Posted by Jeremey
Choosing a lawyer (most especially a criminal one) is never easy. I'm glad I chose Erickson & Oppenheimer to represent me. He does not come cheap- but do you want a cheap lawyer? They were outstanding from start to finish. Jon represented me in a Federal Criminal case out of state, resulting in the DOJ- DA not moving forward with federal charges. This was the result I was hoping for. I can't thank him enough. Do yourself and your family a favor; if you find yourself in a bad situation, hire Jon- because you'll get a second chance with him defending you. I found him through word of mouth, and AVVO reviews. THANK YOU JON!!
Posted by anonymous
Jon Won my case so I guess that's enough said!!! Sometimes some reviews need not say more but I will give you some specifics. He is very busy and I sometimes felt that I needed to be informed of what was going on but, I will take that all day long when the result is a win. He definitely knows what he is doing and I certainly felt much more confident in front of the judge when he was standing next to me. He knows law and he won both parts of my dui case ,the civil which rescinded my suspension and the criminal which won my case and put an end to my nightmare. Everyone should do themselves a favor and end their search now and go with Jon. He lifted a huge weight off my shoulders and for that he is a winner in my book.. It felt good to win my case and have that officer leave the court room a loser.He knows law and he is worth the price!!!
Posted by Pat
Jon Erickson reminds me Perry Mason in the courtroom. I met Jon back in 2007 when I was in court with someone who I had been going to court with for over a year (because of attorneys who kept postponing the case and asking for more money). Anyway, I saw Jon in action for two days and he fought really hard for his client. On day two I followed him out of the courtroom and asked him would he fight that hard for a black man? he said yes and handed me his card. Well, who would have known five years later that I would need him for my son. On March 12, 2014, my son was found "NOT GULITY" for charges of Battery to a Police Officer. The Officer lied and said that my son hit him, but the Officer was really the aggressor. The Officer beat my son up and tried to cover it up. I wish you could have been there to see how Jon worked that Officer and his partner over. It was a work of art. Jon is also very reasonable. He let me know what his fee would be upfront. That fee never changed and any additional fees were discussed thoroughly and still reasonable.
As a parent of an African American male I realize that my son is GULITY until proven innocent. There are not many attorneys like Jon who don't look at skin color but the charges and how they can help. Or attorneys who will stand up to Law Enforcement.
I'm making plans for a career change to become an attorney and work for him:) "Jon's SIMPLY the BEST, better than all the rest"
Posted by Dexter
Jon was a great lawyer. They DESTROYED the witnesses and after an hour of deliberation the jury found me not guilty.
Posted by Jay
Jon thoroughly reviewed my issue and explained my choices carefully. Was very responsive and stayed on top of the matter. Would work with him again and have recommended him to friends.
Posted by Elizabeth
Jon is extremely knowledgeable and thorough. He and his team navigate the legal bureaucracy very well and I would recommend them to anyone.
Posted by Eric
The attorneys at ERICKSON & OPPENHEIMER are simply, THE BEST. From helping me navigate the seemingly overwhelming legal system - which they did with COMPASSION and EMPATHY- such as attending the various court appearances and keeping me fully informed on the complicated goings on. To helping me to thoroughly understand ALL MY OPTIONS and what recourse was available to me. They are DEPENDABLE, PATIENT, and RELIABLE when needed. And when representing me and advocating on my behalf they were the most DOGGED, UNRELENTING, and VIGOROUS attorneys I could have hoped for. I have FULL CONFIDENCE in their abilities and should the need arise again I would without hesitation use of their PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGAIN.
Posted by anonymous
Whenever I talked to him I felt like he had things under control- and he did. He gave me great advice
Posted by Frank
I have a fifteen year old daughter who has been doing poorly in school, is doing illegal drugs and staying out all night. Jon Erickson explained the law as it pertains to Juveniles with in the State of Illinois and the consequences and potential punishments for her behavior and is currently working with me and monitoring my situation to see if there any further remedies available to me so far seeking forced psychiatric help in the event , as he put it ...."she becomes a danger to herself or to others". More importantly, I received helpful information on non for profit organizations and contact people that might be helpful to my child and my family, for which I am grateful. Thank you !
Posted by Edward
I got a DUI about a year ago and the court system was not a process I was very familiar with. After sitting through various court hearings and seeing first hand the representation being given to others I can honestly say I was one of the lucky ones to have found Mr. Erickson's law firm. From the first call his staff was very courteous and knowledgable. They gave me a free consult and answered my many questions about what to expect. They immeidately took action to get my license reinstated and Jon ripped the cop apart on the stand which was the best part of this whole process. LOL I was exrtremely happy with the outcome and all of the advise that was given to me by Mr. Erickson and his law partner Mr. Oppenhimer. Thanks Guys for all your hard work!