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Founded in 1994,
Hernandez Law Services the Greater Rockford Area

Introducing The
Law Firm

Welcome to Hernandez Law – where legal knowledge meets community empowerment. Embrace your journey toward justice with a trusted ally by your side.


Hernandez Law is a dedicated legal oasis serving the greater Rockford community since 1994. Founded by Rene Hernandez in Belvidere, Illinois, the firm has been a steadfast pillar of guidance and advocacy, now thriving in Rockford since 2000. With deep roots in the heart of Illinois, he has championed justice through 40+ jury trials, leaving an indelible mark in the legal landscape.


Rene's commitment extends beyond courtroom battles. We've collaborated with fellow legal minds to forge impactful partnerships, amplifying his reach and expertise. His involvement in shaping election boundaries for Chicago underscores his civic dedication. At the forefront of change, Rene has carved paths in appellate cases, crafting new case law at both state and federal tiers.


Today, Hernandez Law remains resolute in its mission of bringing legal knowledge to the local community. From criminal law to employment disputes, police misconduct to nursing home neglect, and personal injury cases, Rene stands ready to empower you. With compassion and unwavering dedication, he navigates complexities and offers tailor-made solutions, ensuring your rights are safeguarded.


The Legal Practice

Personal Injury

Rene is a compassionate expert that's dedicated to securing rightful compensation for those harmed due to negligence or accidents. With a steadfast commitment to your well-being, he offers personalized guidance, ensuring your rights are protected and justice is served.

Nursing Home Negligence

Committed to advocating for the elderly, Rene addresses issues of inadequate care, abuse, and neglect. With compassion and expertise, he seeks justice for your loved ones, ensuring their rights are upheld in a respectful and dignified manner.

Police Misconduct

Rene is dedicated to upholding justice and accountability. He provides unwavering support to victims of excessive force, wrongful arrests, and abuse of power. Trust him to navigate the legal process, ensuring fairness and transparency prevail.

Criminal Law

With a deep commitment to justice, Rene diligently navigates the intricacies of criminal cases. From minor infractions to serious offenses, Rene provides steadfast advocacy, tailored strategies, and unwavering support. Trust him to safeguard your rights and pursue equitable outcomes. Your peace of mind is his priority.

Employment Law

Rene stands ready to guide both employees and employers through the complexities of workplace regulations. From contract matters to discrimination claims, he offers insightful counsel and strategic representation. Partner with him to foster a fair and thriving work environment.

About Rene

Rene Hernandez


With over three decades of legal expertise, Rene stands as a seasoned Lawyer and Legal Consultant. He earned his bachelor's degree in Political Science and a Juris Doctorate from Northern Illinois University, culminating in his recent achievement of an MPA, with a focus on Public Service Law. Rooted in his passion for community service, Rene is dedicated to applying his legal acumen to uplift and support his local community.

He not only care about his cases but cares equally for his clients.

Jodi Mears - Google Review

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