Joliet Homicide & Murder Defense Lawyer

Homicide charges demand a skilled and experienced defense. When your liberty and future are in jeopardy, it is critical to choose an attorney you can trust. The wrong attorney can leave you desperate, waiting for answers and unsure of what the future holds.

Enlist A Former Prosecutor To Defend Your Liberties

You can rest assured that you have made the right choice when you contact attorney Douglas G. DeBoer, a homicide defense attorney in Joliet, Illinois. As a former prosecutor with 30 years of experience, I have spent my entire career practicing in criminal law. I now focus exclusively on criminal defense. I am passionate about defending the rights and liberties of those facing the immense power of the government in criminal proceedings. I possess the in-depth legal knowledge, trial skills and experience to protect the freedoms of those facing homicide charges.

With a former prosecutor on your side, you can feel confident that your case is in good hands. 

The Advantage Of Proven Experience

As a former First Assistant State’s Attorney in Will County, I have proven trial experience prosecuting numerous murder cases. I understand how all sides will look at your case — the judge, the prosecutor and, most importantly, the jury. My experience as a prosecutor is invaluable in crafting effective trial strategies. From the moment we first step through the courtroom doors, this experience is a significant advantage for my clients.

I also understand what is involved in building a strong defense. In many homicide cases, the state’s case may turn on a shaky interpretation of forensic evidence. I will not hesitate to involve forensic experts, private investigators and other experts to challenge the state’s evidence and uncover any evidence the police may have missed. You can trust that I will leave no stone unturned in preparing your case.

Homicide Cases I Handle

I provide skilled representation in all types of homicide charges such as:

First-degree murder, including premeditated acts as well as homicides that resulted during the course of a felony

Second-degree murder, including homicide committed in the heat of passion or under provocation

Reckless homicide, including driving under the influence that results in another’s death

Involuntary manslaughter, including acts of self-defense that are alleged to have been unjustified

Whatever type of homicide charge you are facing, you can rely on me to handle your case with the highest degree of diligence.

Facing Murder Charges? · Contact A Will County Defense Lawyer

Call the Law Office of Douglas G. DeBoer to arrange a free consultation. I offer complimentary jail visits. Evening and weekend hours are available by appointment.