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Attorney Howard J. Wise started his 21 year career as a criminal attorney working for the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office. He was assigned to the Criminal Appeals Division, Traffic Division, Misdemeanor Division, Felony Preliminary Hearings Division, and Felony Review where he approved felony charges and took statements (confessions) from defendants on all types of felony cases. During his time as a prosecutor he successfully tried numerous bench and jury trials.
As a defense attorney, he has handled all types of Misdemeanors and Felonies, including but not limited to, First Degree Murder and Attempted Murder. He has aggressively tried numerous bench and jury trials, both on the Misdemeanor and Felony levels, with great results.
At the Law Offices of Howard J. Wise & Associates, our defense attorneys have the experience to handle all criminal defense matters, from minor traffic violations and misdemeanors to the most serious felony charges. We realize that regardless of the charge, what is most important is to maintain our client’s freedom and prevent a criminal conviction.
|IL||Active And Authorized To Practice Law||1997||07/06/2019|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Top 100 Lawyers||American Society of Legal Advocates||2017|
|Top 100 Trial Lawyers||National Trial Lawyers||2017|
|Top One Percent||National Association of Distinguished Counsel||2017|
|CLIENT'S CHOICE AWARD - DUI||AVVO||2012|
|Dean's List||Thomas M. Cooley Law School||1994|
|TOP DUI ATTORNEY||AVVO||N/A|
|Owner||Law Offices of Howard J. Wise & Associates||2006 - Present|
|Partner||Law Offices of Wise & Wise||2003 - 2006|
|Associate||Law Offices of William H. Wise & Associates||2001 - 2003|
|Criminal & DUI Prosecutor||Cook County State's Attorney's Office||1999 - 2001|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Cook County Bar Association||Member||2014 - Present|
|Chicago Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Northwest Suburban Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Orland Park Patch||Attorney Wants Arrest Thrown Out in Sex Abuse Case||2012|
|Orland Park Patch||Judge Will Allow Alleged Victim Statement in Sex Abuse||2012|
|NWI Times||Witnesses testify in Cal City slaying case||2008|
|Chicago Tribune||Driver did not intend to kill, lawyers say||2005|
|Thomas M. Cooley Law School||JD - Juris Doctor||1996|
|University of Arizona||BFA - Bachelor of Fine Arts||1991|
|Trial Advocacy - Professor Gillespe||Volunteer Judge for Kent Law School Mock Jury Trial||2001|
|People of the State of Illinois v R.P.||Finding of Not Guilty After Trial|
|People of the State of Illinois v O.D.||Finding of Not Guilty (Bench Trial)|
|People of the State of Illinois vs C.J.||Case Dismissed & Beat Suspension|
|People of the State of Illinois v A.S.||Finding of Not Guilty (Bench Trial)|
|People of the State of Illinois v M.S.||Finding of Not Guilty (Jury Trial)|
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Tue Feb 08 2011
Posted by Gal Pissetzky
Tue Feb 08 2011
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