Principled and Aggressive Criminal Defense

Experienced criminal trial lawyers serving Illinois and Wisconsin

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Experienced Criminal Defense Lawyers in Waukegan, Illinois

The law firm of Malia & Rinehart, P.C., is dedicated to the forceful and effective representation of its clients.

From offices in Waukegan, Illinois, directly across from the Lake County Courthouse, we provide experienced criminal defense for clients charged with felonies and misdemeanors in the Greater Chicago area, northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin.

If you or someone you care about is under investigation, has been arrested or has been charged with a crime, our attorneys have the knowledge and experience needed to obtain the best possible result. Contact Malia & Rinehart by phone at 847-249-2424 or by e-mail to arrange your free consultation today.


Putting Our Experience to Work for You

We believe an experienced trial lawyer is crucial to success in all cases. We successfully use innovative techniques in trial and motions practice to accomplish our clients' goals. We are particularly knowledgeable about the search and seizure issues often involved in traffic, drug and weapons cases. And we are skilled in handling motions to suppress evidence and other pretrial motions necessary to building a strong case for our clients.

We use this principled and aggressive approach throughout our practice. Whether you have been charged with DUI or OWI in Illinois or Wisconsin, have had your license suspended or revoked, or have been charged with a misdemeanor or felony crime, you can be confident that we will achieve the best result.

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Please contact us by phone at 847-249-2424 or by e-mail to schedule a free consultation today. We look forward to helping you.

Office hours are 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays or by appointment. We also provide jail visits and out-of-office visits when necessary.

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Our criminal defense practice is centered on promoting clients' needs through principled and aggressive advocacy.

Attorneys Kevin Malia and Eric Rinehart are former public defenders who have consistently demonstrated that success in the courtroom is achieved through detailed investigation of each case, zealous negotiation, innovative trial practice and an absolute commitment to achieving the best result.

We are located right across from the Lake County Courthouse.


Malia & Rinehart, P.C.
33 North County Street
Suite 608
Waukegan, IL 60085

Toll Free: 847-249-2424
Fax: 847-249-2420
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