Posted by Cathy
I like to go out to dinner with friends and drink wine and it puts me just over enough to get a DUI. But, a DUI is a DUI and this was my 3rd one in 7 years. I got it in the worst county, with the worst possible judge. I was looking at 7 years of prison and it was hopeless. I am so glad I found James Lefante. He took care of everything. I didn't have to do a thing except show up. He got the entire thing thrown out of court on a tiny technicality. He is amazing. Do not hesitate to call him. He is worth every penny.
Posted by Oliva
In our personal experience, Attorney James LeFante is a top of the line lawyer. He was very trustworthy, knowledgeable and kept us informed of the status of our case. He was able to settle our personal injury claim fairly. He was compassionate, patient and could relate to our situation during the term of settling the case.
He was very resourceful, intelligent, honest and accurate in his judgement. We would highly recommend him as a personal injury lawyer.
Posted by Teresa
I had the Pleasure of Meeting Mr. LeFante' and his hard working staff. They always treated me with Respect either on the phone or in Person. They also made me feel Like a Person and not a statistic. If I ever need another Attorney I will Call Mr. LeFante' and his Staff. I came home from work today and got a very nice surprise from LeFante' Law office. I am so thankful For Attorney's like Jim and his Staff.
Merry Christmas and a Very Happy New Year.
Thanks for the help you gave me and for working as hard as your firm did for me.
Posted by a DUI client
Mr. Lefante is by far the best lawyer to hire for whatever you may need. Not only did he help me make the best choice when I came across some trouble, he also continued to help me after my case was closed. He responds quickly and offers wonderful advice. I would highly recommend him for anyone needing a lawyer. He answers all questions thoroughly. Don't be scared to ask or have him explain if you are confused. He truly cares about his clients like they are family.
Posted by Nancy
Mr. LeFante and his staff were very professional in their handling of our college-aged son's criminal defense. They were able to accomplish an alternative to prison, and are always there for us in case any questions arise. We would highly recommend Mr. LeFante for any criminal defense legal issues as his area of expertise far outweighed our expectations.
Posted by Levan G.
Great lawyer! Was very informative, explained my options.I highly recomend J.Lefante to anyone who wants a lawyer who is actually going to be there for them and not turn them away in despair.
Posted by Joshua
I had got myself in to trouble 4 years ago. After a long battle and several motions filed. We settled for first time felon probation.(4-10) Which the States Attorney fought very hard against. Jim and Mike Doubet fought very hard for me and never gave up. They saw that I was getting the book thrown at me and I have never seen lawyers actually fight a case like it was their own charges. My probation was for 2 years. After a year and a half I was pulled over and convicted for driving on revoked. Peoria County didn't hesitate to revoke my probation and I went in with a Public Defender. The State said they would only take a conviction an 1 year state time no exceptions. I called Jim right away. Jim knows my family because he treats us like family. I don't have a secret that Mr. Lefante doesn't know. I was also battling another case in Tazewell County. I knew with Jim and Mike on my case I would be ok. After several months going over everything Tazewell's charges were dropped and I do not have a conviction. This guys and all the staff are great. They take every case and fight like its there own.
Posted by Eric & Jackie
They all were great! Always kept me updated and very nice!! I really appreciated Liz she was so understanding and always very nice!!! I would use them again and I will send anyone to then that is in need of a good lawyer !!
Posted by Terri
I had a major slip and fall accident and needed to seek out a lawyer for help and guidance. On our first visit with Mr. Lefante he talked with us for well over an hour and took the time to read all the documentation I had wrote up regarding my accident. He told us his background, asked questions regarding our case and was very caring and truly sympathetic of our case and we felt he truly wanted to help us. We had no reservations at that point making the decision to hire him on!
I was in a lot of pain and had to go through a year and a half of all kinds of different doctors, therapies, surgeries and injections. It was one ordeal after another trying to figure out why I was in so much pain. Jim and his staff were there with me every step of the way, documenting every thing, taking in all my medical bills and always sympathetic of my pain and the discouragement I was going through and always gave me positive encouragement to keep me going to my doctors appointments and to keep my spirits up because the goal and focus was always for me to get better. At one point I was so upset and crying as I had finally reached a breaking point that I called Jim in a frantic panic and he talked with me until he finally got me settled down on the phone to get me back on track to continue on to try to find out what was wrong with me. Medical bills also started piling up and we needed some major help as we did not have the funds to pay all of them. Jim was willing to help with the medical bills by sending out letters to the medical providers letting them know he would take on a lien for these bills until medical treatment was complete. I was overwhelmed with the fact he was willing to go that far to help us out, that was such a huge relief to us. I could not have been more appreciative for his help at that moment! Jim and his staff no matter how many times we called or had problems were always there to try to answer our questions and help out in anyway possible.. We never ever felt like we were a bother to them. I always felt like we were top priority every step of our lengthy ordeal. We were always kept informed of any information we needed to be informed of at all times via phone, mail or e-mail.
After both of my major surgeries Jim and his staff sent me a beautiful flowers to try to cheer me up! The whole staff just made us feel like family which was very comforting.
Finally after getting out of pain it was time to get geared up for court which was very scary to us as we had never been through anything like this before. Jim helped us the entire way through the whole process, he went out of his way to set up evening appointments for us to help get us prepped for court. We finally ended up going to Federal court for mediation for our case and after spending the entire the day mediating our case we came to a great settlement on our behalf!! Jim immediately got his staff preparing all the paperwork and by time we got back from court all paperwork was ready for us to sign and with in three weeks settlement was received. Jim and his staff then got all medical bills paid and even went above and beyond expectations with medical bills and actually made some phone calls to some of the medical providers to see if they would reduce some of their fees to help us with our net income and they were actually able to get a lot of the medical providers to reduce their bills for pay off!!
My husband and myself are elated with the service we received with Mr. Lafante and his awesome office crew and we give them the highest recommendation we can give and thank them for all their help, compassion and support through this whole lengthy process. Thank you , thank you ,thank you for being a law firm with grounded roots and bringing that through to us as your clients, that gave us so much comfort in more ways then you and your staff will ever know and thanks for giving us the opportunity to become part of the Lefante family! :-)
Posted by a Family client
Mr. LeFante represented me in my divorce after a previous lawyer led me in a wrong, almost irretrievable direction. He researched my case and was honest and forthright with his advice. He worked diligently with me to determine a strategy for my case and coached and encouraged me to present the best evidence for my trial. It was obvious Mr. LeFante cared about my case and was dedicated to presenting it in the most effective manner. I put my complete trust in him for a favorable outcome for me and my two children and I was not disappointed. What sets him apart from other attorneys, in my opinion, is his intelligence, knowledge and dedication to his clients. He is superlative where it comes to legal representation that you can count on. I highly recommend him to anyone seeking the services of a competent and caring attorney.