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Timothy Patrick Carter

Criminal defense Attorney at Chicago, IL

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  1. Criminal defense
    As a former prosecutor with the Cook County State's Attorney's office, I have successfully tried thousands of cases involving everything from narcotics to capital murder. I am now using the skills I learned as a prosecutor to defend those charged with a crime.

    28 years, 10,000 cases

  2. DUI and DWI
    I have successfully handled every type of DUI imaginable from misdemeanors to felony aggravated DUIs involving death. We are experts at defending DUI cases

    28 years, 1,000 cases

  3. Litigation
    As a former prosecutor with the Cook County State's Attorney's Office, I litigated over 65 jury trials and thousands of bench trials. The majority of my cases involved violent crimes however, I also litigated DUIs, Narcotics, Guns, and Possession of a Stolen Motor Vehicle

    28 years, 5,000 cases

Licensed for 27 years
State IL
Status Active and Authorized to Practice Law
Acquired 1995
Updated 01/05/2023

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Criminal defense Attorney | Mar 03
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Highly experienced and competent attorney. Tim has a ton of trial experience so if your case is going to go the distance, you couldn't be in better hands. At the same time, he knows how to evaluate a case and if possible, can help resolve it early on."
General practice Attorney | May 23
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Tim Carter is an extremely talented attorney and trial lawyer. Tim has earned the tremendous respect of many attorneys and judges, and for good reason. Tim has a wealth of legal experience and a strong command of every case he handles. For those of us who know Tim personally or have worked with him, his dedication, sincerity, and intelligence are immediately apparent. In short, in Chicago, a town full of big name attorneys, you simply cannot find a better attorney to represent you in court. Whatever the case may be, hire Tim Carter with confidence."
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Timothy Patrick Carter
Criminal defense Attorney
Chicago, IL
Licensed for 27 years