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It takes a former prosecutor to anticipate a prosecutor's moves throughout the process and be ready.

Personalized Attention

Every single case is unique, so we prepare a customized defense strategy based on your specific circumstances.

Gurnee Criminal Defense Lawyer

When your freedom and your future prospects are in jeopardy after an arrest, call the defense lawyers you can count on

Getting arrested and charged with a crime is not something most people plan on. The truth is, it can happen to almost anyone. Facing criminal charges can be extraordinarily stressful, but you do not have to do it alone. Our elite team of experienced trial attorneys will be there to fight for you at every stage in the criminal justice process. As former prosecutors, we are able to anticipate the prosecutor's moves and be ready. We believe that everyone is entitled to the best representation possible, no matter what the accusation is.

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Brady Cole Trial Lawyers is here for all your criminal defense concerns, big and small. We will represent you aggressively whether you have been given a speeding ticket or charged with murder. We focus our practice exclusively on criminal defense. Fighting for the accused is what we do, every day. We understand that being charged with a crime is stressful whether you are looking at a fine or life in prison. No case is too small or too serious for our team. We represent those charged with violent crimes like domestic violence or weapons crimes. We advocate in court people who are struggling with substance abuse and facing drug charges or a DUI/OWI. We represent people accused of serious felonies such as sex offenses or felony assaults. Each and every client gets the same top-quality and aggressive representation regardless of the charges they are facing. Our practice areas include:

If you are facing criminal charges, look no further for the highest quality defense representation available. We begin every case with a meticulous review of every piece of evidence, every fact, and every allegation. Only through this process can we identify your best possible defense. We look for allegations that do not add up, violations of your constitutional rights such as illegal stops or searches, missing evidence, and any other facts that could support a legal defense. We put our best efforts into every single case, because we understand what is at stake in a criminal prosecution.

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Patrick helped me out with a driving incident and I couldn't be happier with the outcome. His professional assistance was truly appreciated and I highly recommend his services.

Jeanne Balmes

Mary Cole is the best defense attorney there is. She will go to bat for you and win.


Mary is an awesome lake county defense attorney who cares about her clients needs and gets the job done!

Elizabeth Nuñez
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We are skilled in finding the best defense strategy for each DUI defendant.

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Drug Crimes

You may have a better defense than you think, especially with us on your side.

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Violent Crimes

These charges can damage every area of your life. We protect more than your rights.

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Traffic Offenses

Tickets and moving violations can affect your license and cost you. We can help you resist them.

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Being charged with a crime can make you feel as if the world is against you. With us on your side, you can respond to these allegations. You will have a highly skilled team of attorneys here to advocate for you during every hearing, every plea negotiation, and every court appearance, every day during your proceedings. There is no reason to go through this alone when you can have us fighting for you. As former prosecutors, we understand your case from every angle. It takes someone with experience working as a prosecutor to anticipate how they will approach a given case.

In a criminal prosecution, the state has the burden of proof. They must prove that you are guilty beyond a reasonable doubt. We begin preparing for trial from day one so that we are ready to fight for you in the courtroom. We never back down from a trial when our client's rights and freedoms are at stake. We fight fearlessly for you.

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Our law firm serves clients throughout Lake County, Illinois, and Kenosha County, Wisconsin from our office locations in Waukegan, Kenosha, and Gurnee. We have provided outstanding representation to people like you across both states, and we have a strong track record of positive results. In every case, we strive to take the course of action that is best for our client. We keep you apprised of what is happening in your case at every stage of the legal proceedings.

Our goal is to achieve the best possible outcome in your case. As former prosecutors, we are skilled at advocating for you in court and in negotiations with the prosecutor. We have been able to have clients' felony charges reduced to misdemeanors. We have helped clients enter treatment programs that can keep their records clean. We have had cases thrown out based on rights violations or lack of evidence. We have also secured numerous not guilty verdicts at trial. We do what is best for you.

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Protecting Your Rights

Violations of an accused person's constitutional rights are never supposed to happen in this country - but they do. You need a knowledgeable lawyer who understands your rights on the case. Even if you have been made to feel as if you are already guilty, we are here to tell you - and the court - that this is not the case. One of your most important rights is to be represented by an attorney when you are accused of a crime. Take full advantage of it by working with the best. We will fight for your rights, your freedom, and your future.

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Take our former clients' word for it. Read reviews from the people we have already helped with charges from speeding tickets to serious violent felonies. We will strive to get you the same results.

  • Excellent trial attorney! Passionate in his arguments and on point with his questioning. I'd recommend Patrick Brady to all my friends...

    Orlando Carreno

  • Mr. Brady did a phenomenal job handling my case. Was direct and honest and diligently worked throughout to get me the best deal possible...

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