You have been arrested, or are being investigated, for a criminal offense. This is the most serious situation you will ever find yourself in. It’s a scary time. Your future, your freedom, your ability to support your family, your very life, is on the line. If you are looking for an attorney who will fight for you, who will battle the police and question and challenge every piece of evidence, then Attorney Joel A. Brodsky is the lawyer you want. Joel A. Brodsky is the lawyer you need on your side.

If the police are at your door, or your loved one is in custody, don’t talk to anyone, and don’t sign anything. Say the magic words “I want my lawyer”, and then call 312-541-7000 anytime 24/7 and ask for Attorney Joel A. Brodsky. If you are under investigation, are a suspect in a criminal case, or have received a grand jury subpoena don’t go in alone. Do the smart thing and call 312-541-7000 and get Attorney Joel A. Brodsky on your side. If you think you have a problem, don’t wait for the other shoe to drop, get out in front of the trouble and call 312-541-7000 and make an appointment to consult with Attorney Joel A. Brodsky and know your rights.


When you find yourself in a legal situation, don’t sign or say anything. For your protection, the first thing you should do is contact the law offices of Joel A. Brodsky at (312) 541-7000.
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Drug Offenses

Weapon Offenses

Driving Under the Influence (DUI)

Domestic Battery


Robbery or Burglary

Rape & Sex Offenses

White Collar Crimes

Assault, Battery & Violence Crimes


Criminal Defense: 70%

I have defended clients and tried numerous jury and bench trials in felony and misdemeanor criminal cases, ranging from 1st degree murder and armed robbery to domestic battery and driving under the influence.
34 years

Litigation: 20%

I have represented clients in complex commercial litigation matters clients in both Illinois State Court and Federal Court in commercial litigation matters ranging from trade secrets cases, to legal malpractice, to banking law violations.
34 years

Child Custody: 5%

I have represented clients in custody and visitation matters where issues such as religion, junk science evaluations, and visitation interference has been at issue. I take only the cases in this area where I believe that he can help right a wrong or reverse an injustice, and usually where there is an expert witness involved.
34 years

Appeals: 5%

I have been involved in criminal and civil appeals in both the State and Federal courts, mostly to the Illinois First District Court of Appeals and the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals.
34 years