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Alan E. Jones

Alan E. Jones

Alan E. Jones, P.C.
  • Criminal Law, DUI & DWI, Traffic Tickets
  • Illinois
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Biography

I have over 30 years experience as a respected and skilled Illinois attorney dedicated to helping my clients in court cases involving DUI, traffic citations and all types of Misdemeanor & Felony criminal allegations. In my career I've handled everything from speeding tickets to capital murder cases and everything in between. I also help a lot of people with Driver's License Reinstatement via Illinois Secretary of State Hearings. My goal as your attorney is to provide you with comprehensive and highly-effective legal counsel. Visit my website or call for more information on how I can help you.

Practice Areas
    Criminal Law
    Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
    DUI & DWI
    Traffic Tickets
    Suspended License
Additional Practice Areas
  • Driver's License Reinstatement
  • Driving While License Revoked (DWLR)
  • Driving While License Suspended (DWLS)
Fees
  • Free Consultation
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Illinois
Supreme Court of Illinois
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Owner
Alan E. Jones, P.C.
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Education
DePaul College of Law
J.D.
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University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign
B.A. | Political science & History
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Awards
AV Preeminent Rated
Martindale-Hubbell
Clients' Choice Award
Avvo
Top Attorney Award
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Professional Associations
Illinois Attorneys for Criminal Justice
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National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
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Illinois State Bar
Traffic Section Council Member & past Chair
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Activities: Traffic Section Council Member & past Chair
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Lake County Bar Association
Criminal Law Committee
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Illinois State Bar Association
Member
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Publications
Articles & Publications
The attorney as advocate and counselor
ISBA Newsletter
Websites & Blogs
Website
Alan E. Jones' Website Profile
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Alan E. Jones, P.C. Website
Legal Answers
15 Questions Answered
Q. what happens at an arraignment
A: At an arraignment, several things will happen in court. The judge advises the defendant of the charges - including exactly what is alleged, what the maximum possible penalty is within the law and then the judge will enter the defendant's initial plea of not guilty. Then the judge will order the prosecution to disclose to the defense a list of witness and evidence that may be used against him at trial. After that, the judge will set a pretrial date.
Q. I have 2 DUIs in the Illinois. The last one occurred over 20 years ago. What steps do I need to get my license back?
A: Hello. The process you need to get reinstated depends on several key factors: Where you live; If you've had recent infractions for driving on revoked; What level of treatment you completed, etc. Most attorneys that practice in this area offer a free consultation. A good attorney can really help you.
Q. Why Did I Receive 2 DUI Tickets for One DUI?
A: In Illinois there a numerous ways a DUI can be charged. Typically, there's a DUI charge for generally diving under the influence & another more specific DUI charge for having a blood-alcohol content above the legal limit (.08bac). Remember, doctrine of merger says: one act / one crime - so even if you're found guilty of both charges, you only get one sentence. In these cases it's smart to find defense counsel that frequently works in the court system you're going to. Good luck! Al
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Alan E. Jones, P.C.
203 W Greenwood Ave
Waukegan, IL 60087
Telephone: (847) 336-3900
Fax: (847) 336-3908