Attorney Profile

Paul F. Serkland is a former prosecutor whose mission is to provide high-quality, aggressive criminal defense to individuals who have been charged with a crime. As an Assistant State's Attorney, he prosecuted violent felonies, sex crimes, domestic battery, and all types of misdemeanors. He has extensive experience in DUI and related areas. He is a confident trial lawyer who wins the trust of judges and juries by presenting evidence in a clear, compelling manner.

While serving in the State's Attorney's Office, Mr. Serkland was a member of the Criminal Prosecutions Bureau, the Sex Crimes Unit, and the Felony Review Unit. Mr. Serkland also spent several years prosecuting DUI/traffic cases and conducted many Statutory Summary Suspension hearings.

Before being sworn in as an attorney, Mr. Serkland served as a law clerk in the Felony Trial Division and the Gang Crimes Unit. He is a graduate of the John Marshall Law School and the winner of the prestigious Lucy Sprague Public Service Scholarship in recognition of his clerkship at the State's Attorney's Office and academic achievements. He earned his B.A. at Loyola University of Chicago.

Mr. Serkland is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association, Cook County Bar Association, Lake County Bar Association, Chicago Bar Association, and Northwest Suburban Bar Association.

Call today for a free consultation at 847-263-3740 (24-hour toll-free number, 877-853-7900) or send an email and learn how this former prosecutor can fight for you.