St. Charles, IL/WW Press/October 9, 2017– Rachel J. Hess, Owner of the Law Office of Rachel J. Hess was selected for inclusion in the forthcoming Top Attorneys of North America 2017-18 edition of Who’s Who Directories.
The accomplishments and achievement nts attained by Rachel J. Hess in the field of Legal Services, warrants inclusion into The Top Attorneys of North America. The Law Office of Rachel J. Hess conveniently serves clients in Kane, Kendall, DeKalb and Du Page and other counties, in a wide range of legal matters including criminal law cases, civil law cases, and appeals and expungement proceedings. Clients can seek their assistance with:DUI charges, Estate planning, Traffic law violations and Real estate law issues. The Law Office Of Rachel J. Hess works with both adults and juveniles who want to have someone present to protect their rights.
Rachel J. Hess has been a licensed attorney and practicing law in Illinois since 1994. She is admitted to practice by the Kane County Bar Association and Illinois State Bar Association. Her area practice include administrative law, criminal law and civil law. She has been selected by the Kane County Judiciary to serve as one of four criminal and juvenile-abuse/neglect conflict attorneys in Kane County. Her philosophy is that communication is the key to client satisfaction and effective case management. I understand that every case is unique and personal to each client. Since her satisfied clients are her best referral resource, She is committed to serving their needs in the most economical and efficient manner possible. She has established this foundation throughout her firm.
Ms. Hess is a former DUI, misdemeanor and felony prosecutor for both Kane and La Salle Counties. I was also an Assistant Appellate Defender for the Third District Office of the State Appellate Defender and have continued as an independent contractor since I moved back to St. Charles in 1999. In that capacity, I submitted over 75 appellate briefs to the State appellate courts and I have argued before the Third District Court of Appeals and have been published. I have also successfully petitioned the Illinois Supreme Court for Leave to Appeal and have had a brief successfully argued before the Illinois Supreme Court which effectively changed the law in Illinois. I worked as an Assistant State’s Attorney and Assistant Appellate Defender for almost 5 years. After that, I worked as a private defense attorney concentrating in both civil and criminal cases. Altogether, I worked in Kane (and La Salle) County for 20 years. I have also worked for local and/or State government, in some capacity, for my entire career. As such, I have developed strong relationships with, prosecutors, public defenders, caseworkers, police officers, judges, clerks, bailiffs and other county personnel. Relationships are crucial to the successful practice of law.
Ms. Hess received her B.S., LL.M in Information Technology Law Criminal her J.D. Mississippi College School of Law. She has published many formats of criminal, traffic, landlord-tenant and CyberCrimes in many formats including practice manuals, bar journals, newsletters and appellate opinions. She is very involved in the community, making public speaking appearances to groups such as MADD, SADD and ZONTA and have appeared as a guest speaker on a local network to discuss issues related to domestic violence.
The Top Attorneys of North America, is a New York based biographical publication company, distinguishes and profiles leading professionals who demonstrate recognizable success and leadership in their field. The directory is valued for promoting awareness of individual accomplishments and achievement nt within the North American community.