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 A Results-Oriented Approach in Multiple Areas of Law

At The Chicagoland Law Firm, we are proud to have a team of  highly skilled lawyers and dedicated support staff who genuinely care about the needs of our clients. We have handled thousands of cases in the areas of Criminal Defense, Civil Litigation, Divorce & Family Law. Personal Injury, Immigration & Crimmigration and Estate Planning.

Regardless of the type of matter we are addressing, we leverage our strengths and insights across mutliple areas of the law in service of our clients. This team-based approach lets them enjoy success in courtrooms and negotiations in Chicagoland and across the state of Illinois.

We are located at offices in Chicago and Downers Grove

Meet Our Attorneys

Criminal Defense Attorney

 James Yrkoski, Senior Attorney

Attorney James Yrkoski puts a unique insight on the Illinois criminal justice system to work for clients. As a former correctional officer with the Illinois Department of Corrections, he witnessed the injustices the system produces on a daily basis. It’s an experience that fires his passion to fight aggressively for clients.

In almost 30 years before the bar, James has earned a reputation for honest, forthright and zealous representation. A proactive advocate, he’s adept at negotiating with prosecutors and skilled at crafting defense strategies that achieve the best possible outcomes from complex legal issues.

A 2019 Lawyer of Distinction, James holds a law degree from the University of Nebraska. He is licenced in Illinois, New York and Nebraska. He also has practiced internationally.

The team he leads shares his belief that clients deserve representation that’s efficient, effective and affordable. It’s a commitment evident in the sound and substantive legal counsel that The Chicagoland Law Firm provides and in the outcomes achieved for clients.

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Jonathan S. Goldman (Of Counsel)

Seasoned criminal defense Attorney Jonathan S. Goldman has over a decade of trial experience in Chicago, in Cook County, and the surrounding area. He has secured numerous acquittals at trial for clients and has successfully led trial teams in felony jury trials. He enjoys a reputation as a tenacious advocate for clients and is well-respected by prosecutors, judges and peers alike.

Jonathan has appeared before the Illinois Prisoner Review Board seeking executive clemency and pardons for clients. He has extensive experience in the expungement and sealing of criminal records.

A graduate of DePaul University Law School and the University of Wisconsin, Jonathan is licensed to practice in Illinois and is an active member of the Illinois Bar. Jonathan also served as an Emergency Medical Technician. He puts his experience as a first responder on crime scenes and in medical emergencies to use for clients. His knowledge  of the criminal justice system helps clients of The Chicagoland Law Firm achieve the best possible outcomes in their cases

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  • Results-Oriented Representation
  • An Experienced Team of Compassionate Advocates
  • Competent Guidance
  • Expert Advice
  • Professional Service

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