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Sentencing Case Law Update

The owner of Whalen Law Office, James Whalen talks about how there has been a new case that came out from the U.S. Supreme Court [...]

Pre-Trial Diversion Programs

Senior Associate, Ryne Sandel and Senior Paralegal, Diana Wilson talk to you today about Pre-Trial Diversion. At Whalen Law Office, we help people facing serious [...]

What is an indictment?

An indictment is a formal accusation charging you with a crime. Just because you’ve been arrested for an offense doesn’t mean you’ve been formally charged. [...]

To All Current Whalen Law Office Clients

March 20, 2020:  As the global impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to unfold, Whalen Law Office has taken steps to protect the health and safety of our clients and employees. Because of this, we have temporarily closed our offices until April 3rd, 2020. However, rest assured that your case is not being neglected and we are still working hard to represent you. Our entire staff will be working remotely from home and available by email and phone during our normal office hours of 8:30AM-5:30PM, Monday through Friday. If you have any questions or  concerns, you can reach us at or by phone at (214)-368-2560.

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