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  • An amazing team!

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    Posted by a client

    Starting out with a criminal case, we knew what the end results could be and had to find the absolute best. With some research and a phone call, we knew this was whom we'd needed. We found Raymond and his team through Avvo. They truly gave the best results we could have ever imagined. First going into the courtroom with Jim DiQuattro, part of Wigells team, he impressed the judge with his promptness, his efficientness, and his general knowledge on how the courtroom work. They say first impressions are what matters, and because the judge was impressed her response to Jim was "I wish all of the lawyers that came in here, were prepared as you" The entire team showed the same professionalism. We went in expecting the worst. With a class 4 Felony and a class 3 Felony the States first offer was 3 years IDOC. Being convicted in my teens with a class X Felony I believed that at the best I would still be doing at least 6 months of prison time and at worst one year. I knew the state was giving me the worst of 3 years and with the lawyers, they could get as little as a year. Because I was expecting prison time I asked the Wigell team to take their time and stretch out the time between court dates so I could start saving money for my family in my absence if I were to go to prison. After 13 months of court date after court date we had arrived at the end and that consisted with a conference with the judge otherwise known as a 402. Everything was in place and I was ready to go to prison when Jim came out and said it was good news but he wanted to talk it over with the team 15 minutes passed and I still didn't know what to expect. When the he came back Raymond and the rest of the team joined us. It was then they told me that that the judge made an offer of Probation... just probation. I couldn't believe it I had gone from 3 years of prison to probation no prison time. My family and I could be happier with the results. Jim DiQuattro and Raymond Wigell helped keep a family together and kept me out of prison.

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  • I was skeptical about such GREAT reviews, until I spoke to Mr. Wigell!

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    Posted by Jorge

    I found myself in a nail biting situation. I had the police at my house on a Friday afternoon while I was at work, and they wanted to speak to me saying I was in some trouble. They refused to leave my loved ones a business card and said they would be back Monday at 9AM sharp to speak to me. As soon as I was informed that the police were looking for me, and that I was in some "trouble" I freaked out. I am a Criminology, Law and Justice major with a career in law enforcement hopefully some time in my future, God willing. I had not committed any crimes to my knowledge, and the horrific tension of the thought of having to wait over the weekend to speak to detectives was overwhelming. I decided to start looking for help immediately, to be ready for whatever was going to be thrown at me. Somehow I came across AVVO, and ultimately Attorney Wigell. I can honestly say that this man gave me a sense of calm and security that is so comforting at times like that. Although I can't promise this for every one of his clients, but he answered my call PERSONALLY, on a Friday EVENING, and spoke to me like a human being and not like a potential paying client like other robot attorneys. He went in depth, asked about my circumstances, and at no time rushed me off of the phone. He informed me on my options and gave me advice on what to do in the event that I should feel like I needed a lawyer. This was all on Friday, then on Saturday I had another quick question, and sure enough he answered me and put my mind at ease. Monday morning comes around and I am a nervous wreck. Once again another phone call to Mr. Wigell and he was willing to meet me at his office to make it official that I was retaining him as my Attorney BEFORE the 9am interview with the detectives. I decided to go ahead and see what they wanted to discuss first, then if I needed Mr. Wigell, I would immediately terminate the interview and ask for my Attorney. All of my anxiety was for nothing, as the interview was concerning something that happened a few years ago and they were there for some information regarding that. I did not end up needing to hire Mr. Wigell, but should I EVER need an Attorney I will be sure to call him. He treats you like a human being, while being realistic and straight to the point. I've never had such a great experience dealing with someone who plays such an important role in a potentially life changing situation in one's life. Words cannot express my gratitude! Thank you Mr. Wigell and Thank You AVVO for helping me find the best Attorney in Chicago!

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  • Highest Recommendation

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    Posted by a client

    Mr. Wigell represented me in a personal matter and I couldn't be more thankful for his knowledge, attention to detail, responsiveness, and kindness throughout the process. He took the time to discuss matters with me thoroughly and realistically and achieved an outcome I was very satisfied with.

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  • A great attorney and an excellent human being...

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    Posted by a client

    Mr. Wigell is an excellent human being. His experience and touch to human side helped me thru my case. During the journey, I realized, Mr. Wigell is a knowledge and experienced attorney and the way Mr. Wigell helps his clients – no one can. He is certainly a great lawyer. I would 100% recommend him.

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  • He is the best.

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    Posted by a client

    Mr. Wigell became my attorney when I was being investigated by federal authorities and facing possible criminal charges. I was so despondent the first day I met him in his office, I said, "I'm ready to throw in the towel right now." Mr Wigell responded, "Well, you don't need me if you do that." He then helped me snap out of my self-pity and face reality. His expert advice, intervention, compassion and availability guided me through the lengthy process ahead. He kept me grounded through the most trying time in my life. And best of all, there was a very happy outcome to my situation. This man knows his stuff. I would highly recommend him to anyone who needs expert legal help.

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    Raymond George Wigell’s response: “Thank you. Helping people understand is always at the root of our defense practice. Our Client oriented practice works at being Holistic. This means that knowing the law and the individual involved is key to a successful relationship. It also means that the best "outcome" presents itself through detailed analysis and communication. Thanks again for your kind words.”
  • Criminal Defense

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    Posted by a client

    I recommend Raymond Wigell and his team to anyone in need of criminal defense. He was very patient with me in answering all of my questions. He is also pretty knowledgeable about the legal process, and the paperwork we needed to file to aid our case. He understands that you are in a troubling situation and aggressively works to get you the best outcome. Even months after my case was over, he has happily answered many lingering questions I've thrown at him. He is a great attorney.

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  • The absolute perfect lawyer

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    Posted by Alex santiago

    Although I did not get a chance to work with this particular lawyer, I must say with confidence you cannot ask for anyone better, his knowledge and passion for you is undeniable! The advice he gave me concerning my sons case was not only helpful but passionate and dedicated. I would strongly advice anyone who is in need of real representation please do not hesitate to contact him and his firm, you will not be disappointed at all. Thank you Raymond wigell for all you have done, God bless and I commend you sir for being the kindest and respectful human being. Good luck!

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  • Great Lawyer!

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    Posted by a client

    I absolutely recommend Raymond Wigell if someone needs a defense attorney. I nearly thought I was going to lose my career over something I did when I was intoxicated. He explained my rights to me in a way I could understand and he worked hard to get the matter resolved in the best way possible. He was not the first lawyer I had called, but he was the first one to listen to my case and confidently take it on. Every step of the way I felt he had my back and my best interests in mind. I can honestly say I feel he saved my life, specially since I've never had issues with law in the past and probably never will again. This event could have been life changing for me, and with him by my side it turned out a positive outcome.

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    Raymond George Wigell’s response: “Thank you. Each client's situation is unique. Each individual client is important to us. Good lawyers listen and advocate for their clients. My firm listens and advocates with an awareness that goes beyond the case specific facts. For 39+ years Wigell Criminal Defense has used an holistic caring approach. The benefit to our clients is exemplified in your heartfelt review. Thanks again and have a good life.”
  • Not just an excellent lawyer, but an incredible person!

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    Posted by a client

    Mr. Wigell helped my family through the worst time of our life. The police came to my house and took me away right as my wife and I were sitting down to dinner. Immediately, my wife called Mr. Wigell and he was a lifesaver! He calmed her down, and explained to her what was happening and what she needed to do to prepare for whatever was going to happen next. Thanks to Mr. Wigell, my wife was able to understand the situation, and she felt confident that she was fully prepared every step of the way. He was always available to us, and never cut our time short. I was released the next day, and no charges were filed.

    Without Mr. Wigell we would have been a wreck. We've never dealt with the police before and had no idea what was going on. But thanks to Mr. Wigell and his team, we became informed, prepared, and confident.

    If you are looking for an amazing lawyer with years of experience, you've found him in Mr. Wigell. If you are looking for an amazing person who truly cares about his clients and their well-being, then you've found him in Mr. Wigell. If you are still unsure what lawyer to hire after reading about all the wonderful things Mr. Wigell has done, not only for me, but for my family, then you need to call Mr. Wigell immediately and talk to him for yourself. I know from experience that you will feel more confident and more prepared for whatever lies ahead with Mr. Wigell on your side.

    I cannot thank Mr. Wigell enough, not only for his incredible knowledge of the legal system, but also for the patience, compassion, and confidence he provided for my family in our time of need.

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    Raymond George Wigell’s response: “Thank you for your kind words. My law firm is dedicated to helping people when they are in incredibly stressful situations. Advocacy requires a holistic non-judgmental approach. My team of professionals strive to provide each client with compassionate state-of-the-art representation. Raymond Wigell Criminal Defense”
  • HE SAVED ME AND IN MANY WAYS HELPED MY CHILDREN

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    Posted by a client

    I hired Mr Wigell May 2014 to defend me in a case of domestic battery . Been charged of this crime was a horrendous experience that I cannot describe here. One thing I know is that I hired an excellent lawyer. He guided me through the whole process, chastised me in a fatherly way when I was drifting away from what mattered and showed me that he was dedicated towards securing my freedom. A conviction would have had a devastating effect on my career, children and immigration status and because of this I will never forget Mr Wigell in my life. He was in control of the courtroom during my trial and I noticed that even the judge had respect for him. Even after the not guilty verdict was announced by the judge he still whispered some words of advice in my ears. Mr Wigell is an excellent lawyer. I also want to seize this opportunity to thank Ms Huma Rashid who works with Mr Wigell. She represented me in the bond hearing and she did an excellent job. I highly recommend Mr Wigell. Thank you Mr Wigell. I thank God that I hired you.

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