If it's experience, knowledge of the law, aggressive strategies, accessibility and affordability you are looking for in a Chicago criminal defense attorney, you will find all of those attributes and more at the law offices of Hal M. Garfinkel.
For nearly 20 years Mr. Garfinkel, a former prosecutor, has been making waves as a participant in many high-profile Illinois criminal cases. He can get results for you, too, whether your current legal situation involves a homicide charge or a DUI arrest.
This respected, veteran lawyer is Midwest-raised and educated, knows the people of the region and speaks their language. His former experience as a prosecutor gives him an insider's perspective of the prosecutor's office and its strategies. Mr. Garfinkel knows the system and will work hard on your behalf. At trial or during the appeal process, you will be impressed with the poise, creativity and passion of the quality representation he offers.
You will know from the very start of your relationship, from your free initial consultation onward, that Hal M. Garfinkel is the lawyer you want speaking for you. His 24/7 availability includes off-site, weekend or evening appointments, jail and police station visits and bond or bail hearing.
Contact Mr. Garfinkel right away by phone, fax or e-mail.
Languages spoken: English, Hebrew
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I have known Hal for over 20 years. I had the privelege of working with Hal while we were both young prosecutors. Hal was an exceptional prosecutor with great courtroom skills. As a defense attorney, Hal is fearless, puts his client's rights first. Hal is also a first class individual with high ethics and moral standards. It is privelege to have Hal not only as my colleague but my ever lasting friend.
James Hyun Criminal defense Attorney
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|IL||Active And Authorized To Practice Law||1989||08/10/2016|
|IN||Administrative - Not Authorized to Practice||2009||09/04/2016|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2015|
|Harold Garfinkel||Avvo Client's Choice Award 2014||2014|
|Managing Partner||Law Office of Hal M. Garfinkel||1996 - Present|
|Prosecuting Attorney||Cook County State's Attorney's Office||1990 - 1995|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois||Board Member||2001 - Present|
|National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Member||1998 - Present|
|Illinois State Bar Association||Member||1997 - Present|
|People of the State of Illinois vs. Cesar Castrejon||Not Guilty|
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|DuPage County Bar Association||Chicago Criminal Defense Attorney Relocates Law Office||2015|
|ISBA||Garfinkel announces relocation of Chicago law office||2015|
|PRWEB||Hal Garfinkel Wins Fourth Amendment Case||2014|
|John Marshall Law School, Chicago||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1989|
|University of Kansas||Psychology||BS - Bachelor of Science||1985|