Cook County Criminal Lawyers

Compare 609 top rated Illinois attorneys serving Cook County.
Jonathan Bedi
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Award winning, experienced criminal defense attorney. Free consultation!

I am a skilled criminal defense attorney, ready to help you navigate the criminal justice system through every stage of your case! I am committed to representing clients in state, federal, and white collar crime cases. Read More »
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Moe Ahmad
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Experienced, Aggressive & Compassionate Criminal Lawyer. Former prosecutor. 24/7

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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 »
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Andrew Weisberg
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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 »
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David Mennie
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Free Consultation! Former Prosecutor! Exceptional Criminal Defense Attorney!

I am a powerful defense attorney with unique insight into the criminal justice system. I will fight to protect your interests and rights! Visit my website to see client testimonials. Call for a free consultation. Read More »
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Brandon K. Davis
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Professional and knowledgeable Criminal Defense attorney. Free consultation.

Attorney Brandon Davis has defended hundreds of clients charged with criminal offenses throughout the Chicagoland area. Our firm provides high-quality misdemeanor and felony criminal defense. Contact us today. Read More »
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David L. Freidberg
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(312) 560-7100 70 W Madison St
#1450
Chicago, IL 60602
Free ConsultationCook County, IL Criminal Law Lawyer with 25 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...
Moe Ahmad
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405 North Wabash Ave
Chicago, IL 60611
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatCook County, IL Criminal Law Attorney with 11 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’...
David J. Winer
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(847) 336-9111 9933 Lawler Street
Suite 402
Skokie, IL 60077
Free ConsultationCook County, IL Criminal Law Lawyer with 32 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 over 30 years specializing in DUI/Traffic & Criminal defense and Secretary of Stae hearings.

It is critical to hire a local lawyer with intimate knowledge of the legal environment. David Winer has been very active as a 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...
Michael Rosenblat
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Cook County, IL Criminal Law Lawyer with 35 years experience
(847) 480-2390 707 Skokie Blvd
#600
Northbrook, IL 60062
Offers Video ChatCriminal, 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...
Dominick R Dolci
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Cook County, IL Criminal Law Lawyer with 29 years experience
(312) 238-9007 134 N LaSalle St
#1515
Chicago, IL 60602
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Juvenile 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.
Andrew Weisberg
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(773) 694-8129 20 N Clark Street, Suite 2200
Chicago, IL 60602
Free ConsultationCook County, IL Criminal Law Attorney with 23 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...
Vadim Glozman
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Cook County, IL Criminal Law Attorney with 6 years experience
(312) 757-2314 53 West Jackson Blvd. Ste 1410B
Chicago, IL 60604
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and White Collar Crime
University of Illinois College of Law
Don’t wade through page after page of criminal defense attorneys when you’re in need of legal representation--when you’re looking for a lawyer you can count on, Vadim A. Glozman is one of the best choices you can make.

Mr. Glozman represents many different types of case law, including but not limited to crimes like mail fraud, bank fraud, public corruption charges, weapons crimes, drug crimes, white-collar crimes, and conspiracy charges. He is more interested in representing people than he is in targeting specific kinds of criminal defense, and he brings his specialized approach to every case that he takes on.

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Matt Fakhoury
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(847) 920-4540 1136 S. Delano Court West
Suite B201
Chicago, IL 60605
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatCook County, IL Criminal Law Attorney with 14 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...
John S. Fotopoulos
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(708) 942-8400 14496 John Humphrey Dr
Orland Park, IL 60462
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatCook County, IL Criminal Law Attorney with 20 years experience
Criminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Personal Injury
John Marshall Law School
John S. Fotopoulos, former Cook County judge serving at the Daley Center in Chicago, established his law firm on two simple firm principals: to have competitive rates allowing everyone to afford the advice they need and to have legal counsel that is always available for clients.

John takes immense pride in his work, fulfilling a great deal of credits in continuing education seminars to ensure compliance and competency. In addition, his countless hours of legal research ensures that he stays ahead of the competition and is fully educated to take care of clients' legal needs. John's practice ensures that you are...
Larry Davis
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(312) 736-2052 420 W Huron St
#212
Chicago, IL 60654
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatCook County, IL Criminal Law Lawyer with 43 years experience
Criminal, 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...
John S. Fotopoulos
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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 »
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Michael Rosenblat
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Cook County, IL Criminal Law Lawyer with 35 years experience

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,... Read More »
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Tina T Tran
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Cook County, IL Criminal Law Lawyer with 4 years experience
(773) 609-3637 208 S. Jefferson St.
Ste. 204
Chicago, IL 60661
Criminal 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...
William Wolf
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Cook County, IL Criminal Law Attorney with 26 years experience
(312) 888-1124 35 East Wacker Drive, Suite 1980
Chicago, IL 60601
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...
Brandon K. Davis
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(312) 736-2052 420 W Huron St
#212
Chicago, IL 60654
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatCook County, IL Criminal Law Lawyer with 10 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.
Morris Anyah
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Cook County, IL Criminal Law Attorney with 23 years experience
(312) 528-9022 53 W Jackson Blvd #1260
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...
Robert M Motta
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Cook County, IL Criminal Law Attorney with 18 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.
Warren J. Breslin
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Cook County, IL Criminal Law Attorney with 41 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...
Martin S. LaScola
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(773) 655-5544 1317 S. 1st Avenue
Maywood, IL 60153
Free ConsultationCook County, IL Criminal Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
Criminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
The John Marshall Law School
Martin began his career as an Assistant State's Attorney and prosecuted a tremendous number of cases in just shy of 5 years spent in the Cook County State's Attorney's Office. In 2004, Martin entered private practice and now has spent over 15 years defending cases in Cook, Lake, DuPage, Kane and McHenry counties. Armed with trial experience and aggressive negotiating skills, Martin will accomplish the legal goals you seek. Call today 773-655-5544 and you will speak to me directly - no secretary, no answering service - you get to the Attorney directly!!

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Jason B. Stevens
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(847) 902-5665 102 N. Evergreen Avenue
Suite 220
Arlington Heights, IL 60004
Free ConsultationCook County, IL Criminal Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
Criminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
The John Marshall Law School
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, driver's license reinstatement, and expungements.

I take pride in my Courtroom skills and long list of satisfied clients. My goal in each case I accept is to achieve the objective of my client. I return phone calls promptly and always give an honest straightforward assessment of each case no matter how big or small.

I offer a free no obligation consultation.
S. Janaan Hashim
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Cook County, IL Criminal Law Attorney with 14 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.

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Stavri Vako
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Cook County, IL Criminal Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(847) 429-8811 4811 EMERSON AVE
SUITE 110
PALATINE, IL 60067
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatCriminal, DUI, Immigration and Traffic Tickets
Southern Illinois University - Carbondale
After graduating with honors from DePaul University in 2009, Mr. Vako attended Southern Illinois University School of Law in Carbondale. There, his constant pursuit of excellence allowed him to succeed academically, as well as compete as a member of the Moot Court Board in various advocacy tournaments around the country. His moot court team won best brief two years in a row. These experiences helped Mr. Vako develop a casual yet effective style of courtroom advocacy and demeanor; one that has helped him throughout his career. His compassionate approach and willingness to work with opposing counsel, and against them when...
Joel Gould
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Cook County, IL Criminal Law Lawyer

The John Marshall Law School and Rutgers School of Law-CamdenIllinois
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James G. Dimeas
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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 »
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Steven H Fagan
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(847) 635-8200 950 Lee St
Ste 200
Des Plaines, IL 60016
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatCook County, IL Criminal Law Lawyer with 21 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,...
Mr. Matthew D. Keenan
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(847) 568-0160 9239 Gross Point, Suite 202A
Skokie, IL 60077
Cook County, IL Criminal Law Attorney with 27 years experience
Criminal, DUI, Education and Traffic Tickets
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
A criminal and school law attorney with over 25 years experience, I have successfully represented clients all over the Chicago area in criminal, DUI and school law matters. My practice includes DUI, DCFS appeals, 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 can assist offenders in petitioning for pardons or commutations of sentences. I also represent families and teachers involving school cases including residency, academic disciplinary hearings and teacher termination matters. In addition, I co-authored 5 chapters...
James G. Dimeas
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(847) 807-7405 120 W Golf Road
Suite 110
Schaumburg, IL 60195
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatCook County, IL Criminal Law Attorney with 27 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...
Cary Dohman
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(847) 359-4005 1813 Hicks Road
Suite B
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatCook County, IL Criminal Law Attorney with 5 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...
Andrew Cherkasky
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Cook County, IL Criminal Law Attorney with 14 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,...
Michael John Young
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Cook County, IL Criminal Law Attorney with 25 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.
Stephen Komie
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Cook County, IL Criminal Law Lawyer with 43 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...
David John Shestokas
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Cook County, IL Criminal Law Attorney with 33 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...
Daniel Joseph Conidi
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Cook County, IL Criminal Law Lawyer with 8 years experience
(708) 366-9900 200 E. Randolph, Suite 5100
Suite: 5100
Chicago, IL 60601
Free ConsultationCriminal and Immigration
MId Atlantic School of Law
I worked as Senior Special Agent Criminal Investigator for the US Department of Homeland Security and the US Department of Justice for over 26 years. As a Special Agent I worked in all aspects of the immigration mission both criminally and administratively. After leaving the US Government I was a founding partner of Alliant Law Group, LLC and currently oversee the business and operation of the firm. At Alliant, we emphasize client service in every matter, including the importance of attorney/staff accessibility, and client understanding regardless of their primary language. With the firm, I strive to provide...
Patrick J Weiland
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Cook County, IL Criminal Law Lawyer with 23 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.
Matt Fakhoury
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We've helped hundreds of clients in the Chicago area with misdemeanor and felony charges, and we may be able to help you, too. We'll develop an aggressive defense strategy that gets you the best possible outcome. Read More »
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Donald J Ramsell
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Illinois Criminal Law Lawyer with 35 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 »
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Purav Bhatt
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Cook County, IL Criminal Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(773) 791-9682 1655 S Blue Island
#312
Chicago, IL 60608
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatCriminal
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...
Mr. Gal Pissetzky
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Cook County, IL Criminal Law Attorney with 20 years experience
(312) 883-9466 35 E. Wacker Dr
Suite 1980
Chicago, IL 60601
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatCriminal, Appeals and White Collar Crime
The John Marshall Law School and University of Illinois - Chicago
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 Illinois and throughout the country. He has successfully defended clients accused of white collar crimes, murder and attempted murder, sex offenses, and drug crimes. Mr. Pissetzky also represents his clients on appeal, and he has argued before the Illinois Supreme Court and numerous federal appellate courts.

Mr. Pissetzky has dedicated his practice to aggressively protecting his clients and their future, and his...
Evan Winer
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Cook County, IL Criminal Law Lawyer with 32 years experience
(847) 336-9111 9333 Lawler Avenue
Suite 402
Skokie, IL 60077
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...
Diane M Ainsworth Esq.
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Cook County, IL Criminal Law Lawyer with 32 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.
Angel M. Traub
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Cook County, IL Criminal Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(847) 749-4182 1114 N. Arlington Heights Rd.
Suite 202
Arlington Heights, IL 60004
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Traffic Tickets
John Marshall Law School, Chicago, IL
Angel M. Traub is a civil litigation attorney & principal owner of A. Traub & Assoc.. She graduated in 98 from NIU with her B.A. & was awarded the Outstanding Woman Student Award & Outstanding Communication Major Award in 98. Angel graduated from The John Marshall Law School with a J.D. In 01 where She was selected as a John Marshall Distinguished Scholar & was a member of the Order of John Marshall, Honorary Scholarship Society. She was admitted to practice in the State of Illinois & the Northern District of Illinois in 2001. Angel is trained & certified...
Sal John Sheikh Esq.
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Cook County, IL Criminal Law Attorney with 11 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.
Vincent C Mancini
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Cook County, IL Criminal Law Attorney with 22 years experience
(708) 639-4320 1022 S. LaGrange Road
LaGrange, IL 60525
Criminal, Appeals, DUI and White Collar Crime
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
With over 20 years of legal experience, Vince provides his clients with a wide-ranging skill set for solving most legal problems. For many years Vince's practice focused on both trial work and appellate litigation handling a diverse array of cases, including criminal matters, personal injury and property damage claims, non-compete/non-solicitation disputes, business dissolution and accounting actions, probate and guardianship cases, discrimination and civil rights claims, construction defect, mechanic’s lien and breach of contract claims, UCC, banking and foreclosure matters, and municipal zoning hearings. Vince has conducted hundreds of trials, evidentiary hearings, and arbitrations/mediations, and prepared and argued dozens of appeals...
Fred Mark Dry
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Cook County, IL Criminal Law Lawyer with 43 years experience
(847) 441-1801 1 Northfield Plaza
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Northfield, IL 60093
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Traffic Tickets
John Marshall Law School
I look for ways to win your case! My practice is for people who want the best chance to win. I began practicing as a student lawyer when the Illinois Supreme Court gave me a special license when I started my last year of law school.
Justin Schwartz
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Cook County, IL Criminal Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
(847) 687-5477 1723 W. Devon Ave
No. 607882
Chicago, IL 60660
Free ConsultationCriminal, Civil Rights, Employment and Personal Injury
Ohio State University - Columbus
“Justice for all” is my philosophy. I have worked as a big firm lawyer, law professor, and judicial law clerk on the Chicago federal trial and appeals courts. I have been a lawyer since 1999. I also have a PhD from Michigan and advanced degrees from Cambridge and Princeton, as well as my J.D. (summa) from Ohio State Law. I think ordinary people, under-served populations, and small businesses deserve the quality of representation, at a reasonable price, that I gave my former corporate clients. That's why I started the Law Office of Justin Schwartz. A police officer in a...
Steven H. Mevorah
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(630) 932-9100 https://workers-compensation.mevorahlaw.com/
105 W. Madison Street, Suite 2200
Chicago, IL 60602
Free ConsultationCook County, IL Criminal Law Lawyer with 41 years experience
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
Northern Illinois University
Steven H. Mevorah is the founder of Mevorah Law Offices LLC and began his practice in 1979. Mr. Mevorah brings significant experience to bear in achieving positive results for his clients. With offices in Lombard, Bloomingdale, Chicago, Joliet, and St. Charles, Mr. Mevorah makes his practice accessible to all of those in need throughout the Chicagoland area and surrounding counties. Since the firm's inception, Mr. Mevorah has been committed to building a practice made up of attorneys who share his vision and dedication to offering clients the best legal advice and advocacy combined with unparalleled service. Taking an aggressive...
Mr. Gal Pissetzky
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Cook County, IL Criminal Law Attorney with 20 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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Maria G. Antoniolli
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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 »
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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.

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