Des Plaines, Illinois Criminal Lawyers

Dena M. Singer
PREMIUM

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 »
10.0Justia Lawyer Rating for Dena M. Singer 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
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
David Mennie
PREMIUM

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 »
10.0Justia Lawyer Rating for David Mennie 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
Steven H Fagan
Claimed Lawyer ProfileSocial Media
(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,...
Richard Salon
Claimed Lawyer Profile
Des Plaines, IL Criminal Law Attorney
(847) 296-1144 960 Rand Rd
Des Plaines, IL 60016
Free ConsultationCriminal and DUI
The John Marshall Law School
Mr Michael D Gerstein
Claimed Lawyer Profile
Des Plaines, IL Criminal Law Attorney with 46 years experience
(847) 296-8818 800 Lee Street
Suite 3
Des Plaines, IL 60016
Criminal, Business, Insurance Claims and Personal Injury
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
Mr. Gerstein concentrates his law practice in the areas of insurance law, workers' compensation, negligence, business disputes and criminal defense. He has over 40 years of trial experience in the above areas of law. He has represented people and companies involved in complex business disputes; people and companies whose insurance claims were denied; people injured on the job or otherwise; and people accused of crimes. He has tried hundreds of cases to either juries, judges or arbitrators. As a result of the complexity of the law today, Mr. Gerstein believes every client matter requires thorough thought, investigation, research...
Des Plaines, IL Criminal Law Lawyer
(847) 635-8200 950 Lee Street Suite 200
Des Plaines, IL 60016
Criminal
Des Plaines, IL Criminal Law Attorney
(847) 934-7444 770 Lee St, Ste 201
Des Plaines, IL 60016
Criminal
Misty J. Cygan
Claimed Lawyer ProfileSocial Media
(800) 825-9260 15 N Northwest Hwy
Park Ridge, IL 60068
Park Ridge, IL Criminal Law Lawyer with 12 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....
John Ioakimidis
Claimed Lawyer ProfileBlawgsearchSocial Media
Chicago, IL Criminal Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(312) 229-5500 8770 W Bryn Mawr Ave
#1300
Chicago, IL 60631
Free ConsultationCriminal, Bankruptcy, Cannabis Law and DUI
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Steven Pick
Claimed Lawyer Profile
Glenview, IL Criminal Law Lawyer with 26 years experience
(312) 593-0901 950 Milwaukee Avenue
Suite 219
Glenview, IL 60025
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Immigration and Traffic Tickets
University of Arkansas - Fayetteville
I have been practicing law since 1992. My practice has been devoted to helping individuals and families through the areas of criminal defense, DUI, and immigration. I have dealt with individuals and families from all walks of life. I have represented doctors, lawyers, union workers, factory workers, corporate business personnel, immigrants, mothers, fathers, children, students, grandparents, athletes, musicians, members of organized street gangs, nurses, sales people, and truckers. I strive to give honest and hard-working legal representation to all clients.

CRIMINAL DEFENSE: I have represented clients charged with drug cases, gun cases, domestic battery,...
Keith Scherer
Claimed Lawyer Profile
Chicago, IL Criminal Law Lawyer
(877) 867-5247 6585 N.Avondale Ave
Suite D
Chicago, IL 60631
Criminal
Mr. Steven Andrew Kozicki
Claimed Lawyer Profile
Park Ridge, IL Criminal Law Lawyer
(847) 686-3111 15 N. Northwest Hwy.
Park Ridge, IL 60068-3339
Criminal
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
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
David J. Winer
Claimed Lawyer ProfileQ&ASocial MediaResponsive Law
(847) 336-9111 9933 Lawler Street
Suite 402
Skokie, IL 60077
Free ConsultationSkokie, 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
Claimed Lawyer ProfileQ&ALII GoldSocial Media
(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...
Matt Fakhoury
Claimed Lawyer ProfileLII GoldSocial Media
(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...
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’...
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...
Larry Davis
Claimed Lawyer ProfileQ&ALII GoldBlawgsearchSocial Media
(847) 390-8500 191 Waukegan Rd
#305
Northfield, IL 60093
Free ConsultationNorthfield, 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...
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.
David L. Freidberg
Claimed Lawyer ProfileQ&ALII GoldBlawgsearchSocial MediaResponsive Law
(312) 560-7100 70 W Madison St
#1450
Chicago, IL 60602
Free ConsultationChicago, 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...
Michael Rosenblat
Claimed Lawyer ProfileLII GoldBlawgsearchSocial Media
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...
Angel M. Traub
Claimed Lawyer ProfileSocial Media
Arlington Heights, IL Criminal Law Attorney with 18 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...
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
Gus Kostopoulos
PREMIUM

Illinois 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 »
View Profile
Martin S. LaScola
Claimed Lawyer ProfileSocial MediaResponsive Law
(773) 655-5544 1317 S. 1st Avenue
Maywood, IL 60153
Free ConsultationMaywood, IL Criminal Law Lawyer with 19 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!!

I provide criminal, DUI, and traffic...
Jason B. Stevens
Claimed Lawyer ProfileLII GoldSocial Media
(847) 902-5665 102 N. Evergreen Avenue
Suite 220
Arlington Heights, IL 60004
Free ConsultationArlington Heights, IL Criminal Law Lawyer with 15 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.
Mrs. Ana M. Mencini
Claimed Lawyer ProfileSocial Media
Itasca, IL Criminal Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(630) 875-1700 550 E. Devon Avenue
Suite 160
Itasca, IL 60143
Criminal, DUI, Immigration and Real Estate
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
Attorney Ana Mendez Mencini is an experienced and knowledgeable immigration attorney with a history of strong advocacy in service to her clients. Herself the daughter of a Colombian immigrant, Ms. Mencini understands the many challenges immigrants face while dealing with immigration matters. She has the knowledge and experience needed to guide clients through the often-difficult immigration process.

Ms. Mencini began her legal career working for the legal content provider, Lexis-Nexis. She then joined the firm of A. Traub & Cadiz where, as a staff attorney, she worked on family law, bankruptcy, landlord-tenant, and real estate cases. At the same time, she...
Scott Anderson
Claimed Lawyer ProfileSocial Media
Arlington Heights, IL Criminal Law Attorney with 33 years experience
(847) 253-3400 750 W. Northwest Hwy
Arlington Heights, IL 60004
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
In private practice, Scott has handled both civil and criminal matters. Since 2002, he has handled criminal defense matters exclusively. He practices in Cook, Lake, McHenry and DuPage counties. He has successfully defended numerous matters ranging from traffic, misdemeanors and DUIs, to the most serious felonies, including property crimes, drug offenses, violent crimes and homicides.
Ian M Barney
Claimed Lawyer ProfileSocial Media
(312) 854-0906 874 Green Bay Road
Suite 320
Winnetka, IL 60093
Free ConsultationWinnetka, IL Criminal Law Attorney with 8 years experience
Criminal, Appeals and Civil Rights
Loyola University Chicago
Ian M. Barney is a founding partner of Barney & Hourihane, LLP and is licensed to practice law by the Supreme Court of Illinois. He has successfully represented clients both at trial and on appeal and has extensive experience representing individuals in a variety of cases. He focuses his practice on criminal appeals and civil rights lawsuits.

He has participated in many cases of note and has argued before the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals and the Illinois Appellate Court. Ian was named a "Rising Star" by Super Lawyers Magazine for the years 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019. No...
Alexander B Blum
Claimed Lawyer ProfileQ&ASocial Media
Evanston, IL Criminal Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(773) 999-2586 900 Chicago Ave
Ste 104
Evanston, IL 60202
Free ConsultationCriminal, Business, DUI and Traffic Tickets
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
I, Alexander Blum, want to be your Attorney. I cherish my Clients, and hope to impart some of my skills and knowledge so that my Clients are able to live a better and more productive life. I have appeared in many of the Courhouses in Illinois and I have a great working relationship with many Prosecutors and State Attorneys. I am very persuasive without being agressive, and I will give it my all to get the best possible result for my Client. Give me a call 773-999-2586 (BLUM)
Carlos H. Davalos
Claimed Lawyer ProfileQ&A
Chicago, IL Criminal Law Lawyer with 6 years experience
(773) 312-0234 2923 N. Milwaukee Ave., Ste. 911
Ste. 911
Chicago, IL 60618
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...
Evan Winer
Claimed Lawyer Profile
Skokie, IL Criminal Law Lawyer with 31 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...
Emilio Moretti
Claimed Lawyer ProfileSocial Media
(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.
Mr. Matthew D. Keenan
Claimed Lawyer ProfileBlawgsearchSocial Media
(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...
Moe Ahmad
PREMIUM

Experienced, Aggressive & Compassionate Criminal Lawyer. Former prosecutor. 24/7

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 »
10.0Justia Lawyer Rating for Moe Ahmad View Profile
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
Margaret M. O'Connell
Claimed Lawyer Profile
Arlington Heights, IL Criminal Law Attorney with 28 years experience
(847) 794-4152 1114 N. Arlington Heights Rd.
Suite 202
Arlington Heights, IL 60004
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
The John Marshall Law School
Margaret M. O'Connell is a Senior Partner at A. Traub & Associates. Margaret practices in all areas of family, criminal, traffic, and expungement law, and is a court-approved Guardian ad litem in DuPage, Kane and Kendall County. Margaret is a graduate of Bradley University 1986 and the John Marshall Law School 1991.

Margaret worked as an Assistant State's Attorney in DuPage County from 1991 to 1996. During her tenure as an Assistant State's Attorney, Margaret prosecuted cases involving domestic violence, child abuse, felonies, and misdemeanors. From 1996 to 2003, Margaret was a Senior Assistant Attorney General. During her tenure as a...
Matthew R Gebhardt
Claimed Lawyer ProfileSocial Media
Northbrook, IL Criminal Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(773) 383-8745 555 Skokie Blvd., Suite 500
Northbrook, IL 60062
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Real Estate
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
Mr. Gebhardt has extensive experience in the fields of criminal, traffic and real estate law. He has worked for the Cook County States Attorneys Office as a prosecutor and has broad experience in all facets of real estate law in Illinois.
Gregory J. Martucci
Claimed Lawyer ProfileSocial Media
Roselle, IL Criminal Law Lawyer with 35 years experience
(630) 980-8333 203 E. Irving Park Rd.
Roselle, IL 60172
Free ConsultationCriminal, Bankruptcy, DUI and Traffic Tickets
The John Marshall Law School
The Law Office of Gregory J. Martucci concentrates primarily in the areas of Bankruptcy (Chapter 7 & 13), Criminal Defense, DUI/Traffic Defense,Personal Injury, Workers' Compensation and Civil Litigation, serving Du Page and Cook Counties, and surrounding communities. When you hire Greg Martucci, you get an experienced lawyer with over 30 years' courtroom experience, a compassionate lawyer who will listen to you, and a responsive lawyer, who will answer your questions - and your phone calls. CALL US TODAY AT 630-980-8333, to schedule your FREE INITIAL OFFICE CONSULTATION. And visit our website: www.martuccilaw.com.
Joel Gould
Claimed Lawyer ProfileLII GoldSocial Media
Chicago, IL Criminal Law Lawyer
(773) 281-8744 5839 W Belmont Ave
Chicago, IL 60634
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
The John Marshall Law School and Rutgers School of Law-Camden
Ms. Lynn Palac
Claimed Lawyer ProfileSocial Media
Rolling Meadows, IL Criminal Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
(847) 404-9311 121 S. Wilke Road
Suite 301
Rolling Meadows, IL 60005
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Domestic Violence
DePaul College of Law
I have been a trial attorney in a courtroom almost daily for 20 years. Having spent 10 years as a prosecutor with the Cook County State's Attorney's Office I have handled cases ranging from DUI to Murder. I have worked in Domestic Violence and with Orders of Protection and followed misdemeanor and felony cases through every stage. I currently have my own practice and help clients with criminal, DUI, traffic, family law, expungements, juvenile, and federal employment discrimination.
Fred Mark Dry
Claimed Lawyer ProfileSocial Media
Northfield, IL Criminal Law Lawyer with 42 years experience
(847) 441-1801 1 Northfield Plaza
#300
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.
Merrill K Davis
Claimed Lawyer ProfileLII GoldBlawgsearchSocial Media
(847) 390-8500 191 Waukegan Rd
#305
Northfield, IL 60093
Free ConsultationNorthfield, IL Criminal Law Lawyer with 4 years experience
Criminal, Cannabis Law, DUI and Traffic Tickets
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
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 University Chicago School of Law where she received the CALI Excellence for the Future Award and the Prosser award for the highest grade in torts. She also served on Loyola University Chicago Law Journal as a Senior Editor. During law school, Ms. Davis gained valuable experience as a law clerk at a personal injury and worker’s compensation firm in Chicago. ...
Donald J Cosley
Claimed Lawyer ProfileSocial Media
Rolling Meadows, IL Criminal Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(847) 253-3100 1855 Rohlwing Road
Suite D
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
The John Marshall Law School
Donald J. Cosley has practiced law since 1994 and is admitted to practice in Illinois, the U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, and the U.S. Supreme Court. Donald Cosley assisted many clients in divorce and related family law, criminal defense, DUI, traffic violations, and drivers' license reinstatements. He prides himself on his firm's ability to provide aggressive and personable service to clients from all walks of life. Mr. Cosley belongs to several professional associations. He is a member of the Chicago Bar Association, the Illinois State Bar Association, and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers....
Steven R. Roach
Claimed Lawyer ProfileBlawgsearchSocial Media
Schaumburg, IL Criminal Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(847) 685-6000 1701 E. Woodfield Road, Suite # 1101
Schaumburg, IL 60173
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Personal Injury and Traffic Tickets
DePaul College of Law
The "Law Offices of Steven R. Roach" is a full service criminal defense practice with office locations in Chicago, Schaumburg, and Wheaton, Illinois. We provide tough, experienced, effective representation on behalf of adults and juveniles throughout the greater Chicagoland area, and all surrounding suburbs. We are pleased to offer a free consultation. Our practice areas include, but are not limited to, Personal Injury, Criminal defense, Worker's Compensation, DUI, Traffic, Driver's License Revocation Reinstatement, FOID Firearm Owners Rights Reinstatement. To contact one of our law offices, call 312-421-8820 / 847-685-6000 / 630-573-8500. You may also contact us...
Sami Ziad Azhari
Claimed Lawyer ProfileSocial Media
Northbrook, IL Criminal Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(847) 655-1702 633 Skokie Blvd
#220
Northbrook, IL 60062
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
Michigan State University
Sami Azhari focuses his practice on criminal defense in state and federal courts. His primary areas of practice include felonies such as drug possession, drug trafficking, assault and battery, weapons charges, and white collar crime, as well as misdemeanors and traffic violations. He has litigated numerous cases in state and federal courts, and has actively participated in all aspects of the litigation and trial process, including taking and defending depositions of lay and expert witnesses, conducting fact and expert discovery, briefing and arguing substantive motions, and conducting bench and jury trials with first chair experience. His...
Michael Rosenblat
PREMIUM

Illinois Criminal Law Lawyer with 34 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 »
View Profile
Brandon K. Davis
PREMIUM

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 »
10.0Justia Lawyer Rating for Brandon K. Davis View Profile
Lawyer Rating
Years of Experience
Language
Fees
Profile Strength
Criminal Lawyers in Nearby CitiesCriminal Lawyers in Nearby Counties

Des Plaines Criminal Legal Aid & Pro Bono Services

First Defense Legal Aid
(800) 529-7374
Chicago, IL


Cabrini Green Legal Aid Clinic
(312) 738-2452
Chicago, 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.