Crystal Lake Criminal Defense Attorney

Skilled Former Prosecutor Who Fights for His Clients

Crystal Lake criminal defense lawyer Timothy Brown is a former Assistant State’s Attorney who defends his clients' rights and freedoms with tenacity. He has successfully handled well over 1000 criminal cases in criminal courtrooms throughout the state of Illinois. He provides excellent, no-nonsense, legal representation to his clients who stand accused of crimes.

If you are charged with a crime, the prosecution has seemingly unlimited resources available to advance its case against you, including a large staff of attorneys, the police department, and its own investigators. They can be extremely tough; they may seek harsh penalties, such as jail. When there is so much at stake, you need someone with the experience and determination to get the job done.

If you have been charged with a crime, the legal team at The Law Office of Timothy Brown can help. Contact us today to schedule your free consultation!

Defending Your Rights, No Matter What

Regardless of what others may tell you, criminal defendants have many rights which must not be infringed upon at any point during their arrest or trial. These rights include: the right to be free from unreasonable search and seizure; the right to be free from unlawful interrogations; the right to be to remain silent during police questioning; the right to a speedy trial; the right to cross-examine any state witness at trial, including police officers; the right to the presumption of innocence; the right to a fair trial by judge or jury; and the right to require the state to prove guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.

These rights give you powerful tools that can be effectively used in your defense. However, these tools are not very useful if you don’t actually use them. Crystal Lake criminal defense attorney Timothy Brown makes full use of these powerful tools and obtains excellent results for his clients.


  • Assault
  • Battery
  • Domestic Battery
  • Aggravated Assault
  • Aggravated Battery
  • Possession of Drugs
  • Possession with Intent
  • Theft
  • Retail Theft
  • Burglary
  • Robbery
  • Embezzlement
  • DUI
  • Leaving the Scene
  • Obstruction of Justice
  • Resisting Arrest
  • Disorderly Conduct
  • Weapons Charges
  • White Collar Crimes
  • Trespass
  • Criminal Damage to Property
  • Violation of Order of Protection
  • Probation Violations
  • Homicide Cases

How We Get Results

1. Exclusion of Evidence

The prosecution may not use evidence against you that was obtained unlawfully. Evidence is obtained unlawfully, for example, if the police conduct a search or seizure that is unreasonable under the 4th Amendment. Under the Exclusionary Rule, the court will suppress evidence that was illegally obtained. This means that the court will prohibit the prosecution from using certain evidence against you at trial if the court determines that the police, in obtaining the evidence, violated your constitutional rights.

As your Criminal Defense Attorney, Timothy Brown will carefully review your case to determine whether any incriminating evidence can be suppressed. If there is a basis to suppress any evidence, we will conduct a suppression hearing and vigorously seek to have the evidence excluded.

2. Effective Plea Bargaining

As your Criminal Defense Attorney, Timothy Brown will attempt to negotiate a favorable plea agreement on your behalf. In an effort to negotiate the best possible plea agreement, Attorney Timothy Brown will use any weakness with the state’s case, including suppression issues, evidentiary issues, or viable defenses, as leverage to negotiate a favorable plea agreement. This process often yields excellent results.

3. Trial

If your case cannot be resolved by dismissal or plea agreement, you will need to exercise your right to trial. As your Criminal Defense Attorney, Timothy Brown will aggressively fight to obtain an acquittal, bringing to bear his considerable knowledge, skill, and experience in the courtroom.

We Want to Help You

We sincerely care about our clients. We will do whatever it takes, within the confines of the law, to obtain a favorable outcome in your case.

Call our team today at (815) 569-4110 to find out how we can help you. Our Crystal Lake criminal defense lawyer has what you need to succeed!


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  • The Law Office of Timothy Brown A great listener, very professional and detail oriented.
  • The Law Office of Timothy Brown He lifted a huge burden off my shoulders, and I will forever be indebted to him.
  • The Law Office of Timothy Brown Finally, a lawyer that cares about his clients!
  • The Law Office of Timothy Brown Very professional and kind in a way that made the process a lot easier on us.
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