Criminal Defense

Top Local Criminal Defense Lawyers

We offer representation for felony and misdemeanor charges, as well as for federal criminal cases.

At our Urbana - Champaign, Danville and Decatur Illinois law offices, Attorney Baku N. Patel is a former federal prosecutor, former Champaign County and Vermilion County senior prosecutor, and former U.S. Navy Judge Advocate General. Attorney Patel is also certified by the Illinois Supreme Court to defend death penalty cases, which means that he can handle even the most serious criminal defense cases. Mr. Patel has tried more than 100 criminal jury trials to verdict. He understands the criminal process, both from the perspective of a prosecutor and of a defense attorney.

The attorneys at Patel Law, PC have the extensive criminal law experience necessary to defend your rights. Even though statistics show that nearly 90 percent of criminal cases are resolved through negotiation, you require a criminal defense team with actual jury trial experience to protect your rights.