My name is John M. Delaney, Jr. I have been a lawyer in Madison County since 1981 and have offered legal services to clients as a sole practitioner from my office in East Alton, Illinois, since 1997. I began my legal career clerking for Judge Joseph Barr in the late 1970's. In 1981, I became assistant state attorney for Madison County, Illinois, working for the Madison County States Attorney until 1985. I gained a considerable amount of trial experience as an assistant state's attorney and an extensive understanding of the strengths and weaknesses of the prosecution's case. I have handled numerous complex felony cases, including 3 murder cases successfully prosecuted. Following that time, I was a Partner/Attorney in the former law firm of Smith, Allen, Mendenhall and Delaney, then located in Alton, Illinois, concentrating on Civil Litigation and Criminal Defense from 1985-1996.
I consider myself and my fellow lawyers to be an integral part of our nation's civil and criminal justice system and I am committed to using my legal skills and experience to uphold your rights and support you through your legal challenges.
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I have known John extensively through the years in a multiple arenas of complicated custody and family law issues. He is an accomplished member of the legal community with whom I have the utmost respect for who passionately cares about his clients.
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John is a former Assistant States Attorney, and has been in private practice for almost 30 years. He has tried over 50 Jury trials and is a very good litigator, and knows how to pick a Jury. Of the 100 attorneys I know, I can honestly say John is the best Criminal Defense Attorney I know. He also is knowledgeable in both Bankruptcy Law, Family Law and General Matters. I heartily endorse John M. Delaney, Jr., Attorney.
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|IL||Active And Authorized To Practice Law||1981||11/12/2015|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Member Original Village Board of Trustee's||Village of Godfrey (1993-1999)||1999|
|1983 Outstanding Young Man of America||Outstanding Young Men of America||1983|
|Partner||Law Office of John Delaney||1996 - Present|
|Partner||Smith, Allen, Mendenhall & Delaney||1985 - 1996|
|Assistant Attorney||Madison County State's Attorney Office||1981 - 1984|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Illinois State Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Member||N/A|
|SoftSide Publishing Milford NH||SoftSide Magazine Volume 2 No. 01||1979|
|Saint Louis University School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1981|
|Saint Louis University||N/A||A.B||1978|
|Criminal Law and Procedure||Assistant Professor Lewis & Clark Community College||1986|