Waukegan Criminal Defense Lawyers

Your Lake County Defense Attorneys for Drug Possession and Other Criminal Offenses

If you have been charged with a crime, count on the aggressive representation of Soffietti, Johnson, Teegen, Argueta & Bawcum, LTD, in Waukegan, Illinois. We are a firm that will employ every strategy to protect your rights, treat you with the respect and honesty you deserve.

At our law firm, we are not just going to plea bargain for you. We are going to do what is in your best interest, which could be filing additional motions, trial or a well-negotiated plea. Our criminal defense attorneys will advise you on your options and the strengths and weaknesses of each path, but we will never push you to make a decision that you do not want to make.

Our advice to you is rooted in over a half century of experience as criminal defense attorneys. Call 1-888-351-2429 to discuss your case or contact our law office online.

Bringing a Unique Perspective Experience to Your Defense

Our attorneys are a mix of founding and associate attorneys, four of whom are former Lake County State's Attorneys. For you, this means they have a unique perspective, as they have been on both sides of the bench. We are also the village prosecution for the villages of Fox Lake and Lindenhurst, the Lake County State's Attorney's Office. We have represented other villages in the past, as prosecutors.

We can help you defend against:

  • Drug offenses: We vigorously challenge the prosecution's evidence in cases involving drug charges such as possession, distribution, drug trafficking, conspiracy, possession of paraphernalia, manufacturing of marijuana and other drug crimes.
  • Sex offenses: We provide diligent representation to clients facing charges of rape, sexual assault, Internet solicitation of minors, possession of child pornography and other sex offenses.
  • Domestic violence: Our firm has handled and litigated numerous assault charges, including domestic battery cases as well as matter involving Orders of Protection. We know your rights, and will help you protect them.
  • White collar crimes: Our Waukegan criminal defense lawyers provide comprehensive representation to clients under investigation or facing charges for serious financial crimes, such as fraud, money laundering, embezzlement, forgery, theft from employer, identity theft and other white collar crimes.
  • Theft and property crimes: Our firm protects the rights of clients facing criminal charges for shoplifting (retail theft), robbery, burglary, arson, vandalism and other criminal offenses.
  • Violent crimes: When clients are facing indictment for violent crimes, such as charges for assault, aggravated assault, homicide, murder or vehicular manslaughter, we provide the meticulous criminal defense they need to obtain a favorable outcome.

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Contact Our Illinois Criminal Defense Firm Today

Our law firm has more than 50 years of experience. In Lake County, we are the go-to law firm for help defending yourself against a criminal charge. We have an office in Fox Lake and our Waukegan office is across from the courthouse. Call us at 1-888-351-2429 to discuss your case confidentially or contact our lawyers online.

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