Whether a serious felony, a juvenile delinquency or a complex federal matter, criminal law is a creative practice. It requires finesse, strategy, and in many ways, empathy. At the end of the day, our clients cases become profoundly personal as we dwell on the best way to pursue the defense.
The internet, software, and technology are so pervasive that we can’t remember having ever lived without them. But we are not machines and we we can't rely on them to make decisions about us or our families. Sit down and talk to your significant others about how you would like things to be when you are gone, then come talk to us.
Property law is really wealth management whether you are buying your first home or developing a new home building business. You put your life savings in the transaction, and you hire an attorney to help you make sure you don't lose it all. We anticipate all the ways things can go wrong, so that everything goes smoothly.
ADVISING NEW BUSINESSES
The startup and small business marketplace is still a new and fierce frontier that requires legal advice from attorneys who are themselves entrenched in the particularities of small business success. Our firm gives you an holistic approach, so your company can get the best competitive advantage.
MUNICIPAL AND STATE LAW
The world of municipal and state law is ever growing and evolving, and we’re not just talking about case law. With changes in government policy, the opportunity to inadvertently run afoul of the law increases. That’s where we come in. We know how to get things done, so you can get back on track.
ADVISING NOT FOR PROFITS
Starting a not for profit is a little bit like the Wild West. There’s a lot of potential, but the rules can seem convoluted and vague at best. If you start off on the right foot legally you can concentrate on doing the work of your organization.
Our Rates, Pro Bono Program and Limited Scope Services
Depending on the case, we offer an hourly rate or a flat rate. Our lawyers keep detailed logs of the time they spend on your case. We count in 15 minute increments and round down when in-between them. We only work for as long as a case requires, so you’ll never be over-billed for unproductive time. Final bills will include costs for copy, filing fees, and third-party research tools. Our hourly rate is $250. Retainers for hourly cases and flat rate cases must be paid upfront.
We also offer limited scope services for non-criminal cases. Click here for a description of limited scope services.
If you or someone you know has a criminal case in Cook County and feels they cannot afford to pay for an attorney we accept one new case a month on a Pro Bono basis. Click here for the fine print about our Pro Bono Program