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Criminal Defense Attorney in Chicago, IL

Free Consultation Criminal Lawyers Serving Chicago, Cook County and Other Counties Throughout the State of Illinois

After getting arrested on criminal charges in Chicago, you may experience a range of emotions such as shock, fear, and confusion. These feelings can be intensified if you are unfamiliar with your rights or the legal system. It's also common for you to feel embarrassed or ashamed at being publicly arrested in front of friends and family. The process of going through a criminal prosecution can also be intimidating and full of uncertainties.

At the Law Offices of James F. DiQuattro in Chicago, we provide high-quality representation for clients facing a wide range of criminal charges. From the moment we are brought into your case, we develop comprehensive and aggressive defense strategies in search of the optimal outcome. From representing you in police investigations to trials and appeals, we are prepared to counsel you through all stages of the criminal justice process.

At our firm, we ensure that you understand the consequences of your charges so that you can make informed decisions throughout the negotiation and litigation process. You will be given thorough explanations of the charges, the laws that apply to them, the criminal court procedures, and how our firm can fiercely advocate for you throughout the criminal court process. We take you step-by-step and stand behind you in your search for due process, fair treatment, and the protection of your legal rights. Our Chicago criminal defense attorney and team are committed to going the extra mile in seeking the best possible result.

Facing criminal charges in the Chicago area? Contact the Law Offices of James F. DiQuattro for a free, initial consultation at (312) 376-0020 or by reaching out through our online request form

Cases We Handle From Police Investigation to Appeal

For years, our clients have trusted us to handle state and federal criminal investigations and charges, such as the following: 

  • Violent crimes. From charges ranging from assault to rape to homicide, our Chicago criminal defense lawyer are confident in our ability to challenge the prosecution’s evidence and assert your rights in court.
  • Murder. When facing this most serious felony, we bring valuable experience and legal skill to your defense.
  • Sex crimes. These charges carry a heavy social stigma and harsh penalties. Our firm will take every legal avenue to attack the case against you with a thorough and dedicated defense.
  • Drug crimes. Being charged with the possession, distribution, or manufacture of controlled substances is serious. Our Chicago criminal defense attorney defends all drug charges and search for mitigating factors that can lessen or prevent their consequences.
  • Federal crimes. These are among the most serious group of crimes due to the thorough and aggressive stance taken by federal prosecutors and law enforcement. We will fight equally as forcefully for the pursuit of your best interests in federal court.
  • Financial crimes. Whether you have been arrested for identity theft, fraud, or some other financial crime, we will mount a strong defense on your behalf.
  • DUI/DWI. Our Chicago criminal defense lawyer examine all aspects of your case, including the circumstances surrounding your arrest, in order to pursue a favorable outcome.
  • Gun and weapon crimes. We defend against the possession or sale of firearms by developing strategies aimed at achieving reductions or dismissals of charges.
  • Appellate advocacy. If you are looking to appeal or defend a court ruling, we provide appellate representation by crafting compelling oral arguments before state and federal courts.

Facing criminal charges in the Chicago area? Contact the Law Offices of James F. DiQuattro for a free, initial consultation at (312) 376-0020 or by reaching out through our online request form

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  3. We Keep You Informed Every Step of the Way
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Work with Our Chicago Criminal Defense Attorney 

When under an investigation or after an arrest, you need to bring in a defense attorney as soon as possible. We may be able to help you avoid an arrest in the first place through exchanging information with the prosecutor. After an arrest, we can ensure that your rights are protected and can conduct our own extensive investigation into the charges. Throughout it all, we will provide you with dedicated service aimed at increasing your chances for a favorable outcome.  

Here are several benefits of hiring a Chicago criminal defense lawyer after an arrest:

  • Obtain legal advice from a professional criminal defense attorney
  • Understand the nature of the charges filed against you 
  • Learn about all potential defenses and strategies available to your case 
  • Receive an assessment of your chances for success in court 
  • Have access to an experienced trial lawyer who can represent you in court when needed 
  • Work with someone who understands the laws and processes involved in defending a person accused of a crime 
  • Gain insight into possible plea bargains or other forms of alternative sentencing options that may be available to you 
  • Receive assistance in obtaining evidence, witnesses and other resources to help build a strong defense 
  • Receive guidance on how to properly communicate with the court and law enforcement officers involved in your case 
  • Obtain an advocate who will be willing to fight for justice on your behalf. 

At the Law Offices of James F. DiQuattro, we defend clients against all state and federal criminal charges as well as advocate for you at the appellate level.

Call (312) 376-0020 or contact us online to arrange your free consultation today. 

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