Assertive Defense & Smart Legal Strategies

Our goal is to protect your freedom and your future.
If you are facing jail time, we can help.

More Than 60 Years Of Cumulative Experience

  • Rated By Super Lawyers Adam J. Sheppard
  • Rated By Super Lawyers Adam J. Sheppard
  • Rated By Super Lawyers Adam J. Sheppard
  • Rated By Super Lawyers Adam J. Sheppard
  • Rated By Super Lawyers Adam J. Sheppard

Serious criminal charges require assertive and knowledgeable legal defense. The attorneys at Sheppard Law Firm, P.C., protect their clients’ rights and defend against an array of criminal charges. Attorneys Barry D. Sheppard and Adam J. Sheppard have earned distinction for their trial and appellate advocacy on behalf of criminal defendants in Illinois. The firm is also proud to announce the addition of Professor Ajay Gupta, as of counsel, a former special assistant United States attorney, a former Attorney-Adviser at the U.S. Tax Court in Washington, D.C, an Adjunct Professor of Law at DePaul, Chicago-Kent, and U. of Houston law schools, where he teaches criminal and civil tax litigation courses.

Our firm concentrates in defense of serious criminal defense matters, including serious financial offenses, sex offenses, homicides, white collar crimes and serious drug offenses.

If you face federal criminal charges, or even if you are the subject of a federal investigation, it is imperative to enlist the assistance of an experienced federal criminal defense lawyers. Federal agencies such as the FBI, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) have extensive resources and are notoriously aggressive in pursuing and prosecuting individuals.

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The Chicago Sun-Times recently noted Sheppard Law Firm’s history of handling “several high-profile clients in criminal cases.”

The practice of criminal defense is constantly evolving to reflect not only technological advances, but also how people communicate, and, therefore the types of evidence that may come into play during an investigation and prosecution. The attorneys at Sheppard Law Firm, P.C., stay at the forefront of criminal law developments. Areas in which we have obtained considerable experience include:

  • DNA and other forensic evidence
  • Social media communications
  • Internet use by law enforcement agencies for entrapment purposes
  • Computer fraud

By staying at the cutting-edge of these and other advancements, the firm’s attorneys ensure that clients receive the outstanding counsel that is required when one’s freedom is at stake.

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The firm is located in the Chicago Loop at LaSalle and Lake, and represents clients in Cook County and throughout the Chicagoland area.

Our track record is evidence of our ability to produce positive results in high-pressure situations.

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