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Ted Peter Hammel

Ted Peter Hammel

Practice areas:

DUI / DWI, Criminal Defense, Speeding & Traffic Ticket

About Me

Ted P. Hammel is a Partner at Castle Law, formerly Brumund, Jacobs, Hammel, Davidson & Andreano, LLC.

 In 1985, Mr. Hammel earned his degree in Bachelors of Science from the Marquette University College of Business.  Subsequently, he was employed at the Continental National Bank of Chicago for one year.  During law school, he clerk for the United States Army Judge Advocate Generals Office VII Corp, Munich Germany.  In 1989, he received his Juris Doctor from the John Marshall School of Law in Chicago.  After two years as a Will County Assistant Public Defender, he established Hammel Law Offices, P.C., in Joliet, Illinois.  In 2005, he merged with Brumund & Jacobs, and subsequently worked extensively in the areas of criminal, traffic and DUI offenses.   He is annual instructor at the Will County Bar Association’s seminar regarding to DUI and traffic offenses, and assisted in many prior ISBA seminars. In 2002, He became qualified to administer field sobriety testing in the State of Illinois, and has testified in many Will County Cases regarding the administration of field sobriety testing.  His cases in the area of DUI/Criminal law are:  People v. Madden, 273 Ill.App.3d 114, 652 N.E.2d 480, 3RD  Dist., June 30, 1995;  People v. Allen, 375 Ill.App.3d 810, 873 N.E.2d 30, 3RD Dist., August 07, 2007;  People v. Love, 393 Ill.App.3d 196, 911 N.E.2d 1015, 3rd  Dist., June 03, 2009; People v. Miklos, 393 Ill.App.3d 205, 914 N.E.2d 506, 3rd Dist., July 17, 2009; People v. Garstecki, 234 Ill.2d 430, 917 N.E.2d 465, September 24, 2009; People v. Ziobro, 242 Ill.2d 34, 949 N.E.2d 631, April 21, 2011; People v. Riffice, 392 Ill.App.3d 961, 911 N.E.2d 1244, 3rd Dist., July 08, 2009;  People v. Coners, 374 Ill.App.3d 425, 871 N.E.2d 257, 3rd Dist., June 26, 2007; People v. Donnelly, 327 Ill.App.3d 1101, 765 N.E.2d 496, 3rd  Dist., February 21, 2002; People v. Kazenko, 972 N.E.2d 815, 3rd  Dist., July 02, 2012;  People v. Santovi, 2014 IL App (3d) 130075, --- N.E.3d ----, 2014 WL 2191364, Ill.App. 3 Dist.,2014, May 27, 2014.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 1989

  1. DUI / DWI: 50%
  2. Speeding & Traffic Ticket: 25%
  3. Criminal Defense: 25%


Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

2 total 

  • Anthony Alexander Bruno

    Ted Hammel knows DUI law inside and out. He is an active member of the Illinois State Bar Association where he actively works to shape the future of DUI and traffic law in Illinois. If someone I cared about got a DUI, I would trust Ted to get them the best outcome possible.


    Anthony Bruno Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Sarah Mary Vahey

    Ted is the first person I would recommend to a friend or family member with a criminal issue. He is an expert in his field, and has a true passion for what he does.


    Sarah Vahey Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Brumund Jacobs Hammel & Davidson, LLC

58 E Clinton St Ste 200
Joliet, IL, 60432-4193



ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law198908/17/2015

Professional Misconduct

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Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerCastle Law formerly Brumund Jacobs Hammel Davidson & Andreano, LLC2004 - Present
OwnerHammel Law, PC1989 - 2004


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Will County Bar AssociationWill County Criminal Law committee2013 - Present
Illinois State Bar AssociationTraffic Law Section2011 - Present


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
John Marshall Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1989
Marquette UniversityBusiness AdministrationBS - Bachelor of Science1985