Cook County Criminal Defense Attorney

In criminal cases, time is of the essence. The earlier you seek the help of a Cook County criminal defense attorney, the better chance you have of a favorable outcome. It lessens the chances for information to be forgotten and evidence to be lost or destroyed. Our clients receive prompt, results-oriented defense backed by our firm’s criminal law experience and knowledge.

Protecting Your Rights

If you have been arrested or investigated for a crime, you want help answering the pressing questions. A Cook County criminal defense attorney from Scott W. Sheen & Associates will personally meet with you to review evidence, police reports and determine the best course of action for your case.

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The potential consequences of your DUI depend on your specific charges, your BAC level, your prior criminal history, and your DUI history. Your license means everything to you. We have been a leading DUI attorney for nearly 30 years.


Whether this is your first offense or you have had multiple traffic charges, you can count on our experience and devoted advocacy for your defense.


Our drug crime attorneys are vastly experienced in drug cases and are committed to doing whatever it takes to protect your freedom and help you avoid conviction.


Our attorneys are experienced in gun and weapon cases. We have taken on these cases since our founding in 1993.


A theft-related crime could lead to years in prison, high fines, court costs, community service, probation, and restitution.


We will investigate the merits of your conviction if you have been accused of abuse or intimidation by a household member.


This charge occurs when a person knowingly causes bodily harm, permanent disability, or disfigurement to another individual.


Local governments can issue charges for violating ordinances or laws. We defend these cases the same as state charges.


We defend juvenile cases the same way as adult cases. You need an experienced team of criminal defense attorneys that will aggressively defend your minor in the court system.


Disobeying or violating your probation terms, not completing a requirement, or testing positive for an illegal substance can result in a new offense. It may also result in a revocation hearing in which you may be sentenced to incarceration. You need an experienced attorney to defend you and mitigate your consequences vigorously.

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Justice should be blind, but it rarely is. Unfortunately, the criminal justice system can fall short, especially for those under investigation for a crime. It can be influenced by the bias of law enforcement, swayed by false assumptions, or wavered by iffy testimonies from witnesses. The consequences can be devastating for the defendant.

At Scott W. Sheen & Associates, we provide sophisticated and aggressive representation to ensure our clients’ voices are heard. We care about our clients, and our attorneys are fully committed to achieving successful outcomes.

Scott W. Sheen & Associates is well regarded as one of the best criminal defense law firms in Cook County, and we are fully committed to our clients’ futures.

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