Baku N. Patel


Attorney Baku N. Patel currently handles all of the criminal defense cases and personal injury/wrongful death matters at Patel Law, PC In the area of criminal defense, Mr. Patel is currently certified by the Illinois Supreme Court to be lead counsel in death penalty cases. He has been accepted as a member of the Capital Litigation Trial Bar, which is an exclusive membership to attorneys who have exemplified jury trial experience in handling murder cases to verdict.

Chae M. Lee


Mr. Lee specializes in Personal Injury, Auto Accidents and Social Security Disability Law at Patel Law, PC. Chae Lee received a Bachelor of Arts in Biology from the University of Iowa, and attended Chicago Kent College of Law where he earned his Juris Doctorate in 2010. In law school, Chae participated in the legal clinic program, where he worked on disability and vaccine injury cases and also became a certified mediator at the Center for Conflict Resolution in Chicago.

Kevin E. Markes


Kevin E. Markes handles Criminal Defense, Family Law, Workers compensation and personal Injury cases at Patel Law. PC. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Georgia in 2006 and his juris doctor from the University of Illinois College 2009. He was sworn in by the Honorable Rita B. Garmin immediately after passing the bar in November of 2009. Since that time he has diligently pursued the interests of his clients.

Mary Mason


Paralegal Mary Mason handles all Social Security/Disability cases at Patel Law, P.C. Mary majored in ‘Paralegal Studies’ at Southern Illinois University and is a member of the Paralegal Honors Society. She has 14 years of experience in the field.

Lazaro Aguiar

Legal Assistant

Lazaro works as Legal Assistant for Personal Injury Law practice. He is a Senior at the University of Illinois in Urbana Champaign studying Political Science and Philosophy.


Office Manager

Vana has been acting Paralegal for the Personal Injury Division and helping the firm with day to day operation.