MATTHEW D. NEMETH

Matthew D. Nemeth began his legal career as a Prosecutor in 2005 after he graduated near the top of his law school class at The John Marshall Law School.  Prior to attending law school, Matt earned a degree in Finance from Miami University and worked as a banker for a nation-wide financial institution.

Matt first served a Prosecutor in Kendall County where he litigated traffic, misdemeanor, and felony matters.  He was then recruited to the Will County State’s Attorney’s Office where he continued to litigate a wide variety of criminal offenses.  While serving as a Prosecutor, Matt took over 20 jury trial to verdict and handled literally thousands of bench trials, motions, and hearings.

In 2010, Matt joined the law firm of Carlson, Zelazo & O’Dekirk, LLC as an Associate, handling a variety of legal matters, including both criminal and civil litigation.  Due to his quick success in the courtroom and repeated acknowledgement of complete satisfaction from his clients, he was made Partner in the firm after only nine months. 

Since 2012, Matt has been managing his own legal practice.  He focuses the majority of his legal practice on Estate Planning, Probate, and Criminal Defense. Matt takes pride in being responsive to his clients and providing high quality legal counseling and guidance.

Edward J. Oedzes

Born and raised in the South Side of Chicago, Illinois, Edward Oedzes was raised to embody strong morals and values.  At the core of his character is a tenacious work ethic with a no-nonsense approach to negotiating.

A graduate of Villanova University with a degree in Business Management, Ed has knowledge and experience gained from working in a variety of business environments, from manual labor to bookkeeping, and everything in between.

A number of years after completing his undergraduate studies, Ed began his legal career by graduating from Thomas M. Cooley Law School in 2011 and also interning with the Will County States Attorney’s Office as a prosecutor.  Ed has also served as general counsel for companies in the meat packing industry and has successfully argued administrative law issues in front of high-ranking USDA agency officials in Washington, D.C.  He has also influenced changes in laws and policies contained within the Code of Federal Regulations.

Since 2015, Ed has worked in a number of areas of law, including criminal defense, DUI defense, traffic defense, driver’s license reinstatements, divorce, custody, and orders of protection.

Of most significance is Ed’s past experience with Orders of Protection and Stalking No Contact Orders. A seasoned veteran of representing clients on these types of issues, Ed brings forth a level of preparation, assertiveness, and dedication that is unsurpassed in the legal community.

Ed’s aggressive representation combined with his devotion to his cases has earned him a high level of respect and satisfaction amongst his clients.