Okabe & Haushalter extends its representation to residents of Kane County, Illinois. If you have been arrested for a criminal offense in or near Kane County, get in touch with our team of criminal defense lawyers today. Okabe & Haushalter is one of the premier defense law firms in the state of Illinois and in the nation. Our attorneys have been included in the list of Super Lawyers®. This is a legal rating that only the top five percent of attorneys in each state receive annually. Our firm has also been designated by Newsweek magazine as a firm with “Leading Criminal Defense Attorneys.” Our firm’s national reputation is one of skill, excellence and effectiveness in each case that we take on.

If you have been arrested and you are searching for an attorney you can trust, look no further than Okabe & Haushalter. The lawyer you choose to represent you has a significant impact on the outcome of your case. When your freedom is on the line, you need to be confident in your choice of legal representation. In Kane County and other areas within close proximity to the Chicago metropolitan area, there are many firms you could choose from. What makes ours stand out among the rest?

Our lawyers have won awards for their excellence and they are also frequently featured as legal commentators on national news networks such as CNN and Fox News, but the most important characteristic about our firm is its ability to get results. Past case results alone cannot indicate success in the future, but it does show a consistent pattern of excellence in the defense of both felony and misdemeanor cases.

As a criminal defense law firm, we handle all types of criminal cases. Our attorneys are also equipped to handle cases in both state and federal court. Some of our common cases handled include federal crimeswhite collar crimessex offensesdrug crimes and much more. To learn how our firm may be able to assist with your case, please call us directly and speak with a Kane County criminal defense lawyer today.


Kane County has a total population of more than 515,000 and is home to prominent cities such as Geneva and Aurora. The county was named for Elias Kane who was the first Illinois Secretary of State. The county was formulated in 1837 but over the years was reduced in size when it eventually split off from DeKalb County. Kane County is adjacent to Cook County, DuPage County, Will County, McHenry County, Kendall County and Dekalb County. The census indicates that the population has steadily increased over the past ten years.

Cities within Kane County have a crime rate around the national average. For example, the city of Aurora sees about 600 violent crimes and 3,000-4,000 property crimes per year. This makes the city’s crime rate statistically higher than 57 percent of other cities in the United States. Travel to cities like Geneva, for example, and the likelihood of crime is much slimmer. Overall, there are only about 10 violent crimes and just over 200 property crimes per year.


If you or someone you love has been arrested and charged with a crime in Kane County, our firm may be able to assist. Our years of experience in the criminal justice system can immensely benefit your case. One of the attorneys on staff at our firm also formerly served as a Cook County state attorney. We understand the criminal justice system as it operates in the state of Illinois and we know how to handle even the most complex court trials. For a free evaluation of your case, call today!


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