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At the Law Offices of Jack L. Zaremba, we are dedicated to protecting your rights and achieving the best outcome on your case, quickly and efficiently. Although not every case must go to trial, as a former prosecutor I have the courtroom trial experience you can count on. I have tried criminal cases ranging from a speeding ticket to first degree murder, and if you have been charged with a criminal offense, you want an attorney who knows your case from the prosecutor perspective. I know their strategy and the techniques to counter them.

Don't delay. If you have been charged with a criminal offense, contact the Law Offices of Jack L. Zaremba for a free consultation. We handle felony and misdemeanor cases, including drug offenses, DUI, thefts, battery, burglary, robbery, and weapon offenses. We offer affordable rates and flat fees for most cases.

Jack began his dedicated legal career in the area of criminal law as a clerk for the Illinois Attorney General while attending law school. After graduating in 2003, Jack was offered a position in the Medicaid Fraud Bureau of the Illinois Attorney General, where he prosecuted complex white collar and financial crimes.

In 2006, Jack accepted an appointment as an Assistant State's Attorney in Will County. As a well-respected prosecutor in Will County, Jack disposed of hundreds of criminal cases with offenses ranging from DUI to first degree murder. Jack has acted as first chair on over fifty bench trials and over thirty jury trials. His courtroom performance is unrivaled, and his aggressive and effective courtroom demeanor has even been described as "electrifying".

Since beginning his own law firm, Jack has achieved successful outcomes in a wide range of criminal cases. His goal is to help each client avoid a conviction. Jack continues to put his aggressiveness and experience to work for his clients every day.

Jack is married to Ann Zaremba, who is also an attorney, specializing in commercial real estate. Jack and Ann are new parents, and they both enjoy spending time with their young daughter Madison.

Practice Areas


The Law Offices of Jack L. Zaremba provides legal services and representation in the following areas of law:

- Criminal Defense

you have been charged with a criminal offense, our office has the
criminal trial experience you can count on. You are presumed innocent
and it is up to the state to prove you guilty beyond a reasonable
doubt. As a former prosecutor, I have prosecuted many crimes including
first degree murder and I know what will be required of the state, and
I will put them to the task. You need an aggressive criminal defense
attorney. Contact the Law Offices of Jack L. Zaremba today if you have
been charged with a criminal offense, including the following felony
and misdemeanor offenses:

* Driving under the influence (DUI)
* Drug offenses - trafficking or possession
* Theft / burglary
* Juvenile crimes
* Sex crimes
* Weapon offenses
* Battery and domestic battery

- Drug and Narcotics Offenses

you been arrested or are you under investigation for the possession or
sale of illegal drugs? Do you have questions of whether the police can
charge you with possession of those drugs? What if the drugs were found
under the passenger seat of a car you were driving; or what if the
drugs were in the trunk of the car? Do the police have the right to
search you, your house or your vehicle?

These are questions that
an experienced and knowledgeable criminal defense drug lawyer can
answer. As a former Will County Prosecutor, I have handled possession
cases from a simple marijuana joint, to cocaine. If you have been
charged with a drug offense, you want an experienced former prosecutor
on your side. We represent clients in all drug related offenses,

* Possession of drugs or drug paraphernalia
* Marijuana, cocaine, crystal meth, and prescription drug charges
* Out-of-state residents arrested for drug crimes in Illinois
* Serious state charges (drug trafficking and conspiracy)
* Distribution and sale of controlled substances
* Minor defendants in juvenile court drug offenses

- DUI Defense and Traffic Offenses

the Law Offices of Jack L. Zaremba, you will have hired one of the most
experienced and knowledgeable DUI Attorneys in Joliet. As a former
prosecutor in Will County, I have handled hundreds of DUI cases and
know how to present the best defense for your case. The area of DUI law
is complex and I can help you navigate the process. At the Law Offices
of Jack L. Zaremba, we can handle other traffic violations for you. As
a former prosecutor I have extensive experience with the following
traffic offenses:

* Speeding
* Reckless driving
* Driving while license suspended or revoked (DWLS) (DWLR)
* Leaving the scene of an accident
* Fleeing and eluding

- Juvenile Criminal Defense

a child is charged with a criminal offense it can be one of the most
difficult things that a family can face. The realization that your son
or daughter could receive a criminal conviction or worse, can be very

At the Law Offices of Jack L. Zaremba, we understand
the stress that this situation can cause and we are here to help. As
your attorney, it is important to demonstrate to the court that your
child is not a criminal, rather a young child who only used poor
judgment. We represent clients charged with:

* Criminal trespass to vehicles or residences
* Theft or burglary
* School fights, assault and battery
* Illegal consumption by a minor (underage drinking)
* Possession of fake ID
* Weapon offenses
* Traffic offenses
* Drug possession


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Contact info

Law Offices of Jack L. Zaremba, P.C.

116 North Chicago Street
Suite 201
Joliet, IL, 60432

Practice areas


  1. DUI & DWI: 50%
  2. Criminal Defense: 40%
  3. Speeding Ticket: 5%
  4. Juvenile: 5%



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Payment types:

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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 40 Lawyer Under 40ASLA2014
Nationally Ranked Superior DUI AttorneyNational Advocacy for DUI Defense2013
Client's Choice Award DUIAVVO2013
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Partner / OwnerLaw Offices of Jack L. Zaremba, P.C.2009 - Present
Assistant State's AttorneyWill County State's Attorney's Office2006 - 2009
Assistant Attorney GeneralIllinois Attorney General's Office2003 - 2006
Association namePosition nameDuration
Will County Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
Illinois State Bar AssociationMember2003 - Present
Northern District Court for the Northern District of IllinoisN/A2003 - Present
Northern District Court of Illinois Federal Trial BarMember2003 - Present
Phi Delta Phi Legal FraternityPresident and Treasurer2002 - 2003
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
People v. L.W.NOT GUILTY
People v. D.B.All Charges Dismissed / Case Thrown Out
People v. D.O.Not Guilty / Avoids License Suspension
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Loyola University Chicago School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2003
University of AlabamaPolitical Science and EnglishBA - Bachelor of Arts1998
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Mock TrialsCriminal / Civil Trials2008