If you or a loved one has been charged with a crime, the time to act is now. Once arrested you still have constitutional rights which are protected by the law. The criminal defense attorneys at Gruszeczki & Smith Law are experienced trial lawyers with an eye towards protecting those rights. Professional, dedicated, and unyielding, the attorneys at Gruszeczki & Smith will fight for you or a loved one in court. Our goal in every case is a not guilty verdict at trial or the outright dismissal of your case. Even though some cases never go to trial, the attorneys at Gruszeczki & Smith Law use these goals as a starting point in every case so our clients are in the best possible position.

Criminal Justice Attorney – Top Rated in Chicago, Cook County & Illinois

  • Top rated attorneys by Super Lawyer and AVVO

  • Criminal Defense Attorneys with trial experience

  • Former State Prosecutors are experienced and affordable

  • Located near Daley Center and available for all court appearances

The Advantage of Former Illinois Prosecutors

Attorneys Michael Gruszeczki and Dustin Smith are both former prosecutors. Our clients have the advantage of our unique insight into the minds of the police and the prosecution. We know what the prosecution will argue and how the evidence will be presented at trial. We are familiar with police investigative techniques, procedures, and the manner in which the police testify in court. Our experience gives us an advantage when analyzing your case because we know how to find flaws in the prosecution’s case, and more importantly, we know how to use those flaws to your advantage. We leave no stone unturned.

Chicago DUI Attorneys – Located Across from the Daley Center

  • Trained in the Defense of all Seven (7) Illinois DUI Charges

  1. Uniform Vehicle Code § 625 ILCS 5/11-501.(a)(1), commonly referred to as DUI(a)(1)
  2. Uniform Vehicle Code § 625 ILCS 5/11-501.(a)(2), commonly referred to as DUI(a)(2)
  3. Uniform Vehicle Code § 625 ILCS 5/11-501.(a)(3), commonly referred to as DUI(a)(3)
  4. Uniform Vehicle Code § 625 ILCS 5/11-501.(a)(4), commonly referred to as DUI(a)(4)
  5. Uniform Vehicle Code  § 625 ILCS 5/11-501.(a)(5), commonly referred to as DUI(a)(5)
  6. Uniform Vehicle Code  § 625 ILCS 5/11-501.(a)(6), commonly referred to as DUI(a)(6)
  7. Uniform Vehicle Code  § 625 ILCS 5/11-501.(a)(7), commonly referred to as DUI(a)(7)
  • Focused on Cook County DUI and Chicago Corporation Limit Drunk Driving Charges

  • Arrestos de DUI en Chicago Illinois – Se Habla Español

A conviction for Driving Under the Influence (DUI) can cause you to lose your driver’s license. It can ruin education and job opportunities. Worse yet, it could send you to prison for a significant period of time. The attorneys at Gruszeczki and Smith Law LLP are former prosecutors in the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office. They have prosecuted numerous driving under the influence and traffic cases over their careers. If you have been charged with DUI, you need experienced legal representation. Gruszeczki & Smith Law has the experienced trial lawyers you need to keep your license and stay out of jail.

Traffic Lawyer Chicago – Speeding and License Reinstatement

  • Top Rated Aggravated Speeding Attorney Firm

  • Suspended License and License Reinstatement Assistance

  • Traffic Ticket Defense Attorney for all types of charges

  • Offices Downtown near the Daley Center and in the Suburbs for convenient access to our services

  • Arrestos de Trafico en Chicago Illinois – Se Habla Españo

If you’re accused of driving a vehicle while your driver’s license is revoked or suspended, you could be facing time in jail or in prison. The attorneys at Gruszeczki & Smith Law can provide you with the experienced legal representation you need in this situation. Often times a driver is pulled over by the police when the police had no reasonable basis to stop the vehicle in the first place. As experienced former prosecutors, Michael Gruszeczki and Dustin Smith can analyze the constitutional issues and give you the best representation possible. We will aggressively pursue any motions to throw out and suppress the prosecution’s evidence before trial. Because we worked with the police, we know what mistakes the police make and we will use those mistakes for your benefit. Should the case go to trial, you will have aggressive, seasoned traffic attorneys at your side.

It is important to remember that an arrest is not a conviction. The state must prove the accused guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in each and every case. The attorneys at Gruszeczki & Smith work closely with each of our clients to review the case, educate them on the legal issues, discuss trial strategy and possible witnesses, evaluate the state’s evidence, and analyze any offers from the state.

The criminal attorneys at Gruszeczki & Smith are comfortable and experienced when it comes to trying a case in front of a judge or a jury. They are skilled negotiators and understand that the best plea bargains are obtained by pointing out the weaknesses in the prosecution’s case. When you contact Gruszeczki & Smith Law you will speak to an attorney about your case immediately. The attorneys at Gruszeczki & Smith Law know that your case is the most important case in your life. As your attorneys, we understand that importance and we work tirelessly to keep you informed every step of the way.

Additional Areas of Criminal Justice Law Defense

  • Narcotic and Drug Charges

  • Gun and Weapon Charges

  • Other Criminal Charges

If you’re looking for a criminal defense attorney or for a lawyer for DUI, drug, traffic, weapons or other similar charges in Chicago, turn to Gruszeczki & Smith. Contact us today for a no-cost, no obligation case evaluation and learn the edge former prosecutors bring to your defense first-hand.