Defending Against DUI And Criminal Charges
In Illinois Since 1986

Rated By | Super Lawyers | Donald J. Ramsell | 10 Years
Super Lawyers
Recommended By Peers For | Leading Lawyers Network | The Top Lawyers
Avvo Rating | 10.0 Superb | Top Attorney DUI
DCBA | DuPage County Bar Association | Member
National College for DUI Defense | General Member
AVVO Clients' Choice 2012 | DUI
Distinguished AV | LexisNexis | Martindale-Hubbell | Peer Review Rated for Ethical Standards and Legal Ability

James DiBella







James DiBella was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania blocks away from Independence Hall. He grew up in South Philadelphia and in the Delaware Valley. Jim received his undergraduate education at the University of Delaware in Medical Technology before attending law school at Rutgers University School of Law in New Jersey.

Always interested in litigating, Jim focused on trial advocacy and other practice areas to better represent his clients. A Benjamin Asbell award winner at Rutgers for his advocacy and over ten years of handling courtroom cases, Jim has represented clients in civil litigation, family court, traffic court and criminal courts in Cook, Lake, DuPage, Kane, McHenry and Will counties in Illinois, and Jim is also a licensed attorney in Texas. Jim enjoys criminal defense most and joined Ramsell & Kunowski, LLC to focus on helping clients with DUI, criminal and traffic offenses.

Jim enjoys driving fast and spending time with his wife and his five children.

Areas Of Practice

  • DUI
  • Criminal Law
  • Traffic Court

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 2013
  • Texas, 2020


  • Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey School of Law - Camden, Camden, New Jersey
    • J.D. - 2002
  • University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware
    • B.S. - 1989
    • Major: Medical Technology
    • Minor: Biology

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • DuPage County Bar Association
  • Lake County Bar Association
  • Medical Laboratory Scientist (ASCP)