Carlos H. Davalos

Carlos H. Davalos

Trial Attorney since November 1, 2012
Melrose Park, Illinois
At The Law Offices of Carlos H. Davalos we concentrate in providing clients with aggressive representation in Felony, Criminal, DUI, and Major Traffic cases. Mr. Davalos's work is recognized nationally and locally as exceptional in the area of Criminal and DUI defense. Attorney Davalos has been recognized by the lawyer ratings organization Super Lawyers as being one of the top tier criminal defenders in the State. Similarly the Top 100 National Trial Lawyers organization has selected Mr. Davalos as being one of the top trial lawyers in the state of Illinois. Mr. Davalos retains membership in the National College of DUI Defense which accepts only the very best DUI defenders in the United States. Attorney Davalos also maintains a perfect 10.0 rating with the lawyer review service "Avvo."

In addition to the aforementioned organizations, Mr. Davalos retains membership in various local, state, and regional bar groups including the Illinois State Bar Association, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the DuPage County Bar Association, and the Northwest Suburban Bar Association.

The effectiveness of our representation has allowed us to establish a county-wide practice where Mr. Davalos and his associates provide counsel in the courtrooms of Cook, DuPage, Will, Kane, and Lake County. To effectively meet with our clients at a moment's notice, we maintain three offices, in Chicago (2923 N. Milwaukee Ave.), Rolling Meadows (2260 Hicks Road), and Melrose Park (2210 W. North Ave.).

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Law
  • Traffic Violations
  • Divorce


  • The University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law, Tucson, Arizona
    • J.D. - May, 2012
  • University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts magna cum laude - December, 2007
    • Honors: Phi Beta Kappa
    • Major: Criminal Justice

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyers, September 14, 2016 - April 11, 2018
  • Top 100 National Trial Lawyers, April 10, 2013 - April 11, 2018

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Illinois State Bar Association, Member, December 1, 2012 - Present
  • Super Lawyers, Member, September 13, 2016 - Present
  • Northwest Suburban Bar Association, Member, September 14, 2016 - Present
  • DuPage County Bar Association, Member, September 14, 2016 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Cook County State's Attorney's Office, ASA Law Clerk


  • Spanish
  • English (Primary)