About Us

Our Law Office diligently represents clients throughout Cook County, DuPage and Lake County. Christopher E. Bemben is a former Cook County State prosecutor. His practice has almost 60 years of combined litigation experience. Mr. Bemben and Mr. Grinbarg have over 35 years combined experience as former State Prosecutors. At Bemben Law Group, you will benefit from the experience, education, and knowledge of our entire team.

At Bemben Law Group, we know what it takes for the Government to prosecute a case from the point of arrest to trial. More importantly, we know what the Government needs to receive a conviction in a criminal case. Using this experience and knowledge as former State Prosecutors, Mr. Bemben and Mr. Grinbarg work aggressively to preclude the Government from achieving a conviction.

Under the Practice Areas, you will find links to help you understand any charges you may have pending and what penalties you may face. These links address frequently asked questions. In addition, we have a link to help you understand if you are eligible for an Expungement; erasing your record.

If you have a case pending or want to expunge your record, give us a call at (847) 455-3600 for a FREE consultation. Feel free to also email us at bembenlawoffice@gmail.com, or complete the contact form.

Christopher E. Bemben and Earl B. Grinbarg

Meet our Attorneys

Our attorney's have years of experience as State Prosecutors and decades in Private Practice.

Christopher E. Bemben


Former State Prosecutor - 10 yrs.

Christopher E. Bemben graduated from Western Illinois University in 1994 with Bachelor Of Arts, and graduated from John Marshal Law School in 1998.

Mr. Bemben is currently the President of Bemben Law Group located in Melrose Park, Illinois. He was a former State Prosecutor following Law School, where he prosecuted Misdemeanor and Felony cases for the State of Illinois. Mr. Bemben worked in the DUI/Traffic Division where he prosecuted over 1,000 DUI/Traffic cases. He was then transferred to the Misdemeanor and Felony Division, where he continued to prosecute 100's of cases for the State of Illinois.

Mr. Bemben is currently a member of the Illinois State Bar Association, Chicago Bar Association, Northwest Bar Association, and the West Suburban Bar Association, where he served a term as Board of Governor.

His Group now concentrates in the areas of Criminal Defense, Traffic Violations, Driver's License Reinstatement with the Illinois Secretary of State, and Personal Injury. Mr. Bemben has run a knowledgeable and aggressive practice for almost 20 years.

Earl B. Gringbarg


Former State Prosecutor - 23 yrs.

Earl B. Grinbarg graduated from the University of Colorado in 1975 with a Bachelor of Arts, and Loyola School of Law in 1981 with a Jurisprudence Doctor Degree.

Mr. Grinbarg worked as a Civilian Investigator for the Cook County State's Attorney's Office from 1975 to 1981. He then became an Assistant State's Attorney from 1982 to 2005. Mr. Grinbarg continues to work as a Criminal Defense Attorney. He also worked as an Adjunct Professor at Triton College, where he taught Criminal Justice . He is a Certified Instructor at the Northwest Metropolitan Regional Training, Inc., and Northwest Illinois Criminal Justice Commission.

As a veteran Prosecutor for the Cook County State's Attorney's Office and as a Defense Attorney, Mr. Grinbarg has tried over 1,000 misdemeanor cases and over 1,000 felony cases. He has also tried over 100 felony jury trials.

Since 1996, Mr. Grinbarg had been a Gang Crimes Prosecutor for Chicago and the Western Suburbs of Cook County. Mr. Grinbarg currently works as a Criminal Defense Attorney since retiring from the Cook County State's Attorney's Office.

Practice Areas

Bemben Law Group works with clients in the following areas
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DUI Violations

Have you recently been arrested for a DUI? We can help. We may be able to prevent your loss of driving privileges, fines, alcohol/drug educational classes and jail.

Criminal Defense

Do you need representation in a criminal defense case such as murder, gun, drugs, theft or domestic violence charge? Contact us. We may be able to help.

Personal Injury Cases

Have you been involved in an auto or motorcycle accident, or incurred injury due to nursing home neglect, dog bites, or workman's compensation. Call us now!

Driver's License Reinstatement

Is your driver's license revoked in the State of Illinois for DUI? Have you tried for license reinstatement on your own and been denied? Don’t do it alone. Contact us today!

Gun and Drug Cases

Do you wish to carry a gun legally? To possess a gun in Illinois, you need a Firearm Owners Identification card (FOID card) issued by the state police. Let us help you. Call us today!

Traffic & CDL Violations

If you have been caught speeding or committing any other traffic violation, we can help you as skilled traffic violation defense attorneys with 20 years experience. Call now!