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About Us

Jerald Novak & Associates has decades of experience handling criminal defense and DUI needs for clients throughout Lake County, IL. From DUI’s to Drug Chargers, Jerry Novak KNOWS how to fight to keep you free. Keep reading below for more information about what our law firm can offer you and your case.

Protecting Clients Since 1995

“I personally handle every case that I take on, because I know how important my client’s freedom is. I want each client to know that they can call me, email me, and depend upon me to put their best interests first. I am non-judgemental, and I take the practice of law extremely seriously. Every client, guilty or innocent, deserves to have their rights protected.” – Jerry Novak Esq.

From Our Clients

If you’re considering a criminal defense attorney in Lake County, check out reviews. Client testimonials can help you determine which lawyer is best suited for your case. Read some of our client reviews below.

Jerry did everything! He got my suspension thrown out which means I got my license back right away. He also got me a great plea deal from the state. This is the lawyer you want. Thanks Jerry!


DUI Client, AVVO Review

Jerald Novak has been a blessing in my life, he is very professional and worked very hard for my case. Jerald goes above and beyond to get the best possible outcome. I recommend him to anyone seeking expertise in his area speeding, DUI and DWI Criminal defense, Administrative law. I cannot be thankful enough for the patience, understanding, and help he has provided for my case. I Highly recommend! A friend recommended me to him because he handled his case with a great outcome. 
Thanks Jerald!!


Criminal Defense Client, AVVO Review

Jerald Novak represented me in traffic court. I got a speeding ticket in a construction zone through the photo enforced system on IL Route 120. Mr. Novak got my ticket dismissed. If you want results, hire Jerry. His expertise and experience in the Lake County court system is excellent. Special thank you to his professional staff (worked with Nicole) who continually keep me informed throughout the process.


DUI Client, AVVO Review

Why Choose Us

Honest & Effective Criminal Defense 

With decades of successful not guilty verdicts and positive outcomes for clients, it’s no wonder why DUI clients in Grayslake reach for Jerry Novak when they need an attorney. 

Reviews & Accolades 

Jerry is a decorated Criminal Defense Attorney. His primary offices is in Grayslake but he services all of Lake County including Buffalo Grove and Chicago. 

One On One Legal Support 

Mr. Novak personally manages each case that his law firm takes on. This means that you will not be working with an associate or junior attorney. Jerry puts his full tenured career and knowledge behind every client he defends. 

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