30 Years

Dave Meyerson has been practicing for 30 years

 

Criminal Defense

What Is a Criminal Defense Attorney

A criminal defense attorney can be analogized to a ship captain as follows: A ship captain knows his or her ship. A criminal defense attorney knows the strengths and weaknesses of his or her case. A ship captain can only control his or her ship. A ship captain cannot control the seas, the weather, etc. A criminal defense attorney controls the strategy of his or her case. He or she cannot control the police, the prosecutor(s), the court clerks or the judges. A ship captain needs a good navigator to avoid rough seas and weather. A criminal defense attorney must...

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Growing List Crimes Prosecuted Cook County

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It is not easy being a young person in Illinois these days. For example, when I was a kid, if a police officer caught you with beer, the beer would be confiscated and your parents might be advised about it. Today, you would be arrested or cited for Underage Possession or Consumption of Alcohol and possibly face a driver's license suspension, community service, a drug and alcohol evaluation, drug and alcohol education and/or treatment and other consequences. The same can be said of Speeding. If you speed more than 30 MPH over the posted speed limit, you are guilty of...

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Criminal Investigation Defense Skokie Rolling Meadows Chicago Suburbs

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Most people are arrested and charged with crimes contemporaneously. However, there are many instances when someone is under investigation for a crime and the police want the subject of their investigation to speak with them or to provide physical evidence to them. The best time to hire an attorney is when you are being investigated for a potential crime but before you have spoken with or provided evidence to the police and the proverbial damage has been done. Most individuals do not know their legal rights and do not know when their right to silence and right to legal counsel...

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