About Maureen Williams and Heart of Illinois Criminal Defense

Meet Maureen Williams: Your Advocate for Justice

Compassionate Criminal Defense Attorney

Maureen Williams is a dedicated criminal defense lawyer with a passion for protecting the rights and freedoms of individuals facing criminal charges. With over 30 years of experience, she has built a reputation for providing aggressive and compassionate representation to clients in need.

Education and Background:

  • Creighton University: Graduated with a degree in Business Administration in 1985
  • Mitchell Hamline School of Law: Earned a Juris Doctorate in 1991
  • CPA License: Obtained in Missouri in 1988
  • Judicial Law Clerk: Served in the 5th Judicial District in Mankato, Minnesota, from 1991 to 1993

Experience and Expertise:

  • Nearly three decades of criminal defense experience
  • Relentless advocacy from investigation to appeal
  • Breadth of experience includes DUIs, drug possession, aggravated assault, and homicide cases
  • Expanded practice to support wrongfully convicted individuals in post-conviction battles

What Sets Maureen Apart:

  • Personalized Attention: Maureen takes the time to understand each client’s unique situation and develops a tailored defense strategy to achieve the best possible outcome.
  • Expertise: With decades of experience handling criminal cases, Maureen has a deep understanding of the legal system and a proven track record of success.
  • Commitment to Justice: Maureen is dedicated to fighting for her clients’ rights and freedoms, and will stop at nothing to ensure they receive the justice they deserve.

Why Choose Maureen Williams:

  • Experience You Can Trust: Maureen has handled countless criminal cases and has a reputation for providing exceptional legal support.
  • Aggressive Representation: Maureen will fight tirelessly to protect your rights and freedoms, and will not back down in the face of adversity.
  • Compassionate Guidance: Maureen understands the emotional toll of criminal charges, and will provide guidance and support every step of the way.

Take the First Step Towards Justice:

If you or a loved one is facing criminal charges, don’t hesitate to contact Maureen Williams today. Fill out the form on this page or call 309-999-1177 to schedule a consultation and take the first step towards protecting your rights and freedoms.