McCollum Hodgkinson, PC - Experienced Lake County Illinois Defense Attorneys

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McCOLLUM HODGKINSON, P.C. HAS EXPERIENCED, QUALIFIED ATTORNEYS -- FREE INITIAL CONSULTATION 

STEVE McCOLLUM HAS PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE AS: 

  • Chief Deputy State's Attorney for Lake County, Illinois, in charge of all Criminal Prosecutions and Prosecutors
  • President, Lake County Bar Association (2013-2014)
  • Chief of the Felony Review Division for the Lake County State's Attorney's Office supervising all Grand Jury Proceedings
  • Chief of the Misdemeanor and Traffic Divisions for the Lake County State's Attorney's Office Handling Driving Under the Influence (DUI) and Reckless Homicide Charges
  • Chief of the Juvenile Trial Division for the Lake County State's Attorney's Office (Juvenile Delinquency, Abuse and Neglect Cases)
  • Chairman, Lake County Bar Association's Criminal Trials and Appeals Committee
  • Former Founding Member of the Lake County Domestic Violence Council with Extensive Experience Prosecuting and Defending Domestic Battery cases and Litigating Domestic Violence Orders of Protection
  • Extensive Trial Experience Including Multiple Trials of First Degree Murder Death Penalty Cases, Large Scale White Collar Crimes, Sexual Assault and Child Pornography, Felony and Misdemeanor DUI, Domestic Battery, Juvenile Court Cases, Drug Charges, Reckless Homicide, Felony and Misdemeanor Cases
  • Extensive Experience in Juvenile Court Proceedings including Petition for Adjudication of Wardship, Juvenile Delinquency Petitions, Juvenile Neglect and Abuse Petitions; Many Appeals of DCFS Indicated Finding of Abuse or Neglect
  • Extensive DUI and Reckless Homicide Trial Experience
  • Extensive Experience with DCFS Appeals of Indicated Findings of Neglect or Abuse
  • Former Member of the 19th Judicial Circuit Capital Litigation Trial Bar Screening Committee (Appointed by the Illinois Supreme Court)
  • Former Member of the Illinois Supreme Court's Local Ordinance Rules Committee (Appointed by the Illinois Supreme Court)
  • Lake County Executive Justice Council

STEVE McCOLLUM IS CURRENTLY:

  • Member of the Lake County Bar Foundation's Board of Directors
  • Member of Lake County Sexual Assault Coordinating Council
  • Member, Lake County Bar Association Judicial Selection and Retention Committee
  • Member of the Illinois State Bar Association and the American Bar Association
  • Member of the Jefferson Inns of Court
  • Top 100 Lawyers - 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 -- National Trial Lawyers
  • Leading Lawyer - 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020
 


DANIEL HODGKINSON HAS PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE AS:
  • Lake County Assistant State's Attorney handling Felony, Misdemeanor, DUI and traffic matters with extensive jury trial experience 
  • Chairman  - Lake County Bar Association's Criminal Law Committee
  • Assistant State's Attorney assigned to Misdemeanor prosecutions with jury trials of various types of Misdemeanor cases
  • Assistant State's Attorney in the Domestic Violence Court handling jury trials of Domestic Battery charges, Order of Protection cases and other Domestic Violence matters
  • Assistant State's Attorney in the Juvenile Trial Division handling Petitions for Adjudication of Delinquency and Juvenile Abuse and Neglect cases
  • Specially assigned Felony Trial Prosecutor with extensive jury trial experience in all Felony Courtrooms 
  • Trained various Assistant State's Attorney's concerning misdemeanor and DUI prosecutions
  • Speaker, Lake County Bar Association Criminal Law Committee Seminar (Milwaukee, Wisconsin)
DANIEL HODGKINSON IS CURRENTLY:
  • Member, Board of Directors for the Lake County Bar Association
  • Member, Jefferson Inn of Court, an American Inns of Court
  • Member, DuPage County Bar Association
  • Member, Illinois State Bar Association
  • Chair of Committee developing LCBA youthful offenders educational program

 
If you have any type of legal matter, please call for an appointment. There is no charge for the initial consultation. Consultations can be over the phone, in person with appropriate Covid-19 safety measures, or by Zoom meeting.  If we are unable to handle your case, we will try to refer you to an attorney who has the experience and expertise necessary for your needs.


McCollum Hodgkinson, P.C.
415 Washington Street, Suite 103, 
Waukegan, Illinois 60085-5564

Telephone: 847-662-2474


Email: McCollumHodgkinson@gmail.com



 

Steve McCollum and Dan Hodgkinson are well respected Lake County, Illinois criminal defense and juvenile defense lawyers, with extensive, practical experience as prosecutors and defense attorneys representing both adult and juvenile clients concerning cases throughout Northeastern Illinois, including the cities of Antioch, Barrington, Buffalo Grove, Deerfield, Fox Lake, Grayslake, Gurnee, Highwood, Highland Park, Lake Villa, Lake Bluff, Lake Forest, Lake Zurich, Libertyville, Lincolnshire, Lindenhurst, Long Grove, Mundelein, Round Lake Area, Spring Grove, Vernon Hills, Wauconda, Waukegan, Zion, and all other areas of Lake County, Illinois. Our experience and types of cases handled includes: Murder, Robbery, Aggravated Battery, Domestic Battery, Juvenile court cases, Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol (DUI), Theft, Criminal Trespass, Burglary, Speeding and other traffic charges, DCFS Appeals, Criminal Sexual Assault, Predatory Sexual Assault, Child Pornography, Solicitation of a Minor, and all other areas of felony and misdemeanor criminal defense, drinking and driving, and Juvenile Law. 

 


 

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