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  • 26 years in business
  • 45 hires on Thumbtack
Syed H.
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I have spoken with Dean Matsas twice about two different tickets and has proven to be honest and forthcoming about all the details and nuances that will be involved in a defense. The first time we spoke he mentioned specific court costs involved that no other lawyer had mentioned. He has shown to be a lawyer that I can trust will fight for you.

The Davis Law Group, P.C.
4.8
from 10 reviews
  • 35 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Christopher G.
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Brandon Davis was the attorney who represented me and my case in traffic court. Through the entire process, he gave me pertinent and honest counsel. He responded immediately (within 2 hours) after I submitted a request through their website after 10pm on a weeknight. That alone was very impressive to me. Certainly I didn't expect it, but that type of responsiveness gave me the initial impression that this would be somebody who would be invested in my case. He advised that I ought to move quickly with my case and have it brought before a judge before my scheduled court date. I trusted any and all recommendations he made, and it worked out great. Brandon and I worked together through email and phone to give him a total understanding of my specific case, and for him to help advise me on all of the proper evidence and paperwork to bring with me for court. When I finally met him on my day in court, he was waiting for me, extremely professional, and gave me confidence that I had my best shot with him as my representation. He modestly chalks it up to a lucky break, but I hold him responsible for negotiating a situation where the prosecutor agreed to drop all 5 charges. Without Brandon's advice, I am sure it would not have been possible. I had hesitations about hiring an attorney for my case, but after thinking about it, deciding, and going through with it, I feel that it's the best money I have spent in YEARS. HIGHLY RECOMMEND

  • 22 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Jin H.
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Matt is extremely knowledgeable in all aspects of criminal law. He's a well established lawyer within the system and highly respected by other lawyers. Although my outcome wasn't what I wanted (discovery revealed something we couldn't fight), I avoided harsher fines and punishments thanks to Matt. I highly recommend Matt for any criminal matters.

  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Rodney N.
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Attorney Nenye E. Uche... Wow!!! He is truly the best above the rest. A relative was facing 40 years for an alleged aggravated sexual assault charge. He had first hired another attorney who told him the case seems a difficult one to win, because he saw the victim crying on her video recorded testimony. Out of fear that this attorney didn't have what it takes, we were referred to Attorney Uche. I tell you, he is never afraid of a challenge. He doesn't seek to settle - only to win. He accepted our case and 8 months later today, at precisely 6:22pm, our relative left the court room acquitted of all charges. Thanks you Attorney Uche!!! I can truly say without you my relative would have been locked up today for 40 years. Thank you, thank you, thank you... If you're looking for a veeryyy good criminal defense attorney Attorney Uche is your guy!

  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
Eric R.
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I found Alex online and was very impressed with his credentials. (former prosecutor/ current criminal defense lawyer) I had a few different cases that I needed expert representation for. From the start, Alex was very understanding and clearly communicated costs and potential outcomes without over promising. In the end, he far over delivered on my expectations and truly did an amazing job - way better than I had hoped. I would highly recommend Alex to anyone who is in need of legal counsel. He will deliver the best possible scenario at the most affordable costs..

Beals Law Firm
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Brian B.
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I was in a real jam. The state pf illinois was trying to convict me for a crime that i was not guilty of. And they knew i was innocent. Bart listened to me and researched what i was telling him. He found out i was telling the truth. He fought for my life Anytime i have a question about anything court related, Bart always take time to help me out. I recommend him to anyone i know who need a lawyer... that is if they are not guilty, lol. Really Bart Beals is the best!

Criminal Defense Group, LLP
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Taylor R.
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Elizabeth was very professional and friendly. She thoroughly explained every step of the process to me so that I knew exactly what to expect. Her services are affordable and she definitely followed through; I would highly recommend her firm if you need legal help!

Law Office of Andrew Gable
4.5
from 4 reviews
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Kathy H.
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During the most challenging time in my life I was so blessed to find Attorney Andrew Gable. His level of professionalism, knowledge and responsiveness was beyond amazing. Attorney Gable represented my son as though he was his son and got justice for my son with an outcome that was great!!! If you need the best Criminal Defense Attorney, he's the best choice!!!

  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
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Our services include: * criminal defense representation * expungement * sealing and petitions for executive clemency, representation on civil and/or criminal orders of protection, etc.

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We are Dupage County Criminal defense attorneys with more than 10,000 criminal cases handled. Contact the firm today!

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Fagan, Fagan & Davis defends clients facing felony and misdemeanor criminal, DUI and even traffic matters in Chicago and the surrounding areas, including all of Cook, Lake, and DuPage counties. Our attorneys have legal experience, exceeding 100 years of combined legal practice, and our in-office staff is friendly and knowledgeable (and speaks Spanish). Our main office is located in Des Plaines, just minutes from several major highways, right where we've been serving our clients for over 20 years. Call us for a free consultation, whether in person or over the phone!

  • 12 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
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When you’ve had a run-in with law enforcement in Skokie, Illinois and find yourself facing criminal charges, you will want a smart, tough and experienced Skokie criminal lawyer as your stalwart defender. Skokie defense attorney, Andrew M. Weisberg, understands exactly what the prosecution will do and will build and strengthen your defense accordingly. Thanks to his experience as a former prosecutor in Cook and Will counties, Andrew M. Weisberg is highly accomplished at both sides of criminal law. Mr. Weisberg has nearly two decades of experience as a criminal defense lawyer handling criminal cases by upholding the rights of the accused and providing savvy and aggressive criminal defense strategies in situations just like yours. Depending upon the circumstances surrounding your case, your defense lawyer in Skokie may be able to negotiate with the district attorney to have the charges against you reduced or dropped. Often, it is possible to obtain more leniency by pleading to a lesser charge. Even if you and your Skokie criminal defense lawyer go to trial; however, it doesn’t mean you should lose hope. Mr. Weisberg will work assiduously to uphold your rights and your best interests while seeking the most favorable outcome that can be achieved. In his over 20 years as a defense lawyer, Andrew M. Weisberg has helped clients find favorable outcomes in a variety of criminal cases, including the following: * Assault and battery * Battery * Aggravated battery * Domestic violence * Domestic battery * Drug crimes * Possession of cocaine * Possession of heroin * Possession of cannabis/marijuana * DUI * Felonies * Robbery * Sex crimes * Criminal sexual abuse or sexual assault * Aggravated criminal sexual abuse or sexual assault * Predatory criminal sexual assault of a child * Prostitution * Theft crimes * Retail theft * Residential burglary * White-collar crimes and more

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Bob Callahan has been a successful Chicago defense attorney at law for over 15 years. Fighting diligently daily to ensure that everyone receives protection under the United States constitution, his victory counts, and the variety of categories of these cases serves as proof that he can defend you.

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Mark Battaglia, P.C. is the best criminal lawyers Chicago, Illinois has to offer. We can defend anything from DUI to other criminal charges.

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I am Atty. Nicholas A. Snow, a father, a husband, a Christian, and an attorney. My individual practice is concentrated on the areas of municipal law, employment law, bankruptcy, and personal injury. Through my association with Harris Law Firm, P.C. I also offer quality representation in the areas of municipal law and general practice. Are you experiencing financial difficulty? Are you feeling discriminated or singled out at work? Have you been injured through no fault of your own? These are all difficult situations for you, which generate opportunities for me to serve you. Contact me at Harris Law FIrm, P.C. today to schedule your free consultation. I look forward to meeting you!

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I specialize on criminal defense and child a protection law. My business is great because we defend the wrongfully accused and protect and preserve the family institution. The firm has defended a 14-year-old accused of the death of a law enforcement officer with success and represented a poor mother whose parental rights were being terminated, so that a multimillion dollar-income family could adopt her baby.

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We achieve success for our clients through a practice that focuses on hands-on investigation and research. I've developed these strategies and techniques over the past 19 years. They give myself and my firm an advantage over the prosecution and other attorneys. Our criminal defense lawyers address cases involving: - Felony narcotics cases - Misdemeanor drug charges - All misdemeanor offenses - Expunging criminal records - Clemency in Illionis - Illinois DUI - Assault and battery - Murder - Embezzlement - Fraud - Violent crimes - Weapons charges - Federal crimes and charges - White collar criminal cases - Illinois State charges

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At the Law Offices Of Shari Clancy Bertane, we provide quality, professional services in all aspects of family law and criminal defense to individuals in Elgin, Illinois, Kane County, and Cook County. We provide our clients with the confidentiality and personal, professional services they deserve. We provide representation for legal matters involving divorce, visitation and support, child custody, juvenile and criminal law defense, traffic offenses, and personal injury.

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We handle: - Immigration: Visas, deportation defense, family-based petitions, and naturalization - Criminal defense: DUI, gun charges, drug charges, sex crimes, murder, driving without a license, all felonies, and significant misdemeanors

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Jaleel Law P.C. was founded by Omer Jaleel with the sole mission of providing his clients with the best legal service. The firm has limited its practice to criminal law and more specifically, to defending persons accused of DUI and other alcohol-related offenses in the Chicagoland area. Omer Jaleel has the honor of being included in the elite list of Top 40 Under 40 Criminal Defense Attorneys in Illinois. His hard work and dedication to success has led him to receive a superb rating as the Nation's Top 1 Percent Criminal Defense Attorney. As a former prosecuting attorney and an assistant state's attorney, Mr. Jaleel knows what is required to prove a case and knows what it means to "think like a prosecutor." Mr. Jaleel has used this experience to earn his reputation as a tenacious attorney who will do whatever it takes to win your case. Contact us for your free consultation.

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I'm a Joliet, Illinois criminal defense lawyer. I'm a former Will County prosecutor. I have 28 years of experience in the Will County courts.

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