Gates Wise Schlosser & Goebel, our Springfield criminal lawyers act and think outside the box. Our firm takes pride in finding creative solutions to the unique legal concerns and needs of our clients. We provide the service and attention clients expect of a small firm and, with the help of a talented support staff, deliver the high quality legal advocacy that a client would expect from a larger firm. Maintaining open communication and carefully listening to the specific, unique concerns of each client has been critical to our success. In short, we pride ourselves on being problem solvers. Our firm makes every effort to solve a client's problems favorably, quickly and cost-effectively. If a client's legal issues cannot be resolved short of litigation, this firm is fully prepared, experienced and equipped to go to trial. We have successfully advocated on behalf of clients before juries, judges, administrative hearing officers, and elected or appointed commissions. Our attorneys are equally comfortable appearing in the state and federal appellate courts of Illinois.