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Cook County, IL: Criminal Defense Lawyers, Attorneys and Law Firms

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Nicholas W. Karas & Associates, LLC
Criminal Defense Lawyers Serving Cook County, IL (Palos Heights, IL)
Former assistant state’s attorney, experienced in criminal law, serving Courthouses in Maywood, Chicago, Skokie, Rolling Meadows
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Nicholas W. Karas is a Former Assistant State's Attorney with over 15 years of experience, who has concentrated his practice in Criminal Defense and Personal Injury Law He represents those charged with criminal offenses, both Misdemeanor...
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