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Michael T. Norris Ltd. and John W. Callahan Ltd.

DuPage County Criminal Defense Lawyers

After pleading guilty to a felony where he could serve a 12-year prison sentence, one client contacted us to see if he might have any chance to win his case. He had already pleaded guilty after his two previous attorneys had told him to do so because they believed his case was impossible to win.

We thought otherwise.

By putting our skills to the test, we were able to get his guilty plea withdrawn and — even better — win a not-guilty verdict at trial. We also got his fingerprints and arrest reports returned to him after we expunged his arrest and took the criminal case off of his record.

While past outcomes do not guarantee future results, our clients can expect that the attorneys at Michael T. Norris, Ltd. and John W. Callahan, Ltd., will handle their cases with the same levels of skill and tenacity. We take cases to win them. And we win cases other lawyers said were impossible.

Helping Clients Fight Serious Criminal Charges

In DuPage County, attorneys Michael T. Norris and John W. Callahan put decades of experience to work, helping clients throughout DuPage and Kane Counties fight criminal charges. We use diverse and complimentary skills to achieve the best possible results.

The law offices of Michael T. Norris, Ltd., and John W. Callahan, Ltd. handle criminal defense cases exclusively. While much of our work focuses on DUI defense and sex crimes defense, we also handle many different criminal defense cases, including felony drug possession, aggravated battery, battery and white collar crimes like embezzlement and fraud. Because many DUI and traffic offenses affect your right to drive, we also handle driver's license reinstatement issues.

As knowledgeable and experienced attorneys, we have won cases for clients, even against the most impossible odds. In fact, the lawyers at Michael T. Norris, Ltd. and John W. Callahan, Ltd., have achieved a history of successful outcomes for clients, including favorable DUI case results and other criminal and felony case results. We have done it before and we can do it again.

There is more than just our record of success that sets our attorneys apart:

  • Among our criminal defense lawyers is a former criminal prosecutor. With his counsel, we have a unique understanding of what goes on in the minds of our opposition. We have seen the way they approach cases and we know how to defend against them.
  • One of our attorneys is certified by the Illinois Supreme Court to handle capital cases in which the accused faces the death penalty. This is a sign of our commitment to taking on, and overcoming, even the most complex challenges.
  • Among our criminal defense attorneys is a member of Mensa International who applies intelligence to the most intense legal challenges in order to find answers that others may not have found.
  • We have handled many noteworthy cases, including one particularly unique matter in which our path to victory was so compelling it was turned into a television movie entitled "Moment of Truth: Murder or Memory?"

New Wheaton Law Office Location

Most DuPage County DUI cases are handled in the Wheaton Court House. To make things more convenient for our clients, we have opened a new Wheaton law office. We now have law offices throughout DuPage County — in the North, East and Central parts of the county — making it easy for our clients to reach a lawyer when they need one.

Quick Responses to Legal Problems

Legal problems do not just happen during business hours. For your convenience, we provide 24-hour phone coverage to handle inquiries at any time of day or night. Call us at 1-877-335-6693 or contact us online to get started. Initial consultations are free and confidential.