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Marion County, IL Criminal Defense Attorneys

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  • 310 S. Elm Street, Centralia, Illinois
  • 1015 Broadway, Mt. Vernon, Illinois

Centralia, IL & Salem, IL Criminal Lawyers

If you’ve been at the Marion County Courthouse before, there’s a good chance you’ve seen our criminal lawyers. We represent clients from Marion County that have been charged with a crime. In 2019, the Marion County State’s Attorneys Office filed over 750 misdemeanor and felony cases. Our criminal attorneys have experience fighting in the courtrooms at the Salem Courthouse, representing people facing charges just like the ones you’re facing now.

We’re committed to you, your case, and protecting your rights. If you’re facing criminal charges, you need an experienced criminal lawyer who possesses the skills to achieve a successful outcome.

Marion County, IL Attorneys – A Tradition of Criminal Defense Excellence

Here at Olson & Reeves, our partner, Attorney Josh Reeves personally handles all our firm’s criminal cases. Josh’s passion is criminal defense work. Josh handles criminal & DUI cases in Marion County as well as all over southern Illinois. Josh has defended multiple clients in jury and bench trials. Josh is continuing the legacy of providing superior criminal defense representation by our Of Counsel Attorneys Eddie Veltman & Steve Quinn. 

“Fast” Eddie Veltman – Eddie is a Marion County legend. He’s been practicing law since 1976.“ Fast” Eddie has handled criminal & DUI cases across southern Illinois. He’s taken 100 cases to jury trial with plenty of not guilty verdicts on his resume. Eddie is currently Of Counsel for Olson & Reeves and acts as an advisor to Josh Reeves on criminal cases.

Steve Quinn – Steve enjoyed 33 plus years as a well-known attorney in his home town of Salem. In the early years Steve was Public Defender for Marion County for 9 years, then ventured into private practice.  His private practice was primarily criminal defense work where his true passion for the law laid. Through the years he tried several jury trials including at least 15 murder trials with a record of getting the defendant a lesser charge. Steve currently Of Counsel for Olson & Reeves and acts as an advisor to Josh Reeves on criminal cases.

Types of Criminal Cases We Handle

We handle any type of criminal case, both felonies and misdemeanors. Common types of cases we handle are:

  • DUI
  • Drug Charges  
  • Domestic Battery
  • Sex Crimes
  • Theft Charges
  • Violent Crimes
  • Petition to Revoke Probation
  • Class 1, 2, 3, 4, and X Felonies
  • Traffic Violations
  • Expungements & Sealing
  • Criminal Investigations

Always Free Case Evaluations on Any Case Type!

How much will my case cost?

Our prices vary on a case by case basis. However, we always do an initial Free Case Evaluation, to discuss your options, and whether we are the right fit for you, and after that consultation, we are able to quote you an exact price. If you do hire us its always on a Flat Fee basis, meaning, you will know exactly how much it will cost you. We don’t bill by the hour on criminal cases and there aren’t any hidden fees.

How We Can Help

Our criminal attorneys understand how scary it can be after you’ve been charged with a crime. We know that you have a lot of questions, about the charges you’re facing, the process, and your future. Josh helps to but these questions to bed. He has experience and knowledge when you need it most. Josh will be completely upfront and frank with you about the severity of your charges, and how he can help. Attorney Josh Reeves can help you get the best possible outcome, whether that means getting the case dismissed, going to a jury trial, or working out a reasonable plea with the State. Josh will go through all the evidence and file all the necessary motions to give you the best chance on your case. Your new criminal lawyer Josh Reeves is waiting to hear from you and evaluate your case for Free.

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Still Not Sure? Take It From Some of Our Former Clients

  • Dylan D. – “Will fight for your rights and very personable, will be there when you need him.” 
  • Josh S. – “I just wrapped up a trial with Josh … Josh won a difficult case for me and more importantly he did it for a reasonable price. I thank him for the victory and the reasonable pricing.”
  • Chris E.Amazing results I highly recommend [Josh Reeves].  He took it out of my hands and took care of everything. He made me feel safe putting my young son[‘s] life in his hands. God forbid I have any more problems arise. But at least I know I have some where to turn.”
  • Arrie A. – “Josh was hired to represent a family member. He explained everything so that there was no room for error and handled everything promptly. I would recommend him to anyone!”
  • Kalon C. – “After weeks & weeks of the run around I was referred Mr. Reeves and he took care of things just like he said he would.”

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