Our Firm

Ess Law

Skilled and Experienced Criminal Defense Attorneys

Ess Law is a reputable firm that is well-versed and knowledgeable in all the different areas of criminal law. As defense attorneys, we work to protect individuals that have been charged with a crime.

Welcome to Ess Law

We have been defending people from a wide variety of criminal charges for more than 17 years. With our powerful and proven criminal defense strategies, we have fought aggressively to reduce or eliminate our clients’ sentences.

Welcome to Ess Law, P.C., where we have 17+ years of experience of hands- on courtroom experience in ligation (from misdemeanors all the way to Murder, and everything in between).

Being arrested and accused of a crime is one of the worst things that can happen to a person. Post arrest, each day is overshadowed by the sickening feeling that your world might come crashing down around you. Everyday things often become much more complicated and difficult to achieve. The constant stress, worry, court dates, and often pre-trial release conditions are overwhelming and make your other obligations harder (or sometimes even impossible) to sustain.

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At Ess Law, we are extremely sympathetic and empathetic to these extra demands that Defendants face.  We understand that each day you go to court is likely one of the worst days of your life.  We understand that pending charges (regardless of whether or not you are convicted of the alleged crime(s)) can be devastating, overwhelming, infuriating, and/or depressing.

We strive to make sure our clients know they are not alone in this struggle. We have a client-led approach to our work, which means YOU, the client, are ALWAYS our TOP PRIORITY.  From your fears, to your extra challenges presented by having pending charges, to your anger and/or sadness that often accompanies finding yourself charged as a criminal defendant.

Our mission is to ALWAYS help you achieve the outcome that you choose. We investigate all possibilities for fighting the case and all the best possible resolutions (if you decide not to fight your charges). We always get all the very best possible options that we can for each and every client. We then present all of these options to you so that YOU DECIDE which option you prefer to pursue. We are here to help you get the BEST POSSIBLE resolution FOR YOU!

What Sets Us Apart

Kirsten Ess is in charge of our firm. She took ethics classes in Notre Dame. Her education helped her successfully win major cases as an experienced criminal defense attorney.

Core Values

  • Honesty
  • Commitment
  • Care
  • Aggressive and Thorough Representation

Contact Us

For trusted criminal defense attorneys, look no further than Ess Law We would be more than willing to fight for you in court.