St. Charles, IL/WW Press/October 9, 2017– Rachel J. Hess, Owner of the Law Office of Rachel J. Hess was selected for inclusion into the Top Attorneys of North America 2017-18 edition by the Who’s Who Directories.
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. Prospective clients can seek her 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 includes 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 clients satisfaction and effective case management. She understands that every case is unique and personal to each clients. Satisfied clients are her best referral resource and she is committed to serving their needs in the most economical and efficient manner possible.
Attorney Hess is a former prosecutor for both Kane and La Salle Counties. She was also an Assistant in the Office of The State Appellate Defender for the Third District Office. She has continued as an independent contractor since she moved back to St. Charles in 1999. In that capacity, She submitted over 75 appellate briefs to the State appellate courts and argued before the Third District Court of Appeals. Attorney Hess also successfully petitioned the Illinois Supreme Court for Leave to Appeal and has had a brief successfully argued before the Illinois Supreme Court which effectively changed the law in Illinois. She has developed strong relationships with, prosecutors, public defenders, caseworkers, police officers, judges, clerks, bailiffs and other county personnel which are crucial to her successful practice of law.
Ms. Hess received a LL.M in Information Technology from John Marshall Law School Criminal, a J.D. from Mississippi College School of Law and B.S Illinois State University. She is very involved in the community, making public speaking appearances to groups such as MADD, SADD and ZONTA and has appeared as a guest speaker on a local network to discuss issues related to domestic violence.
The Top Attorneys of North America, a New York based publication, distinguishes and profiles leading attorneys who have reached a recognizable degree of success and leadership in their field. The directory is valued for promoting awareness of the accomplishments within the North American legal community.