Carlos H. Davalos

The Law Offices of Carlos H. Davalos
  • Criminal Law, DUI & DWI, Traffic Tickets
  • Illinois
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At The Law Offices of Carlos H. Davalos we concentrate in providing clients with aggressive representation in Felony, Criminal, DUI, and Major Traffic cases. Mr. Davalos's work is recognized nationally and locally as exceptional in the area of Criminal and DUI defense. Attorney Davalos has been recognized by the lawyer ratings organization Super Lawyers as being one of the top tier criminal defenders in the State. Similarly the Top 100 National Trial Lawyers organization has selected Mr. Davalos as being one of the top trial lawyers in the state of Illinois. Mr. Davalos retains membership in the National College of DUI Defense which accepts only the very best DUI defenders in the United States. Attorney Davalos also maintains a perfect 10.0 rating with the lawyer review service "Avvo."

In addition to the aforementioned organizations, Mr. Davalos retains membership in various local, state, and regional bar groups including the Illinois State Bar Association, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the DuPage County Bar Association, and the Northwest Suburban Bar Association.

The effectiveness of our representation has allowed us to establish a county-wide practice where Mr. Davalos and his associates provide counsel in the courtrooms of Cook, DuPage, Will, Kane, and Lake County. To effectively meet with our clients at a moment's notice, we maintain three offices, in Chicago (2923 N. Milwaukee Ave.), Rolling Meadows (2260 Hicks Road), and Melrose Park (2210 W. North Ave.).

Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • DUI & DWI
  • Traffic Tickets
Additional Practice Areas
  • Civil Asset Forfeiture Proceedings
  • Driver's License Reinstatement
Fees
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Reach me at 773-312-0234 or at davaloslaw@gmail.com for more information
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Illinois
Languages
  • Spanish: Spoken
Professional Experience
Trial Attorney
Law Office of Carlos H. Davalos
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The Law Offices of Carlos H. Davalos is headquartered in Melrose Park with offices also in Chicago and Rolling Meadows concentrating in the defense of serious criminal matters, DUI, and major traffic offenses.
Law Clerk
Cook County State's Attorney's Office
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Education
University of Arizona
J.D. | Law
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Activities: Editor for the Arizona Journal of International and Comparative Law
Awards
Illinois Super Lawyer for Criminal Defense
Super Lawyers
Illinois Super Lawyer for Criminal Defense
Super Lawyers
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
The National Trial Lawyers
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
The National Trial Lawyers
Professional Associations
Super Lawyers
Member
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Northwest Suburban Bar Association
Member
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DuPage County Bar Association
Member
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Top 100 National Trial Lawyers
Member
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National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Member
- Current
Illinois State Bar Association
Member
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Websites & Blogs
Website
DUI Defense and Criminal Defense
Legal Answers
53 Questions Answered

Q. How many years these offense carry
A: It's a felony so it can be punished by more than one year in the Illinois Department of Corrections.
Q. i have a class three felony for cannabis pending 32 grams n and six years ago i was charged with controlled substance i
A: There may be ways to keep this charge of your record in addition to avoiding jail time. Much more is needed to determine that however, for example, your background and the facts of the case. Contact an attorney.
Q. Can you get a refusal to blow and a D.U.I. under sis or get both of them off of a commercial drivers license.
A: Cleaning up your driving record is a complex process requiring a thorough evaluation of your driver's abstract. Contact an attorney to determine what can be removed and what can't be.
Q. I was arrested for a dui and was told I backed into a building this is my second dui and dwls any idea at what wil happe
A: The DUI can be treated as a Felony in your case and so the threat of jail and/or prison time is very real. You need to contact an attorney.
Q. My 18 year son received a citation for consumption and goes to court Aug 25th. Last week he was arrested for possession
A: The situation is serious and you are advised to contact an attorney for a comprehensive evaluation of your options.
Q. Is it legal for a officer to search a vehicle that does not belong to the driver
A: The answer is maybe. More information is needed for a more nuanced response.
Q. can police take blood test from hospital without warrant or consent?
A: In some circumstances yes.
Q. I have three past OWI convictions in Wisconsin, But now I have moved to Illinois and have a clean record for 6 years
A: Convictions from other states are usually reported to Illinois via the interstate compact. But not always. The answer is it would most likely count as your fourth.
Q. Is jail time mandatory for 2nd dui in lake county?
A: The county that it occurs in is irrelevant. The judge you are in front of will matter. And your attorneys ability to defend you will be significant as well. More facts are needed to determine whether jail is mandatory.
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The Law Offices of Carlos H. Davalos
54 E. St. Charles Road
Villa Park, IL 60181
USA
Telephone: (773) 312-0234
The Law Offices of Carlos H. Davalos
2260 Hicks Road
Ste 409
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008
USA
Telephone: (773) 312-0234
The Law Offices of Carlos H. Davalos
2923 N. Milwaukee Ave., Ste. 911
Ste. 911
Chicago, IL 60618
USA
Telephone: (773) 312-0234
Cell: (773) 312-0234
The Law Offices of Carlos H. Davalos
2210 W. North Ave. Suite 6
Melrose Park, IL 60160
USA
Telephone: (773) 312-0234