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John Prior

John Prior

The Prior Law Firm
  • Criminal Law, DUI & DWI, Traffic Tickets ...
  • Illinois
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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
    Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
    DUI & DWI
    Traffic Tickets
    Suspended License
    Domestic Violence
    Domestic Violence Criminal Defense, Domestic Violence Restraining Orders
    White Collar Crime
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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Professional Experience
The Prior Law Firm
- Current
Managing Attorney
The Wilbur Law Firm
In charge of the Subrogation Department
Assistant State's Attorney
Peoria County State's Attorney's Office
Contract brief writer
State's Attorney's Appellate Prosecutor's Office
Head of Domestic Violence Unit
McLean County State's Attorney's Office
Elected State's Attorney
Henderson County State's Attorney's Office
Assistant State's Attorney
Knox County State's Attorney's Office
The John Marshall Law School
J.D. (1990)
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University of Northern Iowa
M.A. (1979) | Physical Education
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Coe College
B.A. (1974) | Physical Education
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Peer Review Rated
Client Rating
Top 100
The National Trial Lawyers
Award of Recognition
Countering Domestic Violence
Department Special Award
Illinois State Police
Professional Associations
American Bar Association
- Current
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McLean County Bar Association
- Current
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State Bar of Illinois  # 6202816
- Current
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Contact & Map
1210 Towanda Ave. Suite 15
Bloomington, IL 61701
Telephone: (309) 827-4300
Cell: (309) 824-1275
Fax: (309) 827-4111