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John Prior

John Prior

The Prior Law Firm
  • Criminal Law, DUI & DWI, Traffic Tickets...
  • Illinois
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Summary

John Prior is a former elected State's Attorney and former Assistant State's Attorney in various counties. While a prosecutor, Mr. Prior was awarded a Department Special Award from the Illinois State Police for his work in prosecuting DUI cases. In 2004, Mr. Prior started his own law firm and has been practicing criminal defense ever since. He has won various awards, including being named the Top 100 Lawyers by the National Trial Lawyers. The Prior Law Firm's practice consists of 50% DUI & traffic, 25% drug sales/possession, and 25% violent crimes. Mr. Prior also helps clients get reinstatement of their driver's license, helps get cases expunged or sealed, and helps with forfeiture of money or property resulting from a pending criminal case.

Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • DUI & DWI
  • Traffic Tickets
  • Domestic Violence
  • White Collar Crime
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Illinois
Professional Experience
Owner
The Prior Law Firm
- Current
Managing Attorney
The Wilbur Law Firm
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In charge of the Subrogation Department
Assistant State's Attorney
Peoria County State's Attorney's Office
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Contract brief writer
State's Attorney's Appellate Prosecutor's Office
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Head of Domestic Violence Unit
McLean County State's Attorney's Office
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Elected State's Attorney
Henderson County State's Attorney's Office
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Assistant State's Attorney
Knox County State's Attorney's Office
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Education
The John Marshall Law School
J.D. (1990)
University of Northern Iowa
M.A. (1979) | Physical Education
Coe College
B.A. (1974) | Physical Education
Awards
Peer Review Rated
Martindale-Hubbell
Client Rating
Martindale-Hubbell
Top 100
The National Trial Lawyers
Award of Recognition
Countering Domestic Violence
Department Special Award
Illinois State Police
Professional Associations
American Bar Association
Member
- Current
McLean County Bar Association
Member
- Current
State Bar of Illinois # 6202816
Member
- Current
Websites & Blogs
Website
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Contact & Map
1210 Towanda Ave. Suite 15
Bloomington, IL 61701
USA
Telephone: (309) 827-4300
Cell: (309) 824-1275
Fax: (309) 827-4111