Meet Jerry

Meet Jerry

I AM Jerald "Jerry" Novak

I’m a seasoned trial attorney with 35 years of trial experience from a simple speeding case to Reckless Homicide.

I’m not afraid of the hard cases. In fact if you have an ordinary case you only need an ordinary lawyer…. IF YOU HAVE AN EXTRAORDINARY CASE, YOU NEED AN EXTRAORDINARY LAWYER.

I’ve been recognized as a Top Rated Lawyer for 6 years in a row! I’m proud of this accomplishment and it drives me to reach that goal year after year!

Read my Google & Avvo reviews:

My past clients reviews will consistently tell you that I resolved their case with results that exceeded their expectations. Even more important they all felt the care and personal concern I had for them and the attention to detail that I paid to their cases to get the outcomes that they wanted and needed to get their life back on track.

I’m a member of the teaching faculty of the National College of DUI Defense; I’m also a member of two (2) National committees on DUI/DWI Law. One committee concentrates on the emerging new territory of laws regarding the use and abuse of Marijuana while driving. I’m on the cutting edge if this dynamic area of law.

Separately I also teach law school. My subject area is trial advocacy. I teach to both law students and practicing lawyers. I’m Certified as an Instructor and am in demand teaching the administration and nuances of Standardized Field Sobriety Tests. The follow up course includes the very important nuts and bolts of cross examination of those same tests. I bring out & exploit the “margin of inaccuracy” (my chosen phrase vs “margin of error”) of those very misleading and unscientific tests.

My classes like my cases are fast paced and fun. Teaching and litigating thru example, stories, care and encouragement. I lead the judge or the jury to the verdict my client needs.

My teaching and litigation style are done by promoting success and accomplishment over fear and emotional abuse.

All of these skills come together to put on an unparalleled defense. Plus my skills allow me the opportunity to negotiate many case outcomes that allow my clients to get a great resolution without the fear and uncertainty of a trial and at a lower cost to them. A win-win resolution is what I seek and what my clients deserve.


Jerald Novak Law Firm, provides a Free initial consultation at our DUI & Criminal Defense firm. Call (847) 223-2285 to learn how our DUI & Criminal Defense attorney Jerald Novak, can help you! Call now!

  • 352 Center Street

    Grayslake, IL 60030

  • 352 Center Street

    Grayslake, IL 60030

This website is for advertisement purposes only and does not constitute as legal advise. Jerald Novak & Associates is a Criminal Defense Law Firm located in Grayslake, IL. We service all of Lake County as well as the Chicago Metro Area. Please contact our law firm today if you have questions about a criminal case or a DUI matter.

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