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Chicago Blaze Rugby Football Club - Past President and Vice President.


Practice areas


  1. DUI & DWI: 70%
    21 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 15%
    21 years
  3. Speeding Ticket: 10%
    21 years
  4. Domestic Violence: 5%
    21 years



Retainer (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Steven A. Migala

    Since joining our criminal defense practice, James has demonstrated considerable knowledge and skills involving criminal law and procedure, and has provided excellent representation to our clients.


    Steven Migala Corporate and incorporation Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

  • Lance C Ziebell

    James is an amazing lawyer because he is so knowledgeable about the criminal justice system and uses this to his clients' advantage. By using his vast knowledge of the criminal justice system to his clients' advantage, James is able to obtain favorable outcomes for his clients on a routine basis. This is what separates James from other attorneys out there.


    Lance Ziebell Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact info

James R. Doerr

501 West Colfax Street
Palatine, IL, 60067


ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law199405/11/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Coach AwardChicago Blaze Rugby Football Club1996
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AssociateLavelle Law2014 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
National College of DUI DefenseMember2015 - Present
American Association of Premier DUI Attorneysmember2015 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
People v. A.A.DNot Guilty
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Publication nameTitleDate
Lavelle Law, LTD. web articleHave You Received a Defective Notice of Summary Suspension?2014
Lavelle Law, LTD. web articleNew Decision Regarding Statutory Summary Suspensions and Driving While License Suspended2014
Lavelle Law, LTD. web articleCook County DUI Evaluations2014
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Thomas M. Cooley Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1994
Benedictine UniversityPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1990
Benet AcademyCollege PrepHigh School Diploma1984
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Chicago Legal LatteCriminal Expungements2015
Chicago Legal LatteSuspended or Revoked Licenses2015
Chicago Legal LatteRefusal of SFST's2014
Chicago Legal LatteStandardized Field Sobriety Testing2013