Steven Paul McCollum
Criminal defense Attorney at Waukegan, IL
also known as Steven McCollum
Licensed for 44 years
44 years, 10,000 cases
44 years, 3,000 cases
44 years, 1,500 cases
44 years, 100 cases
McCollum Hodgkinson, P.C. is a criminal and juvenile defense law firm, formerly known as Law Offices of Steven P. McCollum, P.C., and has been in business since 1995. Before becoming a criminal defense lawyer, Steve McCollum was the Chief Deputy State's Attorney for Lake County (in charge of all criminal prosecutions) and was a prosecutor in the Lake County State's Attorney's Office for 14 years and in the Peoria County State's Attorney's Office for 2 years. As a prosecutor Steve was the primary prosecutor on many jury trials of First Degree Murder cases, including the trials of seven (7) death penalty cases, numerous Reckless Homicide cases, sexual assault cases, domestic battery, DUI, large white collar crime (theft) cases, and all other criminal matters. In addition to being the Chief Deputy State's Attorney in Lake County, Steve was the Chief of the Felony Review Division, Chief of the Misdemeanor and Traffic Division and Chief of the Juvenile Division for the Lake County State's Attorney.
Since entering private practice in 1995 Steve has been the President of the Lake County Bar Association, the Chairman of the Criminal Trials and Appeals Committee for the Bar Association, and a speaker at many seminars conducted for attorneys. As a Defense attorney Steve has handled clients charged with First Degree Murder, sexual assault or abuse, child pornography, drug charges, DUI and Reckless Homicide, domestic battery (both felony and misdemeanor), large theft, embezzlement, and white collar crime cases, and almost every other possible criminal or juvenile case.
Steve grew up in Lake County, Illinois and is very familiar with everyone in the Court system in Lake County.
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.