Peoria Criminal Defense & Personal Injury Lawyers

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When seeking legal assistance for a criminal defense or personal injury case, it can be tough to find the right Peoria lawyer in a timely manner. Choosing an attorney is a crucial first step in any legal matter you deal with—one that can directly impact the end result. For that reason, it is in your best interests to turn to a well-versed law firm equipped to navigate you through the complex legal system. That’s exactly what Schierer & Ritchie, LLC are here to do.

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If you have been accused of a crime or harmed by the careless actions of another, Schierer & Ritchie, LLC are the hard-working attorneys you need on your side. The aftermath of a personal injury incident or a criminal charge might take a while to recover from. That’s why our firm is here, to ensure that our clients receive their fair chance at justice and a maximum recovery. Contact our team to request your free consultation.

Building Relationships, One Client at a Time

Past Customers Are Our Best Advertisements
  • “I can't speak enough to his professionalism, caring & positive attitude, and above all intelligence & guidance all the way thru to the end....which was a very painful journey!”


  • “I left her office with most of my questions answered and a feeling of hope. ”


  • “This lawyer and the entire law firm took the lead in ensuring justice was done. Superior staff at this firm!!!!!”
  • “Her knowledge and preparation put me at ease during the time until my case was resolved. ”


  • “ She was caring and concerned about my well being. ”


  • “I was very happy with speed with which my case was handled and processed. Outstanding support.Highly recommend”
  • “Mr. Schierer is an honest and extremely capable attorney and I would recommend him to anyone.”
  • “ I strongly believe that she is a very valuable asset to anyone seeking legal assistance.”


  • “I would recommend Chuck and his staff to anyone.. he is very thorough, knowledgeable, understanding and will keep you updated on the process.”
  • “God bless this firm!!!!!!”

    Mr. Anthony

  • “I would highly recommend Mr. Schierer for your attorney needs.”


  • “I was impressed how hard she fought for Fathers rights.”


  • “Her attention to detail and knowledge of the law make her an excellent counselor.”


  • “ After our consultation, I knew that she was the exact type of attorney I wanted. ”


  • “Charles and his team went to work on a defense right away, gathering as much information as they could, and kept in contact with me the whole time to give me a heads up on what was going on with the case.”

Legal Troubles Impact Your Entire Family

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  • Aggressive Trial Lawyers

    We have extensive experience handling cases at the trial and appellate levels.

  • We Will Come to You

    If you do not wish to travel, we can also arrange to meet with you in a more convenient location.

  • Available 24/7 to Help

    Free consultations to all potential clients, as well as evening and weekend appointments.

  • We Return All Calls

    Don't wait around for an update. With Schierer & Ritchie, LLC you will always know where your case stands.

  • Results Matter

    We have successfully defended hundreds of cases for our clients throughout Peoria.

  • 3 Decades of Experience

    Both attorneys Schierer and Ritchie have extensive experience at both the appellate and state levels.

  • Former Prosecutor

    Mr. Schierer learned many invaluable lessons as a criminal prosecutor that helps him today.

  • You're Not a Number

    We strive to be open and accessible to our clients and to build a personal relationship.

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Schierer & Ritchie, LLC

1009 Illini Drive
East Peoria, IL 61611

Phone: (309) 518-1007

We Are Available When You Are

Available 24/7 and Offering Weekend & Evening Appointments