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Robert Duke Bas

Robert Duke Bas

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, Litigation, DUI & DWI

About Me

I am a former criminal prosecutor who has aggressively tried numerous cases before a jury and in front of various judges.  I specialize in criminal defense, including DUI, felony, misdemeanor, and traffic.  I am also proficient in handling federal cases and have prepared and argued appeals before the Illinois Appellate and Illinois Supreme Court .  I am licensed in Illinois and I service the Metro-East, including Madison, St. Clair, Monroe, Clinton, Jersey, and Macoupin, Fayette and Bond Counties.   


Languages Spoken: Spanish

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2004

  1. Criminal Defense: 34%
    1 year
  2. DUI & DWI: 33%
    1 year
  3. Litigation: 33%
    1 year



Fixed (Always), Retainer (Always)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

2 total 

  • Jason Brooks Going

    Mr. Bas is a hard-working, knowledgeable and respected attorney. He puts his experience to use for his clients and is a great asset to the legal community.


    Jason Going Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Steven Charles Giacoletto

    I endorse this attorney. Mr. Jackstadt is more than competent to handle any criminal defense case brought to him and will make any client happy they retained his services.


    Steven Giacoletto Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Bas Law Office, P.C.

315 North Main Street
Suite 3
Edwardsville, IL, 62025-1921



ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law200408/17/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Assistant State's AttorneyMadison County State's Atorney's Office2007 - 2009


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Madison County Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
Madison County Bar Association, Young Lawyers DivisionMember2006 - Present
Illinois State Bar AssociationMember2005 - Present


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
DePaul University College of LawN/AJuris DoctorN/A

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Law Enforcement Training Legal EducationEthical considerations - collecting and presenting evidence at trial2009
Law DayStages of a criminal trial2008