Etchingham Law GroupWe value humility and respect, and we take great care to ensure that our clients are treated accordingly. We strive to utilize our life experience and litigation knowledge to help guide our clients through difficult and challenging legal situations.
In fact, in June 2011, Jim Etchingham received the Northwest Suburban Bar Association’s highest and most prestigious award for his distinguished public service. As a former Chicago area judge, Jim Etchingham has considerable knowledge of the various criminal law procedures and the practical effects of criminal law charges.
Our significant experience allows us to provide sensible legal advice to our clients, and our vast legal knowledge allows us to vigorously advocate on our clients’ behalf.
Criminal Defense Legal Services
Our Chicago-area criminal defense lawyers have significant experience handling matters relating to all types of criminal allegations, including:
- Assault & Battery
- Domestic violence
- Traffic Violations
- Retail Theft
- Criminal Damage to Property
- Sexual Assault and Other Sex Crimes
At Etchingham Law, our Chicago area criminal lawyers take a holistic approach to our criminal defense representation. We pride ourselves on helping clients through the legal issues that are involved with criminal charges, as well as any underlying problems that may have led to the criminal charges. As such, judges listen to and respect our legal analysis, recommendations, and suggested options with respect to our clients’ criminal charges.
Civil Litigation Services
Our Chicago area litigation attorneys have significant experience handling matters relating to all types of civil litigation, including:
- Real Estate
- Personal Injury
- Commercial and Business Litigation
- Municipal Matters
- Municipal Prosecution and Defense
- Marriage and Civil Union Ceremonies
Our Chicago area civil litigation attorneys include a licensed wedding officiate, who is able to preside over marriage and civil union ceremonies in the State of Illinois.
One of the firm’s founders, Jim Etchingham, is a specially trained mediator, who is able to arbitrate business disputes, domestic relations issues, commercial/business disputes and personal injury matters. He is also a member of the Chicago Bar Association Judicial Evaluation Committee, Illinois Judicial Association, Justinian Society of Lawyers and the Northwest Suburban Bar Association where he served as a chair of the Bench Bar Relations Committee.