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Shelby Prusak

Shelby Prusak

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense

About Me

The Prusak Law Group handles all criminal matters ranging from simple traffic, DUI, and misdemeanor cases to all felony cases including weapons charges, complex narcotics, armed robbery, attempted murder, kidnapping, sexual assault, and murder. 


Ms. Prusak has been a criminal defense attorney for over twenty years.  Her early years were spent on the Homicide Task Force at the Public Defender's Office.  There she defended over twenty-five murder cases, many resulting in verdicts of not guilty or guilty of a lesser crime.  She has defended hundreds of misdemeanor and felony cases, many of which have been dismissed in her client's favor at the pre-trial stage.


In addition to her work, Ms. Prusak has spent many years with the Illinois State Defender's Office training new attorneys statewide.  She has also been an adjunct professor teaching trial advocacy at the College of Law at DePaul University.  She has recently finished a two year term as a Visiting Assistant Clinical Professor of Law, during which she directed the Misdemeanor Clinic.  There she taught third year law students, using real cases, how to defend a sucecssful case from start to finish.


Ms. Prusak is available for free legal consultation.  She can be contacted twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, at her business phone number.  Pricing and fees depend on the case.  Her fees are reasonable and monthly payment plans are always available.

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Licensed since 1984

  1. Criminal Defense: 100%

Attorney Endorsements

2 total

  • Edward David Johnson

    I was lucky enough to experience Ms. Prusak in action during a complex attempt murder trial. Ms. Prusak’s criminal defense experience and knowledge was unmatched. As a result, I endorse this lawyer.

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    Edward Johnson Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Christopher Daniel Leroi

    I endorse this lawyer. As a former judge, magistrate and prosecutor over the past 24 years, I can tell you that she is an exemplary attorney. I would recommend anyone and everyone for her services. There is no better decision that you could make.

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    Christopher Leroi Mediation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Suite 102 1021 W. Adams
Chicago, IL, 60607-2935

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law198405/14/2015

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Chicago-Kent College of Law Illinois Institute of TechnologyLawJD - Juris Doctor1984
Syracuse UniversityAdvertising & PsychologyBA - Bachelor of Arts1981