Jack L. Zaremba - Criminal Defense Lawyer

Jack L. Zaremba



Jack began his dedicated legal career in the area of criminal law as a clerk for the Illinois Attorney General while attending law school. After graduating in 2003, Jack was offered a position in the Medicaid Fraud Bureau of the Illinois Attorney General, where he prosecuted complex white collar and financial crimes.

In 2006, Jack accepted an appointment as an Assistant State’s Attorney in Will County. As a well-respected prosecutor in Will County, Jack disposed of hundreds of criminal cases with offenses ranging from DUI to first degree murder. Jack has acted as first chair on over fifty bench trials and over thirty jury trials. His courtroom performance is unrivaled, and his aggressive and effective courtroom demeanor has even been described as “electrifying”.

Since beginning his own law firm, Jack has achieved successful outcomes in a wide range of criminal cases. His goal is to help each client avoid a conviction. Jack continues to put his aggressiveness and experience to work for his clients every day.

Jack is married to Ann Zaremba, who is also an attorney, specializing in commercial real estate. Jack lives in Will County Illinois, with his wife and four children.

Areas of Practice

  • State & Federal Criminal Defense
  • All Felony & Misdemeanor Charges
  • Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm
  • Aggravated Robbery
  • Armed Robbery
  • Arson
  • Assault / Aggravated Assault
  • Attempted Murder
  • Battery / Aggravated Battery
  • Bond Hearings
  • Burglary
  • Civil Rights
  • Check Fraud
  • Credit Card Fraud / Theft
  • Disorderly Conduct
  • Domestic Battery
  • Domestic Violence
  • DUI / Drunk Driving
  • Drug Crimes
  • Drug Cultivation
  • Drug Distribution
  • Drug Manufacturing
  • Drug Possession
  • Drug Sales
  • Drug Trafficking
  • Embezzlement
  • Expungements / Record Sealing
  • Federal Criminal Defense
  • Federal Drug Charges
  • Felonies
  • Financial Crimes
  • Firearm Possession
  • Forgery
  • Fraud Defense
  • Gun Charges
  • Home Invasion
  • Homicide
  • Identity Theft
  • Jury Trials
  • Juvenile Crimes
  • Kidnapping
  • Manslaughter
  • Misdemeanors
  • Motions to Suppress Evidence
  • Murder
  • Pre-Trial Negotiations
  • Preliminary Hearings
  • Prescription Drug Charges
  • Private Investigations
  • Property & Financial Crimes
  • Retail Theft
  • Robbery
  • Secretary of State Reinstatement Hearings
  • Shoplifting
  • Theft
  • Unemployment Fraud
  • Vehicular Hijacking
  • Violent Crimes
  • Weapon Offenses
    • Unlawful use of a weapon (UUW)
    • Unlawful use of a weapon by felons
    • Aggravated unlawful use of a weapon
    • Aggravated discharge of a firearm
  • White Collar Crimes
  • Wire Fraud

Bar Admissions

  • State of Illinois
  • Northern District of Illinois (Federal)


  • Loyola University of Chicago, Juris Doctor 2003
  • University of Alabama, B.A. 1998

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Will County Bar Association

Past Employment Positions

  • Assistant Attorney General, State of Illinois
  • Assistant State’s Attorney, Will County Illinois

Legal Associations

  • Phi Delta Phi
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