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Eric J. Blatti was born in the Joliet area and has since remained closely connected with the local community. After graduating from Joliet Township High School, he received his Associate’s Degree in Arts from Joliet Junior College. He continued his education and graduated cum laude from Lewis University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. Eric then attended the Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Lansing, MI., where he earned his way onto the Dean’s List and was awarded his Juris Doctor in January of 2008.

Eric began interning for the Will County Public Defender’s Office in April of 2007. In 2008, after passing the Illinois Bar, he was hired as a full-time attorney. While working as an Assistant Public Defender, Eric earned the respect of other attorneys and judges and a reputation as a fearless litigator and persuasive negotiator. He gained valuable experience by trying over 50 cases, including both jury trials and bench trials.

Utilizing his extensive legal knowledge and effective trial skills, Eric now operates his own practice and serves Chicagoland in the areas of Criminal, Traffic, DUI, and Family Law. Eric is also a member of the Will County Bar Association and Illinois State Bar Association.


Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 40%
    4 years
  2. DUI & DWI: 40%
    4 years
  3. Divorce: 10%
    4 years
  4. Domestic Violence: 10%
    4 years



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Attorney endorsements

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  • John Vernon Schrock

    I endorse this lawyer. Eric is what a great lawyer should be, responsive to his clients and an advocate in court.


    John Schrock Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Anthony Karl Tomkiewicz

    Eric has a proven lengthy track record of successful litigation for his clients. He is a trusted colleague of many of our fellow attorneys, myself included, and we do not hesitate to refer clients to him. Eric has an excellent reputation amongst, and a great rapport with opposing counsel and the judges where he practices. If he is your lawyer you are in good hands.


    Anthony Tomkiewicz Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

The Law Office of Eric J. Blatti, P.C.

1256 W. Jefferson St.
Suite. 102
Joliet, IL, 60435


ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law200808/10/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Assistant Public DefenderWill County2007 - 2012
Association namePosition nameDuration
Will County Bar AssociationN/A2008 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Bar FightNot Guilty by Jury
Honey, I'm home!Not Guilty by Judge
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Thomas M. Cooley Law SchoolLawJuris Doctor2008