If you have been charged and convicted of a crime, you can challenge the jury’s verdict or the court’s sentencing through an appeal. The Chicago Law Offices of Jonathan Minkus offer the experienced, authoritative legal representation vital to any federal or Illinois appeals.
With 33 years of trial and Appellate Court experience, Senior Partner Jonathan Minkus fights to protect his clients’ constitutional rights and offers them the best possible strategies for fighting a conviction through every stage of the appeals process. He is a highly skilled and accomplished trial attorney, regularly appearing in courthouses throughout Illinois as well as in Federal and Appellate Court. As a former Cook County Assistant States Attorney who represented the state in the Appeals division, Mr. Minkus understands first-hand the arguments the State may use to attempt to block your appeal and uses this knowledge to craft a strong appeals strategy.
A convicted individual has the right to an attorney for a direct appeal. The process of appealing a judgment involves bringing the convicted person’s case before Illinois’ appellate court, usually with the goal of obtaining one of the following:
The Law Offices of Jonathan Minkus are a respected, established Illinois criminal defense law firm dedicated to providing the experience you expect from a senior partner with three decades of criminal defense strategy, trial and appeals experience. An appeal almost always involves a claim that a state circuit court or federal district court violated the person’s rights under the United States Constitution. Mr. Minkus takes great care to learn the details of your case, understand the facts supporting the required claims and to be sure these facts are shown in the record on appeal (court case file and transcript). Mr. Minkus himself handles all aspects of each client’s appeal and gives each case the attention needed to obtain the best possible result. He has spent his entire career handling intense and complex trial and appeals strategies.
Mr. Minkus takes great pride in his trial record. As countless numbers of clients from Cook, Lake, DuPage, Will, McHenry and Kane counties can attest, Mr. Minkus offers aggressive, proactive and creative appeals strategies that, along with a tireless work ethic, can lead to successful results.
To learn more about what a Chicago, Illinois defense attorney can do for you, contact us today by calling (847) 966-0300. The Law Offices of Jonathan Minkus are conveniently located in Chicago and Skokie, Illinois.
Senior Partner Jonathan Minkus has successfully defended individuals charged with every conceivable criminal offense, from traffic misdemeanors to death-penalty eligible homicides.