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Evan Winer

Evan Winer

Law Offices of Winer & Winer
  • Criminal Law, Domestic Violence, DUI & DWI ...
  • Illinois
Claimed Lawyer Profile

With 30 years of legal experience, Evan Winer is a highly-experienced Lake County defense attorney representing clients in the areas of Criminal, DUI, Traffic, Juvenile and Secretary of State License Reinstatement Hearings. A Graduate With Distinction (Cum Laude) from the University of Iowa and a member of Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s oldest and most prestigious academic honors society, Evan attended Loyola University of Chicago School of Law where he graduated and was admitted to the Illinois Bar in 1988 and the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois in 1989. After working in the civil litigation division of the Chicago firm of Arnstein & Lehr, Evan became a Cook County Public Defender and gained extensive experience in all aspects of criminal defense, having been assigned to Juvenile Court, First Municipal Division, Felony Preliminary Hearings, Night Narcotics Division and the Felony Trial Division at 26th & California. In 1993, Evan then worked for the Lake County Public Defender's Office in the Felony Trial Division and joined his father and brother at the Law Offices of Winer & Winer in Waukegan, where he has earned a reputation for outstanding advocacy in Lake County.  Evan is a member of the Lake County Bar Association - where he is a member of the Criminal Law Committee - the North Suburban Bar Association and the Illinois State Bar Association.

Practice Areas
Criminal Law
Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
Domestic Violence
Domestic Violence Criminal Defense, Domestic Violence Restraining Orders
Juvenile Law
Traffic Tickets
Suspended License
Additional Practice Areas
  • License Reinstatement Hearings
  • Traffic
  • Free Consultation
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  • Credit Cards Accepted
    Most credit cards accepted.
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Rates vary on type of case and complexity. Fees are very reasonable for highest quality representation.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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7th Circuit
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  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Law Offices of Winer & Winer
- Current
Felony Trial Assistant
Lake County Public Defender
Adjunct Professor
Loyola University Chicago
Legal Writing instructor
Felony Trial Assitant
Cook County Public Defender
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
J.D. | Law
Honors: Dean's List
Activities: International Law Society, Decalogue Society-student president
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University of Iowa
B.A. | Sociology, Communication
Honors: Phi Beta Kappa Academic Honors Society, Graduate with Distinction, Orville Hitchcock Foundation Scholarship, Dean's List (seven consecutive semesters), Honor Roll
Activities: Hillel Student President
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Orville Hitchcock Foundation Scholarship recipient
University of Iowa
This award is given each year to graduating Communication Studies majors with the highest cumulative grade point averages.
Phit Beta Kappa
Professional Associations
Lake County Bar Assoication
Member: Criminal & Traffic Committee
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Chicago Bar Associate
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North Suburban Bar Association
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Articles & Publications
Second Chance Probation and the Offender Initiative Program
The Docket: Bar Association of Lake County
Law Abroad: South American Odyssey
The Docket: Bar Association of Lake County
Driving with a Suspended License and Without Insurance,
Semana, June 1996
The Missing Lincoln
The Docket: Bar Association of Lake County
Websites & Blogs
Contact & Map
9 N. County Street
Suite 100
Waukegan, IL 60085
Telephone: (847) 336-9111
Skokie Office
9333 Lawler Avenue
Suite 402
Skokie, IL 60077
Telephone: (847) 336-9111
Fax: (847) 336-4182