Criminal Law Attorney Serving Illinois & Wisconsin

Trial court attorney — Attorney in Mchenry, IL

DUIs, Felonies, and Misdemeanor Cases

Attorney at Law Robert E. Burke, Esq. of McHenry, Illinois provides legal services for criminal cases throughout Illinois and Wisconsin. With over 40 years of experience, including for the Supreme Court, we have extensive knowledge to effectively represent clients with felonies or misdemeanors. Call 815-344-4080 to schedule a consultation.

Choose Mr. Burke when you need an aggressive criminal defense attorney. He will use his experience and knowledge of criminal law, including the death penalty, to fight for the best outcome you can obtain.

Experienced Trial Lawyer

If you or a family member has been charged with a criminal offense, you need the assistance of an experienced trial attorney. While effort will be made to prevent going to trial, there are times when trial is unavoidable. As a trial lawyer, Mr. Burke will appear on your behalf and aggressively present your case. He appears in McHenry County, Lake County and Cook County in Illinois and throughout the State of Wisconsin courts.

Criminal Defense Cases:

  • Assault
  • Burglary
  • Criminal Appeals
  • Criminal Recklessness
  • Disorderly Conduct
  • Domestic Violence
  • Driver's License Violations
  • Drug Offenses
  • DUI / DWI / OWI
  • Expungement Orders
  • Felonies
  • Forgery
  • Gun Possession
  • Juvenile
  • Manslaughter
  • Murder
  • Probation Violations
  • Resisting Arrest
  • Robbery
  • Violent Crimes
  • and other criminal charges!

Know Your Rights

Attorney handshake with client — Attorney in Mchenry, IL
Contact Attorney at Law Robert E. Burke, Esq., legal representation is your right.

Constitutional provisions guarantee you the right to represent yourself in legal disputes. Unfortunately, the right to pursue an activity is no indication of its advisability. People who are unfamiliar with the law often do not understand the intricacies of the legal system and often fail to get just and fair settlements from the courts.

Choosing a lawyer can be a confusing. The law, like many disciplines, is divided into areas of concentration and having the right lawyer can make a substantial difference in the outcome of your case.

Following is a partial list of questions that you should ask any lawyer that you are considering retaining. Call Robert E. Burke and ask these and other questions you have.

What is your legal experience?
Have you handled cases like mine?
What is the probable outcome of my case?
What alternatives exist in the resolution of this matter?
How long do cases like mine take?
How much do you charge, and how are fees and expenses billed?