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John Prior

John Prior

The Prior Law Firm
  • Criminal Law, DUI & DWI, Traffic Tickets...
  • Illinois
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John Prior is a former elected State's Attorney and former Assistant State's Attorney in various counties. While a prosecutor, Mr. Prior was awarded a Department Special Award from the Illinois State Police for his work in prosecuting DUI cases. In 2004, Mr. Prior started his own law firm and has been practicing criminal defense ever since. He has won various awards, including being named the Top 100 Lawyers by the National Trial Lawyers. The Prior Law Firm's practice consists of 50% DUI & traffic, 25% drug sales/possession, and 25% violent crimes. Mr. Prior also helps clients get reinstatement of their driver's license, helps get cases expunged or sealed, and helps with forfeiture of money or property resulting from a pending criminal case.

The John Marshall Law School
J.D. (1990)
University of Northern Iowa
M.A. (1979) | Physical Education
Coe College
B.A. (1974) | Physical Education
Professional Experience
The Prior Law Firm
- Current
Managing Attorney
The Wilbur Law Firm
In charge of the Subrogation Department
Assistant State's Attorney
Peoria County State's Attorney's Office
Contract brief writer
State's Attorney's Appellate Prosecutor's Office
Head of Domestic Violence Unit
McLean County State's Attorney's Office
Elected State's Attorney
Henderson County State's Attorney's Office
Assistant State's Attorney
Knox County State's Attorney's Office
Peer Review Rated
Client Rating
Top 100
The National Trial Lawyers
Award of Recognition
Countering Domestic Violence
Department Special Award
Illinois State Police
Professional Associations
American Bar Association
- Current
McLean County Bar Association
- Current
State Bar of Illinois # 6202816
- Current
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • DUI & DWI
  • Traffic Tickets
  • Domestic Violence
  • White Collar Crime
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Contact & Map
1210 Towanda Ave. Suite 15
Bloomington, IL 61701
Telephone: (309) 827-4300
Cell: (309) 824-1275
Fax: (309) 827-4111