Pekin Criminal Defense Attorney

Former Prosecutors Defending You

Pekin is located on the Illinois River and is the largest city in Tazewell County. Pekin is a vibrant community with over 34,000 residents. The city claims to be the perfect mix of business and pleasure and is conveniently located halfway between Chicago and St. Louis, about 165 miles from each and just a few hours outside of Indianapolis and 10 miles south of Peoria. Whether someone is a steel worker, an educator, in the service industry, a blue collar or a white collar worker, the residents of Pekin are frequently arrested for all varieties of crimes ranging from domestic violence to homicide regardless of what part of the city they come from.

When you've been arrested for a crime or when you're the target of a pre-file investigation, you run the risk of gaining a permanent criminal record, incarceration, hefty fines, community service, victim restitution, probation or parole and more. When you have an uncertain fate in the face of criminal charges, it's critical that you contact a Pekin criminal defense attorney from the Johnson Law Group. As former prosecutors with nearly 100 years of combined experience, we have an edge over many other law firms in Pekin. Not only do we have insight into the prosecution, but our attorneys are also members of the following cutting-edge organizations:

  • Federal Bar Association
  • Association of Trial Advocacy
  • American Bar Association
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Illinois Bar Association
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America

Aggressive Pekin Criminal Defense Lawyer

We are aggressive criminal attorneys that stand by our clients during every aspect of their case. As former prosecutors we know how to search for and unearth flaws in a case and exploit them to our clients' advantage. Sometimes the smallest flaw or the smallest technicality will be the one thing that will exonerate you; however, it takes a tenacious and meticulous attorney to comb through every shred of evidence to adequately defend you. We see you as a human being and not as just another criminal; whether you made a mistake or are entirely innocent of the charges against you, you deserve the best criminal defense available. As a client-focused law firm, your success is our success and there is no other measurement for an excellent defense law firm. To schedule a free case evaluation with one of our Peking criminal defense lawyers, please call (309) 731-4971, we're available 24/7 to take your call.

Pekin Resource Links

Criminal Defense Information Center
About Pekin
Pekin Chamber of Commerce