Law Offices of

Richard S. Kopsick

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"I pride myself on providing excellent representation and personal service with reasonable fees."

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35 Years of Experience

For over 35 years, Richard Kopsick has served the Waukegan, Illinois and surrounding communities in the Lake County area with exemplary legal services.

Mr. Kopsick and his dedicated team provide outstanding representation in cases involving personal injury, wrongful death, medical negligence, worker’s compensation, criminal cases, DUI, Juvenile Court, DCFS, and more.

With experience in jury trials, bench trials, negotiations, and settlements, our Lake County law firm knows what it takes to preserve your rights, and we won’t stop until we achieve optimal results for your case.

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Get to Know Richard

Richard graduated With Distinction from the University of Michigan before attending DePaul University in Chicago, where he graduated from the College of Law Juris Doctor program. In addition, Richard is a valued member of the following professional associations: the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, the Illinois State Bar Association, the Lake County Bar Association, and the Chicago Bar Association.

His Pledge of Representation to be a Great Lawyer:

“I pride myself on providing excellent representation and personal service with reasonable fees. My goal is to provide the best representation possible and to develop and maintain a strong personal relationship with my clients, both throughout the representation and for any future legal needs. I promise that you will be able to contact me directly and meet with me or speak to me whenever you need to, and I will personally handle your case professionally and with sincere concern for your legal situation.” —Richard S. Kopsick

Understanding Each Practice Area

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Personal Injury

Our personal injury lawyers have plenty of experience and success helping injury victims achieve the compensation they deserve after an accident caused by another’s negligence. Personal Injury

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Wrongful Death

The assistance of a wrongful death lawyer is critical not only for your peace of mind during this difficult time, but also to help guarantee that you receive just compensation for your tragic loss. Wrongful Death

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Medical Negligence

Our Lake County medical malpractice attorneys handle all cases of medical negligence, including birth injuries, medication mistakes, misdiagnosis, delayed diagnosis, surgical errors, anesthesia errors, and failure to treat a patient. Medical Negligence

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Traffic Violations

Failure to drive safely can end in traffic citations, fines, jail time, and/or the loss of your driver's license. Our traffic violation attorneys at The Law Offices of Richard S. Kopsick will do everything we can to help you avoid such penalties. Traffic Violations

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Workers’ Compensation

If you’ve been injured while on the job in Illinois, you may need the assistance of a skilled workers’ compensation attorney to help ensure you receive the benefits you are entitled to. Workers’ Compensation

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Criminal Cases

If you've been charged with a crime in Lake County, retain the services of an experienced criminal defense lawyer at The Law Offices of Richard S. Kopsick who can effectively represent you in even the most serious criminal cases. Criminal Cases

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DUI Defense

A DUI charge may result in license suspension or revocation, fines, community service, the installation of an automobile interlock device, probation, and/or jail time. Fight against your charge with the help of a top Illinois DUI defense lawyer like Richard Kopsick. DUI Defense

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Juvenile Court

Juvenile offenders require a unique defense approach. Allow Richard S. Kopsick to defend your child against any juvenile charges he or she may have received in Illinois. Juvenile Court

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DCFS Cases

While not all DCFS investigations lead to criminal charges, it is prudent to seek the advice of a family law expert to safeguard your parental rights. Our sympathetic and caring Lake County Illinois DCFS attorneys will fight to preserve your parental rights. DCFS Cases