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Law Day with Cook County Judge John White

Posted by Joseph M. Fagan | May 01, 2017 | 1 Comment

Do y'all remember Judge John White? He was the judge who made it a point to remind us all that our courts function to protect our constitutional rights. I'll share another memory of Judge White. It was a beautiful morning, early spring, a misdemeanor criminal court call in a Cook County suburb ...

Happy birthday Shelly . . . we miss you

Posted by Steven H. Fagan | Jan 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Today would be Shelly Anderson's birthday. Sadly, Shelly passed away very recently. If you've had any interaction with our office over the last 14 years, you know who Shelly is, and you need no explanation how important she was to us. For those who don't, read on.

Because it matters - Veteran's Court in Illinois

Posted by Steven H. Fagan | Nov 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

It's Veteran's day, and while we join everyone today in honoring and showing gratitude to those who serve and have served, we want to take the opportunity to talk about Veterans dealing with criminal charges in Illinois courts. Illinois law has had law on the books since 2010 authorizing county ...

Social media and jury selection in Illinois criminal defense

Posted by Steven H. Fagan | Aug 03, 2015 | 0 Comments

Illinois criminal lawyers explain why jury selection on trial requires awareness that smartphones, tablets and computers have become integral parts of our lives, creating social media and other online footprints that are fair game for scrutiny. Social media like Facebook and Google are now important tools in criminal jury selection.

An increase in Illinois DUI arrests for 2013

Posted by Steven H. Fagan | Jul 09, 2014 | 0 Comments

AAIM believes arrest rates for driving under the influence (DUI) are the most significant deterrents to impaired driving. Their 2013 numbers are out, applauding Chicago, the Illinois State Police, Naperville, Carol Stream and more. Find out how Cook county, Lake county and DuPage county departments did.

Suppression of evidence in Illinois DUI case upheld

Posted by Steven H. Fagan | May 28, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Appellate Court of Illinois affirmed the order suppressing evidence in a charge of driving under the influence (DUI), improper lane usage, leaving the scene of an accident, failure to give information or render aid, illegal transportation of alcohol, operating an uninsured motor vehicle, and failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.

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Our Park Ridge 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, DuPage, Kane and Will county courts, including all of Chicago, Skokie, Rolling Meadows, Bridgeview, Markham, Maywood, Waukegan, Wheaton, Naperville Elgin, Joliet, St. Charles and more.