For criminal defense in northern Illinois, you can turn to a respected lawyer and legal innovator who has made a career out of winning tough fights. If your future is on the line, or if a loved one has been charged with a crime, I encourage you to contact me, Stephen L. Richards, for a free consultation. Protect your rights when the stakes are high.
A Seasoned, Trial-Proven Attorney
Professionals whose careers are on the line and individuals faced with the most serious criminal charges turn to me because of my willingness to take cases to trial and my record of success. I am a veteran of more than 75 felony jury trials and 300 bench trials.
My ability to handle high-stakes, complex cases has earned me a national award for excellence in criminal defense, the Defender Prize. I am also listed in Super Lawyers and have a 10.0 rating on Avvo, the highest rating available on the lawyer rating site.