Charles Rohde

Charles Rohde

Wheaton, Illinois

Charles (Chuck) Rohde has more than twenty years of criminal trial experience. A graduate of The College of William and Mary, Chuck Rohde earned his juris doctor degree from the University of Richmond School of Law in Virginia. In 1995, he was admitted to the Illinois Bar and began his career as a prosecutor in DuPage County where he was awarded Misdemeanor Assistant of the Year. In 1999 he entered private practice with a concentration in criminal defense work and juvenile law.

Chuck Rohde has successfully defended hundreds of cases ranging from felonies, including drug cases, felony DUIs, thefts and aggravated batteries to misdemeanors, including DUIs, and juvenile delinquency cases. He regularly handles DCFS neglect and abuse cases.

Chuck Rohde is a member of the DuPage County Bar Association, the DuPage County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, and also served as the Chair of the DCFS Children's Justice Task Force for the State of Illinois.

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Defense
  • Juvenile Law
  • Felony
  • DUI
  • Neglect and Abuse Cases

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 1995


  • University of Richmond, The T.C. Williams School of Law, Richmond, Virginia
    • Juris Doctor
  • College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts

Honors and Awards

  • Misdemeanor Assistant of the Year, Dupage County State's Attorney's Office

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • DuPage County Bar Association, Member
  • County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Member
  • DCFS Children’s Justice Task Force, Illinois, Chair
  • DCFS Adoption Panel, Member