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IllinoisCriminal Defense Lawyers in Lake County, Illinois

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 Lake 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 Lake 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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David J. Winer

David J. Winer
Law Offices of Winer & Winer
9 N. County St #100
Waukegan, IL 60085
Licensed for 34 years, David J. Winer is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended IIT/Kent Law School... read more >

Steven P. McCollum

Steven P. McCollum
McCollum Hodgkinson, P.C.
415 W. Washington St. Suite 103
Waukegan, IL 60085
Licensed for 44 years, Steven P. McCollum is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Steven Alan Wilensky

Steven Alan Wilensky
Steven Wilensky Attorney at Law
570 Lake Cook Rd Suite 125
Deerfield, IL 60015
Steven Alan Wilensky is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Richard Charles Daniels

Richard Charles Daniels
Daniels Long & Pinsel
19 N County St
Waukegan, IL 60085
Richard Charles Daniels is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

David Christopher Lombardo

David Christopher Lombardo
Law Ofc D. Christopher Lombardo
210 N Martin Luther King Jr Ave
Waukegan, IL 60085
David Christopher Lombardo is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Howard Bernstein

Howard Bernstein
Schwartz, Wolf, Bernstein,LLP
314 N. McHenry Road Wolf
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
Howard Bernstein is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Eric Rajen Shah

Eric Rajen Shah
Stone & Associates, Ltd.
415 W Washington ST Suite 1071
Waukeegan, IL 60085
Eric Rajen Shah is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Richard S. Kopsick

Richard S. Kopsick
Law Offices of Richard S. Kopsick, P.C.
415 Washington St Ste 207
Waukegan, IL 60085
Licensed for 40 years, Richard S. Kopsick is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer... read more >

Harold J Winston

Harold J Winston
Atty At Law
15 S County ST
Waukeegan, IL 60085
Harold J Winston is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Kelli Politte

Kelli Politte
15 S County ST
Waukegan, IL 60085
Kelli Politte is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Charles J Schneider

Charles J Schneider
1137 McHenry RD Suite 206
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
Charles J Schneider is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Martin S. LaScola

Martin S. LaScola
LaScola Law Offices, Ltd.
333 E. Route 83 Suite 102
Mundelein, IL 60060
Licensed for 22 years, Martin S. LaScola is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended The John Marshall Law School... read more >

Kevin P Malia

Kevin P Malia
Malia & Rinehart, P.C.
33 N. County Street Suite 608
Waukegan, IL 60085
Kevin P Malia is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Jed Howard Stone

Jed Howard Stone
Stone & Associates Ltd.
415 Washington St Suite 107
Waukegan, IL 60085
Jed Howard Stone is a Criminal Defense and Criminal Appellate Law lawyer... read more >

Laura A Walker

Laura A Walker
25030 W. Fox Avenue
Antioch, IL 60002
Laura A Walker is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Jerald Novak

Jerald Novak
352 Center St
Grayslake, IL 60030
Licensed for 35 years, Jerald Novak is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer... read more >

Robert Thomas Edens

Robert Thomas Edens
The Law Offices of Robert T. Edens, P.C.
392 Lake St
Antioch, IL 60002
Robert Thomas Edens is a DUI / DWI lawyer... read more >

Joy Ellen Gossman

Joy Ellen Gossman
Lake County Public Defenders Office
15 S County ST
Waukegan, IL 60085
Joy Ellen Gossman is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Keith Collins Grant

Keith Collins Grant
Public Defender Lake County
15 S County ST
Waukeegan, IL 60085
Keith Collins Grant 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.


About Lake County

Find Attorneys in Lake County, IL

Lawyer Referral Service in Lake County, IL - The Lake County Bar Association in Waukegan, IL, maintains an online Lawyer Referral Services that helps individuals and businesses find a qualified attorney throughout Lake County, Illinois. The service also benefits the members of the Lake County Bar Association by providing them with another potential referral source. Attorneys are screened for their good standing with the Illinois State Bar and experience in a particular practice area. The attorneys must also maintained malpractice insurance. The attorneys serve on different panels based on their area of concentration.



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