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Mr. Steven P. McCollum

Mr. Steven P. McCollum

Experienced, Competent Criminal, DUI and Juvenile Defense
  • Criminal Law, White Collar Crime, DUI & DWI...
  • Illinois
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Summary

Steve McCollum has extensive experience in Criminal, DUI, and Juvenile cases, including 16 years as a prosecutor and 20 years as a defense attorney. Formerly the Chief Deputy State's Attorney for Lake County, Steve is a member of the Board of the Lake County Bar Foundation, the past President of the Lake County Bar Association, and has been the Chairperson of the Criminal Law Committee for the Bar Association. He was previously selected by the Illinois Supreme Court to the screening committee for the Capital Litigation Trial Bar for the 19th Judicial Circuit. As an Assistant State's Attorney and Defense attorney, Steve has handled many First Degree Murder cases, Reckless Homicide, Sexual Assault cases, large scale Financial Crime cases and almost every type of felony, misdemeanor, traffic, and juvenile case.

Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • White Collar Crime
  • DUI & DWI
  • Domestic Violence
  • Juvenile Law
  • Traffic Tickets
Additional Practice Area
  • Constitutional Law
Fees
  • Free Consultation
    We will be happy to meet with you and discuss your case in a confidential interview. There will be no fee for the initial meeting.
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Reasonable Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Illinois
U.S. Supreme Court
Professional Experience
Principal Attorney
McCollum Hodgkinson, P.C.
- Current
Experienced Criminal, Juvenile, DUI and Traffic Defense
Principal Attorney
Law Offices of Steven P. McCollum, P.C.
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Private Practice as a Criminal and Juvenile Defense Attorney
Chief Deputy State's Attorney
Lake County State's Attorney's Office
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Chief Deputy of the Criminal Division
Chief, Felony Review Division
Lake County State's Attorney's Office
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In Charge of all Grand Jury proceedings, Charging, First Degree Murder prosecutions
Chief, Misdemeanor and Traffic Division
Lake County State's Attorney's Office
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Supervisor of all Misdemeanor and Traffic prosecutions
Chief, Juvenile Division
Lake County State's Attorney's Office
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Supervisor of all Juvenile Delinquency and Juvenile Abuse and Neglect cases
Felony Trial Prosecutor
Lake County State's Attorney's Office
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Felony Trials
Assistant State's Attorney
Peoria County State's Attorney's Office
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Education
University of Illinois College of Law
J.D. (1978) | Law
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Rutgers School of Law-Camden
Law
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University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign
B.A. (1975) | History, Political Science
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Awards
Top 100 Lawyers -- Criminal Defense
The National Trial Lawyers
Directory of Distinguished Attorneys
Martindale Hubbell
Leading Criminal Defense Lawyers
Leading Lawyers
Top 100 Lawyers -- Criminal Defense
The National Trial Lawyers
Certificate of Appreciation
Lake County Bar Association
Directory of Distinguished Attorneys
Martindale-Hubbell
Professional Associations
Illinois State Bar
Member
Current
Jefferson Inn of Court
Member
Current
Lake County Bar Foundation
Member, Board of Directors
- Current
American Bar Association
Member
- Current
Lake County Bar Association
Member, Judicial Selection and Retention Committee
- Current
Lake County Bar Association
Member, Board of Directors
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Lake County Bar Association
Chairperson, Criminal Law Committee
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A Safe Place - Lake County Crisis Center
Member - Board of Directors
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Activities: Domestic Violence Shelter for Lake County
Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Website
McCollum Hodgkinson, PC
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Contact & Map
McCollum Hodgkinson, P.C.
415 Washington St
Suite 103
Waukegan, IL 60085
USA
Telephone: (847) 662-2474
Fax: (847) 360-9100