Having the best criminal attorney on your case makes a difference, and so does hiring a criminal lawyer who knows the court systems in Cook, DuPage, and Lake counties. Our experience as FORMER PROSECUTORS means that you’ll have access to the best knowledge and education on your side -- an informed, experienced DUI or criminal defense lawyer working for you at every step of the way. Our firm offers that level of professionalism in every matter we represent.
When you're facing a DUI, SUSPENDED LICENSE, MISDEMEANOR or FELONY criminal charge, your case is too important not to get the best, and most expert, legal assistance you can find. We present every defense, every strategy -- every piece of evidence in your favor to fight your case.
Our firm knows that people who are accused of a crime are worried about losing their license, their employment, or even their freedom. We know that when this happens people need quick and clear answers to their legal questions.
Because we take our responsibility very seriously, we are available to you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year -- follow the links here to contact us through the website or call us directly at (773) 383-8745 or (847)239-4703.
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish
Licensed since 1999
Fixed (Always), Free Consultation (30 minutes)
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Matt Gebhardt is an outstanding trial attorney. He has worked as both a prosecutor and a criminal defense attorney. He is a completely honest and trustworthy advocate for his clients. Matt is also highly respected by Judges throughout Cook County. I recommend him without reservation.
Matthew Keenan Criminal Defense Attorney
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
Matt and I were colleagues in the State's Attorney's Office and are now fellow defense attorney's. He has always demonstrated superior trial skills and his knowledge of the law is second to none. Matt is an experienced, aggressive attorney who simply gets results for his clients.
Alexis Johnson Criminal Defense Attorney
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
|IL||Active And Authorized To Practice Law||1999||05/14/2015|
|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Top 100 Trial Lawyers||The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers||2014|
|Top 100 DUI Attorneys in Illinois||The National Advocacy for DUI Defense, LLC (NAFDD)||2014|
|Excellent Attorney Rating||AVVO||2013|
|Top Contributor Criminal Defense 2013||AVVO||2013|
|Excellent Attorney Rating||AVVO||2012|
|Client's Choice Criminal Defense 2012||AVVO||2012|
|Top Contributor Criminal Defense 2012||AVVO||2012|
|President||Law Office of Matthew R Gebhardt, P.C.||2003 - Present|
|Founder||Law Office Of Matthew R Gebhardt, PC||2003 - Present|
|Assistant State's Attorney||Cook County State's Attorney's Office||1999 - 2003|
|Law Clerk||Cook County States' Attorney's Office||1997 - 1999|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|Cook County Bar Association||N/A||2012 - Present|
|Chicago Bar Association, Judicial Evaluation Committee||Investigative Officer||2008 - Present|
|DuPage County Bar Association||N/A||2008 - Present|
|Illinois Real Estate Lawyers Association||N/A||2005 - Present|
|Northwest Suburban Bar Association||N/A||2003 - Present|
|West Suburban Bar Association||N/A||2003 - Present|
|Illinois State Bar Association||N/A||2003 - Present|
|First American Title Insurance Company||Title Agent||2003 - Present|
|Chicago Bar Association||N/A||1999 - Present|
|People of the State of Illinois v. D. C.||Deferred Prosecution / Dismissal Pending|
|People of the State of Illinois v. T.W.||Charges Dismissed|
|People of the State of Illinois v. C. K.||Felony charges reduced to misdemeanor.|
|Reader||Buying or selling a home in Illinois. Do you need an attorney?||2010|
|Chicago-Kent College of Law||Law||Juris Doctorate||1999|
|DePaul University||Political Science||Bachelor||1996|
|First Time Homebuyer Seminar||Chase Bank Northbrook First Time Homebuyer Seminar||2013|
|First Time Homebuyer Seminar||Nationstar Mortgage First Time Homebuyer Seminar||2012|
|Buying Your First Home: What you need to know.||Residential Real Estate||2012|
|Cook County State's Attorney Training||Prosecuting the (a)(2) DUI||2000|