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Polinske & Associates, P.C.

An Aggressive Criminal Defense Attorney and Former Prosecutor Is Your Best Line of Defense Against Serious Charges

Being charged with a criminal offense does not automatically mean you're going to be sentenced to jail time. You do, however, need to move quickly to give yourself the best chance possible of building a successful defense. It's time to get a criminal defense attorney with extensive trial experience on your side.

Polinske & Associates has a winning track record in the Illinois court system and a reputation for honesty and integrity. We'll tell you what you need to hear.  We utilize our many years of representation to give you an accurate expectation of outcome in your case.  Contact our law office in Edwardsville today to get started by calling (888) 379-6582.

Drug Charges, DUI Offenses, and Other Misdemeanors and Felonies

Criminal charges can come in many different forms, and no two cases are alike. Whether you are facing a misdemeanor or felony, with the possibility of jail time, steep fines, or loss of important privileges, Polinske & Associates is here to help. We know criminal defense—inside and out—and will conduct investigations, analyze evidence, and use our years of experience to find holes in the prosecution's case. Creating reasonable doubt for a jury is essential to securing you a successful outcome.  We have conducted over 134 jury trials.  Many trials have gone our clients' way.  Not guilty!

At Polinske & Associates, we represent individuals who have been arrested and charged with one or more criminal offenses, like:

  • Drug Crimes, including possession, manufacturing and trafficking of substances like marijuana, heroin, meth, cocaine, and prescription medications.
  • DUI and Traffic Violations
  • Domestic Battery
  • Sexual Assault
  • Weapons Charges
  • Violent Crimes, including homicide.
  • Disorderly Conduct
  • Child Pornography
  • White Collar Crimes - Money Laundering


We also regularly work with the parents of students at Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville who have been charged with crimes like drug possession or DUI. Our legal team understands that you may feel helpless with your child in trouble and away from home, but we make the process as easy as possible for you and work hard to keep their criminal history clean.

Get Legal Guidance From Accomplished Criminal Defense Attorneys

You should never try to fight your criminal charges alone. There is too much risk involved and one mistake could affect your life for years to come. Get Polinske & Associates on your side and we will work quickly to clear your name and try to win you a second chance.

We've helped residents from many different Illinois counties, including St. Clair County, Bond County, Macoupin County, Clinton County, Jersey County, Fayette, Calhoun and Montgomery County. Let us help you, too. Call Polinske & Associates today by calling toll-free at (888) 379-6582.

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