Lake County, IL Criminal Defense Attorney

Serving Skokie, Northbrook, Mundelein and Round Lake Beach Areas



Superior DUI Attorney


At the Law Offices of Matthew R. Gebhardt, P.C., our Lake County criminal defense lawyer has been representing criminal defendants for over 15 years. As a former Cook County prosecutor, Attorney Matthew R. Gebhardt understands the Illinois criminal justice system. He puts that knowledge and experience to work for every client, and has successfully defended countless cases.

It is common for someone facing criminal charges to focus on the potential jail time they could serve if convicted. However, going to jail is not the only consequence of a criminal conviction. A conviction can negatively affect employment, housing, and educational opportunities and citizenship applications in the future. After being charged, the best step to take is to call an experienced criminal defense lawyer. Attorney Gebhardt is an attorney with experience, a solid reputation, and one who will consistently communicate with you.

When you call our firm, you will be able to speak with an attorney right away about your case. Attorney Gebhardt, a former Cook County prosecutor, has practiced criminal law in Illinois for over 15 years. He understands how both sides of a criminal case operate, and puts that knowledge to work for you. We will work closely with you, explaining all of legal options as your case moves forward. Our firm has represented a wide variety of criminal cases, including but not limited to:

Experienced Lake County Criminal Lawyer

Since 1999, Attorney Matthew R. Gebhardt has been committed to defending local residents against criminal charges. He has helped numerous clients from Northbrook, Skokie, and Lake County fight their charges. As a former prosecutor himself, Attorney Gebhardt knows how prosecutors handle cases, and has extensive experience working inside the criminal justice system. Using that knowledge, our Northbrook criminal defense attorney has created a unique approach to each client’s case. At the Law Offices of Matthew R. Gebhardt, P.C., we combine years of legal experience with a personalized, one-on-one approach to client relations.

Unlike some law firms, we take the time to get to know you and fully understand your case. Matthew R. Gebhardt will personally handle your legal matter and will communicate with you each step of the way. Because of his dedication to every client’s individual needs, Attorney Gebhardt received a Clients’ Choice-Criminal Defense award from Avvo, an industry-leading attorney rating service. For a reputable lawyer with the experience to help you, contact our law office for a free consultation. Call 773-383-8745 or 847-239-4703 today.