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Howard Jay Wise

About Howard Wise

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Attorney Howard J. Wise started his 18 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.

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