Practicing in Personal injury and criminal defense
Whether you’re the victim of negligence or whether you’ve been charged with a criminal offense, you’re going to need qualified legal representation. A criminal charge can dramatically affect your future, just as a physical injury can seriously interfere with all the plans you’ve made. So the next steps you take are critical. After an injury has occurred, most people find dealing with an insurance company confusing and intimidating. Similarly, those charged criminally often find navigating the justice system to be simply overwhelming. But you don’t need to face these challenges alone.
The Chicago area attorneys at Mitchell S. Sexner & Associates LLC have been successfully representing criminal defendants as well as injury victims for well over 25 years. Along the way, millions of dollars have been recovered for our injured clients and their families. And what about our clients who have been accused of criminal offenses? We’ve fought vigorously and successfully for their legal rights as well, winning both misdemeanor and felony cases in Chicago and across Illinois. So whether you’re the victim of another’s negligence or whether you’re facing criminal prosecution, the experienced attorneys at Mitchell S. Sexner & Associates LLC can help. Just call (800) 996-4824 for a free consultation today.
Years of Experience
in Settlements for our clients
Experience. Knowledge. Results.
Our firm’s founder, Attorney Mitchell S. Sexner, is highly regarded in the Illinois legal community and holds an “AV Preeminent” rating from the nearly 150-year-old nationwide legal rating service Martindale-Hubbell. He has been recognized by “Who’s Who” in American Law, named to The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Attorneys, and has secured admission to the U.S. District Courts in Illinois, Hawaii, Texas, and Wisconsin. Mr. Sexner has also appeared on television as a legal commentator.
Before founding his own firm in 1990, Mr. Sexner aggressively prosecuted criminal cases in Chicago as an Assistant State’s Attorney. He now leads the experienced legal team at Mitchell S. Sexner & Associates LLC, and remains dedicated to providing the highest levels of effective representation to his clients during every step of the legal process. Whether vigorously defending clients charged with misdemeanor and felony crimes, or whether fighting insurance companies on behalf of injured families, he and his team of legal professionals leave no stone unturned in their pursuit of justice.
Our Success Stories
Negligence During Brain Surgery Resulting in Cognitive Disabilities
When a Rockford doctor performed brain surgery on a 58-year-old man for a benign cyst, the man fell into a weeks-long coma and remained cognitively disabled with a debilitating brain injury. The resulting lawsuit, in which we alleged that the surgeon’s failure to use available brain navigation equipment amounted to medical negligence, and led to one of the largest-known settlements in the history of Winnebago County.
Iron Worker Who Fell Off Ladder Suffered Multiple Bone Breaks
When a ladder slid out from beneath a Union ironworker, he fell two stories and bounced off of a skid of cinder blocks. After hiring one of our experienced attorneys as his personal injury lawyer, his case ultimately resulted in a total of $3 million in proceeds from a workers’ compensation settlement and a third party settlement that were filed alleging negligent conditions leading to his serious fall injuries.
Misdiagnosis Of Congestive Heart Failure Leading To Death
We represented the family of a man who died of congestive heart failure and sued the doctor who misdiagnosed him. Incorrectly diagnosed as having pneumonia, our client’s condition was actually much more serious than diagnosed and the doctor failed to advise him to seek more appropriate treatment.
Criminal Trespass to State Land Trial
Our client who was already on felony probation was offered jail time. We chose to do a trial instead. Despite the fact the police officer testified that he saw our client on private property standing in front of a “No Trespassing” sign, and even though our client did not testify, we won the case and all charges were thrown out.
DUI Trial and Motion
Our client was faced with a second DUI within 5 years and a 3 year mandatory suspension of license. Although the police officer testified that he pulled over the car for suspicious activity and no rear light, our attorney argued that there was no legal basis for the stop and the Judge agreed. As a result, we won the DUI and the suspension was completely vacated.
Felony Theft Trial
Our bank teller client was charged with multiple felony counts for fraudulently giving out the bank’s money to others. Even though all captured on videotape, our experienced lawyer beat the entire case.
Leaving Scene of Accident Trial
Testimony at trial indicated that our client had confessed to the offense. The attorney on the legal team at Mitchell S. Sexner & Associates LLC objected to the testimony and the Judge agreed to exclude the confession. As a result, our client was found not guilty and released.
“Devotion to their clients”
“Devotion to their clients”
Sexner & Associates is a professional, knowledgeable, thorough, talented firm. Everyone at the firm delivered on every commitment. I was impressed by their devotion to their clients and benefited from their legal counsel.
From the moment I walked in for my consultation, I knew I was in good hands. Mitchell and his team got straight to the point: they are here to help. That’s exactly what they did for me. As my case progressed my lawyer was a signal of hope during a dark time. You will never have to worry about your case with Mitch Sexner and his team. They are incredibly professional and will never let you down.
“Peace of mind”
“Peace of mind”
Thank you for the peace of mind. My case was handled professionally and successfully.
“By far the best”
“By far the best”
Mr. Sexner was AMAZING! He was very informative and understanding with my situation and my options. I looked into many other lawyers and he was by far the best I encountered. I would and will suggest him for any further business to any family or friends. He is the right guy for the job!
Great people super helpful. And they are experts and know what they are doing. I would definitely recommend them to close family or friends.
I have always felt at ease with Mr.Sexner. He has always maintained a high level of professionalism. His firm has helped not only myself but referrals I have sent to them. They are knowledgeable, concise and very clear in explaining the law. I will always use this firm if a need arises and I will always refer my friends and family to them. Thank you for your outstanding service.
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