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Ms. Magaña is a partner with the Law Offices of Donahue, Sowa and Magana.  She has been associated with the firm since March of 1995.  She specializes in criminal defense, including traffic, misdemeanor, and felony offenses. Additionally, she represents individuals in formal and informal hearings before the Secretary of State’s Office.  Ms. Magaña is bilingual and has extensive experience in appellate practice.  



Languages spoken: Spanish, French

Practice areas


  1. DUI & DWI: 20%
  2. Appeals: 20%
  3. Juvenile: 20%
  4. Speeding & Traffic Ticket: 20%
  5. Criminal Defense: 20%


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Vincent Fitzgerald Cornelius

    I endorse Patricia Magana. Pattie is Smart, diligent and concerned about her clients. She is very respected in the courtroom.


    Vincent Cornelius Criminal Defense Attorney
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  • Ana Maria Mencini

    I have referred a number of clients to her and she has done a wonderful job of defending them.


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Contact info

Donahue, Sowa & Magana

240 W. River Drive
St. Charles, IL, 60134

Donahue, Sowa & Magana

1555 Bond Street
Suite 103
Naperville, IL, 60563



ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law200111/12/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerDonahue, Sowa & Magana1995 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
DuPage County Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationPresident2013 - 2013
DuPage County Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationPresident2012 - 2012
Kane County Bar AssociationMember2001 - Present
Hispanic Lawyers Association of IllinoisMember2001 - Present
DuPage County Bar AssociationMember2001 - Present
Illinois State Bar AssociationMember2001 - Present
DuPage Association of Women LawyersMember2001 - Present
DuPage County Criminal Defense Lawyer AssociationMember2001 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Northern Illinois University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1996
Western Illinois UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1993