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At Donahue, Sowa & Magana, we are one of the oldest law firms in Illinois dedicated to criminal defense. Our criminal defense attorneys provide representation in all Illinois felonies and misdemeanors, including homicide, white-collar crime, and criminal appeals. Our lawyers have tried cases before every level of Illinois trial court, and have a track record of success.

We hold ourselves to the highest professional and ethical standards, and treat all of our clients with respect. The attorneys at Donahue, Sowa & Magana have the capacity, experience, and resources to handle even the most complex cases.

Contact an Experienced Criminal Defense Attorney

If you are in need of a criminal defense lawyer in northern Illinois, contact Donahue, Sowa & Magana at either our Lisle or Geneva office.


Languages spoken: English, Russian

Practice areas


  1. Speeding & Traffic Ticket: 20%
  2. Criminal Defense: 20%
  3. Federal Crime: 20%
  4. White Collar Crime: 20%
  5. DUI & DWI: 20%



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Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Glenn. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


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  • Teresa Ann Mcadams

    I endorse this lawyer. I have referred many clients to Glenn's firm and they have always been satisfied. He is a seasoned and smart litigator who is very capable of handling complicated felony matters.


    Teresa Mcadams Family Attorney
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Contact info

Donahue, Sowa and Magana

1555 Bond Street
Suite 103
Naperville, IL, 60563-0138



ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law198311/12/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
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BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerDonahue, Sowa & Magana1986 - Present
N/ADuPage County State's Attorney's Office1983 - 1985
State Police, Special AgentIllinois Bureau of Investigation, State Police, Special Agent,1971 - 1983
Association namePosition nameDuration
DuPage County Bar AssociationMember1983 - Present
Kane County Bar AssociationMember1983 - Present
Illinois State Bar AssociationMember1983 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Northern Illinois University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1983
Northern Illinois University College of LawN/AMS - Master of Science1974
Northern Illinois UniversityN/ABS - Bachelor of Science1971