- CRIMINAL DEFENSE
- PERSONAL INJURY
- ABOUT US
The Law Offices of Michael J. Brennan in Oak Lawn, Illinois comprises a dedicated and reputed legal team of Chicago criminal defense lawyers and personal injury lawyers, serving clients in the Cook County region and across Illinois. Established more than three decades ago, our law office has developed a reputation over the years as one of the premier law firms in the Chicago region, providing residents the highest level of legal expertise and advice.
Our Chicago criminal defense attorneys at the Law Offices of Michael J. Brennan represent clients in need of criminal defense advice, while our Chicago personal injury lawyers represent clients who have suffered personal injuries due to the negligence of others.
When a person has suffered an injury as the result of the negligence of another, he or she may be eligible to recover financial compensation for his damages. However, for this, he or she must prove certain key elements-the duty of the other person to prevent the injury, the violation of that duty, as well as the liability of the other party. All of these elements have to be proven for you to recover compensation.
Our Chicago personal injury attorneys will review your case in order to understand all the legal issues of liability that will arise. We will identify all possible liable parties build a strong case to recover the most compensation possible.
Towards that end, we will investigate the accident, procure accident investigation reports from the police and other sources, obtain medical records, identify and locate witnesses, and put together all the other elements that will make for a successful personal injury claim. We will negotiate with the insurance company to ensure that you get the best possible settlement for your damages. However, if your insurance company is not willing to offer the settlement that you deserve, we will not hesitate to go to court to recover your legal rights.
Remember, you can recover damages not just for your financial losses, but also the mental trauma and the emotional injuries that you have suffered. It’s important to not just sign away your rights after an injury- our Chicago personal injury lawyers have helped Oak Lawn, Illinois residents who have suffered injuries over the years recover compensation for their losses.
Being arrested is a traumatic experience, and most people who are arrested and call our Chicago criminal defense attorneys have been arrested for the very first time. That means that they’re completely traumatized, stressed and confused about what to do.
The first thing that you need to do after being arrested – even though you are not required to do so- is to get an attorney. That is because you may be at risk of jeopardizing your own legal rights, during the process of arrest. Things you say could be held against you later in court.
The Chicago criminal defense attorneys at the Offices of Michael J. Brennan get to work quickly after you contact them. You need an attorney who will understand the charges against you, and will explain these to you in language that you understand.
Your Chicago criminal defense lawyer should be able to do the following:
• Negotiate with prosecutors to get the best possible plea deal for you
• Work to get charges against you dismissed or at least lowered
• Make sure that you receive all of the protections that you are eligible for under Illinois law
• Ensure that none of your legal rights are violated
Oak lawn, Illinois residents have known Michael J. Brennan and his law firm as one of the foremost legal experts in the Cook County region and across Illinois. For more than 30 years, Michael J. Brennan and his attorneys have provided some of the most reputed legal services to residents of the Oak Lawn area.
Michael J. Brennan practices both personal injury law and criminal defense law, and has done so since establishing his law practice in 1995. Prior to serving as a personal injury and criminal defense lawyer, Michael worked as an Assistant State Attorney at the Cook County State Attorney’s Office. Years of working on the prosecutorial team for the state, has given Michael insights that a regular criminal defense attorney simply does not have access to. Michael draws on this experience and these insights, bringing them to work when he is representing a criminal defense client.
The Law Offices of Michael J. Brennan enjoys a reputation for solid expertise, reliable experience, and a personal touch. Our Chicago lawyers will make sure that you receive frequent updates of the progress of your case, and will return all phone calls immediately. We make sure that you understand all of the facts of your case, and that all of your concerns are addressed promptly.