A lawyer for over 25 years, Scott graduated from IIT Chicago-Kent Law School in 1989 and accepted an Associate position at a large Chicago-based litigation law firm. Seeking more trial work, and wanting to engage in public service, Scott joined the Cook County State's Attorney's Office in 1991. In 1994, Scott became a Felony Trial Assistant at the Criminal Courts at 2650 S. California. In 1997, Scott became a First Chair in the Felony Trial Division where he was the lead attorney on the most serious cases going to trial. In private practice since 1999, Scott has handled both civil and criminal matters. Since 2002, he has handled criminal defense matters exclusively. He practices in Cook, Lake, McHenry and DuPage counties. He has successfully defended numerous matters ranging from traffic, misdemeanors and DUIs, to the most serious felonies, including theft and property crimes, drug offenses, violent crimes and homicides.
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I highly endorse Scott Anderson. I have known Scott for many years. When I was a prosecutor, I faced Scott in the courtroom and across the negotiation table. He is a highly skilled negotiator and razor sharp trial attorney. Scott is also very well-respected by his colleagues and the entire legal community.
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|IL||Active And Authorized To Practice Law||1989||11/22/2016|
|Managing Partner||Scott F. Anderson Attorney at Law||2002 - Present|
|Prosecuting Attorney||Cook County State Attorney's Office||1991 - 1999|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Lake County Bar Association||Member||1999 - Present|
|Northwest Suburban Bar Association||Member||1999 - Present|
|Cook County Bar Association||Member||1989 - Present|
|University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign||Economics||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1996|
|Chicago-Kent College of Law Illinois Institute of Technology||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1989|