734 Ridge Rd, Homewood IL 60430 | 85 W. Jefferson St. Joliet, IL 60432
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Attorneys You Can Trust

Derrick B. Reese, J.D.; LL.M. is an attorney who has extensive, proven, and respected experience with cases ranging from DUI, Felony cases, Criminal Appeals, Family Law matters, Wills and Trusts, Business Law and Real Estate closings.

Attorney Reese has two law degrees. He received his first, Juris Doctor, from Thurgood Marshall School of Law in Houston, Texas. Graduating in the top 5%; ranked #7 out of over 150 graduates. While a law student, Attorney Reese worked as a law review articles editor at Thurgood Marshall Law Review, competed in Moot Court competition, received the distinguished title, Who's Who Amongst Law School Students each year, a recipient of an academic of excellence scholarship, and allocated time to tutor fellow law school students. Attorney Reese graduated with Honors and received one of only four full scholarships given by the American Bar Association to continue his legal studies towards a Masters in Law. After taking the Illinois Bar Examination only once, he passed and that fall enrolled into Loyola University's School of Law in Chicago, IL. Again, Attorney Reese graduated at the top of his class.

Derrick B. Reese, J.D.; LL.M

Derrick B. Reese, J.D.; LL.M is the Senior Managing Partner for The Reese Law Center, LLC located in the southwest suburbs of Chicago. He and his team, which includes a former Cook County Prosecutor, have been successful in a variety of cases including criminal defense, appeals, DUI cases, child support/modification, divorce matters and other areas of law.

Attorney Derrick Reese's office is the courtroom. Whether he is fighting against the prosecutor's initial filing of charges for an outright dismissal, reduction of the charges, the best settlement possible, or for vindication in front of a jury, his skill, preparation, experience, and knowledge are exceptional in his field. Attorney Derrick Reese has two law degrees.

Since opening The Reese Law Center, LLC in Homewood, he and his team have serviced over 900 clients and now has a second location at 85 W. Jefferson St. Joliet, IL 60432 across the street from the Will County Courthouse. Their goals include providing top legal representation at a fair price. Clients are valued at The Reese Law Center, LLC. They are provided with current status updates. Client phone calls are returned in a timely manner. Financial payment plans are affordable. The attorneys and support staff are available to the client.

Attorney Keoini H. Wells

Attorney at Law
Specializes in: Real Estate matters, including closings and evictions. Bankruptcy, Chapters 7 and 13. Family law-Divorce, Child support, Custody, and Adoption. Estate Planning-Wills and Trusts. Civil Appeals and Federal Court. Business matters-Incorporations, Re-structuring, Start-ups and Dissolutions.
Whether you need personalized guidance, informed advice, a strong negotiator or an aggressive litigator, Keoini H. Wells stands ready to work to achieve your goals in the areas of family law, estate planning, business matters and bankruptcy. Her results-driven approach benefits a wide range of clients. A graduate of Notre Dame Law School, Attorney Wells has been in practice for almost a decade.

Attorney Melanie Fialkowski

Criminal Defense Attorney
Equipped with compassion, genuineness, tenacity and trial experience Attorney Melanie Fialkowski is a "beast" in the Criminal Court rooms across Chicagoland. She is a fighter! Attorney Melanie Fialkowski is a former Assistant State's Attorney. She knows how your prosecutor thinks and operates. With over thirteen years of experience in the prosecutor's office, she not only knows “inside moves” but she has developed relationships with prosecutors and knows what makes them tick and what ticks them off! Attorney Melanie Fialkowski received her Juris Doctor degree from John Marshall School of Law where she graduated Cum Laude.

Tana Hutton

Tana Hutton is a paralegal with an extensive background in criminal justice and customer service. With eight years of experience as a Correctional Officer with the Illinois Department of Corrections and over 10 years of Customer Service in both the private and public sector, Tana brings a unique blend of firm compassion to her position and makes a conscious effort to provide professional and knowledgeable assistance with a friendly demeanor. Tana obtained her Paralegal Certification from DePaul University after extensive studies in Criminal Justice. She is dedicated to providing capable support to attorneys, clients and associates of The Reese Law Center, LLC.