Mia McPherson

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Elmhurst, IL

The Law Offices of Mia S. McPherson, P.C.
 | 360 West Butterfiled Road, Suite 300
Elmhurst, IL 60126
Phone: 630-833-3611
Fax: 630-941-2852
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1998
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (50%),
  • Family Law (40%),
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (10%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Mia McPherson is the founder and owner of The Law Offices of Mia S. McPherson, P.C., in Elmhurst, Illinois. Devoted to helping her clients achieve the most favorable outcomes possible for the serious and pressing legal issues affecting their lives and families, Ms. McPherson brings more than 20 years of legal experience to clients throughout DuPage County and the surrounding areas who have legal needs involving any of the following:

· Criminal defense

· Traffic defense

· Expungements

· Family law and divorce

Throughout her career, Ms. McPherson has served in various roles, including Assistant Public Defender for DuPage County as well as prosecutor for the City of Elmhurst, the Village of Oak Brook and other municipalities in her region. From these experiences, she gained invaluable insight into the criminal justice system, which enables her to devise the most effective defense strategies possible for those she serves. She has become a recognized leader in DUI law, having defended the rights and liberties of hundreds of clients both inside and outside the courtroom.

Through her family law practice, Ms. McPherson has guided and supported clients throughout the divorce process with the highest level of integrity and compassion. An effective mediator and negotiator, she has helped many of her clients resolve their conflicts and reach agreements without the need of expensive and stressful court battles. However, as a tenacious and seasoned trial attorney, she will not hesitate to take her clients' matters to court when necessary to significantly increase the odds of achieving the positive results they expect and deserve.

A 1995 graduate of Purdue University, Ms. McPherson obtained her Juris Doctor from DePaul University College of Law in 1998. She is very active in her legal community, and she currently serves as vice president of the DuPage County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association.

Recognized for her professionalism and exceptional legal abilities, Ms. McPherson holds a Lead Counsel rating, and she has earned numerous other accolades from her peers. She has also received 'Superb' client ratings on Avvo along with many positive testimonials and referrals from her satisfied clients.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Criminal Defense (50%): Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, False Accusations, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Probation, Prosecution, Sex Offenses, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence

Family Law (40%): Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Juvenile Law, Paternity, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Father's Rights

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, Prosecution, Sex Offenses, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Juvenile Law, Paternity, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Father's Rights, DUI/DWI

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 2 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2020

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About Mia McPherson

Admitted: 1998, Illinois

Professional Webpage: https://www.miamcphersonlaw.com/mia-s-mcpherson

Honors/Awards:

  • Named one of 20 best Criminal Defense lawyers in ChicagoExpertise, Expertise, 2017

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Elmhurst Chamber of Commerce
  • DuPage County Bar Association, Criminal Law Committee, Family Law Committee, Local Government Committee, Public Information and Education Commission
  • DuPage Justinian Society of Lawyers
  • Illinois State Bar
  • Haymarket Center, Leadership Council, 2019
  • DuPage County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Vice President
  • Member, DuPage County Bar Association, 2017

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • College and Career Workshop, York High School, Elmhurst, IL , 2017
  • Committee Member, Elmhurst Memorial Hospital Foundation, 2017
  • Member, Elmhurst Chamber of Commerce, 2017

Representative Clients:

  • Village of Wayne, municipal prosecutions, 2017

Educational Background:

  • Purdue University, Bachelor of Arts, Sociology, 1995
  • DePaul University College of Law (J.D., 1998)
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Office Location for Mia McPherson

360 West Butterfiled Road
Suite 300
Elmhurst, IL 60126

Phone: 630-833-3611

Fax: 630-941-2852

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Last Updated: 9/5/2019

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