also known as Charlie Beach, Charles Beach
Charles Beach is a highly regarded DUI and Traffic attorney serving Chicago and the suburbs.Charlie is often a featured speaker on DUI law in seminars around Chicago.Charles Beach is on the forefront of complex traffic cases such as aggravated speeding.
Charles S. Beach is an accomplished author, lecturer and teacher of DUI law and cross examination methods. His practice is limited to DUI and he further limits himself to practice in Cook County Illinois.
Charles has worked for the Cook County Public Defender's Office and Clerked for Justice Judith Koehler in the 3rd District of Illinois.
He is the author of Traffic Court Practice and Procedure for the Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education which is the authoritative manual on how to handle matters at the Chicago Traffic Court.
Charles has been a featured lecturer and instructor for the following:
The Cook County State's Attorney's Office;
The Cook County Public Defender's Office;
The Chicago Police Department;
The Illinois Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers;
The Chicago Bar Association; and
The Women's Criminal Defense Bar.
Charles is a member of Chicago Bar Association, the Illinois Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Women's Criminal Defense Bar and the Illinois State Bar Association.
Mr. Beach has taken hundreds of DUI cases to trial and motion, achieving outstanding results for his clients.
Languages spoken: Spanish
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Charlie Beach is a fantastic attorney. He is extremely knowledgeable, and has a superior understanding of DUI and traffic law. He is well respected in the community and has an excellent reputation for providing quality representation. I endorse him fully!
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|IL||Active And Authorized To Practice Law||1996||08/10/2016|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Am Jur||American Jurisprudence||1995|
|Prinicipal||Charles S. Beach, PC||2011 - Present|
|Clerk||Appellate Court of Illinios, Third District||1998 - 1999|
|Assistand Public Defender||Cook Count Public Defender's Office||1997 - 1998|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Illinois Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Parliamentarian||2015 - 2016|
|Illinois Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Immediate Past President||2014 - 2015|
|Illinois Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||President||2013 - 2014|
|Illinois Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||President-Elect||2012 - 2013|
|Illinois Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Secretary||2011 - 2012|
|Chicago Bar Association Traffic Law Committee||Vice Chair||2011 - 2012|
|Hamlin Park Neighbors, NFP||President||2011 - 2016|
|Chicago Bar Association Traffic Law Commitee||Chair||2010 - 2011|
|Chicago Bar Association Traffic Law Commitee||Chair||2009 - 2010|
|Chicago Bar Association Traffic Law Committee||Chair||2008 - 2009|
|Chicago Bar Association, Traffic Laws Committee||Chair||2007 - 2008|
|Chicago Bar Association Traffic Law Committee||Chair||2002 - 2003|
|Chicago Bar Association, Traffic Laws Committee||Chair||2001 - 2002|
|People v MJ||Motion granted, case dismissed|
|People v Dybas||Suspension Rescinded|
|People v. Szlembarski||Not Guilty|
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|Institute of Continuing Legal Education (Illinois)||Chicago Traffic Court Practice and Procedure||2014|
|Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education||Chicago Traffic Court Practice and Procedure||2011|
|DePaul University College of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1996|
|Michigan State University||Finance||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1992|
|Illinois Legislature||Defense Subpoena Power||2016|
|DUI Boot Camp||DUI Expert Witnesses||2015|
|DUI Bootcamp||DUI and Summary Suspension Law||2012|
|Chicago Police Academy||DUI Defense Perspective||2012|
|Winning: Blows, Stops and Trials||DUI||2011|
|Courtroom Cross Skills: Summary Suspension Training||Summary Suspension Hearings||2011|
|Cook County Public Defender's Nutshell Program||Defending the DUI||2011|
|State's Attorney Training||A defense perspective on DUI's||2010|
|Criminal Law Nutshell||Defending Drinking Drivers||2010|
|Chicago Police Academy Training-Advanced||Cross Examination Techniques||2009|
|Chicago Bar Association||Cross Examination Techniques for DUI||2009|
|Chicago Bar Association||Suppressing Breath and Blood||2008|
|Chicago Bar Association||Defending the Drunk Driver||2007|