I represent individuals in matters involving criminal defense, traffic defense, and personal injury. I take the time to get to know my clients and attempt to assure their trust and confidence in my services. I handle cases involving Criminal Law, Drug Crimes, DUI, Suspended Licenses, Traffic Violations, White Collar Crime, Personal Injury, Additionally, I have an extensive referral list of Medical Mal-practice and Worker’s Compensation attorneys.
I use my experience, knowledge of the law and familiarity with the court system in order to obtain positive outcomes for my clients. My philosophy of doing business is really quite simple: Treat each client as if they are my sole priority and give each client the personal care and attention sought while diligently working on a successful outcome.
As a former Cook County Assistant State’s Attorney, I worked for several years on high profile cases. I vigorously represent clients through detailed explanations of the legal process and by offering sound and realistic advice. Each client is specifically treated with consideration, dedication and care.
I understand that each client’s case is a sensitive matter and guarantees that it will afford each client the proper attention, dedication and care that each client deserves.
In every matter, I am dedicated to obtaining the best possible outcome for my clients through vigorous representation and sound advice.
Licensed since 2000
Hourly ($250-300/hour), Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Always), Free Consultation (30 minutes)
Deborah and I worked together as prosecutors in the Cook County State's Attorney's Office. She is a hard working professional that fights for for her clients. I endorse this lawyer for any DUI or criminal defense matter.
Paul Serkland Criminal Defense Attorney
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
|IL||Active And Authorized To Practice Law||2000||08/17/2015|
|President||Cohen Law||2007 - Present|
|Litigation Associate||Schain Burney Ross and Citron||2006 - 2007|
|Assistant State's Attorney||Cook County State's Attorney's Office||2000 - 2004|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|Illinois Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Board Member||2011 - Present|
|Cook County Bar Association||N/A||2011 - Present|
|Decalogue Society of Lawyers||N/A||2010 - Present|
|Women's Criminal Defense Bar Association||N/A||2007 - Present|
|Illinois State Bar Association||N/A||N/A|
|Chicago Bar Association||N/A||N/A|
|Northwest Suburban Bar Association||N/A||N/A|
|Chicago-Kent College of Law Illinois Institute of Technology||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2000|
|University of Wisconsin, Madison||Communications||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1996|