Violent crimes are generally prosecuted to the fullest degree of the law, and those accused often face no sympathy from juries or judges. At the Law Offices of Michael P. Schmiege, we are fully aware of the predicament that you are in. A conviction almost surely means that you will be sent to jail or prison, but sometimes it seems as if there is no hope. Let us assure you, there is hope. When you have a skilled, experienced, and aggressive Chicago violent crime defense lawyer on your side, you have hope. Our legal team will work around the clock to ensure that we are providing you with our very best defense services. We will investigate your case and examine it from all angles; we will intelligently cross-examine any witnesses and question police accounts. We will review the actions taken by the law enforcement to make sure that your rights were not violated during the arrest and booking process. Call today to learn more about what we can do to help!
Former, satisfied clients from our firm are now living full lives because of our work. We successfully defended clients against charges such as:
Our firm is proud to serve clients in Chicago, Cicero, Riverside, Maywood, Evanston, Berwyn, Oak Park River Forest, North Riverside, Melrose Park, and the nearby areas.
If you have been charged with a violent crime, you need to protect your rights. As soon as you are able, contact a Chicago violent crimes defense lawyer at the Law Offices of Michael P. Schmiege!
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Michael Schmiege is a nationally recognized Chicago criminal defense attorney who wins.
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"Michael Schmiege is an excellent attorney. He is honest, diligent and gets great results. If you find yourself in need of a lawyer, he is great at what he does. Never over-promises, but definitely delivered more than we had hoped for. His team will help you all the way. Answers all your questions promptly and clearly states what to expect. I highly recommend Michael and his team. They CAN and will help!"
"Mr. Schmiege is well respected by the court because he is a very honest man. He was very kind and respectful to me. His fees were reasonable. His office is very easy to find, and his staff is very helpful."
"I am so appreciative of the help and support that I received from Michael and his team members! They truly helped me figure out my case and I got outstanding results. If anyone can help you get great results, it’s Michael. I had an immigration issue as well and he worked with my immigration lawyer to help find the best solution. He understood that I made a mistake but it didn’t define who I was. I definitely don’t want to go through any of this again but I’m glad that I had the support to get through this."