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Edward Joseph Donahue

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DUI and DWI Attorney at Mchenry, IL

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  • Licensed for 34 years
    State IL
    Acquired 1989
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Donahue & Walsh, PC
4310 W Crystal Lake Rd Ste C
Mchenry, IL, 60050-4282


3.3 / 5.0
  4 customer reviews
Posted by Susan | February 9, 2019
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| Hired Attorney
Hands down the ONLY DUI, Criminal, Traffic Attorney to use in McHenry Co
Ed Donahue is a seasoned professional in the McHenry County Court System. Ed Donahue is a incredibly effective, diligent, no nonsense attorney who will streamline you in and out of the court system with the least amount collateral damage possible. Since Ed has over 30 years in the criminal justice system, his focused and streamlined system will get your case resolved PROMPTLY. This will save you a bundle on legal fees. Ed quoted me a flat fee for handling my case rather than quote me an ongoing hourly fee. This was a win / win. I knew what to expect up front. Ed and his highly skilled team were there every step of the way - always available to answer my questions. I was represented in a highly professional manner. Ed and his team had my case dismissed in no time. Hopefully I will not need to hire them again anytime soon, but if needed, I know I would use ANY attorney at this law firm again without any hesitation.
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Posted by AJP | January 6, 2018
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Great Law Firm!
Mr. Donahue Handled my DUI case. He handled it in a very professional manner and helped get me the best result possible. My questions were always answered. Was never left guessing. Cost was worth it and reasonable. I would use them again if I needed to, and or I would refer them to anyone.
Posted by Dan | May 20, 2019
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| Hired Attorney
Broken promises
Edward Donahue promised a quick resolution to my DUIs but bailed on me and suggested I take up a public defender. He also refused to refund my $600. I will be taking him to court to recoup his outrageous costs.
Posted by anonymous | October 21, 2022
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Cold, no communication, you'll be just another $ dollar sign
I was referred by a friend to use Ed. I'm not familiar with the criminal system . I assumed paying for a private lawyer would help you, and you would get your answers met. NOPE. He never answered his phone. He never had time to speak with me. When we did it was always "it will be ok, don't worry" Bur I worried because got no answers from him. I felt like I had no Attorney at all. I began doing my own leg work for my case that I was paying him for. please be careful. I know you see good reviews here, but my story is not so good. I feel taken advantage of and let down. It seems he works with the DA and the police. They are all friends. Its a Ponzi scheme for him and the people he should be fighting against to make money. Look into his eyes, you'll see it.
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"If you get a DUI, you should call Ed right away. Ed and his associates can help you navigate through this like no one else can."
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Edward Joseph Donahue
DUI and DWI Attorney
Mchenry, IL
Licensed for 34 years