Dena M. Singer is an accomplished litigator and trial lawyer, who has devoted her career to advocating on behalf of her clients. She has successfully tried countless bench and jury trials to verdict covering a wide array of charges. Dena has also litigated and won numerous Motions to quash arrest and suppress evidence, motions to suppress statements and many other motions when the government has violated her clients’ rights. Dena has substantial experience defending clients in complex white collar criminal cases, including financial fraud, mail fraud, wire fraud, and conspiracy. Additionally, she has defended juvenile clients in delinquency cases ranging from drug possession to murder. Dena fights tirelessly for those whose civil rights have been violated and is fiercely committed to her clients. In addition, to defending clients in criminal matters, and representing client’s in civil rights matters, Dena has successfully defended individuals who face allegations of misconduct in the #metoo movement. Dena is an adjunct professor at the DePaul University College of Law where she teaches in the clinic program.
She is regularly asked to speak at seminars and conferences on various criminal justice and trial advocacy topics. She is an active member in bar associations and is the former chair of the Criminal Law Committee of the Women’s Bar Association of Illinois. Dena regularly participates in the Women Everywhere program which mentors young women in the legal profession.
Dena is admitted to practice law in the State of Illinois and the State of Wisconsin, the Northern District of Illinois, the Southern District of Illinois, the Northern District of Indiana, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court of the United States. She is a member of the Northern District of Illinois Trial Bar.