Orland Park Injury Law Firm

Will County Criminal Defense and Personal Injury

When you are facing difficult legal issues that could change your life, you need a lawyer you can depend on and trust to see you through to a positive conclusion. I'm attorney James A. Payonk, Jr. At my law offices in Orland Park, I represent clients in a wide range of personal injury and criminal law matters.

I do everything in my power to obtain the best possible results on behalf of each client I represent. If you need experienced legal representation for a personal injury or criminal law matter, contact my office online or call 708-966-2408.

Personal Injury Cases

With more than 25 years of legal experience, I have handled hundreds of personal injury cases and wrongful death claims for clients and families in the Chicago area. No case is too complex for me to handle. Whether you suffered a back or neck injury, injuries in a car accident, broken bones in a motorcycle accident, burn injuries, a lost limb, or some other serious injury, I can help.

Criminal Defense

I represent clients facing felony criminal charges in Illinois state or federal criminal court, including:

  • Drug charges: Drug possession, drug trafficking, possession with intent to deliver, drug manufacturing, distribution and conspiracy charges
  • Violent crimes: Murder, manslaughter, vehicular homicide, kidnapping, assault, aggravated assault, battery, domestic violence, weapons violations, orders of protection
  • Theft offenses: Shoplifting, burglary, robbery and other theft offenses
  • Misdemeanors: Theft, shoplifting, battery, assault, criminal damage of property, possession of marijuana, disorderly conduct, trespassing, minor in possession of alcohol
  • Juvenile Justice
  • White Collar Crimes: Theft, embezzlement, forgery, mail fraud, insurance fraud
  • Motor Vehicle Offenses: Speeding, reckless driving, driving under the influence (DUI), driving without insurance, driving while your license is suspended or revoked, motor vehicle homicide, reckless driving, fleeing the scene of an accident

Talk to a Lawyer

Contact my Orland Park office online, or call 708-966-2408, to speak with me about a criminal charge, car accident, slip and fall accident, or other personal injury matter. I represent clients throughout Cook County and Will County, Illinois.

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James A. Payonk, Jr.

10705 W 159th St.
Orland Park, Illinois 60467

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