COVID-19 UPDATE: We are open! Our team is working and offering consultations in-person and also via phone, e-mail, and video conferencing.

We know how to make the Law work for You.

About Us

Our Attorneys

Zealous Advocates

Attorney James Yrkoski puts a unique insight on the Illinois criminal justice system to work for clients.  As a former correctional officer with the Illinois Department of Corrections, he witnessed the injustices the system produces on a daily basis.  It’s an experience that fires his passion to fight aggressively for his clients.

In almost 30 years before the bar, James has earned a reputation for honest, forthright, and zealous representation. A proactive advocate, he’s adept at negotiating with prosecutors and skilled at crafting strategies that achieve the best possible outcomes from complex legal issues.

01

Knowledgeable

Our attorneys counsel clients across a range of practice areas. They draw on experience in criminal and civil law to devise strategies that win cases 

02

Professional

Our attorneys abide by state and national standards for conduct and ethics. They are backed by an accredited team that is dedicated to client service.

03

Committed

Our attorneys represent clients zealously in the handling and resolution of their legal matters. They advocate for their interests in negotions and safeguard the rights in courts of law.  

We know the law.
And we know how to make
the law work
for you.

Recognized and Reputable

Attorey Profiles

A 2019 Lawyer of Distinction, James holds a law degree from the University of Nebraska. He is licensed to practice law in Illinois, New York, and Nebraska.

The team he leads shares his belief that clients deserve efficient, effective, and affordable representation. It is a commitment evident in the sound and substantive legal counsel that The Chicagoland Law Firm provides and in the outcomes achieved for clients.

Seasoned Criminal Defense Attorney Jonathan Goldman (Of Counsel) has significant trial experience who has secured countless acquittals at trial for clients. He has routinely appeared before the Illinois Prisoner Review Board to seek executive clemency and pardons for clients, as well as working to expunge and seal criminal records.

communication is key

personal service

making a start

A 2007 graduate of the DePaul University Law School, Jonathan is a member of the Illinois bar.  He enjoys a reputation as a tenacious advocate for clients. His relationships with judges and prosecutors throughout Illinois helps clients of The Chicagoland Law Firm achieve the best outcomes possible, given the facts in their cases. 

get to know each other

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet of, cotns ctetur all of the adip scing sed do eiusmod dunt.

understanding your rights

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet of, cotns ctetur all of the adip scing sed do eiusmod dunt.

determining your goals

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet of, cotns ctetur all of the adip scing sed do eiusmod dunt.
client satisfaction
97%
Accepted Cases
92%
Success Rate
98%

We Will Help You Every Step Of The Way

Contact us today for a FREE consultation. Our attorneys are waiting to discuss how we can help resolve your legal matters. We can be reached by the form on this site, by email at TK , by telephone at (630-550-5242), or by visiting our offices in Chicago and Downers Grove. We also can arrange meetings and court appearances over electronic teleconference platforms, like Zoom and WebEx, that are in use across the state. We look forward to making the law work for you.

what do you need?

we work hard
in all fields

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua. Ut enim ad minim veniam, quis nostrud.

family law

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet of, cotns ctetur all of the adip scing sed do eiusmod dunt.

legal advice

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet of, cotns ctetur all of the adip scing sed do eiusmod dunt.

gun crimes

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet of, cotns ctetur all of the adip scing sed do eiusmod dunt.

drug crimes

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet of, cotns ctetur all of the adip scing sed do eiusmod dunt.
Play Video
"They always say that time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.”
Andy Warhol

our team of experts are here for you

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, conetur adiping elit Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit.

important things you should know

Questions And Answers

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, conse ctetur adipiscing elit. Ut elit tellus off, luctus nec ullamc orper mattis, pvinar dapibus leo.

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, conse ctetur adipiscing elit. Ut elit tellus off, luctus nec ullamc orper mattis, pvinar dapibus leo.

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, conse ctetur adipiscing elit. Ut elit tellus off, luctus nec ullamc orper mattis, pvinar dapibus leo.

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, conse ctetur adipiscing elit. Ut elit tellus off, luctus nec ullamc orper mattis, pvinar dapibus leo.

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, conse ctetur adipiscing elit. Ut elit tellus off, luctus nec ullamc orper mattis, pvinar dapibus leo.

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, conse ctetur adipiscing elit. Ut elit tellus off, luctus nec ullamc orper mattis, pvinar dapibus leo.

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, conse ctetur adipiscing elit. Ut elit tellus off, luctus nec ullamc orper mattis, pvinar dapibus leo.

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, conse ctetur adipiscing elit. Ut elit tellus off, luctus nec ullamc orper mattis, pvinar dapibus leo.