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The United States Constitution grants important rights to any person accused of a crime including due process, the right to a fair and speedy trial, the right to representation by counsel, the right to remain silent and to be free of unreasonable searches and seizures.


When choosing a criminal defense attorney in Winnebago County, Illinois, consider the lawyer's training, experience, ratings and reviews. Attorneys that practice within the criminal justice system tend to focus on certain types of cases in either state or federal court.


Most criminal defense attorneys provide a free consultation to discuss the facts of your case and defenses that might apply. Before you decide on which attorney to hire, meet with several different attorneys in their office to discuss the case and the attorney fees required for representation.


Once you decide which attorney to hire, make sure you and the attorney sign a written fee agreement or contract that describes the attorney fees required at each stage of the case including during pre-trial negotiations, motion hearings and a bench or jury trial.


A criminal defense lawyer in Winnebago County, Illinois should fight to protect the rights of his or her client in a criminal case against felony or misdemeanor charges... Read more »

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Joshua C. Smith

Joshua C. Smith
The Law Office of Joshua C Smith, P.C.
2990 N Perryville Rd Suite # 4102B
Rockford, IL 61107
Licensed for 13 years, Joshua C. Smith is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI / Drunk Driving lawyer... read more >

Francis Mario Martinez

Francis Mario Martinez
Francis M Martinez
308 West State Street Suite 97
Rockford, IL 61101
Francis Mario Martinez is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Michael Crosby

Michael Crosby
A Law Office Of Crosby & Associates
475 Executive Pkwy
Rockford, IL 61107
Michael Crosby is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer... read more >

Kirsten McWilliams

Kirsten McWilliams
McWilliams Law Office
7431 E. State ST, #144
Rockford, IL 61108
Kirsten McWilliams is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Marquette University Law School... read more >

Christopher A DeRango

Christopher A DeRango
Sreenan and Cain
321 W State St Suite 700
Rockford, IL 61101
Christopher A DeRango is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Paul Joseph Cain

Paul Joseph Cain
Northern Illinois University - College of Law
319 W State St Zeke Giorgi Legal Clinic
Rockford, IL 61101
Paul Joseph Cain is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Kristin J Carpenter

Kristin J Carpenter
The Federal Defender Program
202 W State St Suite 600
Rockford, IL 61101
Kristin J Carpenter is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Paul Edmund Gaziano

Paul Edmund Gaziano
Paul E. Gaziano
202 W State ST Suite 600
Rockford, IL 61101
Paul Edmund Gaziano is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Daniel J Cain

Daniel J Cain
Srennan & Cain, PC
321 W State St Suite 700
Rockford, IL 61101
Daniel J Cain is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >

Amanda Nicole Sloniker

Amanda Nicole Sloniker
Winnebago County Office of the Public Defender
400 West State Street Suite 340
Rockford, IL 61101
Amanda Nicole Sloniker is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >
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Criminal Defense Specialty Areas

Criminal Defense Specialty Areas

NBLSC Certification in Criminal Trial Advocacy - The National Board of Legal Specialty Certification is accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA) to certify attorneys as specialists in criminal trial advocacy.



Nonprofit Legal Associations

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Founded in 1958, NACDL is the largest organization for criminal defense lawyers fighting to preserve fairness within America's criminal justice system. The organization has more than 10,000 direct members including criminal defense attorneys in private practice, public defenders in state or federal court, U.S. military defense counsel, law professors and judges.


Illinois Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

IADCL seeks to preserve fairness in the criminal justice system and to educate the public and attorneys.


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Find Lawyers in Winnebago County, IL

"Find a Lawyer" Service in Winnebago County, IL - The Winnebago County Bar Association in Rockford, IL, sponsors a public "Find a Lawyer" feature on its website. The "find a lawyer" feature contains a list of local pre-screened attorneys and the areas of law in which they concentrate. You can use the website of the Winnebago County Bar Association to find an attorney in the needed practice area.




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