Criminal Defense

Top Local Criminal Defense Lawyers

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

At our 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.