Cook County Criminal Defense Attorney

Reputable Representation for Defendants statewide including Will County, DuPage, and Kane County.

Charged with a criminal offense in Cook County, Illinois? Rest assured that an experienced defense lawyer will make a crucial difference in the outcome of your case. Whether you have been accused of a white collar crime, first degree murder, or even a federal offense, The Law Office of William Wolf, LLC is more than ready to defend you. Attorney William Wolf is a widely recognized and award-winning criminal defense lawyer recognized by the Illinois Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and the Innocence Project. He is also a published legal author of papers concerning the criminal justice procedure, and he has previously held an adjunct professorial role at John Marshall Law School.

One of the strongest assets you can have for your criminal case is an effective and strategic lawyer who knows how to win. Attorney Wolf has a competitive advantage with his breadth of professional experience, and he has the case results to prove it. Visit the firm’s practice area pages below to learn more about how Attorney Wolf can defend you against specific charges and do not hesitate to reach out to the firm as soon as possible to discuss your legal options in more detail.

What Does a Criminal Defense Lawyer Do?

A criminal defense lawyer is a lawyer who specializes in defending individuals facing criminal charges. They provide legal representation to those accused of crimes, ensuring that their rights are protected and working towards the most positive outcome for the defendant. A criminal defense attorney may negotiate on behalf of their client, represent them at trial, file motions to suppress evidence or dismiss charges, and take other steps to protect their clients’ interests. 

Criminal defense lawyers also typically handle pre-trial hearings and stay involved throughout the entire process from investigation through appeal. They will often review any evidence against their client, evaluate any potential defenses, advise their clients about plea bargains, and present an effective argument in court. Ultimately, they work hard to get the best result possible for every case.

No matter the circumstances, if you have been charged with a crime, it is important to reach out to a criminal defense lawyer as soon as possible. With our assistance, you can feel more confident that your rights will be protected throughout the entire legal process. 

Schedule a free initial consultation online to get started on your defense with Attorney William Wolf. Bilingual services in Spanish and Italian available.

  • Homicide
  • Federal Crimes
    Federal Crimes
  • Drug Crimes
    Drug Crimes
  • Gun Crimes
    Gun Crimes
  • Carjackings
  • Sexual Crimes
    Sexual Crimes
  • White Collar Crimes
    White Collar Crimes
  • DUI

our reviews

  • I would personally hire Mr. Wolf if I ever get charged with a criminal matter. 5 stars.

    “Fantastic attorney. Mr. Wolf is a kind attorney, who has the Courtroom experience to know the best course of action for your criminal case. He is a cut above, and consistently fights for his client’s rights.”

  • I highly recommend.

    “Incredible, well respected, and extremely successful career criminal defense attorney!!”

  • Bill Understands The Law

    “Bill is brilliant. He knows and understands the law. Most importantly, he cares.”

Obtaining Acquittals and Not-Guilty Verdicts for the Accused

Who better to defend your case in court than an experienced criminal defense attorney who has achieved numerous successes before? Attorney William Wolf has a competitive repertoire of acquittals and not-guilty verdicts obtained throughout his decades of practice, including:

  • Overturned conviction for rape (People v. Jerry Miller) on the grounds of DNA exoneration
  • Acquittal of first degree murder (People v. A.C.) on the grounds of questionable interrogation methods used in court
  • Not guilty of predatory criminal sexual assault of a child (People v. W.M.) on the grounds of a misleading report by the state’s medical expert
  • Acquittal of first degree murder (People v. C.F.) on the grounds of self-defense
  • Not guilty of first degree murder (People v. R.B.) on the grounds of insanity

When you are facing legal complications as consequential as criminal charges, you need a lawyer who knows the court system inside out. Attorney Wolf has taken on some of the most challenging defense cases, from rape allegations to murder charges, so you can trust that he is equipped with the necessary skills and experience to handle your defense. Reach out to the firm for a free initial consultation to discuss your defense options and take the first steps towards clearing your name.

  • People v. Jerry Miller

    Rape Conviction Overturned by DNA Evidence

  • People v. D.A.

    Acquitted of First Degree Murder: Client Believed She Was Defending Her Life

  • People v. C.H.

    Not Guilty of First Degree Murder: Chicago Police Detective Pressured Witnesses

  • People v. C.F.

    Acquitted of First Degree Murder: Client Defended Himself From the Use of Deadly Force Against Him

  • People v. C.D.

    Not Guilty of First Degree Murder: Prosecution Stacked the Lineup

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