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David Brian Franks

David Brian Franks

(aka David B. Franks) Franks & Rechenberg, P.C.
  • Criminal Law, DUI & DWI
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David B. Franks is a highly effective Criminal Attorney, Driving Under the Influence (DUI) Lawyer and Traffic Defense Attorney who has practiced criminal law since being admitted to the Illinois Bar in 1989. Mr. Franks has more than fifteen years of criminal prosecution and defense experience. Mr. Franks served as an Assistant State’s Attorney in both Cook County and McHenry County, Illinois. In McHenry County he served four years as a prosecutor in the Misdemeanor and Felony Divisions. He served as one of the first two designated Domestic Battery Prosecutors in McHenry County, as well as the Misdemeanor and Traffic Division Supervisor.

Drawing upon his eight years of experience as an Assistant State’s Attorney and seven years as a criminal defense attorney, Mr. Franks understands the intricacies of DUI and criminal defense, and consistently achieves outstanding results for his clients using his skill as a researcher, negotiator and advocate. Mr. Franks has successfully defended clients charged with Driving Under the Influence (DUI), Reckless Driving and various traffic moving violations, as well as criminal charges ranging from petty offenses to Class X felonies.

Practice Areas
Criminal Law
Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Professional Experience
Prosecutor in Misdemeanor and Felony Divisions (past position, 4 years)
McHenry County Prosecutor's Office
Full Member
Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA) Criminal Justice Section Council
- Current
Illinois State Bar Association Traffic Laws and Courts Section Council
Navy Officer
United States Naval Reserve
Council Member
Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA) Criminal Justice Section Council
Assistant State's Attorney
McHenry County State's Attorney's Office
Assistant State's Attorney
Cook County State's Attorney's Office
United States Navy
Carleton College
History, Political Science
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The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Middle Eastern History/History of Israeli-Arab Conflict
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Beijing University & Fudan University
International Trade Law
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Peer Review Rated for Ethical Standards & Legal Ability
AVVO Rating 10 Superb
Top Attorney DUI / DWI
Articles & Publications
ISBA Traffic Laws and Courts Newslette
Websites & Blogs
Contact & Map
1301 Pyott Road
Suite 200
Lake in the Hills, IL 60156
Telephone: (847) 854-7700
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