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Steven Sims

Government Attorney at Saint Charles, IL

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Reason: Government Attorney
  • State Years
    Illinois - IL 30 years
    Ohio - OH 30 years
  • Licensed for 30 years
    State IL
    Acquired 1993
    Status
    Active and Authorized to Practice Law No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 30 years
    State OH
    Acquired 1994
    Status
    Inactive No misconduct found

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Location

State's Attorney's Office
37 W777 Il Route 38 Judicial Center
Saint Charles, IL, 60175

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Resume

AVVO RATING 8.4 (Excellent)

Work Experience

  • Assistant State's Attorney
  • Kane County State's Attorney's Office
  • 1997 - Present
  • Adjunct Faculty Instructor
  • Richland Community College
  • 1997 - 1997
  • Assistant State's Attorney
  • Macon County State's Attorney's Office
  • 1995 - 1997
  • Assistant State's Attorney
  • Henderson County State's Attorney's Office
  • 1994 - 1995
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Education

  • University of Dayton School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1993
  • Loyola University of Chicago
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 1990

Associations

  • Kane County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2006 - Present
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2010 - 2012
  • Kane County DUI Task Force
  • Member, Vice Chairman
  • 2006 - 2012
  • Phi Delta Phi legal fraternity
  • Member, Sgt. at Arms
  • 1991 - 1993
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Prosecutor of the Year
  • Illinois Department of Transportation
  • 2009
  • Outstanding Assistant State's Attorney
  • Alliance Against Intoxicated Motorists
  • 2008
  • Recognition Award for DUI Prevention
  • Kane County DUI Task Force
  • 2006

Publications

  • Bar Briefs (Kane County)
  • Buddha v. Angulimala: Seeking Balance within the Criminal Justice System
  • 2016
  • Bar Briefs (Kane County)
  • Monitoring Court-Ordered Sobriety Through the Use of Technology
  • 2015
  • Legal Ease, Volume 5, Issue 2
  • Presenting HGN Testimony in Court
  • 2011
  • Legal Ease, Volume 1, Issue 5
  • DUI Trial Preparation for Officers
  • 2007
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Speaking Engagements

  • Lethal Weapon: Investigating and Prosecuting Vehicular Fatalities
  • Dealing with Expert Witnesses
  • 2013
  • Current DUI, Traffic and Secretary of State Related Issues Seminar 2012
  • DUI/Statutory Summary Suspension Case Law Panel Discussion
  • 2012
  • Combined Prosecution and Defense Law Seminar
  • Prosecuting Alcohol Related Offenses, Reckless Homicide & No-Refusal Weekends
  • 2012
  • Current DUI, Traffic and Secretary of State-Related Issues Seminar 2011
  • DUI/Statutory Summary Suspension Case Law Panel Discussion
  • 2011
  • "Preparing for Success" State's Attorney DUI Seminar, Bloomington, Illinois
  • Hot Defense Challenges in Illinois--Search Warrant
  • 2011
  • Illinois Probation and Court Services Association Seminar 2010-East Peoria
  • SCRAM in the Court System: A Prosecutor's Perspective
  • 2010
  • Illinois Probation and Court Services Association Seminar - Lombard
  • SCRAM in the Court System: A Prosecutor's Perspective
  • 2010
  • DUI, Traffic, and Secretary of State-Related Issues Seminar 2010 Bloomington-Normal
  • Direct and Cross Examination of a Police Officer - Demonstration
  • 2010
  • DUI, Traffic and Secretary of State-Related Issues Seminar 2010 Bloomington-Normal
  • SCRAM-Continuous Alcohol Monitoring Device
  • 2010
  • DUI, Traffic and Secretary of State-Related Issues Seminar 2010 Bloomington-Normal
  • DUI/Statutory Summary Suspension-Zero Tolerance Discussion Panel
  • 2010
  • Drive Home Safe Driving School classroom presentation
  • Prosecuting DUI Offenders
  • 2010
  • Current DUI, Traffic and Secretary of State-Related Issues Seminar 2010 Lombard
  • DUI/Statutory Summary Suspension Case Law Panel Discussion
  • 2010
  • State's Attorney Advanced DUI Seminar
  • No-Refusal Weekend - The Use of Warrants for Breath Test Results
  • 2009
  • Illinois Traffic Safety "Staying Alive" Conference 2009
  • Chemical Testing in DUI-Innovative Practices
  • 2009
  • Criminal Law-DUI Seminar
  • SCRAM (Secure Continuous Remote Alcohol Monitor) - Basic Primer & Demo
  • 2009
  • Citizen's Prosecutor Academy
  • DUI Prosecution
  • 2009
  • School Presentation
  • DUI Prevention
  • 2008
  • Lethal Weapon: Investigating and Prosecuting DUI Related Fatalities
  • Dealing with Expert Witnesses (Direct & Cross)
  • 2008
  • DUI Law Update & Forensic Technology Seminar
  • Ignition Interlock Devices: Monitoring Device Driving Permits (MDDP) to Replace Judicial Driving Permits
  • 2008
  • Citizen's Prosecutor Academy
  • DUI Prosecution
  • 2008
  • School Presentation
  • DUI Prevention
  • 2007
  • School Presentation
  • DUI Prevention
  • 2007
  • School Presentation
  • DUI Prevention
  • 2007
  • Citizen's Prosecutor Academy
  • DUI Prosecution
  • 2007
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Violent crime Attorney | Jun 29
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"I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Sims is an amazing attorney and a brilliant legal mind, who is always fair with opposing counsel. He is a pleasure to work with!"
Criminal defense Attorney | Jun 29
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"I endorse this lawyer. Steve has been a prosecutor for many years and is well known in legal circles. He is an aggressive advocate and has an expert level knowledge in criminal law. He has been a supervisor and mentor to countless young attorneys learning how to properly conduct hearings and trials. If he is on the other side of your case, my advice to you is to appear in court very prepared."
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Saint Charles Government Lawyer Steven Sims
Steven Sims
Government Attorney
Saint Charles, IL
Licensed for 30 years