Joel Gould has more than 30 years of experience
defending clients in the Chicagoland area and surrounding counties. He has handled over a thousand cases and
more than 400 trials. In 2015, he was recognized by The American Academy of Trial Attorneys as
one of the
"Premier 100 Trial Lawyers in the State of Illinois."
Mr. Gould was also named by
The National Trial Lawyers as one of the
"Top 100 Criminal Defense Trial Lawyers."
Membership into The National Trial Lawyers is by invitation only and extended to those attorneys who exemplify superior qualifications, trial results, and leadership in their respective state. In 2013, he was named as one of the “Top 100 DUI Attorneys in the State of Illinois”
National Advocacy of DUI Defense.
The National Advocacy for DUI Defense recognizes and selects those it has determined are the nation’s best private DUI attorneys.
In addition to criminal law matters, Mr. Gould's office also handles cases involving personal injury, medical malpractice, and worker's compensation. Joel Gould Law Offices has successfully recovered millions of dollars for clients and their families in cases ranging from motor vehicle and trucking accidents to construction accidents and wrongful death. Joel Gould Law Offices works closely with other top trial attorneys in Illinois - and from around the country - to provide clients with a legal team that has a proven record of success. Our years of experience working on personal injury cases across the country has confirmed that no individual attorney is the best at handling every type of injury case. For this reason, Mr. Gould's legal team approach provides clients with a vast array of resources, experts, and experienced representation, regardless of the type of injury case, without any additional costs or fees.
Mr. Gould is a graduate of the John Marshall Law School and was admitted to the Illinois Bar in 1981. He is married and has three sons, two work at prominent Chicago law firms. For a free consultation, contact Joel Gould at his downtown office at 205 W. Randolph Street or his neighborhood office on Belmont Avenue.