Choose a Defense Attorney With The
Experience To Make The Right Moves
Your future is on the line.
Throughout an intense career that has spanned more than 30 years, the energy and efforts of our founding attorney have been focused specifically on criminal law in Chicago and northern Illinois.
A Strong Combination Of Skills
Professionals whose careers are on the line and individuals faced with the most serious criminal charges turn to us because of our willingness to take cases to trial and our record of success. Stephen L. Richards is a veteran of more than 150 felony jury trials and 300 bench trials. Joined by his son, Joshua S.M. Richards, they provide a strong combination of skills in the courtroom.
Award-Winning Legal Representation
The firm’s ability to handle high-stakes, complex cases has earned our founding attorney a national award for excellence in criminal defense, the Defender Prize. He also is listed in Super Lawyers and has a 10.0 rating on Avvo, the highest rating available on the lawyer-rating site.
Always Ready With Insight, Diligence And Strategy
A Clear Flat-Fee Structure
Our unique flat-fee billing structure covers everything from plea negotiation to trial and more.