About Harold L. Wallin

Harold L. Wallin is a graduate of the University of Chicago and the Washington University School of Law.  He has been licensed to practice law in Illinois since 1994.  He is a member of the Federal Trial Bar of the Northern District of Illinois.

In 2014, Mr. Wallin was selected as one of “Illinois’s Top 100 Criminal Trial Lawyers” by The National Trial Lawyers.  He was selected by them again in 2015 and 2016.

In 2015, 2016 and 2017, Mr. Wallin was chosen as one of “Chicago’s Top Three DUI Lawyers” by the website ThreeBestRated.com, and as one of “Illinois’ Top Ten DUI Lawyers” by The American Institute of DUI/DWI Attorneys.  He was also selected as one of Illinois’ Top 100 Criminal Defense lawyers by the American Society of Legal Advocates in 2016.

In 2016, Mr. Wallin was chosen by Expertise.com as one of “Chicago’s Top Criminal Defense Attorneys.”

He has been rated “10 out of 10” and “Superb” by AVVO, the attorney rating website.

Mr. Wallin is also a member of the Illinois State Bar Association (Sections on Traffic Laws and Courts), the Chicago Bar Association (Traffic Laws Committee and Judicial Evaluation Committee), the Illinois Lawyer and Substance Abuse Counselor Association and the Illinois Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.  He also serves as an arbitrator in the Cook County Mandatory Arbitration program.

Mr. Wallin’s experience includes having tried hundreds of contested hearings, arbitrations, administrative hearings, pre-trial motions or trials to verdict.  These include, but are not limited to, winning over 500 statutory summary suspension hearings, and/or criminal, DUI and civil trials.  Mr. Wallin has represented clients in Cook, DuPage, Kane, Lake, McHenry and Will Counties.  Mr. Wallin has tried felony and misdemeanor criminal and traffic cases, as well as civil cases in the Law, Municipal and Chancery Divisions, as well as administrative hearings.

News Articles Harold Wallin is quoted in:

Chicago Tribune – July 14, 2009
MSN.com – 2007
Medill Chicago News Service  Northwestern University – August 12, 2004
The Associated Press – July 04, 2009
Chicago Tribune – February 3, 2014

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