal Lawyers

Maria G. Antoniolli
PREMIUM

Get help now! Free consultation, aggressive representation in criminal cases.

I’m an experienced criminal defense lawyer and represent clients in all types of criminal cases throughout Chicago. I will fight for you and your rights and help you through every step of your case. Read More »
View Profile
David L. Freidberg
PREMIUM

Illinois Criminal Law Lawyer with 24 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 fight it out in... Read More »
10.0Justia Lawyer Rating for David L. Freidberg View Profile
David S. Olshansky
PREMIUM

Free Consultation! Aggressive Legal Representation! Strong Track Record!

I am dedicated to representing the accused with skill and experience. I will fight to protect your rights and secure your best interests! Visit my website for more information or call now for a free consultation. Read More »
View Profile
Donald J Ramsell
PREMIUM

Illinois Criminal Law Lawyer with 34 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 existence. In... Read More »
10.0Justia Lawyer Rating for Donald J Ramsell View Profile
John W. Gaffney
Claimed Lawyer ProfileSocial Media
Harvard, IL Criminal Law Attorney with 29 years experience
(815) 943-0900 67 North Ayer Street
Harvard, IL 60033
Criminal, Civil Rights, Education and Immigration
The John Marshall Law School
Mr. Gaffney began his legal career in the prestigious field of clerking for a Federal judge. He went on as an Assistant State’s Attorney to prosecute complex narcotic and gang cases.
Afterwards, he went into private practice in Harvard, Illinois where he serves his clients in the areas of State and Federal criminal defense, school law, second amendment issues, and general litigation.

Mr. Gaffney is especially proud of his record in the areas of expungement, clemency, pardons and sealed records. Utilizing these legal avenues, he has helped countless clients move forward with their lives.
Harvard, IL Criminal Law Lawyer
(815) 943-4929 60 N Ayer St
Harvard, IL 60033
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
Richard Kelly
Claimed Lawyer Profile
Hebron, IL Criminal Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(815) 404-8522 P.O. Box 428
10008 Main St
Hebron, IL 60034
Criminal, Bankruptcy, DUI and Divorce
DePaul College of Law
Evan E Randall
Claimed Lawyer Profile
Woodstock, IL Criminal Law Attorney
(815) 880-4529 666 Russel Court
No. 307
Woodstock, IL 60098
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
Upon receipt of his law degree and accreditation to the practice of law, Mr. Randall quickly became the trusted adviser on multiple large felony cases. His early successes with felony representation earned him high profile cases, defending clients in the realm of predatory criminal sexual assault, drug induced homicide and child pornography.

The Law Offices of Evan E. Randall continues to provide the highest level of criminal defense services to those charged with a crime in the McHenry County area. Whether the charges are misdemeanor domestic battery, assault, or drug induced homicide, each client can expect to have their case handled...
Todd Andrew Benison
Claimed Lawyer Profile
Crystal Lake, IL Criminal Law Lawyer
(847) 899-8788 65 South Virginia Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
Free ConsultationCriminal, Divorce, Family and Foreclosure Defense
The John Marshall Law School
Mr. Benison earned his Juris Doctorate degree from the John Marshall Law School in Chicago. While attending Law School, Mr. Benison achieved the JMLS best oralist award for his participation in the 2L Herzog Moot Court Competition. He was selected for a student externship with the Kane County State’s Attorney’s Office during his final year of law school. Prior to entering Law School, Mr. Benison was in private practice as an accountant, working with local business in Northern Illinois. In his free time, Mr. Benison enjoys spending time with his wife, Erika, and their three children.
Philip Andrew Prossnitz
Claimed Lawyer ProfileResponsive Law
Woodstock, IL Criminal Law Lawyer with 39 years experience
(815) 206-2969 454 West Jackson Street
Woodstock, IL 60098
Criminal, DUI, Juvenile and Personal Injury
Tulane University School of Law
Phil Prossnitz has been practicing law since 1980 and specializes in criminal defense. He was Chief of the Criminal Division in McHenry County, Illinois before going into private practice in Woodstock, Illinois in 2000. He has handled 17 murder cases, thousands of felony drug cases and thousands of other felony, misdemeanor and DUI charges. He offers a free telephone consultation.
Scott W. Brammer
Claimed Lawyer ProfileSocial Media
McHenry, IL Criminal Law Attorney with 26 years experience
(815) 344-4040 5447 Bull Valley Rd
McHenry, IL 60050
Free ConsultationCriminal, Bankruptcy, Real Estate and Traffic Tickets
University of South Dakota School of Law
Scott W. Brammer grew up in Crystal Lake, Illinois. He attended Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, Illinois, where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science. After graduating from the University of South Dakota School of Law in 1992, where he earned his Juris Doctor degree, Mr. Brammer was admitted to practice law in the State of Illinois. That same year, he was also admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. Scott has spent over 18 years as an attorney in McHenry concentrating on family law, residential real...
Richard Van Den Bussche
Claimed Lawyer Profile
Crystal Lake, IL Criminal Law Attorney with 39 years experience
(815) 356-5531 455 Coventry Ln, Suite 107
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
Free ConsultationCriminal, Bankruptcy, Landlord Tenant and Probate
The John Marshall Law School
Peggy Gerkin
Claimed Lawyer Profile
Marengo, IL Criminal Law Lawyer
(815) 923-2107 19333 East Grant Highway
Marengo, IL 60152
Criminal
Joseph Ponitz
Claimed Lawyer Profile
Marengo, IL Criminal Law Lawyer
(815) 923-2107 19333 East Grant Highway
Marengo, IL 60152
Criminal
Larry Davis
PREMIUM

Free Consultation! Effective Representation in Criminal Defense! Call Now!

I am a knowledgeable criminal defense attorney with over 35 years of experience. I am dedicated to obtaining the best possible result for you! Visit my website to see client testimonials or call for a free consultation. Read More »
10.0Justia Lawyer Rating for Larry Davis View Profile
Andrew Weisberg
PREMIUM

Call Now for Immediate Free Consultation. Former Prosecutor. 100+ 5 Star Reviews

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... Read More »
10.0Justia Lawyer Rating for Andrew Weisberg View Profile
Woodstock, IL Criminal Law Lawyer
(815) 338-8810 666 Russel Ct
Woodstock, IL 60098
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
Crystal Lake, IL Criminal Law Attorney with 28 years experience
(815) 459-3120 453 Coventry Ln
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
Criminal, Bankruptcy, Business and Collections
Crystal Lake, IL Criminal Law Attorney
(866) 783-6101 50 Virginia St
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
Criminal, Business and DUI
Woodstock, IL Criminal Law Attorney
138 Cass St
Woodstock, IL 60098
Criminal, DUI and Personal Injury
Crystal Lake, IL Criminal Law Attorney with 34 years experience
(815) 477-7424 137 Crandall Ave
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
Criminal, Agricultural, Arbitration & Mediation and Business
Crystal Lake, IL Criminal Law Attorney
(815) 459-9081 101 N Virginia St
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
Crystal Lake, IL Criminal Law Attorney
(815) 459-5152 1 N Virginia St
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
Criminal, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
Crystal Lake, IL Criminal Law Lawyer with 27 years experience
(815) 322-9181 550 W Woodstock St
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
Criminal, Divorce, Family and Juvenile
Texas Tech University School of Law
Crystal Lake, IL Criminal Law Attorney
(815) 455-1733 75 E Crystal Lake Ave
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
Crystal Lake, IL Criminal Law Attorney
4 E Terra Cotta Ave
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
Criminal, Bankruptcy, Business and DUI
James G. Dimeas
PREMIUM

Free Consultation! Experienced & Effective Criminal Defense Attorney! Call Now!

I provide skilled and strategic criminal defense representation. I have over 25 years of experience fighting for the rights of the criminally accused. Visit my website for information or call for a free consultation. Read More »
10.0Justia Lawyer Rating for James G. Dimeas View Profile
Jason B. Stevens
PREMIUM

Illinois 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 »
10.0Justia Lawyer Rating for Jason B. Stevens View Profile
Fox Lake, IL Criminal Law Attorney
(847) 587-2551 209 N. West St.
Fox Lake, IL 60020
Criminal
Woodstock, IL Criminal Law Lawyer
(815) 337-7700 101 S Benton St
Woodstock, IL 60098
Criminal, Business, DUI and Divorce
Donald J Ramsell
Claimed Lawyer ProfileQ&ALII GoldSocial Media
(800) 342-5384 12 S. Riverside
Ste 2-I
St. Charles, IL 60174
Free ConsultationSt. Charles, 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.
Andrew Weisberg
Claimed Lawyer ProfileQ&ALII GoldSocial Media
(773) 694-8129 10024 Skokie Boulevard
Skokie, IL 60077
Free ConsultationSkokie, 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...
Robert M Motta
Claimed Lawyer ProfileQ&ASocial Media
Aurora, IL Criminal Law Attorney with 17 years experience
(630) 844-2766 1700 N. Farnsworth Ave
Suite 12
Aurora, IL 60505
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.
Mr. Stephen A Brundage
Claimed Lawyer ProfileQ&ASocial Media
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...
David J. Winer
Claimed Lawyer ProfileQ&ASocial MediaResponsive Law
(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,...
Ronald L. Bell
Claimed Lawyer ProfileSocial Media
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.
David L. Freidberg
Claimed Lawyer ProfileQ&ALII GoldBlawgsearchSocial MediaResponsive Law
(847) 674-5400 5250 Old Orchard Rd
#300
Skokie, IL 60077
Free ConsultationSkokie, IL Criminal Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
Criminal, 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 and do...
Brandon K. Davis
Claimed Lawyer ProfileQ&ALII GoldBlawgsearchSocial Media
(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.
Merrill K Davis
PREMIUM

Free Consultation! Skilled and Effective Illinois Lawyer! Call Now for Help!

I provide knowledgeable and determined legal representation to fight criminal charges. I will aggressively defend you to ensure the best possible result! Visit my website for testimonials. Call for a free consultation. Read More »
10.0Justia Lawyer Rating for Merrill K Davis View Profile
Joel Gould
PREMIUM

Illinois Criminal Law Lawyer

The John Marshall Law School and Rutgers School of Law-CamdenIllinois
View Profile
Matt Fakhoury
Claimed Lawyer ProfileLII GoldSocial Media
(847) 920-4540 1600 Golf Rd.
Suite 1200
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008
Free ConsultationRolling Meadows, 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...
Michael Rosenblat
Claimed Lawyer ProfileLII GoldBlawgsearchSocial Media
Chicago, IL Criminal Law Lawyer with 34 years experience
(847) 480-2390 22 W Washington St 15th floor
Chicago, IL 60602
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...
Stacey A. McCullough
Claimed Lawyer ProfileSocial Media
St. Charles, IL Criminal Law Attorney with 25 years experience
(630) 665-7300 309 Walnut Street
Unit B
St. Charles, IL 60174
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.

BAR ADMISSIONS

State of...
Patrick Nelson
Claimed Lawyer ProfileSocial Media
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...
Timothy Martin
Claimed Lawyer ProfileSocial Media
Wheaton, IL Criminal Law Attorney with 26 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...
Cary Dohman
Claimed Lawyer ProfileSocial MediaResponsive Law
(847) 359-4005 1813 Hicks Road
Suite B
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008
Free ConsultationRolling Meadows, IL Criminal Law Attorney with 4 years experience
Criminal, DUI and Traffic Tickets
The John Marshall Law School
Cary is an aggressive and experienced DUI Defense attorney who was selected as one of the “10 Best DUI/DWI Attorneys” in Illinois by the American Institute of DUI/DWI Attorneys in both 2017 and 2018. He was also recognized by SuperLawyers in the field of DUI (2017, 2018 & 2019), a designation given to just 2.5% of attorneys in Illinois. Additionally, Cary was selected as a “Top 10 Criminal Defense Attorney Under 40” by the National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys.

Cary graduated cum laude from The John Marshall Law School after majoring in journalism & history at the University of...
Evan Winer
Claimed Lawyer Profile
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...
James G. Dimeas
Claimed Lawyer ProfileQ&ALII GoldBlawgsearchSocial Media
(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
-Over 26 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...
Charles A. Canning
Claimed Lawyer ProfileSocial Media
Elgin, IL Criminal Law Attorney with 35 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:
Moe Ahmad
Claimed Lawyer ProfileLII GoldSocial Media
(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’...
Gbenga Longe
PREMIUM

Illinois Criminal Law Attorney

Attorney Gbenga Longe brings an excellent record of effective and aggressive representation. No matter the issue, she will fight for her clients and ensure that their rights are protected. As a former prosecutor, Gbenga... Read More »
10.0Justia Lawyer Rating for Gbenga Longe View Profile
John S. Fotopoulos
PREMIUM

Get help now! Aggressive representation in criminal cases.

I’m an experienced Chicago criminal defense lawyer and represent clients in all types of criminal cases. I provide personal attention, thoughtful guidance, and will fight to protect your rights throughout your case. Read More »
View Profile
Lawyer Rating
Years of Experience
Language
Fees
Profile Strength
Criminal Lawyers in Nearby CitiesCriminal Lawyers in Nearby Counties

Alden Criminal Legal Aid & Pro Bono Services

Prairie State Legal Services, Inc.
(815) 344-9113
McHenry, IL

Show More

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.