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About Me

If you are facing accusations of criminal conduct and are wondering where you can turn to receive the help and support you need at this critical juncture in your life, look no further than Fred Mark Dry, Attorney at Law. His law office exists to defend individuals just like you—people who have found themselves dealing with criminal allegations and who need trustworthy support. When you come to his law office, you can rest assured in the help and support you will receive because Attorney Dry is knowledgeable, devoted to his clients and dedicated to fighting for the best possible resolution in every case. Attorney Dry has over 35 years of professional experience in criminal law. He has defended numerous people who are facing charges much like yours, and he is committed to standing by your side and fighting for the resolution that is in your best interests. He has dealt with almost every different offense including, DUI/DWI/OUI, drug crimes, gun cases, Battery, Aggravated Battery, Domestic Violence/Domestic Battery, Burglary, Robbery and Armed Robbery, Auto Theft or Possession of a Stolen Motor Vehicle, Murder and Attempted Murder just to name a few. He has considerable experience with DUI and moving violations. If you have been accused of any crime where a jail sentence is possible, it is absolutely imperative that you take immediate action and procure the help and defense you need without any delay. Attorney Dry is ready to help! Are you facing allegations of gun offenses? Perhaps you are facing theft crimes. Whatever the details of your case may be, you need the support of a lawyer who cares about you and the outcome and how it may affect your future. Attorney Dry fits that description! He is a member of the Illinois Bar Association and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and has dealt with all kinds of criminal cases. Attorney Dry is ready to take on your case and fight tirelessly on your behalf. All you need to do is pick up the phone and contact his law office without any further delay.


Practice Areas


  1. DUI & DWI: 60%
    40 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 35%
    40 years
  3. Speeding & Traffic Ticket: 5%
    40 years


Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

13 total 

  • Mark V. Clay

    I highly endorse Mr. Dry. Truly exceptional and caring attorney who produces great results in representing clients! I want all people with legal problems to contact him first.


    Mark Clay Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

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    I have known Fred for many years and I am familiar with the way he practices Criminal Law and DUI defense. He is amongst the most well prepared attorneys doing this work and is tireless in his efforts. He is highly knowledgeable in the law, thorough in his preparation and dedicated to his clients. He defends his clients with integrity and honesty. He is always looking for new and creative ways to tailor the defense of his clients to the varying circumstances of each case. I highly recommend him.


    George Collins
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Fred Mark Dry, Attorney At Law

One Northfield Plaza
Suite 300
Northfield, IL, 60093

Fred Mark Dry

180 North LaSalle
Suite 2910
Chicago, IL, 60601



ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law197608/17/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers Association2015
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
MemberNational College for DUI Defense2014
Recognition of Lawyer Referral Service Committee ChairmanshipChicago Bar Association1989
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyFred Mark Dry, Attorney at Law1985 - Present
AttorneyDry & Brady1977 - 1985
AttorneyCook County Public Defender1977 - 1977
Student LawyerCook Count Public Defender's Office1975 - 1976
Full Time Substitute TeacherChicago Board of Education1972 - 1973
PTF CarrierU.S. Postal Service1967 - 1973
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Chicago Bar Association, Lawyer Referral Service CommitteeChairman1989 - 1989
National Association of Criminal Defense AttorneysMember1980 - Present
Illinois State Bar AssociationMember1977 - Present
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
People of Illinois v. J.M. (1631)Not Guilty of DUI; "Breath test license suspension" rescinded
People of Illinois v. L.G. (1609)Not guilty DUI & all other charges; License suspension for failing breath test rescinded
People of Illinois v. L.B. (1614)DUI Dismissed
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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
John Marshall Law School, ChicagoLawJuris Doctor1976
Northeastern Illinois UniversityHistoryBachelor of Arts1971
Lane Tech High SchoolN/AN/A1966