Practice Areas

The Wigell Criminal Defense law firm has been concentrating in the representation of persons under investigation or charged with crimes since 1975.   The firm practices in Federal and Illinois courts.  Our practice areas include Cyber and Internet related crimes, drug and cannabis crimes, sex and child pornography crimes, white collar crimes and violent crimes.

Cyber Crime – Sex Crimes and Internet Crimes

Millions of dollars have been allocated by to Federal and state agencies to investigate Cyber and Internet crimes.  These investigations focus on the use of the Internet to examine your commuter hard drive and storage media.  Law enforcement has the technology to monitor your communications regarding criminal activity.  Law enforcement uses the information to provide probable cause for search...

Drug Crimes / Controlled Subtances / Cannabis

Chalk it up to the war on drugs or an eagerness for law enforcement to reach their quotas, a number of otherwise law-abiding individuals are slapped with harsh penalties for the possession of drugs. In many cases, simply living in the same house as somebody with a plastic baggie containing marijuana can result in time...

Federal Crimes

Being accused of a federal crime will change your life dramatically. Not only will you face penalties if convicted, but the accusation alone will affect your personal and professional reputation. For this reason, it is essential to have someone on your side who has experience in and understands federal criminal law. Federal criminal practice is very different...

Violent Crimes

A youthful indiscretion, an argument gone out of control or defending yourself against an intruder can all lead to criminal charges under Illinois violent crimes laws. Self Defense is often wrongfully interpreted as aggression.  A Self Defense situation can turn into you being charged for aggravated battery or attempt murder.   If you, a friend or a family member is...

White Collar Crimes

Facing a white collar crime investigation is intimidating and the law enforcement task forces that are investigating are well equipped in both technology and highly trained personnel. Many people believe that only “executives” are the focus of white collar crime, but this simply is not true. Anyone involved in a situation that is business oriented is exposed. Insurance fraud, Mortgage fraud,...

Ratings and Reviews

The National Trial Lawyers
10.0Raymond George Wigell