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About me

I am a former criminal prosecutor who aggressively handles jury and bench trials in front of various judges.  I specialize in State and Federal criminal defense, including felony - drug offenses, violent crimes, white collar defense, misdemeanor - including DUI and drug-related offenses, and traffic matters.  I regularly criminal cases and prepare and argue appeals before the Illinois Appellate Court and Illinois Supreme Court.  I am licensed in Illinois and I service the Metro-East, including Madison, St. Clair, Monroe, Clinton, Jersey, Macoupin, Greene, Effingham, Fayette, and Bond Counties.   

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Languages spoken: Spanish

Practice areas

Licensed

  1. DUI & DWI: 25%
    8 years
  2. Appeals: 25%
    8 years
  3. Criminal Defense: 25%
    8 years
  4. Litigation: 25%
    8 years

Payment

Fees:

Fixed (always), Retainer (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Jason Brooks Going

    Mr. Bas is a hard-working, knowledgeable and respected attorney. He puts his experience to use for his clients and is a great asset to the legal community.

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    Jason Going Criminal defense Attorney
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  • Steven Charles Giacoletto

    I endorse this attorney. Mr. Jackstadt is more than competent to handle any criminal defense case brought to him and will make any client happy they retained his services.

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Contact info

Bas Law Office, P.C.

315 North Main Street
Suite 3
Edwardsville, IL, 62025-1921

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law200405/11/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Assistant State's AttorneyMadison County State's Atorney's Office2007 - 2009
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Madison County Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
Madison County Bar Association, Young Lawyers DivisionMember2006 - Present
Illinois State Bar AssociationMember2005 - Present
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
DePaul University College of LawN/AJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Law Enforcement Training Legal EducationEthical considerations - collecting and presenting evidence at trial2009
Law DayStages of a criminal trial2008