Ordinance Violations/Fines

Ordinances are municipal laws that are passed by a city, town or village that has governmental powers. Ordinances can range from fire safety regulations for buildings, parking on public streets, or noise regulations. Hearings are typically held at: 400 W Superior, Chicago IL

JEP lawyers working on Ordinance Violations/Fines provide help on issues including, but no limited to:

  • Building code violations
  • Health code violations
  • Animal care/control violations
  • Car impounds
  • Business code violations
  • Graffiti

Administrative Notice of Ordinance Violation (ANOV) – smoking, possession of Marijuana, public urination, using a cellphone while driving.

  • Mark Almanza

    Almanza Law LLC

    Serves in Cook, DuPage, and Will Counties

    www.almanzalaw.com

    Mark Almanza is an alumnus of University of Chicago Law School and a veteran of the United States Air Force. Mark is committed to working with clients to obtain affordable access to the legal representation they deserve. Prior to founding Almanza Law, Mark worked at Lawndale Christian Legal Center, a non-profit law office representing youth in juvenile and criminal court, and has handled numerous felony, misdemeanor, and traffic cases ranging from DUI through First Degree Murder. Mark currently works with First Defense Legal Aid providing representation during arrest and investigations by the Chicago Police Department. As a child of immigrant parents, Mark understands the difficulties the immigrant community faces and is dedicated to helping clients navigate the complexities of the immigration system. Additionally, Mark has experience in real estate issues including handling mortgage foreclosures during the housing crisis and landlord/tenant issues. Mark focuses his practice on criminal defense, immigration, and residential real estate.

    Mark can be reached at (312) 380-9012 or mark.almanza@almanzalaw.com. This firm charges a $100 consultation fee.


  • Darren Perconte

    Perconte Law

    Serves in Cook County

    www.percontelaw.com

    Darren Perconte is an alumni member of the JEP. Darren provides affordable and tailored legal services to business owners, professionals, and creatives. His practice areas include business transactions, business litigation and dispute resolution, employment law, administrative and professional hearings, copyright and trademark, estate planning, and real estate. Darren draws upon his legal and business experience to pursue specific, client-focused solutions to legal issues. For more complex or specialized matters, he utilizes a wide network of attorneys and other professionals to meet the unique needs of each client. Darren understands that every client faces a different situation, so he offers a range of payment plans and representation options, including limited scope, unbundled services, and coaching. Darren earned his J.D. from The University of Chicago Law School and his B.A. from Boston College.

    Darren can be reached at (773)242-9909 or darren@percontelaw.com. This firm charges a $150 consultation fee.


  • Paul Lytle

    Lytle & Milan, LLC

    Serves in Cook, DuPage, Kane, Lake, and Will Counties

    www.lytlemilan.com

    Paul Lytle is a partner at Lytle & Milan, LLC. Paul’s mission is to provide legal representation that is accessible, responsive, and accountable to the unique needs of individuals and families throughout the Greater Chicago Metropolitan Area. In a divergence from traditional billing practices, Paul seeks to fulfill his commitment to accessibility by offering clients a range of customizable solutions that includes flat rate fees, unbundled services, and limited scope representation. Paul provides clients with comprehensive representation in the areas of Criminal Defense Law and Family Law. Paul also provides limited representation in matters of Consumer Law. As an active member of the community, Paul is extremely proud to provide pro bono services in conjunction with such notable non-profit organizations as CARPLS, LAF, and Universidad Popular.

    Paul can be reached at (312) 690-4111 or paul@lytlemilan.com. This firm does not charge a consultation fee.


  • Brian Gilbert

    Chicago Advocate Legal NFP

    Serves in Cook County

    www.chicagoadvocatelegal.com/

    Brian Gilbert is a Chicago area attorney specializing in housing, real estate and consumer law, and is part of Chicago Advocate Legal NFP. His practice is dedicated to serving low and moderate income individuals and families with landlord/tenant issues, including security deposit withholdings, evictions, bad conditions, and more. Brian earned his J.D. as a Dean’s List student at The John Marshall Law School in Chicago, and his B.A., Cum Laude, from Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota. He holds a Certificate in Health Law from The John Marshall Law School as well.

    You can reach him by phone at (312) 646-5315, or email at bgilbert@chicagoadvocatelegal.com. This firm charges $50 for in-person consultations and $25 for phone consultations.


  • Agostino Filippone

    Filippone Law, LLC

    Serves in Cook and DuPage Counties

    www.filippone-law.com

    Augie Filippone started Chokshi-Filippone Law, LLC so that he could provide the focused, experienced, and dedicated counseling his clients deserve. His practice area includes business, consumer, and injury law. Augie received a Bachelor of Arts from Knox College, Juris Doctor from Loyola University Chicago School of Law, Master of Business Administration from Loyola University Chicago Quinlan School of Business, and a Master of Science in Operations Management from the University of Arkansas School of Engineering. During law school, he was News Editor for the Consumer Law Review and was a member of its Executive Board. Augie is licensed to practice law in Illinois and the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. Augie is a strong supporter of community service and a proud member of several Chicagoland area programs, including Chicago Volunteer Legal Services, CARPLS, and Junior Achievement. He is also a Commissioner with the Village of Mount Prospect, serving on the Planning and Zoning Board.

    Augie can be reached via email at afilippone@law-cf.com or by phone at (847)346-5565. This firm does not charge a consultation fee.


  • Garrett Thomas

    The Law Office of Garrett Thomas, LLC

    Serves in Cook County

    www.garrettthomaslaw.com

    Garrett is an experienced litigator and trial attorney. His practice focuses primarily on criminal defense, civil rights, orders of protection, and related areas. Garrett has navigated clients through a myriad of criminal and civil proceedings in courts across the Chicago area. He studied political science at Washington University in St. Louis and attended law school at Georgetown. During his time in the capital, he clerked at a leading defender office, litigated federal civil rights cases in a student clinic, and helped launch a criminal justice reform initiative. As a new attorney at a criminal justice advocacy organization, he worked in special capacity on his team’s high stakes defense cases, served clients facing asset forfeiture, and argued on behalf of juveniles before the Illinois Prisoner Review Board. Garrett has represented clients in a wide range of trials, hearings, negotiations, and investigations. He is licensed to practice law in the state of Illinois and the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.

    Garrett’s firm is committed to excellent service and regularly obtains positive results for clients. If you need assistance or representation, his office can be reached at 872-256-1228 or info@garrettthomaslaw.com. This firm charges a consultation fee ranging from $200 to $300 depending on the type of case.


  • Robert Alexander

    Vanguard Advocates, LLP

    Serves in Cook, DuPage, and Lake Counties

    vanguardadvocates.com/

    Rob is a fighter and guide for people facing the criminal prosecution system in Chicagoland. He is a founder and partner at Vanguard Advocates, LLP, a law practice focused on people and problem-solving. Vanguard Advocates, LLP is driven by a mission to provide legal services that are affordable, with clear and predictable pricing, so that your focus can be on your criminal, traffic, or juvenile justice issue. If your case is over, Vanguard Advocates, LLP stands ready to help you with criminal records relief, including adult records sealing and expungements. Rob earned a BA at Morehouse College and his JD at DePaul University College of Law. He is licensed in Illinois and a member of the Chicago Bar Association and the Illinois State Bar Association.

    Rob can be reached at robert.alexander@vanguardadvocates.com or 312-219-5931. This firm charges a consultation fee ranging from $100 to $500 depending on the type of the case.