About Us

The Illinois Criminal & Civil Defense blog is the official blog of Appelman & Associates LLC – a Chicago law firm representing clients in DUI, drug, traffic, personal injury, and family law cases.

We write articles on all topics that relate to criminal and civil law in Illinois – from stories on huge drug busts, to educational blogs reminding citizens of their rights.

Meet our contributing attorneys:

Brett AppelmanBrett Appelman

Brett Appelman is an Illinois criminal defense lawyer and the founder of Appelman & Associates. He received his J.D. from The University of Wisconsin School of Law. He worked as an Assistant Public Defender in Kane County before opening Appelman & Associates in 2007.



Miriam SzatrowskiMiriam Szatrowski

Miriam received her J.D. from Northwestern University School of Law. Before joining Appelman & Associates, she worked as an Assistant Public Defender in Kane County, Illinois for 5 years. Miriam represents clients in criminal and civil matters.



If you have any questions, or would like to see us blog on a specific topic, you can contact us at info@appelmanlawyers.com

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