Criminal Defense Law

Criminal Defense Law Attorney - Joliet, Illinois

Serving Will, Grundy, Kendall, Du Page, Kane, LaSalle and Kankakee Counties


Amy boasts a 12 consecutive Trial victory on BOTH misdemeanors and felonies.


We work hard to find an effective legal strategy to help you obtain the best outcome for your misdemeanor or felony charge. We will use our substantial knowledge of both state and federal legal systems to help you understand what you are up against and to create a powerful defense based on your needs and individual situation. Whether you are looking for an attorney for you, or you are looking for one on behalf of a friend or family member - it is important that you have a zealous, compassionate and hardworking attorney fighting and advocating for you.  


Our goal is to achieve the most best outcome possible in your case either through dismissal, reduction of charges or negotiation. Attorney Melton makes it a point to set realistic, advantageous goals for her clients — no matter how challenging the case may be. We will develop an effective defense plan for you. 


We can help you with these criminal:


  • Assault, Battery & Domestic Violence

  • Driver's License Suspension / Revocation

  • Drug Crimes

  • DUI - Drunk Driving

  • Expungement

  • Felonies

  • Juvenile Crimes

  • Misdemeanors

  • Theft

  • Traffic Offenses


Attorney Melton uses her experience, winning courtroom trial record, and love of the law to help her clients. She understands that each and every case is different, and every legal situation is unique. Unlike many other defense lawyers who will try to "plead out" the case right away, attorney Melton will fully explore the possibility of an acquittal or dismissal, before advising her clients to consider a plea negotiation. Attorney Melton brings sensitivity, open and honest communication, thoroughness, preparation as well as passion and compassion to her law practice and to her clients.


There are no secrets to success. It is a combination of hard work, thoroughness, preparation, passion and compassion. Attorney Melton loves the law, and loves to help people!


Do you have a legal question, concern or would you like to make an appointment?  We would love to hear from you!


Please call us or email us today!

Serving the following towns and communities: Joliet, Plainfield, Beecher, Bolingbrook, Braidwood, Channahon, Crest Hill, Crete, Elwood, Frankfort, Godley, Homer Glen, Lemont, Lockport, Manhattan, Mokena, Monee, Morris, Naperville, New Lenox, Orland Park, Peotone, Rockdale, Romeoville, Shorewood, Symerton, Tinley Park, Wilmington, Will, Grundy, Kendall, Du Page, Kane, LaSalle and Kankakee counties.

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Amy L. Melton Attorney at Law

23 West Jefferson Street

Joliet, IL 60432

T: (815) 280-5007

F: (815) 726-0856