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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 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 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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Douglas Charles Scovil

Douglas Charles Scovil
Ruud, Scovil & Marsh
2009 9th Ave
Rock Island, IL 61201
Douglas Charles Scovil is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Katherine Anne Drummond

Katherine Anne Drummond
Winstein, Kavensky & Cunningham
224 18th Street Suite 400
Rock Island, IL 61201
Katherine Anne Drummond is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

William Gerald Schick

William Gerald Schick
William Gerald Schick, Attorney
423 17th St Suite 200
Rock Island, IL 61201
William Gerald Schick is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Steven W Hanna

Steven W Hanna
Hanna & Ruud, LLC
1528 6th Ave
Moline, IL 61265
Licensed for 31 years, Steven W Hanna is a Criminal Defense and Federal Crimes lawyer who attended Saint Ambrose... read more >

Nathaniel Abel Nieman

Nathaniel Abel Nieman
Nate Nieman, Attorney at Law
620 17th ST
Moline, IL 61265
Nathaniel Abel Nieman is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Stephen Leslie Hennessy

Stephen Leslie Hennessy
One John Deere Pl
Moline, IL 61265
Licensed for 13 years, Stephen Leslie Hennessy is a Intellectual Property Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Mitchell Hamline Sch... read more >

James Joseph Cosby

James Joseph Cosby
Henry County Public Defender
307 West Center St.
Cambridge, IL 61238
James Joseph Cosby is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >
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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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