Jessica J Koester

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Edwardsville, IL

The Law Office of Jessica Koester, LLC
 | 100 North Main St, 2nd Floor, Suite 1
Edwardsville, IL 62025-1639
Phone: 618-307-4192
Fax: 618-307-5870
Selected to Rising Stars: 2012
Licensed Since: 2002
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (90%),
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (10%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Jessica J. Koester is the sole practitioner in her Edwardsville, Illinois, law firm, The Law Office of Jessica Koester, LLC. Ms. Koester has been a practicing defense attorney for more than 10 years. She graduated from the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana with a bachelor's degree in political science and received her law degree from the University of Notre Dame Law School.

Ms. Koester defends her clients in cases including but not limited to drugs, DUI and traffic violations, juvenile law, sex crimes, assault, battery, theft and federal crimes. She is licensed in Illinois and Missouri and has been admitted to practice in the Southern District of Illinois, Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court.

Ms. Koester is a member of the American Bar Association, The Illinois State Bar Association, The Madison County Bar Association, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the Illinois Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Criminal Defense (90%): Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, False Accusations, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Probation, Sex Offenses, Tax Evasion, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence

Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (10%): DUI/DWI

Focus Areas

Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, False Accusations, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Probation, Sex Offenses, Tax Evasion, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence, DUI/DWI

Selections

top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 1 years

Rising Stars: 2012

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About Jessica Koester

Admitted: 2002, Illinois

Professional Webpage: https://www.koester-law.com/Attorney/Jessica-J-Koester.shtml

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member - Illinois State Bar Association Criminal Justice Section Council, 2012
  • Illinois State Bar Association Standing Committe on Corrections & Sentencing, 2012
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2006
  • U.S. Federal Circuit Court of Appeals, 2005
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit, 2005
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Illinois, 2004
  • Illinois, 2002
  • Member, American Bar Association, 2000 - 2012 Member, Illinois State Bar Association, 2002-present
  • ISBA Committee on Corrections and Sentencing - Vice- Chair
  • Member, Madison County Bar Association, 2002 - 2012
  • Member, Illinois Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys
  • Member, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Member, American Association for Justice
  • Member, Illinois State Bar Association

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Pro Bono Work for the Good Samaritan House, 2011

Educational Background:

  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, B.A. in Political Science, 1999

Comments

  • “Jessica has an acute ability to spot issues and to ethically represent her clients with zealous advocacy”

These comments were made by fellow attorneys during the annual nomination process.

Office Location for Jessica J Koester

100 North Main St
2nd Floor, Suite 1
Edwardsville, IL 62025-1639

Phone: 618-307-4192

Fax: 618-307-5870

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Last Updated: 6/6/2018

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