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Rockford, IL Criminal defense lawyers

77 lawyers specializing in Criminal Defense are available in the Rockford, IL area.

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Rockford has 77 Criminal defense Attorneys with 310 Reviews

  • Louis Meyer

    Meyer & Kiss, LLC
    6090 Strathmoor Drive, Suite 1, Rockford, IL
    5.0 stars 34 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed
    Do not talk to the police until you have talked to us.

    Practice area
    10% Criminal defense, 70% Civil rights, 20% Personal injury

    Free Consultation
    Some lawyers offer a free consultation to help determine whether their services are right for your legal needs
    60 minutesContingency A contingency fee is the percent of the final award a lawyer will receive as compensation. For some of these cases, lawyers will only be paid if there is a successful outcome. 33%-40%

    IL, Active since 2006

  • Brendan Caver

    Law Office of Brendan W. Caver DCFS, Juvenile, and Criminal Defense Attorney
    308 West State Street #321, Rockford, IL
    5.0 stars 33 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed
    Get results with the attorney who handles your case personally. A lifelong northern Illinois native, Brendan tries cases and litigates matters in Illinois state and federal courts throughout northern Illinois for over 16 years. Focusing on all cri...
  • Michael Myzia

    The Law Office of Michael Myzia
    308 West State Street, Suite 325, Rockford, IL
    5.0 stars 38 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed
    Mr. Myzia has over 15 years of courtroom and litigation experience in matters as diverse as speeding tickets and DUIs to charges of reckless homicide and murder.  Mr. Myzia's services are available to clients on criminal, DUI, and traffic matters ...
  • Jonathan James

    Law Office of Jonathan James
    416 E State St, Rockford, IL
    5.0 stars 16 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed
    The Law Office of Jonathan James, LLC, was founded and is managed by Illinois Criminal Defense Attorney Jonathan James. Mr. James graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from Clemson University where he received several awards including Dean’s...
  • Elder Granger

    Granger & Donahue
    1 Court Pl Ste 100, Rockford, IL
    5.0 stars 8 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 8.2  
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed
    Review: “Elder not only treats you as a human being and not just a number but he is not just collecting a pay check. He takes pride in winning every case and will give you the attention you deserve unlike many other lawyers. I wis...
  • Brian Morgan

    Law Office of Brian T. Morgan
    728 North Court Street, Rockford, IL
    5.0 stars 3 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 7.6  
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed
    Brian T. Morgan is a former Assistant State's Attorney who handles Felony, Misdemeanor, DUI, Traffic, Personal Injury, DCFS and family cases. Having tried cases both as a prosecutor and a defense attorney, he knows what it takes to make your case....
  • Christopher Derango

    DeRango & Cain, LLC
    120 W State Street, Suite 303, Rockford, IL
    5.0 stars 1 review
    Avvo Rating: 7.7  
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed
    The ONLY local member of the merit based National College for DUI Defense, I make it my priority to keep abreast of all developments in the defense of criminal and DUI cases so that I can use that knowledge to make certain my clients get the best ...
  • Michael Doyle

    Law Office of Doyle and James, LLC
    416 E. State St, Rockford, IL
    5.0 stars 6 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 7.4  
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed
    My goal is to obtain the best possible outcome for my clients.  This is accomplished through familiarity with the facts of the case, and knowledge of the law.  I believe in providing my clients with honest and accurate assesments of their legal is...
  • Bradley Schreiber

    The Schreiber Law Firm
    One Court Place, Suite 301, Rockford, IL
    4.5 stars 18 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 7.8  
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed
    Review: “Bradley helped me feel very comfortable with my case, Highly recommended. Gets the job done right.”
  • John Logan

    The Law Office Of John A Logan
    202 West State Street Suite 514, Rockford, IL
    5.0 stars 1 review
    Avvo Rating: 7.8  
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed
    Review: “We called John, and after explaining what had happened, we met with him. He accepted our case and reassured us every thing would be fine. We cannot thank him enough for his professionalism and hard work.”
  • Kelly Vecchio

    Vecchio Law Offices
    1 Court Pl Ste 101, Rockford, IL
    5.0 stars 17 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 8.8  
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed
    Review: “Kelly is an excellent attorney, very knowledgeable, a good listener and an attorney who will go to bat for you if she knows you are telling the truth and are honest with her, was my guardian ad litem for my kids, and help...
  • James Zuba

    The Law Office of Zuba & Associates
    6067 Strathmoor Dr., Rockford, IL
    5.0 stars 18 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 8.4  
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed
    James T. Zuba concentrates his practice of law on litigation, with emphasis on Family Law, Personal Injury, and Criminal Defense. He prides himself in aggressively pursuing his client's interests with the goal of meeting the needs of each and ever...
  • Joshua Smith

    The Law Office of Joshua C. Smith, P.C.
    2990 N. Perryville Rd., Ste. 4102B, Rockford, IL
    5.0 stars 7 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 6.9  
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed
    After nearly eleven years as a practicing attorney, I have recently decided to start my own law practice. 
  • Alicia Leonard

    Alicia Oliver Leonard at Law, P.C.
    318 N. 1st Street, Suite 100, Rockford, IL
    4.5 stars 31 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 8.1  
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed
       I was born and raised in Rockford, Illinois. I love my hometown and I'm proud to be practicing law here. I started my legal career at the Winnebago County State's Attorney's Office as an Assistant State's Attorney. There I learned what it meant...
  • Austin Davies

    Midwest Legal Care
    415 South Mulford Road, Rockford, IL
    5.0 stars 7 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 8.2  
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed
    Midwest Legal Care serves clients all across northern Illinois, including Winnebago, Boone, Stephenson, DeKalb, McHenry, and Kane counties.At Midwest Legal Care, we believe the first role of attorney is that of counselor. Midwest Legal Care is ded...
  • Tina Rippy

    216 N Court St, Rockford, IL
    4.0 stars 3 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 6.5  
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed
    Review: “If you want an atypical representation, at very least meet with Esq. Tippy. She doesn't try to get into your pocket book before she understands your case. She is very focused and determined.”
  • John Palmer

    127 N. Wyman Street, Suite 300, Rockford, IL
    5.0 stars 1 review
    Avvo Rating: 6.5  
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed
    Review: “John Palmer is very assertive and informative. He explained every detail of what could happen or was going to happen. He got my sons charges dropped down drastically and helped us through the entire process. I would highl...
  • Jerry Lund

    Vella & Lund PC
    401 W State St Ste 300, Rockford, IL
    5.0 stars 1 review
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed
    Review: “I was facing a class x felony and a class 1 felony.Jerry worked with the judge and the prosecutor to come up with a awesome plea deal.At the end of a 3 yr and 11 month court battle my class x was dismissed and my class 1 ...
  • Alberto Altamore

    Albert A. Altamore & Associates, P.C.
    308 W State St Ste 420, Rockford, IL
    3.5 stars 5 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 7.1  
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed
    Review: “Couldn’t have been more impressed. From our first meeting to the absolutely fantastic outcome of my case he was spot-on!! Very impressive. ”
  • Angela Moloney

    Winnebago County Office of the Public Defender
    400 W. State St., #340, Rockford, IL
    4.5 stars 2 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 7.1  
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed
    Angela (Angie) Moloney, Esq. is a native of DeKalb, Illinois. She is a 2010 graduate of The University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she obtained a Bachelors of the Arts in Chinese, French and Political Science. Mrs. Moloney then went on to attend t...

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Superior Court, 400 W State St
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