Attorney Profile: David B. Franks

David B. Franks - 2017 Martindale-Hubbell Award Winner

Partner, Franks & Rechenberg, P.C.

Phone: (847) 854-7700
Fax: (847) 854-7848

David B. Franks is a highly effective Criminal Attorney, Driving Under the Influence (DUI) Lawyer and Traffic Defense Attorney who has practiced criminal law since being admitted to the Illinois Bar in 1989. Mr. Franks has more than fifteen years of criminal prosecution and defense experience.

Mr. Franks served as an Assistant State’s Attorney in both Cook County and McHenry County, Illinois. In McHenry County he served four years as a prosecutor in the Misdemeanor and Felony Divisions. He served as one of the first two designated Domestic Battery Prosecutors in McHenry County, as well as the Misdemeanor and Traffic Division Supervisor.

Drawing upon his eight years of experience as an Assistant State’s Attorney and seven years as a criminal defense attorney, Mr. Franks understands the intricacies of DUI and criminal defense, and consistently achieves outstanding results for his clients using his skill as a researcher, negotiator and advocate. Mr. Franks has successfully defended clients charged with Driving Under the Influence (DUI), Reckless Driving and various traffic moving violations, as well as criminal charges ranging from petty offenses to Class X felonies.

In October 2007, Mr. Franks retired from the United States Navy (Reserve Component) where he achieved the rank of Commander (equivalent to Lt. Colonel). While on active duty and in the reserves, he further honed his skills in strategic thinking and planning, and will develop a defense tailored to the particular circumstances of your case. He is a tough and skillful attorney–qualities that make him an effective courtroom advocate. He aggressively represents his clients from the beginning of a criminal investigation through trial. Mr. Franks is committed to his clients and strives to provide them with the best defense.

In 2007, Mr. Franks was selected as a full member of the Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA) Criminal Justice Section Council, a Council upon which he previously served from 1990 through 1999, reviewing and proposing legislation and providing input for the administration of the Illinois criminal court system.

Mr. Franks is a past Chair (2006-2007) of the Illinois State Bar Association Traffic Laws and Courts Section Council. He continues to serve on the Council, where he has served since 2000, reviewing legislation and providing input for the administration of Illinois traffic courts.

Mr. Franks is a member of the National College for DUI Defense (see certificate below).

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Mr. Franks is committed to continuing legal education and has attended numerous Continuing Legal Education and Training Seminars.

April 7, 2017 – Illinois State Bar Association sponsored Continuing Legal Education Program: “DUI and Traffic Law Updates – Spring 2017”.

In September 2014, Mr. Franks Attended a seminar entitled, “Starting Points: DUI Defense”, conducted by the Illinois Institute For Continuing Legal Education.

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In June 2014, Mr. Franks attended the Illinois Traffic Court Conference at Bradley University (see certificate below).

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In March 2014, Mr. Franks participated as a faculty member at the Chicago DUI Defense Institute conducted by the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education (see certificate below).

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In February 2013, Mr. Franks successfully completed training for “DUI: Beyond the Courtroom”, by the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education (see certificate below).

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In August 2012, Mr. Franks successfully completed training for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) DWI Detection and Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Instructor Course  (see certificate below).

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In July 2012, Mr. Franks participated in and completed a 40-hour forensic gas chromatography course conducted by Axion Training Institute, Inc./Analytical Laboratories, Inc. in Chicago, Illinois. Gas chromatography is used to detect alcohol in blood samples  (see certificate below).

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In April 2011, Mr. Franks attended a seminar entitled, “DUI Advocacy Academy: Science & Technology”, conducted by the Illinois Institute For Continuing Legal Education.

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In January, 2011, Mr. Franks attended and participated in a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration/International Association of Chiefs of Police Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Instructor 40 hour Student Course (see certificate below).

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In June 2010, Mr. Franks attended and participated in an Operator Training Course for the Intoximeters EC/IR II breathalyzer machine, the breathalyzer used by law enforcement agencies in Illinois.

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In April 2010, Mr. Franks attended a DUI Defense Seminar conducted by the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association and the National College for DUI Defense.

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In March 2010, Mr. Franks Attended a DUI Trial Advocacy – Mock Trial conducted by the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education.

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In April 2009, Mr. Franks attended the 16th Annual Mastering Scientific Evidence in DUI/DWI Cases, conducted by the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association and the National College for DUI Defense.

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In March 2009, Mr. Franks attended a DUI defense seminar entitled, “DUI Technology – Entering A New Age,” conducted by the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education.

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In July 2007, Mr. Franks attended an intensive DUI defense seminar conducted by the National College for DUI Defense in Cambridge Massachusetts.

In April 2007, Mr. Franks attended a IICLE seminar entitled “Procedural Techniques for Defending DUI,” sponsored by the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education (see certificate below).

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In April 2007, Mr. Franks attended a Continuing Legal Education seminar entitled “Procedural Techniques for Defending DUI,” sponsored by the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education.

In March 2006, Mr. Franks attended a Continuing Legal Education seminar entitled “Successful Defense of DUI & Summary Suspension Cases”, sponsored by the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education.

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In June 2006, Mr. Franks attended the Illinois Traffic Court Conference at Bradley University (see certificate below).

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Mr. Franks has also completed training in administering and evaluating Standardized Field Sobriety Tests (SFST’s) according to National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) standards.

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In addition, Mr. Franks has attended a seminar providing an orientation and overview of the Intoxilyzer EC/IR and EC/IR II breathalyzer machine.

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Mr. Franks has served as a guest speaker for both in-state and out-of-state forums addressing DUI and traffic-related issues. In May 2007, Mr. Franks outlined Illinois House Bill 300 during an Illinois State Bar Association-sponsored Continuing Legal Education Program entitled, The Study of Illinois DUI & Traffic Related Issues, in New Orleans, Louisiana.

In March 2007, Mr. Franks outlined Illinois House Bill 300 during an Illinois State Bar Association-sponsored Continuing Legal Education Program in Springfield, Illinois.

Illinois House Bill 300, signed into law and effective January 1, 2009, eliminates Judicial Driving Permits and requires motorists accused of DUI, and who wish to continue driving, to obtain a Monitoring Device Driver’s License (MDDL) by installing breath alcohol ignition interlock devices (BAIID) in their automobiles.

In January 2007, Mrs. Franks was a panelist on Illinois Law, “DUI Issues: General and Specific,” which aired on Chicago Cable Access Channel 21 Television.

In October 2006, Mr. Franks outlined new traffic legislation for an ISBA-sponsored Continuing Legal Education program, “Traffic Law Update,” in Rockford, Illinois.

In March 2006, he outlined new traffic legislation, which went into effect January 1, 2006, for an ISBA-sponsored Continuing Legal Education programs, “Traffic Law Update,” in Oakbrook and Bloomington, Illinois.

In March 2005, he outlined new legislation regarding DUI sentencing provisions during an ISBA-sponsored program, “DUI Means Defending, Understanding and Innovating”, in Oakbrook, Illinois.

In March 2004, he participating on a panel addressing DUI “Trial Tips and Practice” during an ISBA-sponsored Continuing Legal Education Program presented by the ISBA Traffic Laws and Courts Section Council, “Traffic Law Hot Topics Update”, in Oakbrook, Illinois.

Mr. Franks is published in the area of criminal law. He has written various case summaries which have appeared in Illinois State Bar Association Criminal Justice Section Council Newsletters. As a prosecutor he co-authored, with a Public Defender and sitting Judge, articles regarding developments in criminal law, “Survey of Illinois Law: Criminal Law and Procedure,” which were published in the Southern Illinois University Law Journal. While in law school Mr. Franks researched and wrote an article about a then recent development in habeas corpus, which was later published in the Criminal Law Bulletin, a national publication.

Mr. Franks earned his Bachelor’s Degree from Carleton College, Northfield, Minnesota, and his law degree from the American University Washington College of Law in Washington, D.C. Mr. Franks is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association and McHenry County Bar Association. He is admitted to practice in the State of Illinois, before the Federal District Court for the Northern District of Illinois and the United States Supreme Court.

 

CONTINUING LEGAL EDUCATION SPEAKER

September 15, 2017
Illinois Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (IACDL)-sponsored Continuing Legal Education Program: Back To Basics: DUI & Traffic Defense, “Pre-Trial Motions and Jury Procedure.”
Naperville, Illinois

July 20-22, 2017
National College for DUI Defense (NCCD)
DUI Defense Seminar
Cambridge, Massachusetts

April 8, 2016David Franks CLE Speaker
Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA)-sponsored Continuing Legal Education Program: DUI and Traffic Law Updates – Spring 2016, “Kladis and Its Progeny.”
Bloomington, Illinois

October 16, 2015
Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA)-sponsored Continuing Legal Education Program: DUI and Traffic Law Updates – Fall 2015, “Update DUI & Traffic Case Law.”
Elgin, Illinois

September 18, 2015 
Illinois Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (IACDL)-sponsored Continuing Legal Education Program: DUI and Traffic Issues for the Defense Seminar, “Voir Dire Issues in DUI Cases.”
Naperville, Illinois

March 17 & 18, 2015
Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education (IICLE)-sponsored Continuing Legal Education Program: “2nd Annual DUI Defense Institute.” Defense Counsel—Simulated Statutory Summary Suspension Hearing.
Chicago, Illinois

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February 19, 2015
McHenry County Bar Association-sponsored Continuing Legal Education Program: “Discovery Issues in DUI Prosecutions & Defense: Problems with Video & Audio”
Woodstock, Illinois

October 15, 2014
Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education-sponsored Continuing Legal Education Program: “Starting Points: DUI Defense”-“How to Mine for Discovery: It’s Not Just What the State Gives You (Bring Your Own Shovel)”
Champaign, Illinois

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October 10, 2014
Illinois State Bar Association-sponsored Continuing Legal Education Program: “DUI and Traffic Law Updates—Fall 2014”—“Current Legislation Update”.
Palatine, Illinois

September 18, 2014
Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education-sponsored Continuing Legal Education Program: “Starting Points: DUI Defense”—“How to Mine for Discovery: It’s Not Just What the State Gives You (Bring Your Own Shovel)”.
Chicago, Illinois

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March 14, 2014
Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education-sponsored Continuing Legal Education Program: “DUI Defense Institute” –”What Do I Do with a ‘No-Video” Case vs. a “Video” Case? Beyond Kladis…”.
Chicago, Illinois

November 7, 2013
McHenry County Bar Association-sponsored Continuing Legal Education Program: “Roadblocks and Roadside Safety Checks and Case Law”.
Woodstock, Illinois

September 20, 2013
Illinois State Bar Association-sponsored Continuing Legal Education Program: “DUI and Traffic Law Updates—Fall 2013”—“Roadblocks/Roadside Safety Checks and Case Law”.
East Peoria, Illinois

May 4, 2013
Illinois State Bar Association-sponsored Continuing Legal Education Program: “DUI, Traffic and Secretary of State-Related Issues—2013 Spring Update”–Moderator for “Panel Discussion: Current DUI/Statutory Summary Suspension Case Law”.
Oakbrook, Illinois

October 12, 2012
Illinois State Bar Association-sponsored Continuing Legal Education Program: “DUI & Traffic Law Update-Fall 2012”-“New Legislation”.
Bloomington, Illinois

April 10, 2012
Northwest Suburban Bar Association-sponsored Continuing Legal Education Program: “Criminal Law Update” — “Videotape Procedures in DUI Cases”.
Arlington Heights, Illinois

February 25, 2012
Illinois State Bar Association-sponsored Continuing Legal Education Program: “DUI, Traffic, and Secretary of State – Related Issues” — “Videotaping Requirements in Squad Cars During Arrest”.
Oakbrook, Illinois

April 8, 2011
Illinois State Bar Association-sponsored Continuing Legal Education Program: “Traffic Law: DUI, Secretary of State and More-2011” – “Current Legislation”.
Bloomington, Illinois

March 5, 2011
Illinois State Bar Association-sponsored Continuing Legal Education Program: “DUI, Traffic, and Secretary of State – Related Issues” — “Police Car Videos and Case Law”.
Downers Grove, Illinois

November 5, 2010
Illinois State Bar Association-sponsored Continuing Legal Education Program: “Current Issues in Criminal Law” — “Felony Traffic and DUI Issues”.
Bloomington, Illinois

May 7, 2010
Illinois State Bar Association-sponsored Continuing Legal Education Program: “DUI, Traffic and Secretary of State Related Issues–2010,” New Legislation Effective in 2010 and 2011.
Bloomington, Illinois

September 25, 2009
Illinois State Bar Association-sponsored Continuing Legal Education Program: “DUI, Traffic and Secretary of State Related Issues–2009,” New Legislation Effective in 2009 and January 1, 2010.
Bloomington, Illinois

March 7, 2009
Illinois State Bar Association-sponsored Continuing Legal Education Program: “DUI, Traffic and Secretary of State Related Issues–2009,” Current and Proposed Legislation Update.
Lombard, Illinois

June 27, 2008
Illinois State Bar Association-sponsored Continuing Legal Education Program, Traffic Law Current Legislation Update.
St. Louis, Missouri

June 7, 2008
Illinois State Bar Association-sponsored Continuing Legal Education Program, Traffic Law Current Legislation Update.
Chicago, Illinois

March 8, 2008
Illinois State Bar Association-sponsored Continuing Legal Education Program, Traffic Laws: Issues, Updates and Hot Topics. Current Legislation Update.
Oak Brook, Illinois

May 4 & 5, 2007
Illinois State Bar Association-sponsored Continuing Legal Education Program, The Study of Illinois DUI & Traffic Related Issues. Panel participant addressing DUI Defense and outlined Illinois House Bill 300.
New Orleans, Louisiana

March 3, 2007
Illinois State Bar Association-sponsored Continuing Legal Education Program, Traffic Law Update Seminar. Panel participant addressing Statutory Summary Suspension and DUI Defense, and outlined House Bill 300 proposed legislation. Effective January 1, 2009 Judicial Driving Permits are eliminated and motorists accused of DUI will be required to obtain a Monitoring Device Driver’s License (MDDL), by installing breath alcohol ignition interlock devices (BAIID) in their automobiles.
Springfield, Illinois

January 2, 9, 16 & 23, 2007
Chicago Cable Access Channel 21 Television, Panelist on Illinois Law, “DUI Issues: General and Specific.”
Chicago, Illinois

October 28, 2006
Illinois State Bar Association-sponsored Continuing Legal Education Program, Traffic Law Update Seminar. Outlined new traffic law legislation.
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Rockford, Illinois

March 24, 2006
Illinois State Bar Association-sponsored Continuing Legal Education Program, Traffic Law Update Seminar. Outlined new traffic legislation effective January 1, 2006.
Bloomington, Illinois

March 4, 2006
Illinois State Bar Association-sponsored Continuing Legal Education Program, Traffic Law Update Seminar. Outlined new traffic legislation effective January 1, 2006.
Oakbrook, Illinois

March 2005
Illinois State Bar Association-sponsored Continuing Legal Education Program, “DUI Means Defending, Understanding and Innovating” seminar. Outlined new legislation regarding DUI sentencing provisions.
Oakbrook, Illinois

March 2004
Illinois State Bar Association-sponsored Continuing Legal Education Program, Traffic Law Hot Topics Update. Panel participant addressing DUI “Trial Tips and Practice.”
Oakbrook, Illinois

 

CONTINUING LEGAL EDUCATION

January 21-22, 2016
National College for DUI Defense (NCCD) Winter Session, “Cannabis and Cars”
Marina del Rey, California

July 23-25, 2015
National College for DUI Defense (NCCD)
DUI Defense Seminar
Cambridge, Massachusetts

March 13, 2015
Illinois State Bar Association-sponsored Continuing Legal Education Program: “DUI and Traffic Law Updates—Spring 2015”.
Springfield, Illinois

November 21-22, 2014
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) – Advanced Roadside Impaired Driving Enforcement (ARIDE) Course
Columbus, Ohio

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September 11-13, 2014
“The Art and Science of DUI Defense” DUI Defense Seminar sponsored by the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the National College for DUI Defense.
Las Vegas, Nevada.

June 5 & 6, 2014
Illinois Traffic Court Conference, Bradley University.
Peoria, Illinois

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March 13-14, 2014
“DUI Defense Institute” conducted by the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education.
Chicago, Illinois

September 20, 2013
Illinois State Bar Association-sponsored Continuing Legal Education Program: “DUI and Traffic Law Updates—Fall 2013” — “Roadblocks and Roadside Safety Checks and Case Law”.
East Peoria, Illinois

February 15, 2013
“DUI: Beyond the Courtroom”, sponsored by the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education.
Chicago, Illinois

August 23-26, 2012
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
and the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP)
DWI Detection and Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Instructor Course.
McHenry, Illinois

July 7-11, 2012
Forensic Chromatography: Theory and Practice, Axion Training Institute, Inc., Axion Analytical Laboratories, Inc.
Chicago, Illinois

July 28-30, 2011
National College for DUI Defense.
DUI Defense Seminar.
Cambridge, Massachusetts

May 13-14, 2011
“Winning: Blows, Stops and Trials”, Illinois Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Mid-West DUI Seminar.
Chicago, Illinois

April 1, 2011
“DUI Advocacy Academy: Science and Technology”, sponsored by the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education.
Chicago, Illinois

January 6-9, 2011
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration/International Association of Chiefs of Police.
Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Instructor Course.
Greenville, South Carolina

July 29-31, 2010
National College for DUI Defense.
DUI Defense Seminar.
Cambridge, Massachusetts

June 5, 2010
Intoximeters EC/IR II Operator Training Course.
Columbus, Ohio

April 17, 2010
Illinois State Bar Association-sponsored Continuing Legal Education Program: “DUI, Traffic and Secretary of State- Related Issues—2010”.
Lombard, Illinois

April 8-10, 2010
“Mastering Scientific Evidence in DUI/DWI Cases”, DUI Defense Seminar conducted by the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association and the National College for DUI Defense.
New Orleans, Louisiana

March 18, 2010
“DUI Advocacy Academy: A Mock Trial”, sponsored by the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education.
Chicago, Illinois.

May 14-17, 2009
Forensic Blood and Urine Testing Seminar, DUI Defense Seminar conducted by Headlines Marketing Corporation.
San Diego, California.

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April 16-18, 2009
“Mastering Scientific Evidence in DUI/DWI Cases”, DUI Defense Seminar conducted by the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association and the National College for DUI Defense.
New Orleans, Louisiana.

March 6, 2009
“DUI Technology—Entering a New Age,” sponsored by the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education.
Chicago, Illinois.

July 17-19, 2008
National College for DUI Defense. DUI Defense Seminar.
Cambridge, Massachusetts.

March 27 & 28, 2008
DUI Advocacy Academy, Procedure and Tactics and Forensic Issues, Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education.
Chicago, Illinois.

October 25-27, 2007
“DWI Means Defend With Ingenuity” DUI Defense Seminar conducted by the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the National College for DUI Defense.
Las Vegas, Nevada.

July 19-21, 2007
National College for DUI Defense. DUI Defense Seminar.
Cambridge, Massachusetts.

April 26, 2007
“Procedural Techniques for Defending DUI,” sponsored by the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education.
Chicago, Illinois.

June 1 &2, 2006
Illinois Traffic Court Conference, Bradley University.
Peoria, Illinois.

April 21-23, 2006
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration/International Association of Chiefs of Police.
Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Practitioner Course.
Atlanta, Georgia

March 17, 2006
“Successful Defense of DUI & Summary Suspension Cases”, sponsored by the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education.
Chicago, Illinois.

 

ACTIVITIES/MEMBERSHIPS

Member, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Nov. 2007-Present

Member, Illinois State Bar Association Criminal Justice Section Council
2007-Present
1990-1999

Member, National College for DUI Defense
2005-Present

Chair, Illinois State Bar Association Traffic Laws and Courts Section Council
2006-2007

Vice Chair, Illinois State Bar Association Traffic Laws and Courts Section Council
2005-2006

Secretary, Illinois State Bar Association Traffic Laws and Courts Section Council
2004-2005

Member, Illinois State Bar Association Traffic Laws and Courts Section Council
2000-Present

Member, Illinois State Bar Association General Practice, Small Firm and Solo
Practitioner Section Council
2000-2004

Fellow, Illinois Bar Foundation
2000-Present

Member, McHenry County Bar Association
1995-Present

Board of Trustees, Public Action to Deliver Shelter (PADS)
2002-2006

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MILITARY SERVICE

Naval Reserve Association

U.S. Navy (Active Duty-Lieutenant)
1980-1987

U.S. Navy Reserve (Commander-Retired)
August 1987 through September 2007

Military Decorations:
– Defense Meritorious Service Medal
– Joint Service Commendation Medal
– Navy Commendation Medal (Awarded Three Times)
– Navy Achievement Medal (Awarded Two Times)

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PUBLICATIONS

People v. Swanson, ISBA Traffic Laws and Courts Newsletter, June 2016, Vol. 25, No. 4

People v. Strobel, ISBA Traffic Laws and Courts Newsletter, February 2015, Vol. 24, No. 1.

City of Highland Park v. Kane, ISBA Traffic Laws and Courts Newsletter, June 2013, Vol. 22, No. 4, Page 6.

People v. Smulik, ISBA Traffic Laws and Courts Newsletter, May 2012, Vol. 21, No. 4, Page 8.

People v. Barwan, ISBA Traffic Laws and Courts Newsletter, March 2012, Vol. 21, No. 3, Page 3.

People v. Price, ISBA Traffic Laws and Courts Newsletter, March 2012, Vol. 21, No. 3, Page 9.

People v. Geier (as appearing in the Illinois State Bar Association Traffic Laws and Courts Newsletter, August 2011, Vol. 21, No. 1).

People v. Bruni (as appearing in the Illinois State Bar Association Traffic Laws and Courts Newsletter, March 2011, Vol. 20, No. 3).

People v. Maldonado (as appearing in the Illinois State Bar Association Traffic Laws and Courts Newsletter, November 2010, Vol. 20, No. 2).

People v. Nunez (as appearing in the Illinois State Bar Association Traffic Laws and Courts Newsletter, June 2010, Vol. 19, No. 4).

People v. McDonough (as appearing in the Illinois State Bar Association Traffic Laws and Courts Newsletter, March 10, 2010, Vol. 19, No. 3).

People v. Hacker (as appearing in the Illinois State Bar Association Traffic Laws and Courts Newsletter, June 2009, Vol. 18, No. 4).

People v. Ewing (as appearing in the Illinois State Bar Association Traffic Laws and Courts Newsletter, September 2008, Vol. 18, No. 1).

People v. Sturgess (as appearing in the Illinois State Bar Association Traffic Laws and Courts Newsletter, March 2007, Vol. 16, No. 3).

Case Summary, Kaiser v. Fleming, ISBA General Practice, Solo and Small Firm Newsletter (November 2001, at 3)

Case Summary, In Re Marriage of Drysch, ISBA General Practice, Solo and Small Firm Newsletter (October 2001, at 5)

Case Summary, People v. Every, Illinois State Bar Association Criminal Justice Newsletter (February 1999, at 6)

Case Summary, People v. Cortes, Illinois State Bar Association Criminal Justice Newsletter (April 1998, at 10)

Public Defender Stephen Baker, Assistant State’s Attorney David B. Franks and the Honorable Daniel T. Gillespie, Survey of Illinois Law: Criminal Law and Procedure, Southern Illinois University Law Journal (Summer 1996)

Case Summary, People v. Whitehead, Illinois State Bar Association Criminal Justice Newsletter (May 1996, at 8)

Case Summary, People v. Jimerson, Illinois State Bar Association Criminal Justice Newsletter (September 1995, at 1)

Public Defender Stephen Baker, Assistant State’s Attorney David B. Franks and the Honorable Daniel T. Gillespie, Survey of Illinois Law: Criminal Law and Procedure, Southern Illinois University Law Journal (Summer 1995)

Case Summary, People v. Mahaffey, Illinois State Bar Association Criminal Justice Newsletter (June 1995, at 3)

Case Summary, People v. Knuckles, Illinois State Bar Association Criminal Justice Newsletter (April 1994, at 6)

Case Summary, People v. Fassler, Illinois State Bar Association Criminal Justice Newsletter (February 1993, at 3)

Federal Court Discretion and the Exhaustion Doctrine: Granberry v. Greer, Criminal Law Bulletin (May 1990)

 

BAR ADMISSIONSMembership National Association of Criminal Lawyers

State of Illinois

Federal Bar for the Northern District of Illinois

United States Supreme Court