Law Office of William O. Walters - (847) 394-8848
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William O. Walters - Attorney at Law

Protecting Your Rights and Fighting for Your Freedom with Experience

Professional Criminal Defense Experience:

  • Tried to verdict over 60 criminal jury trials, in State and Federal courts, and 10 civil jury trials
  • Engaged in the general practice of law, solo practitioner, July 1985 to present
  • Sandman & Levy, Chicago, Illinois; Associate, Personal Injury Litigation, November 1983 to July 1985
  • Cook County State's Attorney's Office, Cook County, Illinois; Assistant State's Attorney, September 1977 to November 1983
  • Admitted to practice before the Illinois Bar, October 1977
  • Admitted to practice before the United States District Court, Northern District, Illinois, December 1977
  • Admitted to the Federal Trial Bar, 1977
  • Admitted to practice before the United States District Court, Central District, Illinois, 1993

Professional Law Organizations:

  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Northwest Suburban Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association

Significant Activities and Experience:

  • Published, Northwest Suburban Bar Journal
  • Chicago Coalition for Law Related Education
  • Lawyer’s Assistance Program, Volunteer
  • Mt. Prospect Park District, 1993-2001, Commissioner, President
  • Mt. Prospect Parks Foundation, 1997-present, President
  • Mt. Prospect Public Library, 2003-present, Trustee, President
  • Federal Defender Panel 1994-present


  • Master of Laws, DePaul University College of Law, 1983
  • Juris Doctor, with Honors, Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago-Kent College of Law, 1977
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Illinois, Chicago, 1974

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