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  1. Criminal Defense: 60%
  2. Violent Crime: 20%
  3. Personal Injury: 20%

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  • Lawrence E. Wines

    I endorse this lawyer. I have known John since law school. he is a brilliant and talented criminal defense attorney. He has a great analytical mind and dissect a complicate case fact pattern. His trail skills, metal acuity and staunch advocacy puts him as a top gun criminal defense attorney in Southern Illinois. Hiring John is hiring one of the best.


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  • Steven Charles Giacoletto

    I endorse this lawyer. Mr. O'Gara's reputation as a criminal defense attorney is stellar in the community and well deserved. Any criminal defense client will be happy they retained his services.


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Contact info

O'Gara, Gomric & Schultz, P.C.

6 East Washington Street
Belleville, IL, 62220


ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law198711/12/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
Association namePosition nameDuration
St. Clair County Bar AssociationDirector1998 - Present
Illinois Attorneys for Criminal JusticeMember1998 - 2000
Illinois Public Defender's AssociationDirector1995 - Present
St. Clair County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Illinois State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Illinois Public Defender's AssociationMemberN/A
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMemberN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Saint Louis University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1987
Quincy UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1983

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