Why Neil J. Adams Is the Right Lawyer to Help You Battle Your Criminal Charges
Deciding on which defense attorney to represent you is one of the most important decisions you are likely to make. The right lawyer will do everything in his or her power to fight your charge and clear your name. Choose poorly, and your entire future can be negatively impacted.
So, why do so many people in and around Joliet hire Neil J. Adams? There are a number of reasons.
Experience. When you face serious criminal charges, the last thing that you want is an inexperienced attorney. As mentioned above, Mr. Adams has been helping people just like you to fight their charges for more than two decades.
His experience goes beyond this though. Over the course of his career, he has taken on some of the biggest and most high-profile cases in Will County.
One example is the well-known “Road Rage” murder that happened during a rush hour traffic jam on Interstate 55. Neil J. Adams not only took on the tough task of defending the accused, but ultimately was able to get his client acquitted by arguing they acted in self-defense.
This kind of hands-on, real-world work shows you that he knows what it takes to protect his clients, and that he will not buckle under pressure.
Background. Experience is nice, but you want someone with the right kind of experience. Neil J. Adams definitely fits the bill. Not only does he have a long track record of handling all kinds of criminal charges in and around Joliet – he has been able to deal with them from both sides of the law.
How so? Before he became a defense attorney, Mr. Adams worked in the State’s Attorney’s Office of Will County for a decade, serving in the narcotics unit for three years and as Chief Felony Prosecutor for four years.
In that capacity, he handled thousands of criminal cases, including numerous complex and high-profile murder cases. He was even able to secure a conviction in the murder of Jack Weber, the former Will County Treasurer. His background as a respected prosecutor is important. It means that he understands how prosecutors think and how they build cases and attempt to prove guilt and secure convictions.
This knowledge enables him to plan for their likely arguments ahead of time and come up with ways to cast doubt and poke holes in them – tactics that can be invaluable to preventing a conviction and securing you the best possible deal.
Moreover, he also learned about a wide variety of legal clauses and loopholes that he is often able to employ to his clients’ advantage.
Understanding. A big part of being a successful criminal defender in the greater Chicago area is a clear understanding of the way things work here and how the people think. Neil J. Adams not only understands, he was raised here. He attended both Joliet Catholic High School and Joliet Junior College before transferring to Northern Illinois University, where he also attended law school.
After passing the bar on his first attempt, he decided to move back here so he could use the skills he gained in law school to make his hometown a better, safer place that truly respects the rights of all of its citizens – no matter what crimes they have been accused of.
Recognition. Legal and media professionals trust Mr. Adams skill and knowledge of criminal law so much that he has been featured as a legal analyst on HLN and “In Session” T.V. show. He has also been quoted in the Chicago Sun-Times, Fox Chicago News the Joliet Herald News and WJOL Radio Station.
Results. In the end, what really matters is how a criminal attorney is able to help their clients’ cases. Can they craft defense strategies that yield positive outcomes – avoiding conviction at trial, negotiating a favorable plea deal, or even getting your charges dropped or dismissed?
You only need to look at a few testimonials from Neil J. Adams’ clients to see that he knows how to get results. Whatever you are up against, he knows how to fight to ensure that you receive the best possible result in your case so that you can get your life back on track.