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David J. Winer

David J. Winer

Law Office of Winer & Winer
  • DUI & DWI, Criminal Law, Traffic Tickets...
  • Illinois
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In 1988, upon law school graduation, David was hired by the Lake County Public Defenders where he practiced in every aspect of the criminal system and worked in all divisions, including:-Felony Trial Division-Felony Preliminary Hearings-Misdemeanor and Domestic Violence Trial Division-DUI and Traffic Trial Division. In 1993, he left the Public Defenders office and was hired as a legal consultant in the development of South Africa's first Public Defender Office in Johannesburg. He also worked in Pretoria for the human rights law office, the Legal Resource Center and provided guest lectures at the University or Pretoria Law School on Comparative Criminal Law. In 1994, upon returning from South Africa, David entered private practice with his father Harold and brother Evan. The Winer name has been a presence in Lake County since 1961 where their office has been a fixture in the Lake County legal community that practices Criminal Law,DUI/Traffic Defense and Secretary of State hearings. David has lectured other attorneys at various seminars about Secretary of State Hearings for permits and reinstatement through Illinois Continuing Legal Education lectures and has written several legal articles on this topic. David has also given legal related lectures to the Lake County Criminal Law Seminar,College of Lake County, Columbia College, and WCBR & NVC Radio. David Winer is an active member in the local legal community where he was a member the Editorial Board and contributing author of the Lake County legal publication, The Docket, past Chairman of the Juvenile Law Committee, current member of the Criminal Law and Traffic Law committees of the Lake County and Illinois Bar Associations and is the chairman of the Lake County Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service. For more information visit www.Winerlawoffice.com and www.Driverslicenseback.com

Practice Areas
  • DUI & DWI
  • Criminal Law
  • Traffic Tickets
  • Domestic Violence
  • Juvenile Law
Fees
  • Free Consultation
    Free consultation in office across the street from the Lake County, Illinois courthouse. Another office located in Skokie by appointment on weekends and after hours
  • Credit Cards Accepted
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  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    All legal fees are discussed upfront with no hidden costs. Credit card and payment plans accepted. Initial Retainer fee accepted with balance due at an agreed date
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Illinois
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Partner
Law Office of Winer & Winer
- Current
BAR ADMISSIONS Illinois State Bar,US District Court, Northern District of Illinois, US Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit LEGAL EXPERIENCE -Law Offices of Winer & Winer, 1993 to present Law firm concentrating in litigation of Secretary of State hearings, criminal, DUI and traffic defense. -South Africa: 1992 to 1993 -Legal Resources Centre, Pretoria, Legal consultant to Human Rights law office -University of Pretoria School of Law, Guest lecturer on Comparative criminal law -South African Public Defender, -Senior Assistant Public Defender, Lake County, Illinois representing -States Attorney Office, Cook County, Illinois Legal Intern in felony trial division: -Legal Aid Clinic, IIT/Chicago Kent College of Law -Coralville Police Department, Coralville, Iowa Intern with Patrol Division EDUCATION Legal IIT/Chicago Kent School of Law, Juris Doctor: May 1988 Tel Aviv School of Law, 1987 Courses: Comparative Constitutional Law, Criminal Law and Procedure International Legal Aspects of the Middle East Academic Honors and Activities - Student President, Decalogue Law Society - International Law Society Moot Court Team - Trial Advocacy team member, Illinois Appellate Defender - Deans Honors List Undergraduate University of Iowa, Bachelor of Liberal Arts and Sciences, 1983 Major: Sociology/Criminology, Deans Honors List LEGAL AFFILIATIONS & MEMBERSHIPS (Present and Past) -Chairman of LCBA Lawyer Referral Service -Member of Criminal and Juvenile Law Committees in Lake County -Certified Civil Arbitration Panelist in Cook and Lake County -Leadership Committee, Campaign for Prairie State Legal Services -Editorial Board of The Docket, the Lake County Bar Association legal magazine -Chairman of the Lake County Juvenile Law Committee -Membership: -Lake County Bar Association -Illinois State Bar Association -International Association of Jewish Lawyers and Jurists -Justinian Society of Italian Lawyers -Jefferson Inns of Court AUTHORED PUBLICATIONS AND ARTICLES The Docket, Lake County Bar Association monthly Legal Publication -Informal Hearings before the Secretary of State, April 2010 -License Reinstatement Formal Hearings before the Secretary of State 2009 -In Shanes Own Words, 2006 -Israel, Legal Frontline on the War on Terror -Effect of Drug Convictions on College Financial Aid 2003 -The Mission that Almost Failed 2001 -Suspended Licenses and Traffic Tickets, The Basics 2000 -Criminal Law Conference in Las Vegas 2000 -An Independence Day Law Message 2000 -Criminal/Juvenile Committee Scores Another Success 1998 -Reflections on Law Day 1997 -Profiles in Lawyering, Harold H. Winer 1996 -Profiles in Lawyering, Charlie Wilson 1995 -Reflections on the South African Public Defender Office 1993 Chicago Daily Law Bulletin: S. Africa Public Defender System has Uncertain Future1994 Semana Newspaper: Driving with a Suspended License and Without Insurance 1996 American Bar Association Law-Education Journal, Any Hope of Equal Justice? 1994 PRESENTATIONS/ APPEARANCES Lake County Bar Association Continuing Legal Education Seminar, SOS Hearings 2009 Lake County Criminal Law Seminar: Lecturer on Secretary of State Hearing (2008) WCBR Radio Talk Show, Legal Line, (92.7FM) special guest on talk show, 1994 & 1995 Fox Lake Rotary Club, guest speaker on the state of Criminal Law in America, 1996 & 1998 College of Lake County and Columbia College of Missouri, guest lecturer on criminal law Vernon Hills Police Department, Citizens Police Academy, guest speaker, 1996 to present
Attorney Consultant
Legal Resources Center
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Senior Trial Attorney
Lake County Public Defender
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Education
Illinois Institute of Technology
J.D. / JD-Law (1988)
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Honors: Dean's Honor List, Student President of Decalogue Law Society, International Law Society Moot Court Team, Illinois Appellate Defender Trial Advocacy Team
Activities: Student President of Decalogue Law Society, International Law Society Moot Court Team, Illinois Appellate Defender Trial Advocacy Team
University of Iowa
B.A. / Criminology (1983)
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Honors: Deans Honor Roll
Awards
Chairman, LCBA Lawyer Referral Service
Lake County Bar Associaiton
As a long term member of the Lake County Bar Association I was chosen to be the Chairman of the Lawyer Referral Service for the entire county
Professional Associations
Lake County Bar Association
License Reinstatement Committee
- Current
Illinois Bar Association
Active Member
- Current
Activities: Criminal and Traffic Law Committee
Lake County Bar Association
Lawyer Referral Committee
- Current
Activities: Standing Chairman of Committee
Lake County Bar Associaiton
Active Member
- Current
Activities: Criminal and traffic Law Committee
Publications
Articles & Publications
2016, Significant Changes to DUI and Secretary of State Law
The Docket, Law Magazine
Illinois Residents with an Out-of-State DUI Arrest
The Docket, Law Magazine
Out Of State Petitioner Secretary of State Hearing
The Docket,
Collateral Consequences of a Crimnal Convictionn
The Docket, Law Magazine
Informal Hearings before the Secretary of State for Driver's Licenses
The Docket, Law Magazine
Methods to Vacate A Prior Traffic Conviction
The Docket, Law Magazine
Formal Hearings before the Illinois Secretary of State for Driving Privileges
The Docket, Law Magazine
Criminal Law Conference
The Docket, Law Magazine
Effect of a Drug Offense Conviction on College Financial Aid
The Docket, Law Magazine
Minor Traffic Tickets and Suspended Licenses the Basics
The Docket, Law Magazine
Profiles in Lawyering, Harold Winer
The Docket,
Speaking Engagements
DUI, Traffic and Secretary of State Hearings., Annual Criminal, DUI & Traffic Law Seminar
Lake County Bar Association
Guest Speaker, NVC Radio Show on Criminal, Traffic and Secretary of State Law, NVC Radio Program, Northbrook, IL
NVC Radio Show
Traffic-Criminal and Secretary of State Law Update, Lake County Criminal Law Conference, Waukegan, IL
Lake County Bar Association
The Current Law Regarding DUI, Traffic and Secretary of State Hearings., Lake County Probation Department Meeting, Waukegan, IL
Lake County Probation Department
Criminal and Secretary of State Law, Trials and Hearings, Lake County Criminal and Traffic Law Conference, Waukegan, IL
Lake County Bar Association
Certifications
Continuing Legal Education Presenter
Bar Association
Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Blog
Get Your Drivers License Back
Social Media
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