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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.

Education
DePaul College of Law
J.D. (1989) | Law
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University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign
B.A. (1986) | Political Science & History
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Professional Experience
Owner
Alan E. Jones, P.C.
- Current
Prosecuting Attorney-Intern
Lake County Prosecutor's Office
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Publications
Articles & Publications
The Attorney as Advocate and Counselor
ISBA Newsletter
Speaking Engagements
Traffic Law Basics, Illinois Bar Association, CLE for new lawyers
Awards
Distinguished Peer Rating
Martindale-Hubbell
Superb Rating
Avvo
Best Criminal Defense Attorneys in Waukegan
Expertise.com
Best DUI Lawyers in Palatine
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AV Preeminent Peer Rating
Martindale-Hubbell
2017
Clients' Choice Award
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Top Attorney Award
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Professional Associations
Illinois Attorneys for Criminal Justice
Member
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National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Member
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Lake County Bar Association
Member
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Activities: Criminal Law Committee
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Illinois State Bar Association
Member
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Activities: Former Chair, Traffic Section Council
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Illinois
Supreme Court of Illinois
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
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)
Languages
  • English
  • Spanish
Legal Answers
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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Contact & Map
Alan E. Jones, P.C.
203 W Greenwood Ave
Waukegan, IL 60087
Telephone: (847) 336-3900
Fax: (847) 336-3908
Monday: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Thursday: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM - 3 PM
Saturday: 10 AM - 12 PM
Sunday: Closed (Today)
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