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My name is Dennis F. Dwyer. I am a Bridgeview and Chicago attorney who practices in the areas of criminal defense and DUI defense.  I represent clients in both criminal trials and criminal appeals. When your liberty is at stake, you need an attorney who will aggressively advocate on your behalf. As a former prosecutor with the Cook County State's Attorney's Office, I have tried hundreds of criminal trials, including several jury trials, and handed several criminal appeals.

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. DUI & DWI: 75%
  2. Criminal Defense: 25%

Payment

Fees:

Free consultation (60 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Richard William Stake Jr.

    Mr. Dwyer was defense counsel on many cases that I prosecuted as a former State's Attorney. He was always very professional and dedicated to doing right by his clients. Though we were adversaries on these cases, I always enjoyed working with him. If you need a criminal defense lawyer, this is the guy you want.

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  • Mark V. Clay

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

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Contact info

The Law Office of Dennis F. Dwyer

7548 W 103rd Street
Bridgeview, IL

800 W Jackson Blvd
Suite 300
Chicago, IL

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Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law200311/12/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
graduated Magna Cum LaudeUniversity of Illinois2003
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Assistant State's AttorneyCook County State's Attorney's Office2003 - 2007
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
South Suburban Bar AssociationPresident2013 - Present
South Suburban Bar AssociationVice President2012 - 2013
South Suburban Bar AssociationTreasurer2011 - 2012
Southwest Bar AssociationBoard Member2007 - Present
Northwest Suburban Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
Chicago Bar AssociationMember2003 - Present
Illinois State Bar AssociationMember2001 - Present
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Illinois College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2003
University of Illinois, Urbana-ChampaignFinanceBS - Bachelor of Science1999
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
MoneyForLunch Radio ShowDUI Matters2012