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    Seeking an Illinois Lawyer for Criminal or DUI defense in the Chicago area? Don’t wonder if you’ll ever actually reach a human being – when you call us, you’ll be able to schedule an in person or phone consultation at a convenient time with an expert attorney ready to protect you.

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    Illinois Criminal and DUI charges are scary, and some people think little or nothing can be done once arrested. Not so. Our experienced attorneys have helped people in the Chicago area get better results than they ever thought possible – we’ve been doing it since 1980, and we can help you.

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  • Chicago Criminal Charge? Don't stand alone!

    Criminal and DUI lawyers in Illinois often practice alone. Our law firm is different. One dedicated trial lawyer heads up your defense, with support from our skillful and experienced team, resulting in the most effective Illinois criminal, DUI and traffic lawyers in the Chicago area.

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Experience. Expertise. Commitment.

The Illinois lawyers at Fagan, Fagan & Davis have helped people accused of felony or misdemeanor Criminal, DUI and even traffic offenses for over four decades. Get the best Chicago area criminal defense on your team. Whatever you face - call the same phone number our clients have been calling since 1980. 

Illinois Criminal Defense Lawyers

You need the most skilled and experienced Illinois Criminal Defense Lawyers possible on your side - lawyers that can provide both sound, impartial advice and excellent trial skills. The potential consequences are life-changing and far reaching. Prosecutors are aggressive, and have extensive resources at their disposal. For example, the Cook County State's Attorney has over 900 attorneys, investigators and staff available. We help defend clients from accusations of retail theft, gun charges (UUW), aggravated speeding, Illinois domestic battery, possession of controlled substances, criminal sexual assault, criminal sexual abuse, possession of child pornography, aggravated battery and countless other criminal offenses.   

Illinois DUI Attorneys

A great Illinois DUI lawyer understands not only the criminal aspect of drunk driving law, but how to effectively contest Illinois traffic laws and protect your driving privileges in the short term by challenging your Statutory Summary Suspension or Revocation. DUI is most commonly charged as a class A misdemeanor, but felony DUI encompasses many possible circumstances as well. 

Whether you face criminal, DUI or traffic charges in Cook county, Lake County or DuPage county courts, we can help give you options you never thought you had.

You can start getting answers to your questions about Chicago area criminal defense and DUI defense right now by watching some of our videos answering common questions, and then contact us immediately for top quality representation.

We can also help clear your criminal record by petitioning the Court to expunge or seal your Illinois criminal record.

Why choose our law firm?

It's about you, not us. Yes, we do a great job for our clients and take great pride in our work over decades in Chicago area trial courtrooms. Yes, we have more than 100 years of combined legal experienced. Yes, we regularly exceed our client's expectations, and often achieve unexpected success based on our experience and extensive training. And yes, this is all we do. We can help you get the best representation for real estate matters, personal injury or divorce, but we don't do that here. We know the very best of those attorneys that do.

We defend people's freedom, and that's all. Our whole law firm. Devoted to defending you.

Our practice is focused on you - working to achieve your goals, make sure you are cared for and that your problems are resolved with an eye towards dealing with the consequences that keep you up at night.  Our defense is enhanced by our team approach, with each attorney in our law firm bringing his own unique insight, experience, and expert opinion to the table for your benefit, while one experienced criminal defense lawyer bears primary responsibility as the lead trial attorney in your case. We believe that working as a team of dedicated attorneys is the most effective to way to meet our client's objectives. We live to hear the words "not guilty", but with every case, we tailor our approach carefully to meet the needs of our clients. After all, in our office, your needs and objectives come first. Even better, we have a first rate in-office staff that is friendly, knowledgable and helpful. 

We understand how hard this is for our clients, and we are determined to help protect both your reputation and maintain your dignity. That's why we don't send 'jail mail' or solicitation mail like other law firms.


When do I need a Chicago criminal attorney?

Wondering when to involve an attorney in your situation? Immediately. If you think you might need an attorney, you probably already do. Even if law enforcement simply wants an "interview" for "questioning", it is important to recognize that you are likely already a suspect. Exercise your right to remain silent and to consult a legal professional as early as you can.

Our firm also appears in area Chicago DUI and Chicago Criminal courts including arrests in Maywood, Waukegan, Wheaton, Mundelein, Arlington Heights, Evanston, Niles, Rolling Meadows, SchaumburgSkokie and more.

Where do we appear in court?

Our Des Plaines location is strategically located minutes from I-294, Edens expressway and I-355. We regularly appear for Illinois Criminal defense, DUI defense and Traffic violations throughout Cook, Lake and DuPage county courts, including all of Chicago, Skokie, Rolling Meadows, Bridgeview, Markham, Maywood, Waukegan, Wheaton and more.