Illinois Personal Injury and Criminal Defense Law Firm
At my law offices in Orland Park, I am committed to providing high quality legal services. I am experienced, dedicated and highly responsive to clients' individualized needs. As a personal injury and criminal defense attorney, I work for clients who are facing difficult challenges. I understand that my clients depend on me for results. I do everything in my power to obtain the best possible results on behalf of each client I represent. I have been representing clients throughout Chicago and the southwest suburbs for more than 25 years. Throughout my legal career, I have handled a wide range of personal injury and criminal law matters on behalf of clients from all walks of life. My Areas of Concentration I represent clients in personal injury cases and criminal law cases. As a personal injury lawyer, I represent clients who have suffered an injury as a result of negligence or wrongdoing. Some of the personal injury cases I have handled include car accidents, truck accidents, motorcycle accidents, slip and fall accidents, and pedestrian accidents. I have the ability to handle even the most complex personal injury claims, including claims for catastrophic injuries and wrongful death. In my criminal law practice, I represent clients charged with all types of felonies and misdemeanors, as well as persons charged with DUI and driver's license offenses. Some of the more common criminal matters I handle include marijuana and drug charges, battery, gun charges, theft and robbery, and DUI. Contact My Law Office in Orland Park If you need to speak with a lawyer about a criminal charge or personal injury claim, I am pleased to offer a free consultation. To contact my firm, call (708) 633-6005, or contact me by e-mail.
10705 W 159th St.
Orland Park IL 60467
My name is James A. Payonk, Jr. I am a personal injury and criminal defense attorney with more than 30 years of legal experience. I opened my law offices in Orland Park, Illinois after practicing law in the loop and having my own law firm in the loop for over 20 years. I wanted to have my office closer to my clients in the southwest suburbs.
I was born and raised on the south side of Chicago. I did my college undergraduate studies at DePaul University and obtained my law degree from The John Marshall Law School in Chicago. My family and I have lived in the southwest suburbs of Chicago for thirty years.
I am a member of the Federal trial bar of the United States District Court. I am also admitted to practice in the United States District Court of Appeals and have argued cases in the Court of Appeals in both the United States District Court and the State of Illinois. I have been an ongoing member of the American Association for Justice (formerly the Association of Trial Lawyers of America) and also the Illinois State Bar Association.
I have tried cases in Federal Court and in State Courts in the counties of Cook, Will, DuPage, Kane and Lake. In my career as a personal injury attorney, I have obtained million-dollar settlements on behalf of my clients as well as six-figure verdicts.
As a criminal defense attorney, I have successfully defended clients in both Federal Court and State Court. I have had my successful defense of a client published in the Chicago Tribune, and have had other successful defenses published in other sources.
I have personally tried more than 200 cases to verdict. I work hard for all of my clients and consider myself thorough, professional, caring, dedicated, and I aggressively represent all of my clients.
Contact My Law Office in Orland Park
If you need to speak with a lawyer about a criminal charge or personal injury claim, I am pleased to offer a free consultation. To contact my firm, call (708) 633-6005, or contact me by e-mail.
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