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Aggressive Protection Of Your Rights

At the office of John M. Wilkie, Attorney at Law, John has over 30 years of experience defending individuals throughout east and central Illinois who have been charged with a felony or misdemeanor. He understands that when you face criminal prosecution you often want to speak to your lawyer right away. He strives to be there when you need to talk to him, but will promptly return your call or email if he is serving other clients at the time.

He recognizes that every legal situation is unique and listen carefully to the details of your case so that he can provide counsel that meets your needs.

Assertive, Strategic Criminal Defense

Attorney John M. Wilkie defends people charged with all types of misdemeanors and felonies, from minor infractions to serious criminal charges, including homicide/murder. Specifically, he handles the defense of cases involving charges of:

  • Violation of drug laws. Protecting the rights of people who have been charged with drug crimes, including possession, sale or distribution, and manufacturing. Attorney Wilkie handles cases involving a wide range of illegal substances such as marijuana, cocaine, methamphetamines, heroin, and even prescription drugs.
  • Assault and/or battery, including domestic violence.
  • Theft crimes. Defending people charged with grand or petty larceny, shoplifting, burglary, robbery or receipt of stolen goods.
  • Sex offenses. Handling cases involving allegations of rape or sexual assault.

Though attorney Wilkie has extensive trial experience and is always ready to take your case to court to protect your interests, he also knows when and how to negotiate a plea bargain to protect your rights if that is in your best interest.

Mr. Wilkie’s criminal defense practice often goes hand in hand with his immigration counsel. Many of the clients whose rights he protects in criminal proceedings are also applicants for visas or green cards. He understands how criminal matters can affect your immigration status and will use his extensive experience to help minimize the consequences of an arrest or conviction.

Contact John M. Wilkie, Attorney at Law

Mr. Wilkie provides a free initial consultation to all first-time clients. Contact him via email or call him at 217-903-4166 to arrange an appointment. He keeps flexible office hours and can meet with you evenings and weekends by request. Se habla español.