Being accused of a crime can impact every aspect of your life—your reputation, job, finances, relationships and freedom. With so much at stake, you want to hire a criminal defense attorney who cares about your verdict and your future. When you hire the Law Offices of Paul Chatzky, you have access to a criminal defense attorney with the benefit of more than 30 years of experience aggressively defending the rights and freedom of clients in and around Skokie within the criminal justice system.
Your basic right if you are accused of a crime is legal representation. We have extensive experience with the Illinois criminal justice system and will vigorously defend our clients against misdemeanors and felonies including:
Our success in and out of the courtroom stems from meticulous preparation and in-depth investigation. We are unwavering in our commitment to your protection, working aggressively to collect evidence in your defense that will return a favorable result in your DUI, domestic battery or theft case. Whenever possible and appropriate, we negotiate for a more favorable plea or reduced sentence.
People make mistakes, and innocent people get caught in the system. The Law Offices of Paul Chatzky regularly works with first-time offenders. If you’re eligible, we advocate for alternative programs that mitigate punishments or avoid prosecution entirely.
Our office hours are Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., with after-hours appointments available upon request.
Born in Havana, Cuba, Paul Chatzky is fluent in Spanish and English, enabling him to effectively represent a wider range of individuals and businesses. He is AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®, and is listed among Illinois Super Lawyers, which is a reflection of his high ethical standards and exceptional legal knowledge. As a…
About Prior to joining the firm as a paralegal, Debbie was employed by major banking institutions as a loan processor and as an executive secretary. Debbie was also employed as an administrative assistant for the Board of Jewish Education. Having majored in Sociology, Debbie graduated from the University of Florida in 1980. Debbie completed her…