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Wayne B. Addis

Wayne B. Addis

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI, State, Local And Municipal Law

About Me

Wayne B. Addis is a founding member of Addis Greenberg, L.L.C. His practice emphasizes Criminal Defense, DUI/ Traffic and Municipal Law.   He represents clients in a wide variety of litigation matters before State Courts, Arbitration and Mediation Panels and Administrative Agencies.   With over 37 years of experience, Mr. Addis has achieved tremendous results for his clients both at trial and through settlement.

Mr. Addis also spent seven years as Assistant State's Attorney for Cook County, serving as a First Chair Felony Trial Assistant at the main Criminal Courthouse at 26th and California. He also was appointed as a Special Assistant State's Attorney to the President of the Cook County Board.

Along with his partner, Joel Greenberg, Mr. Addis serves as the Village Prosecutor for Northbrook and Morton Grove, Illinois. In that capacity, we prosecute Ordinance Violations, Traffic, DUI, Code Enforcement, Animal Enforcement, and Zoning Code Violations. We regularly provide advice and counsel to Northbrook and Morton Grove's Police, Fire, Development, Engineering, Public Works and Community Service Departments



Languages Spoken: Russian, Ukrainian, Greek, English, Polish, German, Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian, Serbo-Croatian, Italian

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1978

  1. Criminal Defense: 50%
    3 years
  2. DUI & DWI: 30%
    3 years
  3. State, Local And Municipal Law: 20%
    3 years



Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

8 total 

  • Paul F. Serkland

    I have known Mr. Addis since I began practicing law as an Assistant State's Attorney 14 years ago. In my dealings with Wayne, he was at all times was a true professional. He was well prepared on every matter and displayed exceptional trial skills. I endorse this lawyer without hesitation.


    Paul Serkland Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Jason Blake Stevens

    I endorse this lawyer. I had the pleasure of working for Wayne Addis when I was a law student. I was always impressed with his legal skills and his exceptional commitment to customer service.


    Jason Stevens Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked for lawyer

Contact Info

Addis Greenberg, LLC

633 Skokie Boulevard
Suite 220
Northbrook, IL, 60062



ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law197808/17/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Administrative Hearing ProsecutorVillage of Morton Grove2013 - Present
Village ProsecutorVillage of Northbrook2007 - Present
AttorneyAddis Greenberg, LLC1988 - Present


Association NamePosition NameDuration
North Suburban Bar AssociationMemberN/A


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Northern Illinois University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1978
Northern Illinois UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1975

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Citizens Police AcademySearch And Seizure2015
Police Training SeminarCriminal Procedure Update2014
Chicago Professional Sports TeamGood Conduct Seminar2014
Quarterly TrainingDUI Law update2013
Police Quarterly TrainingTraffic Law Update2013
Quarterly Police TrainingDUI Law Update2012
Chicago Professional Sports Team Conduct SeminarMaking the Proper Decisions2012
Quarterly Police TrainingDUI & Criminal Law2011
Quarterly Police TrainingTraffic DUI and Criminal Law2010
Quarterly Police TrainingDUI and Traffic Law2009
Quarterly Police TrainingCriminal, Traffic, and DUI2008
Quarterly Police TrainingCriminal Law Seminar2007
National Lewis UniversityCriminal Law Seminar2006
National Lewis UniversityCriminal Law Seminar2005
Police Quarterly TrainingCriminal Procedure UpdateN/A