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Harold Lewis Wallin

Harold Lewis Wallin

The Law Offices of Harold L. Wallin
  • Criminal Law, DUI & DWI, Medical Malpractice ...
  • Illinois, Illinois
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Theodore J. Harvatin December 14, 2018
Rating: 10 Lawyer Rating - 10 out of 10
Harold is always prepared. He knows all of the prosecutor's tricks and knows the peculiarities of the judges. Harold is familiar with the statute and case law. Never gets caught off guard.
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Harold L. Wallin is a lawyer based in Chicago, whose practice includes both criminal defense and personal injury claims. He is a graduate of the University of Chicago and the Washington University School of Law. He is a member of the Illinois Bar and the Federal Trial Bar of the Northern District of Illinois. Mr. Wallin is also a member of the Illinois State Bar Association, the Chicago Bar Association, the Illinois Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the Illinois Lawyer & Substance Abuse Counselor Association. He is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association’s Section on Traffic Laws & Courts. Mr. Wallin is also serves as a member of the executive committee of the Chicago Bar Association’s Judicial Evaluation Committee and serves as an arbitrator in the Cook County Mandatory Arbitration program. Mr. Wallin’s experience includes hundreds of trials, hearings and/or arbitrations.

He was rated a "Super Lawyer" by Thomson-Reuters, and given a perfect “10 out of 10” ("Superb”) by AVVO, the attorney rating website.

For the last four years, Mr. Wallin has been chosen by the ratings website “ThreeBestRated” as one of Chicago’s Top Three DWI (DUI) Lawyers. He also made's list of “Chicago’s Top Criminal Defense Attorneys.”

Mr. Wallin has been cited as one of “Illinois’s Top 100 Criminal Trial Lawyers” by The National Trial Lawyers.

His official web page can be found at:

Practice Areas
    Criminal Law
    Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
    DUI & DWI
    Medical Malpractice
    Birth Injury, Medical Misdiagnosis, Pharmacy Errors, Surgical Errors
    Personal Injury
    Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
    Traffic Tickets
    Suspended License
Additional Practice Area
  • Car Accidents
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    i accept all major credit or debit cards
  • Contingent Fees
    I accept contingency fees for civil cases, such as personal injury, auto accidents, slip and falls or medical malpractice.
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Professional Experience
Solo Practitioner
The Law Offices of Harold L. Wallin
- Current
As a sole practitioner, I have handled over a thousand litigation matters,including personal injury, criminal defense and administrative hearings, from client intake through trial or settlement, including motion practice, depositions, and pre-trial hearings. I have been lead counsel on 30 jury trials and over 150 bench trials. In addition, I have handled hundreds of arbitrations, pre-trial motions, depositions, or administrative hearings. Criminal cases include criminal sexual assault and abuse, UUW, PSM, PCS, strong-arm robbery, burglary, felony and misdemeanor DUI, and battery.
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Responsibilities included: Handling heavy caseload including personal injury, criminal, matrimonial and contract issues from initial investigation to trial, including discovery, settlements, arbitrations, preliminary hearings and trials. This includes jury and bench and numerous depositions, arbitrations, pre-trial evidentiary hearings and administrative hearings.
Washington University School of Law
J.D. (1994) | Law
Honors: Law Student Award
Activities: Pro Bono Society
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University of Chicago
B.A. (1987) | Sociology
Honors: Dean's List, 1986 and 1987
Activities: DOC Film Society
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Professional Associations
Illinois Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
- Current
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Illinois State Bar  # 84114
- Current
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Chicago Bar Association  # 907182
- Current
Activities: Judicial Evaluation Committee. Currently serving on the executive committee.
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Websites & Blogs
The Law Offices of Harold L. Wallin
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Contact & Map
Downtown Chicago Loop
33 North Dearborn
Suite 502
Chicago, IL 60602
Telephone: (312) 346-7730
Cell: (312) 771-7730
Fax: (312) 346-7731
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