Chicago criminal defense attorney

Chicago criminal defense attorney Michael J. Petro

Steadfastly protecting constitutional rights

One of Chicago’s most respected criminal defense attorneys, Michael J. Petro, has earned a reputation for providing high quality, aggressive legal representation in Chicago and around the United States. Criminal defense attorney, Michael J. Petro, earned this reputation by providing his clients with the highest standards of diligence, knowledge and professional advice, and by steadfastly protecting his clients’ constitutional rights.

Whether a client is seeking a Federal criminal defense attorney or an Illinois criminal defense attorney, Michael J. Petro treats each client’s situation with attention and importance.

Significant areas of legal expertise

Federal Charges

Chicago criminal defense attorney Michael J. Petro has represented individuals charged with the following offenses: Mail Fraud, Wire Fraud, Bank Fraud, Hobb’s Act Extortion, Possession and Delivery of Controlled Substances, Conspiracy and RICO Violations, Bank Robbery, Tax Offenses, Immigration and Unlawful Re-entry, Public Corruption and Embezzlement, Money Laundering, Software and Copyright Piracy, Internet Solicitation, Pornography Possession and Distribution and Supervised Release Violations.

Illinois State Charges

Criminal defense attorney Michael J. Petro has represented individuals charged with the following offenses: Possession and Distribution of Controlled Substances, Murder, Robbery, Assault and Battery, Sex Charges, Gun Possession, Theft, Forgery, Domestic Violence, Felonies, Misdemeanors, Violations of Probation, DUI/DWI, Solicitation, Prostitution, Bond and Preliminary Hearings.

Appeals

Criminal defense attorney Michael J. Petro has represented individuals in Federal Appeals, Illinois State Appeals, Federal Habeas Corpus and Illinois Post Conviction Cases.

Investigations and Grand Jury Subpoenas

Criminal defense attorney Michael J. Petro has assisted clients being investigated by the FBI, DEA, ATF, Homeland Security, US Postal Inspector’s, US Treasury and Secret Service, US Department of Justice, IRS, SEC, US Inspector’s General, Chicago Police Department, Illinois State Police, Illinois Attorney General’s and Numerous Local Illinois Police Agencies. He has represented numerous individuals subpoenaed by Federal and Illinois Grand Juries.

Expunging and Sealing Criminal Records

Clean your record and start fresh. To see Mike’s guide, please see: Expunging and Sealing Criminal Records in Illinois.

Civil Rights

Police misconduct from excessive force to unlawful arrest.

Commitment To Excellence

Michael J. Petro, criminal defense attorney in Chicago, is committed to providing excellence in defending his clients’ rights and is dedicated to ensuring positive results for his clients.

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