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Michael O'Donnell

Michael O'Donnell

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Prior to entering private practice as an attorney in 2015, Mike worked at the DuPage County State's Attorney's Office for over 11 years, handling all types of felony, misdemeanor and traffic cases. Prior to becoming a prosecutor, Mike served as a clerk at the State's Attorney office conducting motion writing and legal research. As an Assistant State's Attorney, he has prosecuted thousands of cases including traffic, DUI, financial crimes, Drug crimes and Assaults and Batteries and other violent crimes. Mike served in the Traffic, Misdemeanor, Juvenile and Felony Division. He has conducted hundreds of trials and hearings involving traffic offenses, DUI, theft and violent crimes. Mike has extensive experience in DUI cases, having served as the lead attorney in a DUI courtroom for three years and also prosecuting complex felony DUI cases including cases involving the blood testing for alcohol and drugs. He has also attended special training for prosecutors in DUI law.

In addition to his courtroom experience, Mike has extensive experience working with law enforcement to prepare and review cases, drafting responses to clemency petitions and writing motions. Mike has extensive experience in law enforcement as a Military Police Officer in the United States Army Reserve. He is a graduate of two Army Military Police Officer courses and has conducted numerous investigations involving the loss of hundreds of thousand dollars of government property, accidents, use of force, shootings and misappropriations of funds. He has deployed three times to a combat zone in Iraq and Afghanistan and has earned numerous awards including being twice awarded the Bronze Star Medal for service in a combat zone. He also was the commander of a police academy in Afghanistan that trained hundreds of Afghan police officers in law enforcement techniques, human rights and crime scene investigations.

DePaul College of Law
J.D. (2001)
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Southern Illinois University - Carbondale
B.A. (1994) | Political Science
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Client's Choice in Criminal Defense
Proclamation in Recognition of Community Service
DuPage Couty Board
Most Difficult Trial Award
DuPage County State's Attorney
Recognition of Military Service
Prosecutors Bar Association
2 Broze Star Awards
Meritorious Service Medal
Commendation Awards - 2
Achievement Medal
Service Medal
Iraq Campaign Medal
Afghanistan Campaign Medal
Global War On Terrorism Medal
Professional Associations
Illinois State Bar
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DuPage County Bar Association
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Military Veteran
Activities: 20 years of Reserve Service and 4 years of Active Duty
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Army Reserves (Past Assignment
Activities: Provost Marshall, 416th Engineer Command, Darien, IL, 2015-2016 Executive Officer, 327th Military Police Battalion, Arlington Heights, IL, 2013-2015 Executive Officer, 327th Military Police Battalion, Arlington Heights, IL, 2012-2014 Officer in Charge, Bamyan Afghanistan Regional Training Center, Deployed to Afghanistan, 2012 Aide de Camp, Commander Task Force 134 Commander, Iraq, 2008 Operations Officer, 327th Military Police Battalion, Deployed to Iraq, 2008 Commander, 814th Military Police Company, Deployed to Iraq and Kuwait, 2003
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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Practice Areas
Traffic Tickets
Suspended License
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
Cannabis & Marijuana Law
Medical Marijuana
Additional Practice Areas
  • Speeding Tickets
  • Vacating Traffic Convictions
  • Ordinance Violations
  • Theft
  • Vacating Convictions
  • Post Conviction Appeals and Clemency Proceedings
  • Expungements
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O'Donnell Law Ltd.
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O'Donnell Law Ltd.
290 South County Farm Road,
Suite O
Wheaton, IL 60187
Telephone: (630) 765-7365
Monday: 9:30 AM - 7 PM
Tuesday: 9:30 AM - 7 PM
Wednesday: 9:30 AM - 7 PM
Thursday: 9:30 AM - 7 PM
Friday: 9:30 AM - 7 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed (Today)
Notice: Saturday and Sunday by appointment. Office locations in Elgin & St. Charles by appointment