Chicago Felonies Lawyer
Experienced Felonies Defense Lawyer in Chicago and Illinois
In Illinois, a felony charge refers to any criminal offense that is punishable for one or more years with fines of at least $25,000. James Shapiro represents clients who have been accused of these serious crimes. Though the severity of the offense may vary, typical felonies include:
- Sex crimes
- Violent crimes
- Drug crimes
- Home invasion
- Weapons charges
- Felony DUI
Judge Shapiro (ret.) works diligently to investigate and research every detail of your felony case in Chicago and understands the serious implications of a felony charge on your record and how it impacts the rest of your life. He works diligently to investigate and research every detail of your felony case through all of Cook County including Chicago, Skokie, Rolling Meadows, Maywood, Bridgeview and Markham, in addition to DuPage, Lake, Will, McHenry, Kane, and LaSalle Counties. Judge Shapiro (ret.) works to minimize damages, help you avoid jail time, and protect your future.
Aggressive Chicago Felonies Defense Lawyer
If you have been charged with or are being investigated for a felony, you need an aggressive, experienced criminal defense lawyer to combat the charges. In Illinois, these charges may fall into six classifications:
Class 4 Felony: 1-3 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections
Class 3 Felony: 2-5 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections
Class 2 Felony: 3-7 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections
Class 1 Felony: 4-15 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections
Class X Felony: 6-30 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections
Murder: 20-60 years (or more) in the Illinois Department of Corrections
Judge Shapiro (ret.) aims to minimize charges, if not get them dropped completely, as efficiently as possible so his clients may move forward with their lives.
Free Consultation with a Chicago Felonies Defense Lawyer
If you have questions regarding your criminal defense, contact Judge Shapiro today for a free consultation at 312-782-4615, 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.