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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 Peoria 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 Peoria 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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Richard H Parsons

Richard H Parsons
Chambers of Richard H. Parsons
6016 N. Knoxville Ave Suite 203
Peoria, IL 61614
Richard H Parsons is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Daniel G O 'Day

Daniel G O 'Day
Cusack, Gilfillan & O'Day, LLC
415 Hamilton Blvd
Peoria, IL 61602
Daniel G O 'Day is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Thomas Howard

Thomas Howard
Collateral Base / Cannabis Industry Lawyer
The Maxam Building 316 SW Washington St. Sui
Peoria, IL 61602
Licensed for 12 years, Thomas Howard is a Marijuana Law and Real Estate Law lawyer who attended Marquette Law School... read more >

Kevin F Sullivan

Kevin F Sullivan
110 Sw Jefferson Ave Suite 530
Peoria, IL 61602
Kevin F Sullivan is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Daniel G O'Day

Daniel G O'Day
Cusack, Gilfillan & O'Day
415 Hamilton Blvd
Peoria, IL 61602
Licensed for 40 years, Daniel G O'Day is a Criminal Defense and Marijuana Law lawyer... read more >

Dorian B LaSaine

Dorian B LaSaine
Dorian B. LaSaine & Associates
456 Fulton ST Suite 210
Peoria, IL 61602
Dorian B LaSaine is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Peter Michael LaSorsa

Peter Michael LaSorsa
Law Offices of Peter M. LaSorsa, P.C.
7109 S Ridgebrook Dr
Mapleton, IL 61547
Peter Michael LaSorsa is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Christopher Scott McCall

Christopher Scott McCall
McCall Law Offices, P.C.
1225 N North ST
Peoria, IL 61606
Christopher Scott McCall is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Ronald Hanna

Ronald Hanna
Hanna & Hanna PC
1133 N. North Street
Peoria, IL 61606
Ronald Hanna is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Charles Matthew Miller

Charles Matthew Miller
Miller & Pugh Law Offices, PC
416 Main Street Suite 723
Peoria, IL 61602
Charles Matthew Miller is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Richard E White

Richard E White
Vonachen Lawless Tager & Slevin
456 Fulton ST Sutie 425
Peoria, IL 61602
Richard E White is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Kent Verne Anderson

Kent Verne Anderson
401 Main St. Ste. 1500
Peoria, IL 61602
Licensed for 30 years, Kent Verne Anderson is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Judith Ann Serritella

Judith Ann Serritella
Judith A. Serritella, Attorney at Law
110 Sw Jefferson Ave Suite 530
Peoria, IL 61602
Judith Ann Serritella is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Ronald Leon Hamm

Ronald Leon Hamm
Ronald L. Hamm LTD.
411 Hamilton BLVD Suite 1708
Peoria, IL 61602
Ronald Leon Hamm is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Mark David Uteg

Mark David Uteg
Law Office of Mark D. Uteg
1216 SW Adams ST
Peoria, IL 61602
Mark David Uteg is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Spencer Lee Daniels

Spencer Lee Daniels
Spencer Lee Daniels
411 Hamilton Blvd Suite 1304
Peoria, IL 61602
Spencer Lee Daniels is a Criminal Defense and Bankruptcy lawyer... read more >

Jason Philip Ramos

Jason Philip Ramos
Ramos Law Office, P.C.
2708 N Knoxville Ave
Peoria, IL 61604
Licensed for 22 years, Jason Philip Ramos is a DUI / DWI lawyer... read more >

John Lonergan

John Lonergan
Law Offices of John Lonergan
411 Hamilton Blvd. Ste. 1020
Peoria, IL 61602
Licensed for 28 years, John Lonergan is a Marijuana Law lawyer... read more >

Jonathan Eugene Hawley

Jonathan Eugene Hawley
Office of the Federal Public Defender
401 Main ST Sutie 1500
Peoria, IL 61602
Jonathan Eugene Hawley 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 Peoria County

Find Attorneys in Peoria, IL

Lawyer Referral Service in Peoria, IL - The Peoria County Bar Association sponsors a lawyer referral service that helps individuals and businesses find private attorneys practicing in Peoria County or Tazewell County, IL. The attorneys that participate in the service agree to charge a nominal referral fee in exchange for a 30 minute consultation with the client. You can complete the online form or call the service at 309-674-1224 for the referral.



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