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Steven P. McCollum

Waukegan Illinois Criminal Defense Lawyer former Chief Deputy State's Attorney

Criminal, Felony, DUI-DWI, White Collar Crime, Juvenile Law, Misdemeanor, Domestic Violence, Orders of Protection, DCFS Appeals

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Steve McCollum is a lawyer with over 35 years experience defending and prosecuting criminal cases in Waukegan, Illinois. Steve has extensive experience, having been both a supervising prosecutor in the Lake County State's Attorney's Office and a defense attorney.  Steve was the principal defense attorney in the law firm of Staben, Kopsick & McCollum and now with The Law Offices of Steven P. McCollum, P.C. in Waukegan, Illinois, the county seat of Lake County, Illinois.
Position Organization Location Duration
Chief Deputy State's AttorneyLake County State's AttorneyPreviously
Principal AttorneyMcCollum Hodgkinson, PC2015 to Present
Attorney at LawLaw Offices of Steven P. McCollum, P.C.Waukegan, IL1995 – 2015
School Degree Major Graduation
University of Illinois College of LawJD Law School1978  
University of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignBachelor of ArtsHistory, Political Science1975
State / Court Date
Illinois1978
  • Committee Member, American Bar Association, Defense Function, 2014 - Present
    White Collar Crime Committee Member, American Bar Association, 2014 - Present
    Immediate Past President, Lake County Bar Association, 2014 - Present
    President, Lake County Bar Association, 2013 - 2014
    1st Vice President, Lake County Bar Association, 2012 - 2013
    Executive Board Member, Lake County Bar Association, 2011 - Present
    Chairperson, Lake County Bar Association, Criminal Trials and Appeals Committee, 2007 - 2011
    Member, Jefferson American Inn of Court, 2005 - Present
    Member, Lake County Bar Association, 1981 - Present
    Member, Illinois State Bar Association, 1979 - Present
  • National Trial Lawyers, Top 100 Criminal Defense -- 2015, 2016, 2017
    The Nation's Top Lawyers, Based Upon a Survey of Their Peers, Leading Lawyers in America, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
    BV Rated, Martindale-Hubbell,2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
    Making a Positive Difference, Campaign for Legal Services, 2000
    Certificate of Merit, 19th Judicial Circuit Court Judges, 1996
    Certificate of Achievement - Juvenile Justice, National Association of District Attorneys, 1984
    Award of Appreciation, The Private Industry Council of Lake County, 1984
    The Distinguished Service Award, United States Jaycees, 1984
    Meritorious Service Award, Peoria County State's Attorney's Office, 1981
  • People -vs- Aldwin McNeal Practice Area: Criminal Defense Date: Jan 01, 1994 Outcome: Successful Description: Lead Prosecutor on the prosecution of a death penalty case involving three co-defendants. Case tried to a jury

  • The Docket, March 2014, The President's Page: Much Ado About
    The Docket, January 2014, The President's Page: A Season For Giving
    The Docket, December 2013, The President's Page: Hail to the Chief
    The Docket, November 2013, The President's Page: On the Value of Attorneys
    The Docket, October 2013, The President's Page: The Cost of Winning
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(1978) Licensed as Attorney in Illinois. Verified with Illinois State Bar Association.January 18, 2016

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Steven P. McCollum
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Suite 103
Waukegan, IL 60085
42.3592059,-87.8346753

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Waukegan, IL 60085


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  • Mr. McCollum proudly represents both adult and juvenile clients concerning cases throughout Northeastern Illinois, including the cities of Antioch, Barrington, Buffalo Grove, Deerfield, Fox Lake, Grayslake, Gurnee, Highwood, Highland Park, Lake Villa, Lake Bluff, Lake Forest, Lake Zurich, Libertyville, Lincolnshire, Lindenhurst, Long Grove, Mundelein, Round Lake Area, Spring Grove, Vernon Hills, Wauconda, Waukegan, Zion, and all other areas of Lake County, Illinois.

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