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Chicago, IL Criminal Defense Lawyers

1,589 lawyers specializing in Criminal Defense are available in the Chicago, IL area.

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    Emilio Moretti

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    Moretti Law, P.C.
    875 N. Michigan Ave. Suite 3100, Chicago, IL
    274 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 22 years
    Over 19 years representing clients charged with felonies and misdemeanors. My representation always includes customizing a strategy for each case to help obtain the best possible result. I have an excellent record of not guilty verdicts, dismissal...

    Practice area
    40% Criminal Defense, 40% DUI & DWI, 20% Speeding & Traffic Ticket

    Cost
    Free Consultation
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     60 minutes

    License
    IL, Active since 2001
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    Scott Phillip Gordon

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    Law Offices of Scott Gordon, P.C.
    120 S State St Ste 200, Chicago, IL
    170 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 9.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 33 years
    Attempt Murder Case-Mr.Gordon is incredible at what he does. From the moment me and my family met him, we knew he was the right choice. I was facing an attempted murder charge and he was able to get me 60 days of jail and 2 yrs probat. Thank you S...
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    Andrew Mark Weisberg

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    Law Office of Andrew Weisberg
    444 N. Michigan Ave, #1200, Chicago, IL
    54 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 27 years
    Former Cook County Felony Prosecutor Who Gets Results! Call For a Free Consultation

    Practice area
    50% Criminal Defense, 20% Violent Crime, 15% Domestic Violence and more

    Cost
    Free Consultation
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     30 minutes

    License
    IL, Active since 1996
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    Darryl A. Goldberg

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    Law Offices of Darryl A. Goldberg
    33 North Dearborn Street, Suite 1830, Chicago, IL
    55 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 20 years
    Whether it’s a drug crime, corruption charge, or criminal appeal, we are always prepared for battle.

    Practice area
    40% Criminal Defense, 50% Federal Crime, 10% White Collar Crime

    Cost
    Free Consultation
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     15 minutes

    License
    IL, Active since 2003
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    Dominick R. Dolci

    Dolci & Weiland
    134 N LaSalle St, #1515, Chicago, IL
    21 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 33 years
    Named 2016 Top 100 National Trial Lawyer. Unyielding criminal defense. Call for a free consultation.
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    Stephen L. Richards

    Stephen Richards
    53 west Jackson Suite 756, Chicago, IL
    46 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 38 years
    I pride myself on giving expert and caring client service based on over 30 years of experience

    Practice area
    100% Criminal Defense

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    IL, Active since 1985
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    Brandon Kenneth Davis

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    The Davis Law Group, P.C.
    420 W. Huron St., Suite 212, Chicago, IL
    246 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 14 years
    Experienced and Professional Criminal Defense Attorney. Free consultation.

    Practice area
    25% Criminal Defense, 25% DUI & DWI, 25% Speeding & Traffic Ticket and more

    Cost
    Free Consultation
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     30 minutes

    License
    IL, Active since 2009
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    Martin Samuel Lascola

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    Chicago Office - James Goldberg Law ("Of Counsel")
    200 S. Wacker Drive, Suite 3100, Chicago, IL
    185 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 23 years
    FORMER CRIMINAL PROSECUTOR-20+ YRS. EXPERIENCE IN COOK, LAKE & DuPAGE! CALL DIRECT NOW!!

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    20% Criminal Defense, 35% DUI & DWI, 15% Speeding & Traffic Ticket and more

    Cost
    Free Consultation
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     45 minutes

    License
    IL, Active since 2000
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    Michael D. Cheronis

    Law Office of Michael D. Cheronis
    2502 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL
    114 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 8.8 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 20 years
    Mr. Cheronis has nearly twenty years of experience representing citizens of Illinois charged with criminal offenses. He has the litigation experience and temerity to successfully defends good people facing tough situations.
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    Jorie Kendra Johnson

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    The Law Office of Jorie K. Johnson, LLC
    53 West Jackson Blvd., Suite 660, Chicago, IL
    46 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 15 years
    As an honest and caring defense attorney focused on minimizing your criminal record, either presently or from years ago, I genuinely care about preserving and/or restoring your rights and will fight hard for you!

    Practice area
    25% Criminal Defense, 65% Expungement, 10% Gun Law

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    IL, Active since 2008
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    Damon Matthew Cheronis

    Law Offices of Damon M. Cheronis
    140 S. Dearborn, Ste 404, Chicago, IL
    21 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 21 years
    My name is Damon Cheronis and my firm aggressively defends federal and state criminal charges.
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    Gal Pissetzky

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    Pissetzky Law LLC
    35 E. Wacker Dr, Suite 1980, Chicago, IL
    35 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 23 years
    I practice exclusively Criminal Defense- defending only the very serious state/federal felony crimes

    Practice area
    25% Criminal Defense, 25% Sex Crime, 25% Federal Crime and more

    Cost
    RetainerAlways

    License
    IL, Active since 2000
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    Sami Ziad Azhari

    Azhari LLC
    30 N. LaSalle Street, Suite 2140, Chicago, IL
    36 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 16 years
    Through hard work and advanced trial skills, Sami fights for the rights of his clients.
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    Juliet E. Boyd

    Boyd & Kummer, LLC
    20 S Clark St Ste 1620, Chicago, IL
    25 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 9.5 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 25 years
    Juliet was born in Vereeninging, South Africa. Juliet attended the University of the Witwatersrand, in Johannesburg, and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree with a double major in English and International Relations. Juliet completed a year o...
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    Patrick J. Weiland

    Dolci & Weiland
    134 N LaSalle St, #1515, Chicago, IL
    3 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 26 years
    Former DuPage Felony Prosecutor. Named 2016 Top 100 National Trial Lawyer. Give us a call Today.
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    Sean Amedee Brown

    The Law Office of Sean Brown
    111 West Jackson Blvd, Suite 1700, Chicago, IL
    9 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 9.9 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 11 years
    Attorney concentrating in Criminal Law, Personal Injury, Family Law. Real Estate Transactions, and Bankruptcy.
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    Mitchell Scott Sexner

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    Mitchell S. Sexner & Associates LLC
    2126 W Van Buren Street, Chicago, IL
    74 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 9.9 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 37 years
    Since 1990, the legal team that clients have come to trust.

    Practice area
    20% Criminal Defense, 20% DUI & DWI, 20% Workers Compensation and more

    Cost
    Free Consultation
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     60 minutes

    License
    IL, Active since 1986
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    Steven H. Fagan

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    Fagan, Fagan & Davis
    161 N. Clark St, Ste 1662, Chicago, IL
    40 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 25 years
    Criminal case? You don't need a lawyer who does criminal defense on the side. Call 847-380-5781 now!

    Practice area
    20% Criminal Defense, 20% DUI & DWI, 15% Speeding & Traffic Ticket and more

    Cost
    Free Consultation
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     30 minutes

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    IL, Active since 1998
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    John Dearden Donlevy

    John D. Donlevy
    212 West Washington Street # 1504, Chicago, IL
    3 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 9.9 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 66 years
    I place a strong emphasis on providing my clients with personalized attention and responsive legal service. I treat every client with respect, care and compassion and work my hardest to develop innovative and winning strategies for each client’s l...
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    Saani Mohammed

    MohammedLaw
    73 W. MONROE STREET, SUITE 103, Chicago, IL
    21 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 9.1 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 9 years
    Thank you for reviewing my profile. I am the founder and Managing Partner of Mohammed-Law LLC. Prior to starting this law firm, I was an Assistant State’s Attorney with the Cook County State Attorney’s Office. I worked extensively in matters invol...

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Second Municipal District
Superior Court, 5600 Old Orchard Road
Skokie, IL 60077
847-470-7200Court Website | Get Directions

Third Municipal District
Superior Court, 2121 Euclid Avenue Office of the Presiding Judge - Suite 205L
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008
847-818-2286Court Website | Get Directions

First Municipal District
Superior Court, 50 W. Washington Street, Suite 1401
Chicago, IL 60602
312-603-4371Court Website | Get Directions

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