Chicago Criminal Defense & DUI Lawyers

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  • Illinois State Bar Association10 Best DUI Lawyer5 star Rating in Avvo
  • HBA Association of IllinoisBest 2019 DUI AttorneySouth Suburban Bar Association
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  • Best DUI Lawyers in Chicago 2023
  • LC leads counsel verified
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • 5 star Rating in Avvo
  • South Suburban Bar Association
  • HBA Association of Illinois
  • Expertise Best Family Lawyers 2021

Chicago Criminal Defense Attorneys

Representing Clients In Chicago, Cook County, DuPage County and Surrounding Areas

The attorneys at Ktenas law are widely know for providing experienced and aggressive representation to people who have been accused of a crime in Illinois. Chicago attorney Alexander Ktenas has handled thousands of criminal and traffic matters from both sides of the legal spectrum as a former prosecutor and a current criminal defense lawyer.

He has used his knowledge of how prosecutors and police officers typically handled cases to understand exactly how and where to attack the case they are trying to build against his clients. This has enabled Ktenas Law to reach successful outcomes for many cases involving drug crimes, domestic violence, DUI, sex crimes, and other charges.

If you or a loved one has been accused of a criminal matter, with the attorneys of Ktenas law on your side, you will be treated with respect and compassion while we use our experience to resolve your case.
About Us
Our firm has worked on hundreds of cases throughout the years, meaning that we’ve seen a situation that’s similar to yours.

We know how cases get put together against defendants and have seen what works and what doesn’t when defending clients.
We let potential clients know what to expect from the very beginning of their time with us. We put our client reviews on our website for you to see and will tell you from the beginning if you need a lawyer. You’ll notice a trend with our reviews: all our clients rave about our honesty and response times.
We understand that trust is the most important factor in any relationship, especially the relationship between a lawyer and the client. We believe in open communication and will tell you if we feel that you’re better off taking a plea deal or taking your case to court.

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Chicago Criminal Defense

As former prosecutors, the attorneys at Ktenas Law have handled hundreds of criminal cases all over the Chicago area and we use our aggressive litigation skills to fight to keep your freedom and keep criminal charges off your record.

Serving the greater Chicago area, including Orland Park, Cook County, and Markham, the team at Ktenas Law will create a plan to take on your legal problems as efficiently and effectively as possible. 

Whether it is a case dealing with battery charges, gun charges, drug possession, DUI, theft charges, protection orders, we will work hard for you so you can return to your normal life.

Chicago DUI Lawyers

Driving under the influence is a very serious charge that could land you in jail and can leave your license suspended or revoked.

At Ktenas Law we are well versed with DUI law and we regularly take these cases to trial and win cases for our clients. If you are charged with DUI, act quickly and contact our aggressive Chicago DUI lawyers today to schedule a free consultation.

With knowledge and professionalism, the attorneys at Ktenas Law will go over the details of your case and review with you the mandatory sentencing requirements and other penalties. Put your mind at ease knowing that you have a hardworking and knowledgeable law team on your side.

Gun Charges

Residents of Chicago have the right to own and carry a concealed firearm, but if you are charged with unlawful use of a weapon, you can face a felony charge and 1 to 4 years of prison time. 

The skilled law firm of Ktenas Law will defend your rights by reviewing the circumstances of your case and know the best approach to beat the charges against you. Our gun defend lawyers have handled numerous gun cases both as former assistant state attorneys and as defense lawyers. We know best how to defend against a prosecutor's case against you to bring about a result in your favor.

Drug Possession Charges

Receiving a drug possession charge can bring serious consequences in the State of Illinois, with prison time from 1 to 30 years. It is important to contact a skilled lawyer right away to get the proper legal defense you deserve. 

With a controlled substance possession charge, it is important to understand how the police and prosecutors plan on proving the case against you. The attorneys at Ktenas Law will come alongside you and fight for your case to bring about the best possible outcome on your behalf. 

We are familiar with Illinois law concerning illegal searches and seizures, and we'll look over the circumstances of the charges against you to strategize the best approach to bring the case to a close in your favor. 

Aggressively Protecting Your Rights!

What our clients say about us

  • Im normally not one to write reviews, but WOW!! I could not resist to brag about how great of an experience I had. The professionalism and knowledge accompanied by the availability and genuineness makes for an easy decision when choosing who to pick for help and will for sure pick him over and over again, if needed, in the future!
    Kacie K.
  • If you need a good Lawyer, Alex is the BEST of THE BEST.. He is also a great person and will get you out of a DUI and even if you have something that's not a DUI.. He is still your man .. This man has saved my life in the past .. He will cure your worries in court. He never failed me..
    Jake S.
  • Ktenas law in Chicago was the best DUI lawyer I could have asked for. They were very professional and knowledgeable. They responded very quickly about my case and got it resolved with the best outcome possible. I highly recommend this criminal defense law firm to anyone.
    Sammy L.

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