Motta & Motta LLC
Motta & Motta LLC
Robert M. Motta
High-Profile Chicago Criminal Defense Attorney
Robert M. Motta’s vast criminal trial experience includes defending infamous serial killer John Wayne Gacy. The Gacy trial was coined by the media as the, “case of the century” and remains the highest profile case in the history of Illinois jurisprudence.
Mr. Motta is a highly skilled criminal trial attorney whose knowledge of the law, trial experience and ability to persuade juries is unparalleled.
Mr. Motta began his career as a Public Defender with the Cook County Public Defender’s office, where he became the First Assistant in the First Municipal Division. Mr. Motta has been a criminal trial attorney for more than three decades and has dedicated his life to defending his clients and the United States Constitution with the zealousness that every defendant deserves. His vast criminal trial experience and reputation from his numerous high profile cases places his among the top criminal attorneys in the state, if not the country.
Robert M. Motta, II
Criminal Defense, DUI and Family Law Attorney
Robert M. Motta II is partner with the Chicago criminal defense and Kane County family law firm of Motta & Motta LLC; he concentrates his practice in Family law/Divorce and criminal defense with a focus in Felony Drug cases, DUI and weapons charges. Put Mr. Motta’s aggressive pre-trial and trial strategy to work for you.
Mr. Motta’s most recent success includes receiving a NOT GUILTY verdict in, Kane County, in a possession with intent to distribute 15 kilograms of cocaine case with related conspiracy charges. Our client’s charges were a result of an undercover reverse buy during a joint task force investigation involving the Illinois State Police, the Aurora Police, the Rockford Police, and the DEA. Our client was captured on video surveillance at the location of the drop, both inside and outside of the home, and he gave DEA agents a recorded statement. The evidence presented to the jury included DEA agents’ reports detailing the accused’s “confession”, the transcript of the recorded statement given to DEA agents as well as the video surveillance. The minimum sentence was 15 years and the Assistant State’s Attorney’s last offer, the day before trial, was 8 years. Named Top 100 Trial Lawyer by The National Trial Lawyers Association, Mr. Motta is member of National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and ATLA.
Alison H. Motta
Criminal Defense Attorney
Alison H. Motta is a partner at the Chicago criminal defense and Kane County family law firm of Motta & Motta LLC; she concentrates her practice in criminal defense with a focus on Felony Narcotics and conspiracy cases in both State and Federal courts.
Ms. Motta’s experience and knowledge in undercover sting operations and joint task force investigations are invaluable in preparing and presenting your defense.
Ms. Motta’s most recent success includes negotiating a 7 year plea bargain (less then 7 with good time served) with Assistant United State’s attorneys where the accused was facing a 4 count indictment including possession with intent to distribute 30 kilograms of cocaine and related conspiracy charges and weapons offense. The charges were the result of an undercover DEA investigation where our client was captured on video and audio surveillance during the initial negotiations of the drug deal as well as video surveillance at the location when the money and drugs were being exchanged. The government also had transcripts of multiple telephone conversations detailing the drug deal and plans for the exchange and our client had a previous felony drug conviction. The maximum sentence was LIFE with a mandatory minimum sentence of 25 years.